If you are good with numbers, love mathematics, accounting, statistics, economy, numbers and all fields related to these, financial management may be the career path for you. Companies offering Financial Management learnerships in this field seek applicants who are gifted in mathematics and numeracy.
Financial management is exactly what it says, the managing of finances. However, it requires someone with skills in numeracy and management, as most positions in this field will be to work with a company, institute or agencies money. This could include investments, assets, expenditure, dividends, financial decisions, policies, costs, cash-flow and other aspects where their finances are involved.
Many positions in this field will require candidates to be able to do estimations, investments, management of cash, income and expenses, plan and execute financial options or make decisions that impact all aspects of a company. It is a field that requires dedication, trust, competency, accuracy and more.
Financial Management Learnerships Available
If you are keen on pursuing a career in this business field, you have a couple of alternative career options. This field is mostly found in the banking and financial sectors, below is a couple of career paths you can look at when searching for learnerships in financial management.
Financial Management Careers:
- Financial Manager
- Wealth Assessor
- Risk Manager
Most companies that offer learnerships in this career field will compensate successful candidates with a monthly allowance. Yet, you will most likely be responsible for your own accommodation, meals, and transport.
Companies offering Financial Management Learnerships
Financial Management Learnerships Requirements
To apply for financial management learnerships you must meet all the requirements as set out by the company you are applying to. There are some requirements that are similar to all companies offering learnerships in this field. These stipulations we have gathered and listed below as a guide to assist you in being prepared.
Financial Management Stipulations:
- Be a South African citizen
- You must be between 18 and 35 years of age
- Be currently unemployed and not part of another learnership
- Have completed Grade 12 and hold a Matric certificate
- Hold a legal ID document
- Be proficient in English
- Have a diploma or degree in the field applying for
- Be detail orientated
- Able to work well in a team and individually
- Must be able to work under pressure
- You must have knowledge of computers
Financial Management learnerships may run for a 12, 18 or 24-month period which will depend on the company you are applying to. If you love working with figures and passionate about numbers, this field may be ideal for you.