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Financial Analyst – Product Controller – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Sep 3, 2018

A leading financial services company in Cape Town have a great job opportunity for a Financial Analyst – Product Controller to join their team. You will be responsible for the analysis and advisory aspects of Product Control’s primary role which is the financial guardianship of the Bank’s sales and trading activities, advising and independently challenging key business partners on accounting and valuation matters impacting the financial statements, including daily profit & loss and balance sheet movements

Your key job responsibilities as the Financial Analyst – Product Controller in Cape Town will include:

  • Provide a daily revenue flash and performance to forecasts to senior management
  • Finalize financial performance measurements and reports used in weekly/monthly financial reviews with the business heads
  • Produce central reporting of projections to GM Finance of Revenues and Expenses by Legal Entity
  • Form ad hoc reports including commentaries for Global Markets management and Investor Relations
  • Partner with and assisting the Equities Management team on all presentations
  • Assist the Finance and COO teams in developing an expense optimization strategy and tracking performance against this
  • Co-collaborating with the front office on their forward looking resource projections and be able to explain the impact of these on financial performance

Requirements for this Financial Analyst – Product Controller job in Cape Town:

  • Bachelors’ degree and up to 2+ years’ experience in financial services, preferably within a major Investment Bank or financial institution
  • Able to work in fast pace environment (specifically in turning around deliverables)
  • Possess advanced PowerPoint/Excel skills, very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong numerical/accountancy literacy, background possibly from an engineering or complex process background
  • Team player, who can work across diverse teams in multiple locations and understand regional complexities
  • Self-starter, who also works well within a team and is able to be dynamic and implement process changes

If you meet the above requirements for this Financial Analyst – Product Controller job in Cape Town, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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