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Woolworths Financial Services (WFS) Graduate Programme

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Woolworths Financial Services (WFS) Graduate Programme

Woolworths Financial Services would like to offer University graduates (class of 2020/2021) the opportunity to work for a dynamic retail bank within the Mother City. WFS invite Africa’s best minds to join the Graduate Programme, designed and structured to maximise learning opportunities and unlock one’s full potential within the Financial Services industry. The Programme offers exposure to our Credit Risk department, the Customer Analytics team, as well as the Collections Strategy team.

MAIN PURPOSE:

A 12 month Graduate Programme
to develop a detailed understanding of the functional units making up the Credit Risk Office (CRO). Focusing on, but not limited to: Acquisition Risk, Existing Customer Management (ECM) Risk, High Risk Account Management (HRAM), Portfolio Performance, Profitability and Impairment. Exposure to Customer Analytics team in the Commercial & Product department, as well as Collections Strategy team in Risk Operations.

During the programme the candidate will acquire many technical skills which will efficiently equip them as they progress through the different functional units.

Functions will include, but are not limited to: Data analysis, SAS/SQL programming, modelling techniques, strategic thinking, customer analytics and insights, monitoring and tracking of management information (MI).
In addition, the candidate will gain insights in stakeholder management, as well as a general grasp of our range of credit products and the entire customer life cycle.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Portfolio Strategy Tracking and Analysis.
• Forecasting and Monthly Credit Risk MI Production.
• Lead and Assist with Analytical Projects
• Stakeholder and Resource Management
• Supporting Analysts within the functional teams
• Adhere to required Quality and Governance Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
• University degree in any of the following:
o Statistics
o Mathematics
o Data Science
o Actuarial Science
o Business
o Economics
o Engineering
o Information Systems

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Candidates whom have recently graduated from university (last 12 months)

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
• Curiosity and passion for understanding data
• Analytical, with an affinity to solve problems
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic environment
• Eager to embrace unfamiliar situations with a positive mind-set
• Hard working and deadline driven
• Team player
• Excellent communication skills

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Transnet Young Professional In Training Programme For Young South Africans.

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Transnet Young Professional In Training Programme For Young South Africans.

The purpose of the Young Professional in Training (YPT) position is to increase the available pool of resources and skills within the ICT Department first focusing mainly on Mobile Champion role. The programme is scheduled to run for 2 years where the YPT will also be exposed to other related ICT activities.

Training Elements

  1. Key Focus Areas:
    The YPT will be provided with the following training and/or exposure:
    • Attend TPL Quarterly Cost Meetings and ICT Cost Management Meetings
    • Prepare/create SAP purchase requisitions for invoices and procurement of items as required by CIO and management of
    the ICT functions, etc.
    • Verify contractor timesheets and hourly rate charged against contract and invoice billed
    • Ensure accuracy and timeous processing of ICT invoices from ICT service providers for payment by Finance
    • Ensure cost baselines are signed off for ICT services
    • Process payment of project costs to appropriate project sanction number
    • Liaise with ICT service providers on outstanding invoices to timeously resolve queries, etc.
    • Liaise with Procurement and Finance Depts. on issues relating to ICT budget and processing of ICT invoices
    • Ensure all invoices on statements for ICT vendors are addressed timeously and approved by responsible ICT
    managers/personnel
    • Investigate invoice queries, prepare and ensure accruals are raised for work completed in that month in reference to the
    Purchase Order issued
    • Cost Management – prepare and capture budget on SAP and monitor departmental Operating and Capital Budgets
    • Track actual postings on each GL against budgeted cash flows and report on any deviations and correct misallocations
    • Review telephone expenses, print costs for departments and address concerns as well as administering and monitoring all
    ICT departmental telephone usage and cost
    • Prepare journal for Business Connexion copy charges against TPL cost centers
    • Monitor and set reminder for the renewal of ICT Software Licenses and follow up with responsible personnel for proper
    documentation for renewals
    • Managing ICT SAP Contracts and set reminder for renewal
    • Extraction of SAP figures and preparation of Opex and Capex Financial reports on a monthly basis
    • Maintain a well-organized and easily referenced filling system for invoices and financial reports
    • Other related ICT activities as assigned from time to time by the line manager/mentor

Formal Training (depending on the interest of the YPT):
• Operating Cost Budget Training
• SAP Controlling-Management Accounting (Cost Centre training)
Additional training will be determined based on requirements

Periodic Feedback:
The YPT’s will each be required to deliver a 6 monthly presentation on tasks and/or projects they were involved in and training during that period. The Young Professional in Training will also provide insight into the experience, knowledge and skills developed as a result of the exposure gained during their time at TPL.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Transnet Young Professional in Training Programme 2021

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