Old Mutual Head: Corporate Finance Jobs in South Africa
Old Mutual Head: Corporate Finance Jobs in South Africa
Job Description The appointment will be made from the designated group in line with the Employment Equity Plan of Old Mutual South Africa and the specific business unit in question.
The Head of Corporate Finance will lead a team of Corporate Finance professionals responsible for strategic investment and business valuations; dealing with all aspects of acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, black economic empowerment transactions; including the structuring and planning of these.
The team advises and supports Old Mutual Limited’s operating segments including Old Mutual Investments. The objective is to drive successful business growth aligned to Old Mutual’s strategic priorities in a sustainable, innovative and relevant manner.
Key Result Areas:
Drive and enable growth adjacent to OML’s traditional channels and markets including actively partnering with international and local players to explore opportunities relating to fintech, insurtech, transactional services and value-added services, In line with OML’s execution framework for their strategy, ‘Rectify-Simplify-Amplify.
Adopt a groupwide and broader industry view to strategically identify suitable opportunities to enable business growth and sustainability.
Leverage off research and insights from the new growth and innovation division and collaborate with the Chief Strategy Officer to enable strategic transformative initiatives.
Guide the lines of business on strategic investment and business valuations including; dealing with all aspects of business acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and black economic empowerment transactions.
Deliver expert advice relating to deal generation, corporate and financial structuring and planning, and the related project management.
Collaborate with the business lines to generate ideas, solve problems and enable effective decisions with regards to the above.
Work in partnership with several specialist internal divisions to enable effective delivery of corporate finance projects. These include Group Actuarial, Group Legal, Group Tax, Finance and Corporate Secretarial.
Collaborate with the Chief Strategy Officer to align with and enable the strategic priorities.
Partner with leaders across the business lines to initiate and execute on corporate finance projects.
Manage specialist external advisors to enable delivery on corporate finance projects.
Lead and develop a team of 6 Corporate Finance professionals.
Lead the Corporate Finance function for Old Mutual Limited including investments related to shareholder funds.
Participate in the broader executive leadership of Group Finance.
Member of numerous Investment Committees and Governing Boards to review
and approve private equity and infrastructure investments made with shareholder and policyholder funds.
Member of various Old Mutual company Boards.
Relevant post graduate qualification in Finance and / or Investments
8 Years plus experience in investments and corporate finance within Financial Services
An understanding of the legal and regulatory framework that the organisation operates within and the responsibilities and liabilities of directors
An understanding of the business and legal constructs applicable in corporate finance transactions.
Exceptional analytical skills.
Lateral, logical and strategic thinker.
Attention to detail.
Excellent planning, organising and time management skills.
Good track record in corporate finance delivery and return on investment – results orientated.
Demonstrated skill in diversified deals - Ability to deal with complex and technical problems.
Proven ability to navigate networks of relationships and processes across multiple stakeholders.
Experience brokering partnerships, network relationships and ventures (preferable in Fintech across multiple geographies).
Ability to succinctly and effectively communicate information.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
Collaborative, Engaging and Responsive.
Servant Leadership style, operating from a base of influence versus power.
Ability to challenge the status quo.
Credible expert with strong executive presence who is a persuasive and effective communicator and builds positive relationships.
Ability to drive change.
Motivated to succeed and able to bounce back when faced with difficulties (resilient).
Old Mutual Limited has decided to adopt the mandatory vaccination policy requiring its workforce to be fully vaccinated by 1 March 2022. All prospective employees are required to disclose their vaccination certificates or cards as part of the recruitment process.
Acquisitions, Financial Transactions, Investments, Joint Ventures, Strategic Investments.
Professional Postgraduate Qualification: Finance (Required), Professional Postgraduate Qualification: Investment Management (Required).
How to Apply
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