South Africa

Manager: Financial Planning & Analysis(BI & VAPS)F

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # M:FP&A(BI&VAPS)F
Published 26/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Develop and report financial insights; implement and manage strategic initiatives to enhance internal customer interaction through immersion and commercial partnering with Business. Focusing on commercial deals outside the definition of “BAU” to ensure commercial viability and accurate financial reporting. Ensure that strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial / management reporting processes within BI & VAPS vertical are produced accurately and on time whilst adding value by providing insights and analysis.
Job Functions Finance,Financial Planning,Management
Industries Financial Services,Insurance
Financial Modeling
Undertake strategic and tactical financial analysis, modeling, and evaluation to support business leaders in their decision making.
Custodian of BI & VAPS business cases financial modelling to evaluate their ability/feasibility using applicable financial management tools i.e. NPV, IRR etc. and provide recommendations to senior management Lead other ad-hoc analytical/modelling work to provide insights into critical decision factor.

Insights and Reporting
Contribute to the design and creation of reporting strategies and templates. Lead execution of complex reports, identifying and interpreting complex patterns and trends, and translating those insights into actionable recommendations. Provide BI & VAPS level FP&A insights. Assist the head of FP&A in updating reports with the latest results and variances; forming supporting commentary; and meeting corporate deadlines. Work closely with the Finance Operations and Systems team to build and enhance current processes and tools to facilitate the right level of management reporting / KPI reporting in the group to senior leadership. Provide high quality ad-hoc analysis as required.

Internal Client Relationship Management
Contribute to the management of partnering relationships with internal clients, building effective working relationships with senior managers and providing high quality professional services to support them in delivering their business strategy and plans. Business partnering with non-finance stakeholders to add value across multiple business units. Establish effective working relationships across the business and Senior Management Team.

Project and Program Reporting and Reviews
Manage the project review process; provide stakeholders with accurate and relevant information and key recommendations at agreed review points to enable them to evaluate progress and agree on change. Post project implementation tracking/reporting to approved business case. Ensure that any post project flags are appropriately raised with relevant stakeholders and remedied to ensure work arounds are implemented at the appropriate time thereafter. Ensure a seamless hand-over of new business reporting to a management and financial accountant at the appropriate time after the project is deemed BAU.

Data Collection & Analysis
Use data from a wide range of sources to analyze key themes and identify possible impacts on the business. Analyze complex financial information the ability to work with unstructured data to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for
decision making purposes.

Budgeting & Costing
Track budgets and report variances to more senior colleagues. Work with the head of FP&A on budgeting and financial forecasting relating to BI & VAPS.

Leadership and Direction
Explain the local action plan to support team members in their understanding of what needs to be done and and how this relates to the broader business plan and the organization's strategy, mission and vision; motivate people to achieve local business goals.
Manage a team, to achieve strategic goals as set by business, whilst prioritizing work for the team.

Operational Compliance
Identify, within the team, instances of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.
General Education
Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent accountancy qualification (Essential)
CIMA (Essential)
MBA (Advantageous)

General Experience
Financial modelling expertise (Essential)
Appreciation of strategic planning, including business case review and scenario
planning (Essential)
Experience in Financial Services /Insurance Industry (Advantageous)
10 years’ experience in the finance function including establishing and leading a
team (Advantageous)
3-5 years management experience (Advantageous)
Project assessment and management (Advantageous)

Managerial Experience
3 - 6 years Experience of planning and managing resources to deliver
predetermined objectives as specified by more senior managers.

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* - It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) - As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.

Employment Equity

The Company's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.

What we offer

TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Job Closing Date 03/12/2021
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