The department is responsible for recording and reporting the financial performance of the bank. The main tasks performed by the department include Financial Reporting & Financial Controls, Business Performance and Budgeting, Taxation, Business Intelligence and Payroll Management.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Controls and Governance, this role is responsible for supporting the function is the Balance sheet substantiation processes, by monitoring suspense account, IT controls around the General ledger and overdue accounts and maintenance of the Business rules.
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or related field.
Professional Qualifications in Accounting - CPA (K) or fully qualified in ACCA.
A Master's Degree in Business Administration is an added advantage.
Should have at least 5 years’ supervisory experience in Finance or Financial Services Sector with at least 4 years’ in Financial Reporting & Controls.
Sound experience in risk management and compliance.
Should have very good knowledge of the financial industry and commercial awareness.
Should have very good attention to detail.
Demonstrate sound knowledge of banking business and operations.
Perform balance sheet validation procedures to identify and ensure closure of noted exceptions.
Follow up & closure of noted audit issues (internal & external) through monthly status reports.
Liaise closely with risk to ensure the Unit’s risk register is updated and ensure closure of noted items with the required time frames.
Monitor use of suspense accounts through monthly exceptional reports on aged and exceptional items.
Monitor use of GL accounts in line with relevant policies and advise on their closure/opening.
Provide guidance to other units on management of suspense accounts
Review daily GL mismatches and ensure they are timely resolved in line with agreed closure process.
Review quality of reconciliations and ensure they are adequate
Update the monthly DORCCO matters and follow up for closure of noted risk matters.
Ensure risk reports are updated monthly in line with risk requirements.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 5 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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