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Finance and Value Management careers

In Finance and Value Management, we perform traditional finance roles and we also play the role of value manager in the organisation.

Our traditional and important functions ensure that we provide quality, relevant, reliable and timely reporting; ensure that we maintain balance sheet resilience and a strong control environment; and ensure that we radically improve finance processes through digitisation.

In our role as value managers, we are deeply involved in corporate strategy setting and digital transformation and we provide objective and trusted advice to optimise value – balancing client and stakeholder requirements. We develop and interpret client-level insights to inform business decisions and allocate financial resources to bring strategies to life, for optimal financial returns. We support sustainable performance through effective planning to deliver our strategies. We tell our story with conviction and passion to investors, boards, regulators, rating agencies and others.

Being future-ready involves doing everything we can right now to ensure we can compete in the future. We work hard to make sure that our people feel deeply connected with our purpose and are empowered and recognised. Innovation, curiosity, tenacity and learning are always greatly rewarded.
OUR DEPARTMENT AREAS
Business partnering
  • Country and legal entity CFVOs partner country and legal entity CEOs to deliver value.
  • Business line and corporate function CFVOs partner business line and corporate function CEOs to deliver value.
Core Finance
  • Finance operations covers Finance policies and processes, Finance data management, Intra-group services management and Group procurement.
  • Group Financial Accounting is accountable for financial controls and ensures that financial transactions within the Group meet International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Group Reporting and Analytics provides regular information regarding the financial and non-financial performance of the bank to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Group Strategic Planning is responsible for the setting, execution and governance of the planning and forecasting processes of the Group.
Centres of specialisation
  • Corporate Development is responsible for the origination and execution of strategic equity transactions for operations within the Standard Bank Group.
  • Investor Relations manages two-way communications between the group, shareholders, the financial community and other stakeholders. 
  • Treasury and Capital Management is responsible is capital and liquidity resource management for the Group and individual legal entities in compliance with local and consolidated regulations.
  • Group Tax manages tax risk by providing strategic advice and ensuring legislative compliance.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following capabilities:

  • IFRS
  • Treasury Capital Management
  • Tax
  • Internal Reporting
  • Investor Relations
  • Financial Managers
  • Product Control
  • Costing and Recoveries
  • Data Analytics

Personal employee benefits designed with you in mind

When you join us, you’ll enjoy benefits designed to help you achieve your ambitions inside work and out, both now and in the future. The exact benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:
Taking care of yourself

We don’t always know where life will take us, so we’ve put together a range of benefits tailored specifically to help you take care of yourself and those you love.

  • Wellness programmes
  • Counselling and advisory services
  • Life, personal accident, incapacity and funeral cover
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) cover
  • Discounted rates for voluntary benefits such as spouse life cover, dread disease cover, funeral cover for parents and/or parents-in-law and medical aid gap cover
Managing your finances

We all have dreams and goals in life – so we have several ways to help make them more accessible to you, with significant savings.

  • Retirement funding
  • Discounted banking products
  • Transactional and investment banking products
  • Home loans and vehicle finance at preferential rates
  • Access to credit
  • Assistance with insurance and wills
  • Online share trading
  • Rewards
Rewards and recognition

We believe in recognising the hard work and positive approach of our people – so we have three formal recognition programmes.

  • Beyond Excellence
  • Mark of Excellence
  • Long service awards
A healthy balance

Your life outside work is important, so we have a leave structure which gives you plenty of time to relax, thrive and be the best you. The exact leave benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:

  • Vacation leave
  • Additional vacation leave
  • Study leave
  • Parental leave
  • Compassionate/family responsibility leave
  • Special discretionary leave
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term incapacity leave
  • Recognition leave
  • Optional unpaid leave
Please note: We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to benefits. Instead, we believe in taking a more personal approach to giving our people what they need. That’s why our benefits package can look a little different, depending on where you’re based.
Talent acquisition journey

We believe in making dreams possible and connecting the brightest talent to the meaningful opportunities they need to build their skills, ignite their ambitions, and get closer to their purpose.

Apply online

You’ll discover amazing career opportunities on our website. So, start exploring. You can create a profile or log in with your existing details if you’ve already got one. There, you can complete the online application form and submit it, with the supporting documents we’ve requested.

Selection process

  • Shortlist: Our Talent Acquisition Specialist and relevant Hiring Manager review all applications and make a shortlist of the most suitable candidates.
  • Competency- based interview: If you’re shortlisted, we’ll invite you to take part in a competency-based interview.
  • Assessments: If you’re successful in with the interview, you’ll move on to the assessments. Depending on the role you’re applying for, you might be asked to undertake a case-study exercise, technical test, and psychometric assessment, as well as any other role-specific assessment.
  • Panel- interview: Then you’ll proceed to final interview stage, where you’ll meet an interview panel and get to ask further questions.

Pre-employment screening

If you have been successful in the selection process, our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch to get your consent for our pre-employment screening which includes the following:
 

  • Identity and educational qualification verification
  • Credit record and criminal record
  • Outside Business Interest Declaration and Personnel Account Trading Declaration
  • Sanctions screening and confirmation of current employment.

Offer

If we’re happy with your pre-employment screening, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will prepare your employment contract and send you an offer letter, detailing everything you’ll need to know about your new role.

Onboarding

Even before you begin working with us, we want you to think of Standard Bank Group as your home. So, before you join, we'll get you off to a flying start with our onboarding experience.