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Reference No. SRBLR-SAFAS-00123

Job Description:

Our banking client is currently recruiting an Senior Associate, Financial Advisory Services for their Financial Advisory division.  The role holder will provide appropriate support in driving the identification/origination, evaluation and execution of financial advisory mandates and ensuring the sustained profitability of the Advisory business unit.

 

Responsibilities:

Strategy Development and Business Plan Implementation

  • Support the development of strategy and goals for the Financial Advisory unit in conjunction with the Head, Financial Advisory
  • Provide support in collaborating with the Investment Division as it develops and executes the companies origination strategy, including the ability to leverage Advisory work to drive new business for the Corporation.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a detailed business plan for the financial advisory business, with a view to delivering set targets.

 

Mandate Origination

  • Work closely with colleagues from other departments within the corporation to actively seek financial advisory and arranging mandates for the business.
  • Provide appropriate support in identifying and winning new advisory opportunities in diverse geographies within Africa and across the Corporation’s core sectors.

 

Mandate Execution

  • Participate and demonstrate ownership in the financial advisory process from prospecting through to due diligence, execution and closure.
  • Provide appropriate advice for deal structuring and ensure successful execution of assigned financial advisory mandates.
  • Provide appropriate support to coordinate the development/standardization, documentation and implementation of world-class financial advisory processes.
  • Prepare complex financial models and comprehensive Investment memorandums

 

Administration

  • Assist with the development and execution of world class financial advisory processes.
  • Assist with the development and update of standard documentation/ templates such as contracts, financial advisory Identification Memo; Standard Mandate Letter, financial advisory reports and models, etc.
  • Participate in the Investment Committee process and contribute specialist knowledge in all phases of the Investment product development and management cycle.

 

People Management

  • Develop and mentor younger colleagues in the Financial Services division as well as provide assistance in the identification of training requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and other key stakeholders.

 

Research & Market Intelligence

  • Keep abreast of external and internal trends/developments relevant to financial advisory and apply knowledge of such trends/ developments appropriately.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

Education

  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications related to finance and/ or project management

 

Experience

  • 6 - 8 years’ experience in financial advisory role is mandatory.
  • Proven track record in successfully closing at least six (6) financialadvisory mandates, especially across the African Market.
  • Relevant experience and understanding of infrastructure development issues and infrastructure financing with emphasis on the companies core sectors
  • Operational experience relating to Infrastructure related financial advisory will be an added advantage.

 

Language

  • Fluency in writing and speaking English is mandatory
  • French, and/or Spanish and Portuguese would be desirable

 

Others

  • Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice

 

Requisite Competencies

  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Strong business relationships and networks across Africa
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting/ financial analysis
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent financial modelling and valuation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of financial advisory and investment structuring
  • Superior business communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Number of Advisory mandates obtained and successfully executed
  • US$ revenue target realised from transactions/mandates executed
  • Profit and loss earned for the Corporation
  • Cross sell opportunities

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 3 Year renewable employment contract
  • Willing and able to relocate to Nigeria, Lagos.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

srabsch@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Manager

CA Finance – Legal, Banking and Insurance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-SAFAS-00123

Reference No. SRBLR-SYNG-002

 

 

 

 

 

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 

Reference Number: SRBLR-SYNG-002

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The role of the position holder will be to bring together the presently decentralized trade distribution activities performed within the Bank through the creation of a dedicated trade distribution function that performs these activities out of one unit thereby setting the direction for a more active management of the Bank’s trade portfolio. The person will identify and build relationships with counterparties that can provide capacity to augment the Bank’s credit appetite and to buy and sell short term trade assets. Such assets will comprise LC confirmations and issuances, short term guarantees, forfaiting, discounting and refinancing of such instruments, as well as short term trade loans.

 

The role of the position holder will be to fully establish and grow the function and to participate in drawing up and implementing an annual trade distribution strategy in close collaboration with the trade sales and trade services teams and the Director, Syndication & Distribution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support trade sales, trade services and client coverage teams, together with other business units to acquire new trade clients.
  • Enhance the Bank’s capacity to provide short term trade finance solutions and support the growth in the business in line with Afreximbank’s business strategy through pro-active buy- and sell-side distribution.
  • Provide for the ability to actively manage limit constraints and maximize utilizing approved limits in line with Afreximbank’s business strategy.
  • Working in collaboration with relevant product teams such as Trade Finance and Guarantees & Specialised Finance, to facilitate all activities and procedures related to the execution of buy- and sell-side trade distribution including negotiation, documentation, pricing, limit approvals, etc.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (trade finance intermediaries), development finance institutions, trade credit insurers, family offices, hedge funds, etc. that can provide capacity to augment the Bank’s credit appetite and to buy and sell short term trade assets.
  • Develop the use of trade credit insurance as an additional form of risk-offlay and distribution channel through engagement with the Bank’s dedicated insurance broker.
  • Support the achievement of revenue targets by increasing the volumes of trade finance and through increased churn.
  • Provide and share market & product updates with client coverage teams, trade sales, trade services, and other product partners.
  • Generate internal management reports by conducting market research, collecting, and compiling in-house and market data, and designing the format and presentation of the reports.
  • Contribute to conducting business / industry research which will assist the Director of Trade to formulate the relevant trade finance business strategy.
  • Design schemes and attend market events for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope and partnership reach of the Bank’s trade distribution and trading activities and establishing the Bank as market-maker and focal point for the distribution and trading of short-term trade assets in Africa.
  • Supporting the product and credit departments with information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation.
  • Review existing Bank product and process guidelines as well as the risk management framework and amend / update these as necessary.
  • At the appropriate time, make recommendations and implement the migration of the Bank’s trade distribution activities to platform-based automation.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First and Master’s graduate degrees in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University.
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major short-term trade finance products, in particular letters of credit, confirmations and issuances, short term guarantees, discounting and refinancing of such issuances, and considerable knowledge of how this work.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of trade distribution platforms.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in distributing and trading short-term finance products as well as the associated processes and documentation like MRPAs, IRUs, risk sharing agreements etc.  Knowledge of and expertise in trade credit insurance is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance markets and the participants in major regions of Africa.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo, Egypt.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Shearidan Rabsch at srabsch@caglobalint.com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRBLR-SYNG-002

Reference No. CE10

Reference Number: CE10

 

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity awaits with one of Nigeria's largest banks! We are seeking a dynamic Unit Head for Product Control, specializing in Risk Valuation, Product Review, and Treasury operations. As the key custodian of financial integrity, you will oversee critical functions ensuring accuracy, compliance, and profitability within the bank's treasury portfolio.

 

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Operate the product control function for the bank.
  • Monthly independent review and validation of positions, income recognition, valuation and all other accounting treatments of financial instruments, derivatives and all Treasury products to ensure appropriateness.
  • Daily monitoring and validation of Risk, positions & P&L arising from the bank’s treasury products and activities
  • Monthly review of Value at Risk, valuation and other computations prepared by Market & Liquidity Risk Department.
  • Advise treasury where necessary on P& L postings, reconciliations, analysis, adjustments, attribution, and on weaknesses in treasury processes and controls.
  • Perform monthly stress tests and sensitivity analysis to assess the impact of movements in factors such as interest rates, exchange rate, prices etc. on the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Monitor daily to ensure that trading activities are done within approved limits, render reports on breaches as required, and ensure positions are marked to market periodically per policy.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Income attribution, independence validation & assurance, portfolio performance and risk reports to the Financial Controller and CFO.
  • Participate in product paper review and set-up of relevant product and accounting parameters in all solutions and applications used for treasury activities.
  • Stay up to date with current trends in financial markets and advise the Financial Controller, CFO & Management on implications for the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Make recommendations to management on best practices that minimize risk and maximize the profitability of the treasury books.
  • Preparation of disclosures on financial instruments in the financial statements.
  • Provide support in monthly account closing activities and preparation of financial and management accounts as it relates to products.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Will report to Head, Financial Control
  • Must possess at least 15 years’ relevant experience.
  • Qualifications required: CFA or ACA/ACCA; Accounting or related Bachelors.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Caleb Ebrahim

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: CE10

Reference No. SRLJ – PCM – 003

Job Description:

 

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and experience Product Channel Manager where you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and overseeing the sales activities of our products. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure our products are brought to market and into the hands of our clients as quickly and efficiently as possible. This role offers the opportunity to drive strategic sales initiatives, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and expand our footprint across diverse markets in Africa.

 

Key Deliverables:

Product Deployment:

  • Oversee the successful deployment of newly introduced financial products into existing market portfolios.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure seamless preparation, integration, and implementation of new products.
  • Collaborate with regional teams to customise offerings based on regional requirements.
  • Execute expansion strategies to reach underserved communities.

Performance Monitoring:

  • Regularly analyse product performance data and provide insights to optimise product strategies.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for continuous improvement in product effectiveness and implement the agreed interventions to enhance overall outcomes.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Retain excellent working relationships with external stakeholders such as motor dealers/suppliers, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders to align strategies and ensure a cohesive approach to product launches and ongoing post launch product performance.

Competitor Analysis:

  • Analyse competitors’ offerings in conjunction with the regional team to determine how they might affect business performance.
  • Analyse competitor pricing tactics to ensure that prices are competitive within the market.
  • Monitor and analyse market trends and competitor activities to identify opportunities and threats.

Travel and On-Site Management:

  • Travel to various African regions to oversee on-site implementation and address any challenges.
  • Provide on-the-ground support to regional teams during the initial phases of product deployment.

Training and Education:

  • Conduct training sessions for regional teams on new financial products and related processes.
  • Ensure that teams have a comprehensive understanding of the products and their features.

 

Qualification Requirement

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (such as a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Marketing or Business) is essential unless candidates have at least seven years’ extensive experience in sales.

 

Experience / Background Preference:

  • The company will look at candidates who ideally have five - seven years’ relevant, working experience in channel management or sales.
  • Previous sales experience is essential.
  • Proven experience within Financial Services with a strong background in sales, product or channel management is essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of sales techniques and business channels is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of the financial landscape in African regions is essential.
  • Proficiency in Customer Relationship Management (“CRM”) Software will be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Candidates must have a willingness to travel extensively across African regions.
  • A strong command of English, both written and verbal, is a requirement of the job.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Self-assurance and a confident manner.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and assumes responsibility for projects.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and exercise significant latitude for independent judgement, discretion and action.
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict time frames within a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy levels.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • The ability to debate in a constructive manner and to challenge conventional wisdom.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with team members, company management and clients

 

Location:

Johannesburg, South Africa

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to ljoubert@caglobalint.com.

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Consultant

CA Global

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRLJ – PCM – 003

Reference No. AMCDT04

Reference Number: AMCDT04

Job Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for An Issuing Officer for our client in the banking industry. The Issuing Officer will ensure
the process of daily tasks with higher responsibilities and ensure at a supervisory level that all transactions are being processed in a timely and correct manner by following laid out procedures, both internal and external. They will ensure that all Accounts are duly reconciled at end of business and to report and investigate any discrepancies identified.

Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities

  • Instil and act with accordance to the Bank One Way: Vision, Mission, Values and deliver actions that positively contribute to the company’s culture.
  • Comply with all statutory regulations.
  • Ensure timeliness and quality of reporting, on both departmental levels, as well as reports to regulators and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Undertake any other duties, accountabilities and responsibilities as may be required.

Risk and Compliance

  • Dispute Processing.
  • Bank level performance with respect to AML and Regulatory compliance and performance with respect to AML and Regulatory compliance (input from compliance).
  • Verification of transactions posted.
  • Processing repayment on credit cards.
  • Submission of Bank of Mauritius return.
  • Preparing statistics for retail banking, Trade Finance and Finance department.
  • Interest/charges calculations.
  • Cancellation of credit cards.
  • BOM MCIB reporting.
  • Reconciliation of Accounts.
  • Maintenance of card data on system.
  • Proper archiving of credit card documents.
  • Processing of written off credit cards.

Finance

  • Avoid leakage of funds - ensure all payments have been processed properly.
  • Verification of posting done on Finacle system.
  • Reconciliation and Settlement process of cards.
  • Credit card payments.
  • Processing of Invoices.
  • Reconciliation of Accounts.

Project & Initiatives

  • Keep updated with new guidelines from BOM, internal procedures and Card Association.
  • Sharing of knowledge with colleagues.
  • Attend workshops and training.
  • To personally take necessary steps to continuously, gain greater exposure to relevant techniques and processes for enhancing proficiency.
  • Keep abreast of changes in systems, procedures, products, and services.
  • Fully involved in Cards related project.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Economics/Business/ Finance or Accountancy or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years in the banking sector at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge of Card management system and Card dispute processing.
  • Good knowledge of proper planning, time management and risk management.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Full time position.
     

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Abigail Moleka at amoleka@caglobalint.com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.
 

Abigail Moleka
Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. However, your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: AMCDT04

Reference No. 457-2603LH

Reference Number: 457-2603LH

 

Job Description:

 

Our client, an international mining house with operating mines and projects in Africa, is in need a CFO to lead their team, based out of New York, USA.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish accounting systems and processes applicable to all operations and projects.
  • Assessment and design of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Knowledge and management of the fiscal and monetary regime.
  • Serve as the critical interface with corporate finance functions.
  • Full responsibility for the coaching, development and mentoring of the Finance team.
  • Provide leadership to the Finance team to ensure the achievement of budgeted Department KPIs.
  • Manage the installation and maintenance of systems to provide management with accurate and timely financial and operations records, information and advice to optimise management of costs and revenue.
  • Managing the annual development of both the Operating and Capital budgets.
  • To provide key financial information, analysis and advice to all stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure compliance with financial evaluation indicators, controlled and associate corporate indicators, through SOX Compliance and Tax guidelines, as well as financial plans.
  • Review and monitor all department safety, service level and financial performance indicators and initiate corrective action where necessary.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited university.
  • Managerial qualification and/or CA qualification advantageous.
  • Minimum of 15 years financial experience with at least 7 years overseeing financial and corporate affairs of a listed company in a managerial capacity.
  • Previous experience in a mining or mining related environment preferred.
  • Experience overseeing financial activities of Africa based operations and projects preferred.
  • Ability to motivate and lead high caliber teams with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Computer literate in various financial management systems.
  • This position is only open to American citizens residing in and around New York.

 

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.

 

Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

 

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Job Category309001

Job Reference: 457-2603LH

Reference No. SRLJ – SFA - 001

Job Description:

The Senior Financial Accountant will take on the comprehensive responsibility of managing all accounting functions related to the business. This encompasses daily bank reconciliations, optimization of cash management, oversight of tax and insurance matters, and cultivation of banking relationships. Moreover, the role entails handling VAT and tax return submissions, reconciling balance sheets, and preparing or reviewing management accounts. Reporting duties include delivering monthly Exco reports, monitoring customer count and sales summaries, preparing cash forecasts, and reviewing the Sales dashboard. Budget responsibilities involve aiding in budget preparation and monitoring actual performance against budget. Alongside managing the audit process and the finance team, the Senior Financial Accountant is expected to contribute to the development of accounting systems. The ideal candidate must possess a Chartered Accountant qualification. Essential attributes include proficiency in financial accounting, strong communication, leadership, and analytical skills.

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Daily bank reconciliations.
  • Monitor cash management daily to optimise interest.
  • Management of processes relating to tax provisional returns.
  • Annual returns and related payments.
  • Management of insurance and Management of banking relationships.
  • Review and submit VAT and tax returns.
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Preparation/review of management accounts.

 

  • Reporting:
  • Exco report back (monthly).
  • Customer count (monthly).
  • Sales summaries (monthly).
  • ALCO (cash forecast for Group Finance – monthly).
  • Cash forecast (daily).
  • Stock holding (daily).
  • Ad-hoc review of the Sales dashboard, which is prepared by the accountants daily.
  • Ad-hoc reports as requested.

 

  • Budget:
  • Preparation and uploading.
  • Monitoring monthly actual performance against budget.
  • Manage the audit process with the auditors as necessary.
  • Manage the finance team.
  • Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs and procedures.
  • Perform other accounting duties and support junior staff as required or assigned.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Strong financial accounting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Accuracy and strict attention to detail.
  • Strong tax and balance sheet skills.
  • Proven people management and leadership skills, preferably with people from different cultures and countries.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • Established negotiation skills.
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and assumes responsibility for projects.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and exercise significant latitude for independent judgement, discretion and action.  Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict time frames within a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy levels.
  • Tenacity, resilience and a high degree of perseverance.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with team members, company management and clients.
  • A “hands on” approach.

 

Experience/Background Preference:

  • CA (SA) Qualified
  • The successful candidate will have previous experience as a Financial Accountant
  • Previous experience within the retail industry will be advantageous.
  • An excellent command of English, both written and verbal, is a requirement of the job.

 

Location:

  • Johannesburg, South Africa

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to ljoubert@caglobalint.com   

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SRLJ – SFA - 001

Reference No. SR-CEO-KEN-001

Job Description:

Our client a reputable financial service provider based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking an excellent Chief Executive Officer. The purpose of the CEO is to serve as the visionary leader responsible for steering the companies Kenya business towards achieving strategic alignment within the group, driving the localization of strategies tailored to Kenya's market, and overseeing the transformation journey. This role aims to facilitate value creation through growth and diversification initiatives, ensure operational excellence for value enablement, and safeguard shareholder interests through effective risk management practices. Additionally, it entails the cultivation of a high-performance and inclusive organizational culture, aligned with the groups Values, while fostering robust stakeholder engagement and maximizing brand reputation.

 

By spearheading the Kenya Executive Committee and collaborating with stakeholders, this role is accountable for developing and executing strategies aligned with the group’s objectives. It involves assessing and mitigating risks, driving diversification through innovation, and upholding the company's assets, intellectual property, and reputation. Furthermore, the role focuses on staying abreast of market trends and competitor activities while leading cultural transformation and talent management efforts within the business in Kenya.

 

Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading and managing the companies Kenyan operations, branches, divisions, employees, and stakeholders, specifically (but not limited to):

  • Lead the Kenya Executive Committee and staff compliment to achieve the strategic goals and objectives approved by the Kenyan Board of Director’s and Group Management, with emphasis on:
  • Materially contributing to the development of the group aligned Kenya strategy and directing its execution within the requisite parameters.
  • Ensuring stakeholder alignment and mobilization with the strategy and culture roadmap
  • Collaborating with the board of directors and executives to establish an execution framework for short-term and long-range goals and objectives, and related plans and policies.
  • Ensuring the sustainable growth, expansion, and efficiency of the business
  • Providing requisite resources and
  • Directing appropriate measures to correct unsatisfactory performance and results.
  • Risk management: assessing the external and internal risk landscape, collaborating towards setting an appropriate risk appetite, embedding an effective operational control framework, driving control design adequacy and operating effectiveness, ensuring optimal risk mitigation practices across Kenya, protecting shareholder value.
  • Driving diversification through product innovation and target market expansion.
  • Safeguard all company assets, intellectual property, and reputation.
  • Remain ahead of company and market trends, and vigilant to competitor activity.
  • Leading the business’s culture transformation, human capital ways-of-work, training and development, talent management, and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Maintain and enhance key stakeholder relationships, and the public perception of the company.
  • Ensuring operational efficiency and excellence across all front-office, middle-office, and back-office functions.
  • Present regular reports to the Board, Regulators, Shareholders, Funders, and the wider Group.
  • Assist the companies Group Management to secure and raise adequate and sound local funding.
  • Ensure the company’s compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standard,
  • Serve as the company’s representative to the board of directors, shareholders, employees, customers, the government, and the public
  • Assist the Group CEO in the fulfilment of his objectives and ensuring the group values are adopted and instilled throughout the organization and fulfil those responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by the Board of Directors of Kenya and Group Management to benefit the mission of the organisation.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • MBA or similar post graduate qualification is advantageous.
  • Proven track record of success in executive leadership roles:
  • Executive Management experience of 5+ years in a substantial (medium to large) financial services business is essential.
  • A variety and/or functional breadth of increasingly senior positions, with an emphasis on operations and commercial roles
  • Substantial experience of 5+ years in leading transformational change, delivering a profit-and-loss statement, and representing the company externally.
  • Strategic (company-first) decision making and sound judgement.
  • Entrepreneurial orientation and risk taking
  • Relationship building with interpersonal skills.
  • Advantageous if individual has strong relationships and positive reputation with external stakeholders, e.g., investors, customers, suppliers, regulators, community leaders and board members.
  • Resilience and stamina – in/for a high performance-driven environment within the Kenyan macro-economic context
  • Responsiveness – to all stakeholders, including customers,
  • Mobilisation and motivation through leaders and managing teams with active support of service-oriented leaders.
  • Must include transformational leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Well presented
  • Management of personal effectiveness: impeccable work ethic, strong moral compass, authenticity, humility, transparency, objective/objectivity, courage/boldness, and decisiveness, self-awareness, emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Commitment to ethical business practices
  • Adaptability - to adapt to changes: in the market and economy, in the company, customer needs, and to take risks when necessary.
  • Sales leadership
  • Ability to travel.
  • Have a point of view on a wide variety of societal and environmental issues and

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Willing and able to work in Nairobi, Kenya

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to srabsch@caglobalint.com  

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager

CA Global Finance

 

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SR-CEO-KEN-001

Western Africa#Southern Africa#Northern Africa#Central Africa
Posted 1 month ago
Reference No. MTAFC1

Associate, Human Resources – Lagos, Nigeria

Africa Finance Corporate (AFC) is a pan-African multilateral organization focused on bridging the infrastructure deficits on the continent. AFC is a leading infrastructure & industrial solution provider enabling economic prosperity for the continent. AFC are champions for the African continent, driven to succeed, dedicated to facilitating instrumental infrastructure for transformative impact and elevating Africa’s role as a growth engine in a changing world.

 

CA Global Headhunters has been mandated by the Africa Finance Corporation to recruit for this position. For more information on the AFC please visit their website https://www.africafc.org/ . Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

 

Reference Number: MTAFC1

 

Job Description:

The AFC is seeking an accomplished professional to join their Human Resources department. This pivotal role involves actively participating in the implementation of the People Strategy and the annual People Plan, ensuring policy interpretation and consistent implementation of People Processes, Standards, and Tools across the organization. As the linchpin for HR Process and Systems Effectiveness and Efficiency, you will provide a single-point responsibility for the efficient operation of all key HR Processes and SAP HCM systems availability and reliability.

 

Responsibilities:

Compensation and Benefits Management:

  • Assist in the design and implementation of appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable AFC to attract and retain the best talent.
  • Administer employees’ benefits i.e. housing, education, vacation, medical insurance, life insurance, etc in accordance with the Corporation’s policies, and ensure that efficient and accurate record is maintained.
  • Provide support in effective administration of the monthly payroll working together with the Financial Control and the Operations and Settlement teams Implement the outcomes of the IPF ranking exercise especially Bonus and Salary increase payments following annual IPR process.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly schedule of pension contributions and remittance of same to the approved PFAs/Trustee, review of monthly reports from the Administrator and Trustee, preparation of appropriate management information report and maintenance of up-to-date staff pension contribution records.
  • Coordinate the yearly external audit of the pension scheme.

Cost Leadership and Budget Management:

  • Support coordination of the preparation of the yearly HR departmental budget.
  • Provide relevant input into the corporation budget with regards to people’s cost
  • Monitor and report monthly progress/variance on approved people’s cost, as a way of achieving cost leadership

People Systems:

  • Generate reports on transition process of people systems.
  • Day-to-day management/running of the AFC’s people system.
  • Act as focal point of contact for resolution of all employee’s issues with respect to SAP HCM
  • Coordinate the resolution of any identified issues on SAP HCM with the IT team and the External Consultant.
  • Provide advice on systems improvement during implementation.

Management Information Reporting:

  • Produce an array of HR Analytics monthly and quarterly as may be directed by HRD i.e.
  • Monthly status report on the implementation of the learning and development
  • Monthly status report on Workforce and Headcount as well as people cost.
  • Diversity maps with respect to AFC’s talent pool at least twice every year
  • Goal setting, mid –year review and end –year appraisal implementation status report
  • Monthly probation management report, leave utilization, etc.

Talent Management:

  • Assist in implementing resourcing plans by supporting the resourcing of vacancies in line with timelines and diversity requirement.
  • Provide required onboarding support to new employees, if any
  • Implement talent review process by undertaking high quality and timely potential ranking and succession planning.
  • Consolidate inputs from Divisional heads into the corporate promotion grid in support of the promotion panel.
  • Prepare draft remuneration proposal for new employees from Band 3 and below.

Strategy, Learning & Organizational Effectiveness:

  • Provide advice, professional support and contribute to the delivery of the HR Functional Plan and ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements concerning HR matters.
  • Promote synergy and collaboration in interdepartmental activities and communication in order to embed a team culture and other corporate values in the organization.

Performance & Reward Management:

  • Assist with the implementation of effective performance and career management strategies that would help sustain a performance driven culture and ensure appropriate balance between staff’s personal and organizational goals.
  • Coordinate the Implementation AFC’s performance management system within the assigned Division/Departments, to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit driven.
  • Provide required support to the Divisional Heads for assigned client divisions for the year-end appraisal.
  • Monitor and track the compliance level of yearly goal setting, mid-year review, end-year performance appraisal and Divisional calibration exercise for assigned areas.
  • Manage performance improvement plans process for employees in assigned area.

Learning and Development:

  • Coordinate the articulation of employees’ learning needs for the assigned divisions, based on performance appraisal and business strategy of the corporation.
  • Coordinate the identification of suitable learning interventions (i.e. assigned divisions and others) locally and outside Nigeria with their cost implication and structuring the interventions in such a way that the day-to-day activities of the corporation will not be hampered.
  • Implement learning plans for client divisions.
  • Maintain learning history for client divisions.

Competency Management:

  • Assist with the review and development of competency catalogue for new positions.
  • Support line managers with staff competence assessment of job roles within their departments as output to identify gap areas.
  • Present gap areas to Division and Department heads to guide learning plans to be developed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of transformation initiatives.
  • Provide appropriate support in the HR people system upgrade as required.
  • Support exit management (If any)
  • Support the yearly internal audit exercise by provision of inputs.

 

Requirements:

  • First degree or equivalent in any discipline, preferably in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Sciences, or Engineering.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in human resource management in international institutions or organizations.
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in Human Resource Management from CIPD, SHRM, is desirable
  • Understanding and solid experience of HR strategy implementation.
  • Global mindset and appreciation of global issues in human resource management.
  • Ability to keep abreast of country and regional trends in human resource management.
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources Management components and developments.
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically, understanding the systemic impact of HR policies.
  • Good knowledge of the Financial Service industry and its operations.
  • In-depth understanding of African society, cultural diversity, and regional nuances.
  • Knowledge of relevant international laws and regulations related to employment and people management.
  • Working knowledge of Nigerian and international labor and employment legislations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good relationship management, negotiation, and leadership skills.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools and HR Information Systems such as SAP HCM.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and trust.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize assignments and work under pressure.

 

  • Key Performance Indicators:
    • In-depth knowledge of Human Resources Management components and developments.
    • Timeliness and accuracy of monthly payroll
    • Number of vacant positions filled vis-a-vis the recruitment plan.
    • Employee Satisfaction Index
    • Timeliness of management information and reports
    • Turnaround time for addressing HR related queries and issues.
    • Positive perception of AFC as an employer of choice in the marketplace.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Matthew Taylor at Mataylor@caglobalint.com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Matthew Taylor

Recruitment Specialist | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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Job Reference: MTAFC1

Reference No. MBBLR1

CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com. Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
 
Reference Number: MBBLR1

Responsibilities: 

  • As a member of the Human Resources Operations Team which is responsible for the management of the Bank’s transactional HR services cycle, job holder will be responsible for the efficient administration of the end-to-end payroll and benefits processes for the Bank in accordance with laid down policy and whilst ensuring the required confidentiality. You will mainly be responsible for:

Payroll Processing:

  • Ensure the timely processing of the staff payroll for payment of salaries monthly through first level administration and data capturing to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing whilst ensuring compliance with the Bank’s payroll and benefits policies and procedures, Performing the Groups Monthly payroll run activities including initial payroll drafts, payroll release, checking of payroll results and correcting payroll data and transactions as needed.

Staff Benefits Administration:

  • In line with the segregated processes check to ensure that new staff have been correctly and timely enrolled in the applicable benefits and entitlements and that leavers are correctly and timely terminated on the HR system to ensure a robust and accurate payroll processing and support the annual renewal processes for staff insurances.

Staff Benefits Claims & Deductions:

  • Act as the first level review and conduct thorough verification of all staff claims and benefits (education re-imbursement claims, payments to schools, loans, and professional fees etc) to ensure that they comply with laid out policies and procedures and ensure that an accurate and real time repository of all staff related claims and related data is maintained in the Bank’s HCM system.

Terminal Benefits:

  • Calculation of end-of-service benefits for all types of exits and preparation of appropriate Terminal dues for payments authorization in line with bank’s staff rules and other regulations, provide clear guidance to staff proceeding on retirement with all relevant benefits and other related inquiries.

Payroll Audits Requests:

  • Provide support with all internal and external audit requests on Payroll and assist the HR Operations team through the entire Audit processes.

Staff Queries:

  • In liaison with the HR Helpdesk, provide an efficient support to staff on queries related to payroll and benefits policies and provide clarity to staff on various payroll and benefits queries and entitlements where required and as assigned by HR Help Desk and responsible for any other queries related to various aspect of salary and benefits administration.

SAP SuccessFactors Payroll:

  • Support the implementation of any Payroll related Automations through working closely with the HRIS Champion in identifying any required enhancements to ensure that the payroll and HCM systems are efficient and accurate whilst delivering a positive employee experience. Ensure the applicable administration and technology activities related to HR Operations process are actioned on a timely basis; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University and a relevant post graduate degree in HR/Psychology/Business Management / Commerce or another related field.
  • A professional qualification in HR is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in Human Resources.
  • Impeccable computer skills including the full suite of MS Office applications with strong excel skills.
  • Experience of using HR systems is essential with exposure to SAP SuccessFactors Payroll being critical. Experience with other systems such as SAP, Oracle can also be an advantage.
  • High levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Resilient individual who is effective in engaging with stakeholders and staff at all levels as well as working with third party service providers.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of HR best practices.
  • A self-starter with demonstrable organisation and planning skills, effective prioritization using a project management approach and a customer service focus.
  • Required Skills:
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to both internal and external customers.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and initiate process improvements.
    • Ability to analyse and interpret data.
    • Extensive experience working with spreadsheet, word processing and database software, with knowledge of SAP, SuccessFactors preferred or any other HRIS.
    • Excellent organizational, prioritization, time and project management abilities.
    • Ability to be self-directed in accomplishing coordination and decision-making responsibilities.
    • Ability to create a trusting, positive and supportive work environment.
  • Attitude:
    • Committed to high standards and continuous improvement.
    • Self-motivation, enthusiasm, and results-focus.
    • Flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with ambiguity.
    • Ability to move between big picture and detail.

Contractual information:

  • 8 months fixed-term contract.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo for the opportunity.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Megan Bester at mabester@caglobalint.com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

Megan Bester

Recruitment Specialist | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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Job Reference: MBBLR1

Reference No. AMSR-HRBP-03

Reference Number: AMSR-HRBP-03

Job Description:
We are delighted to present an exciting opportunity for an HR Business Partner within the esteemed banking sector, catering to our distinguished client, currently ranked as the 4th strongest banking brand among the world’s Top 10. With a rich operational history dating back to 1984, our client embodies resilience and excellence in the financial landscape. As the chosen HR Business Partner, you will directly report to the Group HRBP, contributing significantly to the alignment of the business unit's people strategy with its overarching business objectives. Collaborating closely with line managers, your pivotal role entails establishing strategic priorities, fostering core values, and driving tangible business outcomes. Our client's organizational ethos revolves around profound values, rooted in the ethos of transforming lives, bestowing dignity, and fostering avenues for wealth creation. Join us in this journey of purpose-driven leadership and impactful transformations within the banking sector.

Responsibilities:
•Strategic planning: Helping the unit be future ready through upskilling/re-skilling of teams, manpower planning, preparing leaders for next roles.
•Act as a trusted HR Advisor and make every effort to empower managers to effectively manage their teams.
•Drives a performance management culture by guiding managers and employees on the subject, supporting the resolution of issues and collaborating with leaders to review operating units to find more optimal ways of organizing the business.
•Drives the talent management program implementation through all business units supported, guiding managers on the key steps.
•Run the talent acquisition process for units supported and participate in the active sourcing for staff.
•Advises line managers on all aspects of the employee life cycle, ensuring relevant compliance to policy and prevalent labor laws and follow through to ensure manager actions are completed within time and communication to employee is sent.
•Helps to build and maintain a strong organizational culture, as well as continuously improving the employee experience.

Requirements: Qualification and Experience
•Minimum degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or another relevant field.
•8+ years in Human resources, with at least 3 in a middle level HR business partnering role.
•A current member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM K) or similar global, reputable HR professional body.

Benefits and Contractual information:
•Full time position
•Must be residing in DRC.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Abigail Moleka at amoleka@caglobalint.com
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Abigail Moleka
Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance


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Job Category308980

Job Reference: AMSR-HRBP-03

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago
Reference No. CE02

Procurement Manager (Commodities / Minerals /Agriculture) – Lusaka, Zambia

Reference Number: CE02


Job Description:
Our valued client in the Agricultural sector is currently seeking a Procurement Manager. Established in 2017, the company has rapidly evolved into a prominent global entity. With a versatile portfolio, they boast extensive expertise in Agri Commodities, metals, and Minerals. Their scope encompasses commodity inputs, logistics, merchandising, processing, and comprehensive supply chain management from origin to destination. Diversifying their business, they actively engage in trading across Agriculture Commodities, Mineral Ores, and Metal Ores.


Responsibilities:
• Sourcing, reviewing, and purchasing commodities.
• Delivery into the Warehouse.
• Exports formalities.
• Road, Rail, and Sea Freight for Inland and Exports through Customs.
• Vendor Evaluation and Rating.
• Organize vendor meets.
• Foster vendor relations.
• Increase sales.
• Manage stock quantities effectively.
• Evaluate, select, and recommend new vendors to management.
• Negotiate favorable prices and terms of purchase to maximize best commodity sourcing practices.
• Build and maintain good relationships with commodities suppliers.
• Study market trends and risks while sourcing and procuring commodities.
• Ensure adherence to project approval budget.
• Ensure procurement of required commodities in the specified quantity and quality within allotted timelines.
• Handle Government Liaising for procurement activities.

Requirements:
• 15 years of relevant experience.
• Recent experience of minerals – Copper, Cobalt, Zinc & Lead procurement in Zambia
• Should be well versed with the culture of the region.


Benefits and Contractual information:
• Travel will be required.

If you wish to apply for the Procurement Manager, please send your CV to Megan Bester at mabester@caglobalint.com
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Megan Bester
Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance


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Job Reference: CE02

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago
Reference No. SR

 

 

 

 

CA Global is currently searching for a dynamic and ambitious 360-degree recruiter who is looking to take the next step into Executive Search / Headhunting. Working with blue chip corporates across Financial Services, FinTech and IT. This position will offer the chance to take your career to the next level in an already established and highly successful organisation.

 

How you benefit:

  • You will become part of an international team; building an African footprint
  • Gain an inside perspective on the functioning of a successful executive search firm
  • Learn from successful and established industry professionals
  • Your success will be driven by high energy levels and a genuine desire to knock-down doors
  • Headhunt scare skilled executives

 

Responsibilities

  • Strategic business development across blue chip organisations in Africa, fee negotiation, planning and prioritising on the recruitment desk (optimal performance)
  • Market research and client mapping
  • Recruiting and Headhunting for key clients.
  • In-depth interviewing of candidates against job and client specifications
  • Recruitment activities in line with company recruitment standards
  • Consistent and disciplined approaches to managing employee relations

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 - 5 years’ recruitment experience/ relatable sales experience
  • Able to provide a track record of successful business development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English – French, Portuguese and Arabic are highly added advantages
  • Driven individual with interpersonal skills

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Partially remote (One week 2 days remote, second week 3 days remote, and repeat) – This is after 1-2 months training fulltime at the office.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to srabsch@caglobalint.com  

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Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager- Banking, Legal, Finance and Insurance

CA Finance Global

 

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Job Reference: SR

Reference No. JABLR-35

Reference Number: JABLR-35

Job Description:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Credit Risk Unit, the credit risk associate will be responsible for performing in-depth credit analyses and making recommendations to Credit Committees based on financial statements and other sources of information for existing and prospective customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the credit and financial strength of credit applicants by performing fundamental credit analysis using both quantitative (Financial Statements, Cash flows, Financial Ratios, Financial projections, Terms and conditions) and qualitative factors including structure of the transactions, compliance and legal documents.
  • Assess the credit and financial strength of credit applicants by performing fundamental credit analysis using both quantitative (Financial Statements, Cash flows, Financial Ratios, Financial projections, Terms and conditions) and qualitative factors including structure of the transactions, compliance and legal documents.
  • Practice due diligence and develop spreadsheets and models to support Risk analysis.
  • Process credit applications and provide recommendations tied to analysis and assessment of credit risk and findings that involve the borrowers ability to repay and highlighting all risk issues pertinent to the credit decision. Determine in depth the degree of each type of risk involved and justify risk recommendations.
  • Give initial feedback on prospective and existing customer requests to deal team.
  • Undertake detailed credit research into countries, economic, industry/sectors, individual borrowers/counterparties using financial and non-financial sources including access to Fitch solutions, S&P, EIU, and Moody's credit lens systems.
  • Perform regular stress tests and scenarios analysis to assess the impact on BADEA's loan portfolio and assist in proving the required information and data for the risk reports that are presented to the risk committee every quarter.
  • Monitor breaches of BADEA's RMF, conduct analysis, provide conclusions and recommendations.
  • Attend credit committee meetings as appropriate.
  • Undertake other roles and responsibilities as may be assigned by the RMD Director or by the Credit risk Unit Head.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master's degree, preferably, Risk management, Banking, Finance, Economics, Business, or related field
  • Professional certification would be desirable.
  • Financial Services experience including 5 years of a proven credit experience in Banking or Credit Risk Management.
  • Well-developed analytical skills, including an understanding of key financial components with a proven ability in credit risk identification and control.
  • Ability to handle multiple transactions and comply with timely submissions to the credit committee.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of financial statements with sound judgment and strong presentation skills.
  • Solid understanding of Credit Policy and procedures; proactively reviews BADEA policies and procedures to benchmark against transactions and work submitted.
  • Solid organizational skills with ability and willingness to work under pressure and manages time and priorities effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in Arabic and English.
  • Fluency in French would be highly advantageous
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Exposure to Africa, would be an added advantage.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Jamie Adams at jadams@caglobalint.com

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Jamie Adams

Recruitment specialist

CA Finance

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Job Reference: JABLR-35

Reference No. CDTBLRB

Job Description:

 

Our banking client is currently recruiting a Market Risk Associate (Treasury & Credit Ratings), to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

The Market Risk Unit is within the broad mandate of Risk Management Department (RMD) which oversees the implementation of the organizations Risk Management Framework covering Credit Risk (and Credit Administration), Market Risk, and Operational Risk.

 

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Risk Management Department, and the Market Risk Unit Head, the Market Risk Associate will have the following responsibilities:

 

  • Ongoing monitoring of the company’s business processes and financial profile to identify any changes that might have an impact on their credit rating and recommending the necessary responses.
  • Ongoing liaison with international rating agencies and the main point of contact for all matters related to the company’s external credit ratings
  • Collect all required information from different departments of the organization and accurately complete all rating models and provide any other information required by rating agencies.
  • Develop and update internal data models linked to the external rating agency models to ensure accurate, faster and efficient rating/review processes.
  • Liaise with external consultants involved in the credit rating process.
  • Contribute towards internal and external initiatives to improve their own internal credit ratings for beneficiary entities, projects and countries to better measure and manage their credit risk
  • Support the mark to market process by ensuring that the MTM sources are updated and reflective of market rates/prices.
  • Assist in providing opinions for the risk profile of new products within trading and investment books.
  • Conduct scenario analysis to evaluate the potential impacts of various market events on their portfolio, providing insights and recommendations for risk mitigation
  • Prepare accurate and timely market risk reports and carry out market analysis and articulate the short-term view about their market risk profile.
  • Assist the market risk unit head in preparing the risk reports to the ALCO, Investment Committee, and the Board Risk Committee, highlighting key risk exposures, findings, and recommended actions.
  • Ensure compliance with the RMF requirements in terms of liquidity and treasury transactions and internal risk management policies and procedures.
  • Stay updated with market trends, industry developments.
  • Conduct regular and periodic Value at Risk (VAR) analysis related to the investments portfolio to measure the market risk exposures and to guide the internal operational decision-making.
  • Ongoing compliance monitoring and risk reporting of treasury/investments activities, market and counterparty credit risk exposures, and the provision of related treasury risk expertise in support of the overall risk management activities of BADEA.
  • Maintain an updated approved lists of counterparties and limits for depository banks, brokers, futures counterparties, etc.
  • Review of proposed investment/divestment/reallocation and other decisions/proposals   from   the   Investments   department   prior   to   their submission to the Investment Committee.
  • Attend to the external auditors requests during their mission to the company as appropriate
  • Review of investment managers periodic reports and advising on their overall performance in managing the assets and complying with applicable investment guidelines
  • Analyse and advise on complex or recurrent issues
  • investments and liquidity portfolios such as the costs and valuation of derivative contracts, calculation, and analysis of Potential Future exposure (PFE), etc.
  • Keep abreast of developments on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their impacts on reporting in financial statements, especially in relation to complex financial instruments where applicable.
  • ALM - Verification and ongoing monitoring of the matching between the financial terms of the banks assets and liabilities to maintain market risk within the banks risk appetite statement
  • Working with financial data providers to collect and analyse all market data necessary for portfolios valuation, counterparties credit profile assessments, and other treasury data needs.
  • Maintain approved lists of ISDA, ISMA, depository banks, brokers, and futures counterparties.
  • Review and maintain up-to-date Treasury Risk Management operational procedures, propose new controls and optimized processes.
  • Participate to the negotiation and review of clauses in ISDA/CSA and GMRA agreements to ensure an adequate legal framework for treasury operations.
  • Contribute to the implementation of treasury risk measures or activity dashboards needed to be in line with industry standards, best practices, audit, and rating agencies requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the market risk unit head.

 

Requirements:

  • Hold at least a Masters degree or its equivalent (another post graduate qualification) in Business Administration, Finance, Banking or related field.
  • Familiarity with the credit rating methodologies of international rating agencies (Moodys, Fitch and S&P) preferably with prior working knowledge/experience in the same.
  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts.
  • Ability to deal with large volumes of data, proficiency with figures and the ability to maintain accuracy and be detail oriented while complying with deadlines.
  • Strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills. Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions will be required.
  • Professional certification in Risk and/or Finance such as Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Professional Risk Manager (PRM), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) will be an advantage.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in International Financial Institutions or Investment Banks, with a large scope of treasury, fixed income activities, credit analysis and market risk assessment. Working experience in Fixed Income and Derivatives front-office, middle- office or risk management departments will be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English (required), Arabic (strong advantage), and French (desired).
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, is customer-oriented, and demonstrates excellent presentation skills in front of internal and external audiences.
  • Experience in using Bloomberg, Reuters, as well as a knowledge of programming or database languages like Excel VBA, SQL, R, Python or C++ would be an advantage.
  • Solid quantitative background, extensive analytical skills, and ability to efficiently solve problems independently and proactively.
  • Well-organized with a proven ability to solve problems independently with a strong sense of personal ownership and a focus on timelines & results.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a multicultural team. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of financial and/or risk reporting. Ability to cope under pressure with strong planning and organization skills.

 

 

 

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

 

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.

 

Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job Reference: CDTBLRB

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