Head of Balance Sheet Management (Risk / Treasury / Funding) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. SR-HoBSM-00124

Job Description:

Our client is an Africa focused finance organisation, seeking a highly skilled and strategic finance professional to join their team as the Head of Balance Sheet Management. As a key member of the financial leadership team, you will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing the organization's balance sheet to ensure efficient capital allocation, liquidity management, and risk mitigation. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial analysis, treasury operations, and risk management.



Strategic Balance Sheet Planning:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for the organization's balance sheet management in alignment with overall financial objectives.
  • Evaluate and recommend optimal capital structure, taking into consideration market conditions, regulatory requirements, and the company's risk appetite.

Liquidity Management:

  • Design and execute liquidity risk management strategies to ensure the organization's ability to meet its short-term and long-term obligations.
  • Monitor and analyze cash flow, funding requirements, and liquidity ratios to proactively address liquidity challenges.

Interest Rate Risk Management:

  • Assess and manage interest rate risk by employing effective hedging strategies.
  • Monitor market trends and interest rate movements to anticipate potential impacts on the organization's financial position.

Capital Allocation and Optimization:

  • Work closely with various business units to understand capital needs and allocate resources efficiently to support strategic initiatives.
  • Evaluate capital efficiency and recommend adjustments to optimize the allocation of capital across the organization.

Financial Modeling and Analysis:

  • Develop sophisticated financial models to analyze the impact of various scenarios on the balance sheet.
  • Provide insightful analysis and reporting to senior management on key balance sheet metrics and trends.

Risk Mitigation and Compliance:

  • Implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Stay abreast of changes in financial regulations and proactively adapt balance sheet strategies accordingly.


Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with other departments, including risk management, treasury, finance, and accounting, to integrate balance sheet strategies with overall financial planning.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and develop a high-performing team, providing guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture focused on achieving organizational goals.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree is preferred.
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in balance sheet management, treasury operations, or a related financial role.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, risk management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with proficiency in financial modeling.
  • Effective leadership and team management abilities.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to various stakeholders.
  • If you are a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of balance sheet management and a track record of success in optimizing financial resources, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to our organization's financial success.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com


Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa & Global

CA Global Finance


CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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