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Transaction Manager - International and Structured Finance

FirstRand Limited
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
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Nov 29, 2021

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Transaction Manager - International and Structured Finance - IRC209447

at 1 Merchant Place, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa in IBD Support - Transaction Management
Ends 22 Nov 2021
  • About us, purpose, experience and qualifications about us RMB is a market leader in Corporate and Investment Banking where our people are our differentiator. They come from many different backgrounds, bringing unique perspectives to finding solutions and solving challenges for our clients. At RMB our thinking digs deeper and sees further. With a can-do mindset that is considered and innovative, curious and resilient we unlock unique opportunities for our clients and society. We seek people who create a culture of sharing and who champion honourable behaviour. Our people are smart, hard-working, self-motivated and have a passion for their work and the success of RMB. We offer a non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial environment where our people think and act like owners. We empower people, hold them accountable and reward exceptional performance. All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group's Employment Equity plan. The Bank supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. In order for us to fulfill this purpose, candidates can disclose their disability information on a voluntary basis. The Bank will keep this information confidential unless we are required by law to disclose this information to other parties purpose To manage the life-cycle of a transaction and mitigate associated operational risks. experience and qualifications
    • Relevant degree
    • Experience: 2+ years' relevant CIB experience (accounting background necessary for certain roles)
    • General (pre-requisite):
    • Strong listening skills
    • Comfortable with change
    • Sound self-management and organisational skills
    • Able to work independently and take personal accountability
    • Technical Pre-requisite:
    • Basic accounting knowledge
    • Knowledge of banking operations
    • Microsoft Office with intermediate Excel skills
    • Competencies
    • Analysis and Attention to Detail
    • Problem Solving
    • Drive for Results
    • Resilience and Stress Management
    • Rule Orientation
    • Excellence Orientation
  • Additional information and responsibilities
Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress, manage expectations and ensure stakeholders' requirements are delivered Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts Anticipates consequences and adapts problem solving based on continual feedback Act speedily to resolve problems, queries and complaints Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences Read and understand legal agreements in order to draw up an amortisation schedule and book deals Derive payment amounts from the legals and amortisation schedule Prepare notification to client(s) Prepare and submit payments to Team Leader for approval Ensure all legal requirements are fulfilled before draw-down can occur Ensure all ongoing deal management tasks are performed in line with the legal agreements Settle all instruments on the correct systems (daily) Clear reconciliation and exception report items within SLA time-frames Respond to queries from internal and external stakeholders Prepare financial statements, investor reports and other reports required by the regulators Continually look for ways to enhance efficiencies Ensure adherence to policies and procedures Use discretion and informed judgement to anticipate and interpret potential risk issues Remain abreast of regulatory and process changes, and communicate any specific training requirement In conjunction with Operational Risk Manager, identify trends and themes for rehabilitative action Co-ordinate and/or participate in any ad hoc project as required Self management: Demonstrates pride in the organisation's brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislations and new development Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner, including highlighting unethical practices Teamwork: Continually share, debate and communicate learning's Flag and debate issues constructively Contribute to a friendly, co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals Be sensitive to others feelings, needs, values, views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ)
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