Saleh Coovadia In 60 Seconds

I have vast experience in the financial industry. My expertise focuses on areas in accounting, financial reporting, loans, financial management and systems, policies and procedures, budgets and forecasting, corporate governance and process improvement. My primary responsibility in previous employment lay in defining the strategic role of finance within an organisation’s overarching strategy.

Specialist Skills

Systems and Controls

Effective implementation of systems and controls

Policies & Procedures

Key role player in the identification of policies & implementation of procedures

Budgeting & Forecasting

Determining and detailing an organizations long and short term financial goals

Financial Operations

Supervised operational tasks and developed financial goals for the finance team

Leadership

Concise decision making and motivating staff to achieving common goals

Track Record Highlights

  • Served as the CFO/FD at Anglo American Zimele, overseeing the annual planning of requirements for financial resourcing; budgets and forecasting of funds administered by the company
  • Seamlessly integrating all financial systems and functions within the Anglo American Zimele structure and benchmarking systems against similar institutions
  • Strong and broad general management and financial skills both from an operational systems and strategic perspective
  • Rewarding eighteen years spent at the DBSA where I efficiently led the Loans Financial Management function
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of the SAP Loans Module at the DBSA
  • Provided regular financial updates and Loan Book reporting to various board committees

Sector Experience

  • Banking - Financial Services
  • Government - Defence
  • Services
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Insurance

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