Assistant Group Treasury Manager

at Life Healthcare
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for an Assistant Group Treasury Manager at Life Healthcare, Dunkeld Head Office. The successful candidate will report to the General Manager Group Finance and have initial responsibility for Group Treasury operations with a medium-term view of providing input into Group funding and liquidity, global cash management and financial risk management with respect to foreign exchange, interest rates and counterparty risk.


The successful candidate will be an integral part in maintaining positive relationships with internal operating companies, banks, and financial institutions.


Critical Outputs

Review and update Group Treasury Policy and provide input into risk management policies affecting interest rate, foreign exchange, counterparty, and treasury operations

Establish/maintain positive relationships with banks and financial institutions, leveraging those relationships for refinancing or access to loan and debt capital markets

Support the GM Finance in negotiating optimal funding terms with lenders

Forecast quarterly cash flow positions and related borrowing needs

Anticipate short-term liquidity requirements and longer-term funding needs and make recommendations to GM Finance for Investment Committee review

Maintain credit rating agency relationships

Review intercompany loan documentation, ensuring compliance with transfer pricing and other tax related issues

Maintain Group Company bank mandates

Manage Group Company treasury payments and arrange authorisation pre-cut-off

Review and approve bank confirmations for Group Treasury transactions (loans, swaps, market valuations etc)

Maintain debt maturity profile in line with policy

Where approval is required, prepare SARB application and follow up

Assist finance teams with queries relating to treasury activities

Assist with internal/external audit queries

Provide input and assist Group Financial Accountant with month-end reporting and quarterly committee papers

Any other duties / projects that may be assigned from time to time




Relevant B. Com degree (Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance)

Honours or CA (SA) an advantage

Knowledge of debt capital, interest rate and currency markets, accounting, finance, and tax

Working knowledge and / or understanding of banking industry terminology, rules, and regulations

3+ years’ working experience in an accounting or finance environment.

Experience working in a treasury environment an advantage

Relevant commercial experience an advantage

Strong knowledge of SAP, electronic banking, MS Office Programs, particularly PPT and Advanced Excel experience

Previous Treasury Management System experience an advantage




Attention to detail

Analytical thinking

Financial understanding and reporting

Cash flow models

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Action orientation

Time management

Deadline driven


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