Friday, 5 July 2013

Co-operative Bank of South Sudan Head of Finance Job Vacancy

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 
The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and self-oriented professional to fill the position of:

Head, Finance (Co-operative Bank of South Sudan)

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Managing Director, Co-operative Bank of South Sudan, the role holder will be responsible for providing financial advice and support to the Bank , collection and preparation of accounts, cost management and budgetary controls.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the Managing Director and the Board to prepare and implement the financial strategy
  • Manage and support the financial planning and budgeting process for the Bank and the business units
  • Liquidity planning and the setting of fund transfer pricing and allocation of cost/revenues across different units
  • Management information and reporting through the establishment of transparent and clear management reporting system. Suggestion of measures for performance improvement.
  • Provide ALCO with reports so as to facilitate efficient and effective resource utilization
  • Accounting and external Financial Reporting. Preparation of financial results for communication to relevant external parties.
  • Carries out the Asset – Liability management functions
  • Oversee and coordinate statutory reporting and audits by Central Bank, Revenue Authorities and any other financial services regulators
  • Manage the Bank’s property and supplies function including procurement
  • Ensure all internal and external financial regulations are well complied with
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory reports are correct and submitted in a timely manner as well as with various government bodies, on all tax, accounting and reporting requirements
  • Liaise with external auditors and consultants regarding accounting issues
  • Periodically evaluate the various performance measurement processes and suggest any improvements
  • Proactively consider business’ revenue potential, identify any variance and recommend remedial action
  • Prepare monthly cost reports and understand causes of variances against envisaged project benefits and propose remedial actions
  • Ensure ROI for all assets/ investment categories are properly defined and enhanced to drive returns for capital investments
  • In-depth analysis of key drivers of costs and identify strategies to manage costs
Minimum Requirements:
  • University Degree preferably in a business related field and a CPA (K)/ACCA or equivalent accounting qualifications. Having a post graduate and /Banking qualification will be an added advantage from a recognized university.
  • ACCA  finalist or CPA (K)
  • MBA/CFA will be an added advantage
  • Over 7 years relevant working experience in a financial institution, of which 3 yrs must have been at management level. Those with prior working  experience in South Sudan will have an added advantage
  • Proven track record of strong financial reporting for inter-companies and consolidated accounts
  • Registered member of a recognized professional body(s)
Personal Attributes & Skills required in undertaking the role
  • Excellent cross-cultural people management skills and leadership competence
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills with proven ciommunication, negotiation skills and organisation skills
  • Good Business knowledge and awareness
  • An appreciation of Risk Management and knowledge of internal controls
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills
  • Good Cost management skills
  • Strong Financial analytical skills
  • Budgeting skills
Application Process

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed curriculum vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 12th July 2013.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: HF/3/HRD/2013

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

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