Treasury Manager at Santam
Permanent Senior position
Bellville, Western Cape
Undisclosed cost to company
Job 2211116 | Ref Treas Manager
Posted 25 Apr 2018 by Santam
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About the Position
Santam, Financial Management division has a Treasury Manager role available. The role reports to the Manager: Financial Operations and will be based at Santam Head Office in Bellville.
The Treasury Manager is responsible for the management of Santam’s liquidity through cash management, mitigating operational and financial risk related to cash, corporate governance over Santam funds including setting of policies and the optimisation of return on funds and managing the day-to-day cash and banking operation.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Management of cash flow, including cash flow forecast and structure of foreign currency bank accounts
Monitoring and reporting on cash flow (including foreign currency accounts)
Cash flow optimisation through drafting and implementing policies to maximise interest returns
Dividend policy management
Ensure that the policies and requirements of the Risk Committee is adhered to
Foreign currency management, including:
Assessment of effectiveness of current hedging via foreign bank accounts
Ensure that the foreign exchange rules across Santam Ltd are standardised and implementation thereof is monitored
Reporting in foreign currency implemented (reporting to be done by reporting team; rules determined by Treasury role)
Management of interest rate and currency risks
Stakeholder relationship with all banks
Monitoring and negotiating banking costs
Partner with Corporate Finance to ensure the best return on cash investments are maintained
Work with Actuarial department to assist with Financial Risk Management
Support all relevant reporting requirements including to rating agencies, Manco and Exco committees and Board sub committees
Working Capital Management- ensure that the company’s managerial accounting strategy is designed to monitor and utilize the two components of working capital, current assets and current liabilities, to ensure the most financially efficient operation of the company
Understand the business needs and align the treasury policies with it and the company strategy
Optimal tools and technologies – Understand relevant tools and technologies that could assist with treasury management and create more efficient capabilities for Santam.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Relevant tertiary qualification/Business degree
At least 6 years treasury management experience
Sound understanding of financial principles and concepts
International Financial Reporting Standards
Ability to travel locally
Ability to work independently
Collaborates – building partnerships and working collaboratively and inclusively with others to meet shared objectives
Client focus – building strong client relationships and delivering client centric solutions
Drives results – consistently seizing opportunities and achieving results even under tough circumstances
Flexibility and adaptability – rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
Cultivates Innovation – Creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful
Attention to detail
Desired Work Experience
5 to 10 years Treasury
2 to 5 years Investments, Insurance & Assurance
Desired Qualification Accreditation
About The Employer
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.
Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees.
At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. In achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups in alignment with the Divisions Employment Equity targets.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter, CV, and salary requirements in MS Word format online at [URL Removed] / careers or Email Address
Should you be aware of a qualified individual, please pass this vacancy on to them.
Closing date: 09 May 2018 Treasury Manager, Bellville