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Financial Analyst

Published on 20.01.2021


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Position : Financial Analyst

Opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join an established IT and Financial consulting firm which operates within the banking, finance and insurance sector.

The successful candidate will join their team based in Fourways, however will mostly be able to work remotely with client visits when required.

The ideal candidate will have a finance or related qualification, advanced MS Excel skills, VBA, financial and system analysis experience. You will assist the CEO with a wide variety of tasks and you will work under his direction and supervision in a supporting role which will include a mentoring aspect.

There exists growth potential in renumeration and responsibility commensurate with candidate performance.

This consulting firm leverages the collective experience and skills of their employees and strategic partners to provide bespoke data-related products and services to the Financial Services Industry. With extensive Banking, Finance, and Insurance experience across three continents, they specialize in Risk Management, Regulatory Reporting and Information Management.

Key Tasks

  • Analysis of systems i.e., CRM, Financial Reporting, ASSET Management
  • Manipulation and formatting of data in Excel, and using VBA to automate tasks
  • Build automated analytical reporting models utilizing macros
  • Identify financial impact on margin and profitability
  • Drive process improvements to support margins and profitability
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the CEO
Required profile for job ad : Financial Analyst
  • Degree in finance or related qualification


  • 3+ years’ experience in similar or related role
  • Financial Analysis experience preferred
  • Preferred sector experience: Financial Services, IT, Asset Management
  • Financial modelling and automation experience

Key skills

  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of VBA
  • SQL will be an advantage bot not required
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Ability to work in a team, but also independently
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • A “can-do” attitude
  • Multi-tasking
Job criteria for job ad : Financial Analyst
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Temporary work, recruitment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Eastern Cape - Free State - Gauteng - KwaZulu-Natal - Limpopo - Mpumalanga - North West - Northern Cape - Western Cape
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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