Friday , December 2 2022

Learnership at ABSA – Specialist FC Systems

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

The purpose of the role is to manage the support, development and maintenance of the financial aspects of the Financial Reporting Systems and General Ledgers as well as participate in research, design, development and testing of improvements or new solutions to ensure financial data integrity. Assist with strategy and business requirements for FC Systems, manage and deliver financial and management reports to FC and other Group functions. Provide leadership, training and support to stakeholders and team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist external and internal audit.
  • Perform proper maintenance of all actions needed for the completion of DEA (Design Effectiveness Assessment) and OET (Operating Effectiveness Testing)
  • Ensure that the solution complies with existing policies and controls frameworks.
  • Assist with the management of the day to day operations of the business area
  • Establish and enforce a stable environment for the maintenance/enhancement of financial processes.
  • Establish and consistently enforce sound system and internal controls to ensure that procedures are correct.
  • Ensure the satisfaction of the customer (internal or external) needs by responding efficiently, ensuring high quality of work and by meeting the required deadlines
  • Participate in the development of the Business Continuity Plan by reviewing and ensuring the critical financial processes are adequately covered and tested
  • Propose Metadata changes to simplify reporting.
  • Create and maintain standard and specific financial and management reports. (Focus on SAP4 HANA Business Warehouse (BW), Hyperion Planning, CDM and HFR Reporting but not limited to these Reporting Tools)
  • Execution of the balancing process of financial systems.
  • Identifying opportunities to streamline the use of financial data and system functionality.
  • Contribute towards financial systems data alignment and integration.
  • Establish and execution of sufficient controls for the balancing process of financial systems.
  • Assist with compliance testing.

Job Requirements:

  • Quantitative finance skills
  • Risk knowledge (credit and market risk)
  • Negotiation
  • Report writing
  • Presentation skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Coaching

Qualification & Experience:

  • 5 – 8 Years’ experience in banking/financial and financial systems
  • Preferred – Understanding of information systems and technology
  • B Degree in Commerce or Advanced Diploma in Accounting or Advanced Diploma/B Tech in Information Technology (NQF Level 7).
  • 3 – 5 Years’ experience in support, development, and maintenance of financial reporting tools
  • Intermediate exposure and understanding of SAP4 HANA BW and Hyperion Planning concepts

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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