Manager, Planning & Analysis

Southern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. CDTSRMPAA

Job Description:


The main purpose of this position is to manage the Financial Planning and Analysis section within the Financial Services Department (FSD) of the bank to ensure the effective management of the banks budget management and financial performance analysis processes




The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:


  • Develop sectional operational plans aligned to the FSD and the bank and clarify performance expectations and roles for own team.
  • Develop budgeting and reporting processes, procedures, and system requirements for approval, setting the boundaries within which own staff members work and ensuring alignment with related functions and the organisational value chain.
  • Manage the implementation of divisional policies, processes and procedures, and monitor compliance with them.
  • Lead the Planning Section with set and achievable objectives and targets, prioritise work, and manage resource utilisation and quality of deliverables.
  • Manage internal stakeholder relationships, ensuring alignment and synergy in the delivery and communication of the Planning and Analysis section’s services to the bank.
  • Manage the budgeting process, draft, and communicate guidelines, set timelines, consolidate the budgets from across all of the banks departments, and submit the consolidated budget to the Senior Manager for review and approval.
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly actual-versus-budget review process, monitor financial performance, prepare commentary, and consolidate the financial review reports.
  • Identify and mitigate risks related to the Planning and Analysis section and ensure compliance with relevant governance frameworks.
  • Manage the performance of own staff members and promote and support career management and development of the team.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of the delivery and functioning of the Planning and Analysis division of the FSD.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


To be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • the minimum of a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) (CA (SA)); and
  • the minimum of 7–9 years of experience within a financial management accounting environment.


Additional requirements are as follows:

  • knowledge and skill in:

    • industry, organisational and business awareness;
    • quality assurance;
    • continuous improvement;
    • continued learning and/or professional development;
    • financial management;
    • project management;
    • relevant legislation;
    • corporate governance; and
    • people management

  • cleading change;
  • managing complexity and ambiguity;
  • judgement and decision-making skills;
  • analysis and problem-solving skills
  • impact and influence;
  • effective communication;
  • a drive for results; and
  • building and maintaining relationships.

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