Treasury Manager

  • Cape TownCape Town
  • PermanentPermanent
  • AllAll
  • 8 to 58 to 5
  • ImmediatelyImmediately


An opportunity exists for a new role within the Equites Treasury team. The Treasury Manager will interact with all divisions within the business; and with SA and UK financial institutions to manage the funding, liquidity, market, credit, and liability risks of the Group.

This is a demanding role in which the incumbent will experience significant growth in the short- and medium-term. It is an excellent opportunity to work within a dynamic, rapidly growing, and successful organisation with local and international exposure. The role is office-based in Cape Town with infrequent travel to Johannesburg and the UK.

The Treasury Manager is responsible for supporting the Treasurer in achieving the Group Treasury Strategy.

Company Profile

Equites Property Fund Limited is a South African real estate investment trust, with a definite focus on being a market leader in the logistics property market by developing and acquiring A-grade, modern logistics facilities in prime locations in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Equites listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on 18 June 2014 with a portfolio value of R1 billion and has since grown to a portfolio value of R25.7 billion at 28 February 2022. The group continues to grow its portfolio through a significant development pipeline and high-quality acquisitions. Equites is SA's only and largest listed, exclusively logistics-focused REIT on the JSE to provide shareholders with pure exposure to prime logistics assets.


  • Ability to work independently, create solutions and collaborate internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills with the confidence and adaptability to deal with all levels of management internally and with the ability to manage corporate relationships
  • Attention to timing and detail; capable of distilling large volumes of information and handling rapidly changing information
  • Critical analytical thinker with the ability to make informed decisions quickly
  • Strong IT skills

Qualifications & Experience


  • BCom or equivalent
  • CFA Level II or III
  • Fixed income and/or FX experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in financial institutions


  • Property finance experience
  • Derivatives, especially interest rates and FX
  • UK or GBP-denominated experience


  • Manage funding risk through raising debt in SA and UK through various platforms (bilateral bank loans, DMTN listed debt, unlisted debt)
  • Manage market risk through trading interest rate & FX derivatives
  • Forecasting of funding and liquidity requirements incorporating developments and divisional budgets in both the UK and SA
  • Manage liquidity risk through active cash management, utilising short-term money market instruments and derivatives
  • Management reporting of key financial metrics and ratios
  • Manage liability risk through appropriate insurance policies
  • Negotiate new funding deals with bank structurers & lawyers
  • Work with ESG Officer to implement ESG commitments where they pertain to the financial sphere of the Group
  • Ensure compliance with JSE listing requirements (equity and debt) and with other regulations and REIT legislation
  • Analysis, reporting and recording of all transactions on the Treasury Management System (IT2)
  • Proactively drive solutions for present and potential risks of the Group
  • Maximise stakeholder value through the Equites treasury management principles:

    • Minimise the current cost of capital using an optimal mix of debt and equity
    • Diversify the sources of finance employed to fund operations
    • Phase the maturity of outstanding financial liabilities
    • Ensure that strong liquidity is maintained
    • Appropriately manage significant financial risks
    • Maintain a robust balance sheet which offers flexibility for future growth opportunities


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