Job Title: Financial Manager IFRS17

Reference: 2097

​Duration: Permanent

​Location: Johannesburg

​Industry:  Financial Services


Brief Description:

We are seeking a senior Financial Manager to join our dynamic innovative team located in the centre of Johannesburg. As a senior in the current team you will utilise your IFRS17 technical knowledge and expertise to their fullest whilst performing and directing day-to-day functions in the greater financial department. Your purpose will be to run, manage and lead the finance operations team dealing with primarily payments, deposits, fees and reconciliations, which are items that impact both the clients and the business directly. 


What you will do:

  • Manage the finance operations business 

  • Provide Technical Accounting direction

  • Lead the IFRS17 Technical Accounting workstream and deliverables for IFRS 17 Program

  • Continuously focus on providing optimal services and improving service delivery processes to meet or exceed customer expectations 

  • Build working relationships across teams and functional lines in order to enhance work delivery, collaboration and innovation 

  • Deliver internal and external customer service excellence through adherence to quality service standards 

  • Prevent wastage, and on an ongoing basis identify process improvements in order to contain and reduce costs 

  • Manage people by executing management responsibilities and create an environment that encourages employee growth and performance excellence 

  • Develop and nurture internal relationships within BANK enabling collaboration 

  • Continuously assess own performance, seek timely and clear feedback and request training where appropriate 

  • Develop and monitor frameworks and controls 

  • Build and manage the finance operations team   

  • Provide high level technology impact analysis to business and develop high level business cases

Qualifications and Experiences

  • Minimum Qualification - B Com Degree 

  • Preferred Qualification - B Com Accounting or Finance Management 

  • Experience - 10 years relevant finance operations experience, thorough understanding of the Insurance industry and comprehensive IFRS17 experience    

Additional Information:

  • In accordance with National Credit Act (NCA) candidates applying for this role will require a credit record check. 

  • South African citizens only.