Project Officer (Banking)

Cape Town
Posted 3 months ago

To assist the Project Manager and the General Manager with banking.  To evaluate, analyse, execute and report on new and existing projects on the Payments & Banking portfolio.


This will involve dealing with vendors, facilitating legal agreements, examining internal and external data to help improve revenue generation, reduce costs, assist with in performing accounting & support functions and improve operational performance through data analysis & accounting methods.



  • Degree or 3 Year Diploma in Commerce/Finance, Information or Computer Science



  • 3 years experience in data analysis in a financial environment
  • 3 years Operational reporting
  • 3 years Financial control experience over sales & expenditure
  • 1 year experience in payments


Knowledge and Skills

  • 3 Years in Financial Accounting
  • 3 Years in Management Accounting
  • 3 Years of basic Taxation laws
  • 3 Years of basic Mercantile and Company Law
  • 2 Years banking (credit card switching, acquiring and issuing)
  • 3 Years knowledge of retail or FMCG
  • 3 Years of Business Intelligence
  • Project management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • General Microsoft Office skills
  • Excel data analysis skills (incl Pivot tables)
  • Report writing in Excel or Word
  • Presentation skills
  • SQL skills
  • Problem Solving Skills


Job objectives 

  • Co-ordinate take-on of new business initiatives and grow existing business
  • Work with banking & other partners to improve new & existing processes and procedures to reduce cost and improve services to branches through management of agreed SLA’s
  • Establish and maintain an understanding of data landscape, particularly as it pertains to banking related data
  • Assist in defining business problems with appropriate questions and by proposing a specific analysis approach
  • Support the business owner and project manager in applied statistics in exploring data, building models and deploying models
  • Performing and presenting analysis findings
  • Establish and maintain operational reports & reporting on implemented projects to ensure continuous profitability

Deadline for applications is 10/12/2018

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

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Job CategoryFinance, Information Technology, Office Support

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