Manager: Treasury

Vacancies 21 April 2017

We currently have a vacancy for Manager: Treasury. This position requires a self-driven individual with the ability to overcome technical challenges within tight timelines. The applicant needs good communication skills, planning abilities and willing to work on multi-disciplinary tasks.

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Rudi Mey or Cornelius Scheepers P000014
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What you will be part of

Saab Grintek Defence, which is a business unit operating within South Africa. The business unit is focused on design, development, integration, testing, documenting and deployment of products for aerospace and defence industries. This position is in the Finance department and will report to the CFO.

Your role

As a Treasury Manager you will look after the Treasury function for Saab in South Africa. You will be the point of contact for Treasury related matters in South Africa. You will be responsible for the treasury and payment operations in two of the companies and offer services to four companies in South Africa.

  • Group risk management, policy implementation and governance in line with Saab AB policies and directives
  • Board reporting including utilisation of facilities and recommendations to accommodate future requirements
  • Represent Saab Treasury in the negotiation and maintenance of facilities in a multi-banked environment
  • Implementation and appropriation of appropriate financial instruments used to lower cost and minimize risk (Commercial, Currency, Interest Rate and Delivery Risks)
  • Manage the accounting structure of all Treasury related activities
  • Act as senior authority regarding the Treasury Management Systems (TMS) and Electronic Banking Systems (Multiple Banks)
  • Maintaining an efficient cash-pool and investment structure to address the transactional banking requirements of the group in South Africa
  • Manage funding for Saab AB and liquidity requirements of the group in South Africa (Forecasting and liquidity planning)
  • Managing and participating in Self-Assessment and Treasury Audit processes
  • Managing the relationships internally as a service provider to Saab AB and the local organisation and externally as the main contact for banking and Treasury related matters
  • Act in an advisory role to the organisation in the use of financial instruments used to manage Treasury related risks (e.g. bank guarantees, letters of credit, forward cover contracts)
  • Maintain requirements for Hedge Accounting per group accounting policy
  • Manage team of 4 (Cashbook, Accountant and Trade Financial Administrator) and outsourced system supplier

Your experiences and skills

  • Previous experience in a senior financial role
  • Experience in leading a small team including performance management
  • Experience in an international company would be beneficial
  • Microsoft Share-point knowledge beneficial
  • Treasury Management Systems experience
  • Exposure to IAS39 and Hedge Accounting
  • IFS, Q-Muzik or other ERP System background
  • Exposure to banking systems, terms and concepts

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Saab Grintek Defence in South Africa will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals and objectives.

  • University Degree (B.Com) with Accounting
  • University Degree (B.Com) Hons. In related field
  • Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACTSA) certification
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