Funding and Financial Risk Manager

Major Industrial Organisation

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Company Background:

The group is a capital-intensive industrial organisation.


Position Summary:

To lead the development and implementation of sophisticated and integrated funding and financial risk management solutions in the treasury environment.


Provide strategic leadership to ensure organisation-wide integration of, reporting and quantification of the risk exposures facing the organisation and the successful implementation of the recommended mitigation strategies in the following risk areas:

  • Liquidity Risk (funding - short and long term), foreign exchange rates
  • Commodities and Interest Rates
  • Operational Risk in the form of contracted covenants

Contribute to the general management of the Treasury Department at the most senior level. This includes:

  • Contributing to the development of the organisation's Treasury strategy and targets
  • Strategically managing business and financial plans for the funding and financial risk management function
  • Managing predominantly specialised staff
  • Deputising for the Head of Treasury

Key Attributes Required:


Must have a financial degree; a CA (SA) or MBA would be advantageous.


Must have at least 10 years experience at senior management level in a Treasury Division of a major Industrial Organisation or in the Corporate Banking/Treasury Division of a Financial Services Organisation.


Must have managed a staff complement of at least 10 people and should have actively participated in the financial markets (trading/funding) and should, ideally, have managed a portfolio.


Must have an excellent knowledge of financial markets and regulation thereof and have a comprehensive understanding of financial market risks.