Financial Planning and Analysis Manager: Strategic Partner
Cape Town
2d ago


A leading Financial Services Provider seeks an individual with strong business acumen and team management to fill the role of a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager : Strategic Partner.

Your core role will be to maintain the core financial accounting and management disciplines for the Strategic Partner including, overseeing operational management, budgeting and forecasting, reporting (internal and external) and ensuring best practice accounting policies.

Please note this is an Employment Equity position.

DUTIES : Month end management

Month end management

Responsible for the overall completion of the month end process and ensuring that all deadlines and deliverables are met accordingly for the Strategic Partner.

Responsible for management of adherence to all accounting reconciliations deadlines and completion of all controls for the Strategic Partner.

Competent and independent Finance structure for the Strategic Partner

Contribute to ensuring best practice finance structure in place.

Maintenance of the G / L system in relation to the Strategic Partner.

Implement and ensure compliance of Group Finance Policies for the Strategic Partner.


Responsible for the collation of information from various sources to prepare budgets for management and Executive review.

Review budgets and provide insights into adjustments or additional information required for completing budgeting process.


Prepare the monthly / quarterly / half yearly / yearly reporting information for distribution to the various internal and external stakeholders.

Prepare monthly analytical reviews with commentary explaining material movements in all reporting information.

Prepare the monthly divisional reporting pack information for all divisions in the Group and investigate all matters with business partners.

Monitor service level agreements

Monitor service level agreements with the Strategic Partner.

Monthly service level agreement review sessions with stakeholders.

Operational Management

Maintain Group requirements in relation to Settlements, Debtor Receipting and procurement in relation to the Strategic Partner.

Ensure all operational and financial reconciliations are accurate and up to date.

Second Level of Control

Ensure controls are implemented, monitored and aligned with shareholder requirements.

Assist with providing audit documentations and reviews.

Support provided to the Head of Corporate and Commercial Finance & ad hoc projects

Deliver on ad hoc projects / requests from the Head of Corporate and Commercial Finance.

REQUIREMENTS : Qualifications


CA (SA) / CIMA or equivalent.

Experience / Skills

3 5 Years as a Financial Manager of a group of companies advantageous

Management of a small team of professionally qualified staff.

Financial services or credit retail experience advantageous.

Support high-performing teams.


Commercial awareness.


Strong written and verbal communication.

Attention to detail (high quality and accuracy of output).

Planning and organising.

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