Deadline 10 July 2015                         Akiba Commercial Bank                                                                                                                                                       

Successful candidates will be responsible to achieve branch targets on all parameters and provide first class customer service and management of the branch in all areas of the bank's business in order to enhance profitable operations of the branch by:

Implementation of proactive market plans and business development programs that will optimize the bank's microfinance, SME & Corporate customer needs;
Cross selling and marketing all bank products;
Managing the operations and support activities at the branch; including guiding, supporting, motivating and supervising the staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in all areas of branch operations; -
Monitoring the administrative activities in the branch to ensure adequate control and cost-effectiveness in all areas.

University graduate preferably in Banking/Business/Management;
Professional qualification e.g. Institute of Bankers accreditation would be desirable;

5 years minimum experience in a managerial position in a commercial bank;
Some experience at bank branch management level would be desirable;
Ability to balance opposing business requirements;
Ability to balance long term and short term requirements independently;
Strong evaluation, communication and-reporting-skills: .

Able to provide advice and cause /effect evaluation to support business decision making
Builds relationships and networks easily
Strong service ethic


Working under the General Manager, Finance the successful candidates will function as No.2 in the department and be responsible for the management and application of proper accounting standards. The incumbent will also be responsible for overseeing internal controls, strategic financial planning, implementation of annual budgets and administration of transactions generated by the bank's delivery of financial products and services. The Finance Manager will be expected inter alia:-
To liaise with auditors and ensure that recommendations are implemented;
Conduct financial analysis and advise the senior management of the bank;
Ensure reliability and integrity of financial management information systems and reports;
Provide timely and accurate information and reports on a regular basis to regulatory authorities, tax authorities, shareholders, and other stakeholders.
Propose financial objectives and targets for the annual budget and long-term financial projections to senior management;
Oversee the annual budgeting process, in coordination with other departments;
Manage the bank's liquidity to balance risk and ensure an appropriately diversified investment portfolio;
Conduct cost-benefit analysis of investment opportunities;
Maintain cash flow projections.

Chartered Accountant, CPA, or other recognized accounting certification;
Degree in business, accounting, finance or related area of study;

Minimum of 5 years financial management experience, preferably in a bank or financial institution;
Experience in budgeting, risk management activities, asset and liability management, international accounting standards, and management accounting systems;
Ability to think strategically using financial analysis;
Ability to present financial information effectively to both specialists and non-specialists;
Knowledge of international standard accounting systems, especially IFRS.


The above positions carry a competitive pay and benefit package commensurate with a successful candidate's academic and professional qualifications.
A reliable reference is a must.
Interested Candidates meeting the above requirements should submit their application before 10th July, 2015 enclosing the following:-
A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Contact addresses of three professional and/or academic related referees.

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