Financial Analyst



A vacancy exists for a Financial Analyst within the VAS and Card division, Kazang, in Cape Town

As the Financial Analyst, you will be a key functional member of the finance team assisting in financial forecasting, modelling and annual budgeting processes. You will be instrumental in helping to drive the decision-making for Kazang and act as the analytical engine of our finance team to provide insights, high-quality reporting and support business decision-making. 

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Modelling Commercial agreements down to a granular level.
  • Strategy support and tracking.
  • Strategy into measurable goals and objectives.
  • Lead divisional annual budgeting and planning process, monitor progress, and update forecasts.
  • Monitor and report on divisional financial and operational performance.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and bottom-line improvements.
  • Drive performance by actively seeking opportunities to improve commercial outcomes.
  • Deep dive available data to bring new insights to management and put these insights into action.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor reports to measure performance.
  • Ensure accuracy of dashboards and reporting.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Postgraduate accounting/finance degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience in financial planning and analysis.
  • Advanced System expertise in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • 2-4 years of experience in the same or similar field.
  • Solid accounting skills and experience.
  • Industry experience: ideally in Fintech.

Technical Competencies:

  • Budgeting and forecasting.
  • Data Modelling.
  • Advanced financial analysis skills.
  • A Financial modelling proficiency.
  • Data interpretation and presentation.
  • Advanced excel skills for complex data analysis.
  • Commercial Modelling.
  • Experience with Power BI advantageous
  • Data visualization tools.
  • Adaptability.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Analytical mindset.
  • Ability to work independently on complex analyses.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Excellent attention to detail and formatting of documents.
  • Strong administration and organization skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure while maintaining high standards and excellent quality of work.
  • Team player.
  • Takes initiative, a work ethic that demonstrates going over and above what is expected.

To apply for this position, include a 2–3-page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Lezanne Amos at Lezanne.amos@kazang.com