Head Financial Decision Support job at Absa
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Head Financial Decision Support

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
21 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Head Financial Decision Support

With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary
• . To monitor, control and report the financial and management performance of the business internally and externally.
• Maintain and develop proper financial systems.
• To assist senior management in the formulation of the Company strategy by integrating systems of control and information sources to assist in strategy execution.

Business Performance
• Directed analysis of financial data and economic trends to monitor performance and identify critical areas of focus
• Support the Chief Financial Officer in financial reporting, financial diligence, forecasting, strategic performance plan, cost management and control.
• Conduct new product evaluation, setting performance goals and ensuring correct accounting treatment of all new products rolled out in-country.
• Execute the preparation and presentation of monthly financial reports to Regional Management.
• Support and facilitate the forecasting and RAF process.
• Business Analytics
• Support process improvement and re-engineering of management reporting process
• Develop financial plans in response to insights provided by Chief Financial Officer
• Investigate identified financial performance risks
• Engage other pillars of the business, ensuring that financial data is consistently applied
• System Improvement & Support
• Obtain an understanding of all the finance reporting systems and provide guidance on future developments and needs for information requirements in the business. This includes Centre interaction
• Embed and implement strategic performance management tools
• Staff Management
• Plan for training, professional development and succession requirements in the department.
• Provide guidance and coaching to subordinates to ensure a consistent approach to Business Performance and to improve standards for data integrity and completeness.
• Plan annual leave for staff to ensure adequate cover at all times.
• Foster excellent team work in the Finance team and across the business.
• Risk and Control
• Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Absa Operational Risk Framework and internal Absa Policies and Standards.

Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Financial Sciences (Required)

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 March 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 15-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-03-2065
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