About Zwelandile Gexu

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Requested Salary 29658
  • Industry Clearing And Forwading
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Education

  • 2017 - 2017
    University of KwaZulu Natal

    Business Finance

    A Business Finance Honours degree enhanced my deep and specialised understanding of finance within the context of business operations. 1. Core Business Foundation: the solid foundation in general business concepts, including management, marketing, accounting, and economics. 2. Quantitative Skills: well trained in quantitative skills, including statistics, financial modelling, and the use of financial software. 3. Financial Markets: functioning of financial markets, including stock markets, bond markets, and derivatives markets, asset pricing models and portfolio management. 4. Financial Strategy: my ability to understand how financial decisions align with overall business strategies. This involves capital budgeting, financial planning, and strategies for optimizing capital structure. 5. International Finance: Given the global nature of business, I explore to how exchange rates, international investment, and cross-border financial management works. 6. Financial Reporting and Analysis: understanding how to interpret financial reports and assess a company's financial health. 7. Ethics and Corporate Governance: knowing the ethical importance of ethical behavior in financial decision-making. 8. Presentation and Communication Skills: Effective communication of financial data and analysis is essential. Hence I managed to develop strong presentation and communication skills.

  • 2012 - 2016
    University of the Free State

    Bachelor of Commerce in Economics

    After completing my economics degree, I developed a diverse set of skills that are valuable in various professional fields. Here are some of the key skills you can expect to acquire: 1. Analytical Skills:this skill set enabled me to gather and interpret data, analyzing economic trends, and making data-driven decisions. 2. Quantitative Skills: involves working with numbers and statistics, which honed my quantitative abilities. 3. Critical Thinking: which is the ability to think critically, assess information, and make logical arguments. 3. Communication Skills: my ability to conveying complex concepts and analysis in both written and verbal forms, making you an effective communicator. 4. Data Analysis: proficient in using software such as Excel, statistical packages. 5. Econometric Skills: Understanding and applying econometric techniques to model and analyze economic phenomena. 6. Problem-Solving: economics is about solving real-world problems related to resource allocation, market behavior, and more. Hence I can say to some extent I am skilled at finding solutions to complex economic issues. 7. Interdisciplinary Thinking: my ability to integrate knowledge from various disciplines, like finance, politics and sociology. 8. Time Management: juggling various assignments and deadlines, helped me in managing my time management skills.

Experience

  • 2023 - Present
    World Wide Fund For Nature

    Face to Face Fundraiser

    1. Coordinated with prospective donors to receive corporate sponsorships.
    2. Developed insightful fundraising materials.
    3. Helped increase brand awareness by creating smart and effective promotions.
    4. Assisted in planning and development of fundraising and awareness events.
    5. Developed ethical fundraising plans based on organizational needs.

  • 2020 - 2021
    Old Mutual

    Financial Advisor

    1. Identified client financial goals and risk tolerance to recommend the suitable products.
    2. Developed relationships with new and existing clients.
    3. Assess clients short- and long-term financial goals.
    4. Analysis financial data derived from clients to design innovative strategies, exceeding financial goals of clients.
    5. Interpreted financial document summaries, investment performance reports and income projections for clients to determine progress and expected revenue.

  • 2019 - 2019
    University of KwaZulu Natal

    Tutor

    1. Supported students to reach curriculum goals.
    2. Analysed student progress and prepared feedback to improve test results.
    3. Modelled respect for students’ diverse cultures, language skills and experiences to create welcoming environment.
    4. Utilised technology in tutoring sessions to diversify and enhance learning.
    5. Enforced appropriate behaviour when delivering sessions to minimise distractions.

Languages

IsiXhosa
Proficient
English
Proficient
IsiZulu
Proficient

Skills

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