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Reference No. LJ-SR-0011

The Collections Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the entire collections process and staff of Uganda. This will include the management of and reporting on both early and late-stage collections to ensure accurate processing and collections of payments, within targeted and budgeted requirements as well as providing leadership and guidance to all collections staff.

 

Key Deliverables of the Collections Manager 

Ensure monthly collections remain at an acceptable group level:

  • Ensure all payments from employers are obtained each month and follow up with UCLA and, where applicable, follow up with the employer, on any outstanding payments.
  • Ensure MOU’s are in place for all approved employers prior to entering into any loan agreements, where applicable, and the reservations of loans are obtained where required.
  • Payroll collections to be improved to and maintained above 95%.
  • Second-tier debit order platform collections to be improved to levels above 50% on a consistent basis.
  • Strive to improve arrears to levels below 3%.
  • Strive to improve provision levels below 5%.
  • Ensure the correct collections strategies and campaigns for early and late stage collections are implemented to maintain loan book provisions at the agreed rate.
  • Ensure failed collections are analyzed and categorised timeously and appropriate actions to collect are put in place and followed through by the Collections Team.
  • Source, contract and supervise all internal and external collections partners, such as credit bureaus, external collections agents and trace partners, as well as legal partners.
  • Ensure that all uncollectable debt is appropriately motivated and timeously written off, based on standing company policies and industry regulations, after all efforts to collect outstanding amounts has failed.
  • Support the Chief Executive Officer, Regional Collections Manager and Head of Credit & Risk in interpreting failed collections and arrears information and in the implementation of corrective actions to recover losses and prevent future occurrences.
  • Adhere to all company and collections Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”).

 

Relationship management:

  • Ensure that sound relationships are created and maintained with key staff and management at the payrolls of all Government Ministries, UMRA Departments and Agencies (“MDAs”) and private entities which Access deals with, as well as with external service providers (UCLA).
  • Ensure that the names, contact numbers and details of all interactions are documented, indexed and preserved.
  • Ensure that relationships are structured to ensure that there is a high level of redundancy (back up) through ensuring that the relationships exist across a broad set of Access staff members.

 

Arrears category management:

  • Ensure that all categories of arrears are equitably and timeously monitored, managed and reported on, and that the data, process and results are well documented, indexed and preserved.

 

Reporting:

  • Ensure that all relevant performance and management data is timeously and accurately collected, collated, analysed and disseminated.
  • Compile the daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hoc collections reports to be presented during the monthly Exco and other forums.
  • Prepare reports and presentations as required by Executive Management and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the availability of timeous, accurate and correctly presented information to support business decision making.

 

Management of collections staff:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training to develop personnel and ensure the transference of skills and efficient achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that all collections staff receive regular, documented coaching sessions.
  • Ensure that all collections staff are adequately trained and skilled to ensure quality collection strategies and client service.
  • Ensure that each staff member is monitored and managed daily against an agreed upon set of measures and that the process and results are well documented, indexed and preserved.
  • Reconciliation of the “Expected vs Collected”, ensuring payments are followed up timeously.
  • Management of overpayment and underpayments from Private Payroll Payments and Government Payments (Votes).
  • Management of the AR clearing account ensuring that outstanding balances match the Employer Control Account and all payments received in the bank are identified and cleared timeously.
  • Maintain fluency in product knowledge, the loans management system and collections procedures necessary to carry out collections processes and conduct client interviews.
  • Recommend and develop strategies for improving the operations of the department

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (such as a B Com Degree) is preferred.
  • Preference will also be given to candidates with applicable certificates in Collections and Credit Management.

 

Experience / Background Preference

  • The company will only look at candidates who have no less than FIVE years relevant, working experience of which at least two should have been in a similar role.
  • Government payroll and/or other payroll loan collections experience is essential.
  • Ugandan Microlending or related financial services experience is essential.
  •  Knowledge of Uganda laws relating to financial services, particularly with regard to Microlending is essential.
  • A strong command of English, both written and verbal is a requirement of the job.
  • A valid Driver’s License coupled with driving experience is a requirement of the role.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential.

 

Key Competencies

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following ability:

  • Self-assurance and a confident manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proven people management and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Established negotiation skills.
  • Strong presentation 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.
  • 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.

 

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

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

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist

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: LJ-SR-0011

Reference No. 24 05 24

 

Job Description:

Our client, a mid-cap mining company, seeks a dynamic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead the financial strategy for its South African Group of Companies. The CFO will oversee financial planning, reporting, and compliance, drive cost-saving initiatives, manage stakeholder relationships, and support the MD and Group CFO in strategic financial decisions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and execute the Company’s financial strategy.
  • Assisting and advising the MD to develop financial plans and provide financial direction.
  • Responsible for the ongoing development and monitoring of the financial system
  • Identify and investigate fundraising strategies and investment opportunities and managing mergers and acquisitions.
  • Supervise and manage the Financial Manager (SA Operations)
  • Review quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Plan, implement and manage the Company’s annual financial reports.
  • Manage Accounting procedures.
  • Manage and review the company budget.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with stakeholders including clients, investors, and regulatory officials.
  • Part of the SA management and operational teams.
  • Adhere and ensure statutory compliance with International and Local regulations as well as Accounting and Financial regulations.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement and Cost Savings Initiatives
  • Liaise with the Group CFO

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum of 10 Years’ experience; preferably in a Mining or Manufacturing environment; with at least 5 years in a senior Finance role.
  • Qualified CA-SA.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management.
  • Practical knowledge of IFRS, VAT, and Income Tax Act.
  • Master of Business Administration Degree would be advantageous.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Competitive remuneration with Performance Incentives
  • Permanent employment opportunity
  • Opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking leadership team

 

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

 

Mitch Wernich

Managing Lead

CA Mining

 

CA Mining 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 Category309001

Job Reference: 24 05 24

Reference No. LJ - SR - 0010

The General Manager (GM) will be instrumental in the daily operations of the business in Uganda, working closely with the CEO to steer the company towards its strategic and annual goals. The role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, including overseeing product and systems knowledge, managing deal inflows and processing, ensuring effective collections functions, and maintaining operational management..

 

Key Deliverables of the General Manager

Product and systems knowledge:

  • Ensure full understanding of the businesses operating systems and applications and become the custodian of Access’s product and systems knowledge.
  • Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained and updated in terms of product and system knowledge.

 

Deal inflows and processing:

  • Ensure that all relevant staff are appropriately trained on the deal origination processes.
  • Ensure that all client applications and deals received per branch and per agent are appropriately logged and that volumes and speed of processing is regularly monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that deal turnaround time from receipt to disbursement is appropriately monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that all deals are loaded onto PSM with correct instalments and terms recorded prior to disbursement.
  • Facilitate the audit of all deals received to ensure compliance and to ensure zero tolerance for audit errors.
  • Ensure that all consolidation deals are recorded, cheques are collected and deposited to the respective supplier’s accounts, third party settlement letters are prepared, applicable third-party uploads are cancelled before disbursement of the balance of the application and turnaround time herein is closely monitored and managed.
  • Ensure that bank letters for disbursements are prepared, signed and delivered to all banks on time and whenever there is a delay liaise with the service centres to avoid clients calling in enquiring about their money.

 

Collections functions:

  • Maintain overall responsibility for effective management of the entire credit control function.
  • Daily monitoring and management of credit control activities and results.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting on collections results

 

Operational management:

  • Maintain overall responsibility for the entire back office team and their respective functions.
  • Operationally monitor internal and external customer service levels, in consultation with any identified internal and external stakeholders.
  • Recommend strategies for improving operations of the department.
  • Maintain ongoing and updated knowledge of all Standard Operating Procedures (“SOPs”) and become the custodian thereof.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports including overseeing monthly internal audit reports.
  • Arrange management meetings and provide input to steer the business towards achieving its objectives.
  • Maintain responsibility for management of the company’s assets, including motor vehicles and computer equipment.
  • Track pool car usage, expiry date for tax clearances and insurances and ensure that the vehicles are serviced and road worthy at all times.
  • Maintain control and oversight over all creditors’ payments.

 

Staff management:

  • Conduct staff training from time to time and provide ongoing support.
  • Management of the performance of all members of your team, including drafting, monitoring and evaluating key performance indicators for each role within the team.
  • Aligned with this, you will also be responsible for regular assessment of individual performance, including formal performance appraisals and management of poor performance.

 

IT and physical environment:

  • Maintain responsibility for all IT functions and the physical environment within the business, in consultation with Group IT.
  • Identify and attend to any queries on the system timeously.

 

Provide support to CEO:

  • Provide operational support to the CEO, as may be required from time to time, in addition to the aforementioned functions and responsibilities.
  • Fulfil the role of CEO role in cases where the CEO is unavailable, on leave or incapacitated.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Background Preference

  • A relevant tertiary qualification is essential.
  • A post graduate qualification will be advantageous.
  • The company will only look at candidates who have no less than five to ten years relevant, working experience.
  • Extensive experience in the financial services sector is essential.
  • Experience in the Microfinance industry will be advantageous.
  • Previous exposure to Africa will be highly advantageous.
  • Solid management, accounting and legal skills are essential.
  • Previous Collections experience will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Uganda and general Microfinance laws relating to financial services, particularly with regard to Microlending is essential.
  • A strong command of English, both written and verbal is a requirement of the job.

 

Key Competencies:

  • Determination to win and be the best.
  • Extraordinary and proven people management and leadership skills, preferably with people from different cultures and countries.
  • Above average EQ and substantial experience in the leadership of teams.
  • Self-assurance and a confident manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to engage with clients at the highest level of decision-making.
  • The ability to influence and persuade others.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
  • Established negotiation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • A self-starter who is proactive, shows initiative, displays high levels of self-motivation and assumes responsibility for projects.
  • Proven ability to operate independently and exercise significant latitude for independent judgment, discretion and action.
  • Strong time management skills – the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict time frames within a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy levels.
  • Strict 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.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Be alert to changing situations, show flexibility in approach, adaptability in difficult circumstances and continuously strive to achieve meaningful results.

 

Location:

  • Kampala, Uganda

 

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 Specialist

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJ - SR - 0010

Reference No. CDTBLAS

Job Description:

Our leading DFI client is currently recruiting an Associate, Syndications. The incumbent will provide support in AFC’s mobilization efforts through the entire execution process of syndication mandates. The job holder shall also be involved in deal origination, investor/lenders engagement, execution and through to internal approval and financial close. The key areas of responsibilities are: market & clients research, due diligence, financial models development, credit and financial analysis, presentation and syndication marketing materials writing, business performance tracking and reporting, and investment approval documentation.

 

Responsibilities:

Strategy

  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategy and business development plan for the business unit.

 

Market Research

  • Conduct industry and bank market research and pricing data analysis, including secondary market pricing; prepare regular pricing reports for syndicated deals in various regional markets
  • Undertake research and analysis on prospective transactions, clients, investors, companies and industries to identify financial trends , potential deals and target investors/lenders.
  • Assist with all due diligence related activities as required.

 

Loan Syndication

  • Lead, working with senior Syndications staff, in managing syndicated loans throughout the syndication process from origination to financial close
  • Development of pitch book, presentations and proposals to potential clients for syndicated Mandated Lead Arranger (MLA) roles.
  • Drafting of syndication materials including, Mandate letter, Teasers and PIM
  • Conducting deal specific market soundings and development of lists of prospective investors/banks for syndicated deals.
  • Coordinating and managing all transaction-related Q&A / due diligence questions from investors/lenders
  • Assist with negotiating commercial and legal documentaion for syndicated loans
  • Setting up, managing and maintaining data sites for syndicated transactions
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with counterparts in investment departments, treasury departments, legal, financial operations, and with external investors
  • Maintain and proactively update the database of syndication pipeline deals and syndication loan portfolio
  • Managing and coordinating the Interface between lenders/investors and lender's counsel/consultants for syndicated deals.
  • Lead and actively participate in any syndication and/or other related initiatives within the Corporation.
  • Actively assist in the negotionations, queries, placement, and binding of insurance related policies and/or activities.
  • Ensure compliance with the Corporation’s credit policies to minimize the incidence of bad and/ or non-performing loans.

 

Financial Modelling

  • Developing and/or interpreting financial models , including conducting of the relevant financial analysis and risk assessment on projects being contemplated by AFC.

 

Deal Origination, Appraisal and Execution Support

  • Conduct KYC, credit checks and/or other required due diligence on prospective counterparties and/or projects.
  • Review and ability to undertake an assessment on the sponsors, economic and financial information for new transactions.
  • Preparation of transactions related documents including Mandate letters , investment Memorandums, engagement letters, proposals, term sheets etc.) for Syndication transactions being contemplated by AFC.
  • Evaluation of the feasibility of infrastructure projects including the ability to construct and evaluate detailed cash flow projections using excel for project-finance type transactions
  • Develop and/or interpret financial models, financial analysis of corporates, commodity trading firms and banks and risk assessment) for projects being contemplated by AFC.
  • Provide required input for negotiating risk fees and to appropriately price transactions.
  • Provide support to the team as required.

 

Relationship Management

  • Liaise with other relevant units within the Corporation such as Finance, Legal and Investments in the review of legal documents and due diligence in order to achieve successful marketability and closure of transactions.
  • Develop and maintain solid professional relationships with existing and potential clients in financial institutions, corporates, commodity firms, investors and other key stakeholders.

 

Market Intelligence and specialist knowledge

  • Develop and regularly update the syndication unit’s pitch book/ brochure
  • Keep abreast of external trends and developments relating to syndication loans and DCM.
  • Develop a quarterly bulletin as a means of keeping the organization aware / informed of the external market trends and the syndication unit activities.
  • Provide support during all phases of develoing new syndication product(s) and other new debt mobilization initiatives.

Ad-Hoc

  • Carry out additional ad-hoc duties from time to time

 

Competencies

Skills:

  • Proven experience in managing syndicated loans.
  • Excellent knowledge of project finance,corporate and the Financial Institutions sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of structuring and execution of transactions.
  • Sound relationship management skills.
  • Strong business networks across Africa and/or globally
  • Excellent financial modelling and valuation skills.
  • Superior business communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Commitment to staying up to date on industry issues.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to details and work quality
  • Experience and knowledge of dealings with International Financial institutions.
  • Deep knowledge of environmental and social issues in deal origination and execution. Attributes
  • Business development mindset with a wide network of contacts and relationships with entrepreneurs, banking and development finance institutions, private equity and corporates with a focus on infrastructure development in Africa.
  • Strong team work mindset, and able to work seamlessly with staff across the organization. Willingness to support other staff to achieve corporate goals.
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to show initiative, shoulder responsibility and be proactive and to work with limited supervision.
  • Charismatic, outgoing, engaging personality. Confident but humble with exceptional work ethic, drive and leadership.
  • High level of creativity and capacity to develop innovative ideas or work with other team members of build up transaction ideas for onward marketing to clients
  • Ability to manage multiple business priorities within a regularly changing landscape.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines regularly

 

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Mobilization Amount
  • Syndication Fee Income/revenue-generation
  • Quality of syndication marketing materials, investment memos and research reports

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A strong first degree in finance/ engineering/economics from a recognised university
  • Relevant advanced degree e.g. Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Investment or a related field of study is an added advantage
  • Relevant certifications related to finance is an added advantage Experience
  • 5-8 years cognate and deep experience in deal structuring and loan syndication
  • Proven track record of loan syndication experience in an international organisation.
  • Operational / back office experience will be an advantage Language
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English is mandatory..
  • A good command of French, and/or one or more other regional languages would be a major advantage. Others
  • Willingness to travel “out-of-station” with minimal prior notice

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

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

 

Closing Date: Thursday 26th of May 2024

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

cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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: CDTBLAS

Reference No. CEBLR18

Reference Number: CEBLR18

 

Job Description:

The Finance Manager occupies a critical leadership role within the organization, steering the strategic financial management and ensuring robust compliance with fiscal regulations and donor requirements. This position is pivotal in fostering financial integrity, transparency, and accountability across all levels of the organization. The manager provides leadership in financial planning and reporting, directly supporting organizational growth and sustainability. this role is also instrumental in enhancing donor relations, ensuring compliance, and optimizing project funding and execution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Financial Leadership:
    • Develop and oversee the organization’s financial strategy, ensuring alignment with broader organizational goals.
    • Lead the development and implementation of sophisticated financial management systems, procedures, and controls to uphold accuracy and compliance.
    • Lead the annual budgeting process, collaborating with the executive leadership to forecast and plan for long-term financial health.
  • Budget Management:
    • Lead the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the executive team.
    • Monitor budget performance and provide regular financial forecasts.
    • Analyze financial data and trends to support strategic decision-making.
    • Collaborate with relevant departments to ensure adherence to budgetary guidelines.
  • Bank and Cash Flow Optimization:
    • Oversee treasury functions, optimizing banking operations and cash management to support organizational liquidity and investment strategies.
    • Design and implement advanced cash flow forecasting models to inform strategic planning and operational adjustments.
  • Comprehensive Financial and Grant Reporting:
    • Oversee the preparation of detailed financial reports, including but not limited to, balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow analyses, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
    • Oversee grant financial management, ensuring meticulous adherence to donor conditions, optimizing fund utilization, and leading grant reporting and documentation.
  • Payroll and Human Capital Investment:
    • Oversee a holistic payroll strategy that aligns with organizational values, ensuring timely and accurate compensation while maintaining compliance with tax regulations.
    • Leverage payroll data to inform strategic human capital investments and organizational development initiatives.
    • Vendor and Supplier Management
    • Cultivate strategic partnerships with vendors and suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and ensuring mutual alignment with organizational objectives.
    • Implement evaluation processes to ensure vendor performance and value alignment.
  • Compliance and Risk Management:
    • Lead organizational efforts to ensure strict compliance with all relevant financial and operational regulations across jurisdictions.
    • Design and implement a dynamic risk management framework tailored to the unique needs and challenges of the organization, identifying and mitigating potential financial risks.
  • Audit and Controls:
    • Coordinate comprehensive internal and external audit activities, fostering an environment of financial integrity and accountability.
    • Develop and enforce internal controls to protect organizational assets ensure the accuracy of financial data and prevent fraud.
  • Stakeholder Communication:
    • Serve as the primary financial liaison to donors, funding agencies, and partners, cultivating relationships that support the organizations strategic goals.
    • Drive internal financial communication and training, enhancing financial literacy and capacity across the organization.
  • Training and Capacity Building:
    • Identify and address financial management and grants administration capacity gaps within the organization.
    • Champion the development and delivery of training programs to build financial literacy and competency across the organization.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. Professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CFA) highly preferred.
  • Extensive experience in senior financial leadership roles, with a proven track record in financial strategy, grants management, and organizational development.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial regulations, grant compliance, and best practices in nonprofit financial management.
  • Expertise in financial software and advanced proficiency in data analysis tools.
  • Exceptional analytical, strategic thinking, and communication skills, with the ability to influence decision-making and lead organizational change.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a commitment to developing teams and fostering a collaborative, results-oriented work environment.
  • Experience working in a multicultural, geographically dispersed team environment, with a strong ability to manage remotely and drive initiatives forward in a dynamic setting.

 

Benefits:

  • Fully Remote Position

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: CEBLR18

Reference No. SFBLR40

Reference Number: SFBLR40

Responsibilities: 

  • The position holder will primarily manage own portfolio of FI and Sovereign clients in the Anglophone West Africa region and assist the Senior Manager Trade Finance, FIs & Sovereigns in the structuring and execution of trade finance transactions as required. The job holder will also work closely with the AFTRAF team and ensure alignment and coordination when setting limits for FIs in order to satisfy the needs of both portfolios.
  • Prepare the marketing plan for Financial Institutions & Sovereigns derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan.
  • Implement various strategies for entering various trade finance markets in Africa.
  • Coordinate with trade finance, trade services and client coverage teams, together with other business units to acquire new trade clients by matching Afreximbank credit appetite with a healthy credit risk level.
  • Assess the transactions, which are eligible under the Bank’s Policies, (i) design the suitable structured transactions for banks, corporates and Sovereigns for and (ii) identification of risks related to these transactions, with mitigations factors.
  • Structuring transactions, developing and negotiating term sheets to be shared with the Deal Team before sending to the customer for execution.
  • Lead pitches for new business alongside Client Relations and respond to RFPs from FIs as applicable.
  • Acquire new clients and maximize utilization of approved limits in line with Afreximbank’s business strategy, achieve revenue targets and trade asset targets and push for trade utilization on target amounts.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, covering all aspects of international trade finance.
  • Developing, marketing and managing Afreximbank’s programmes and facilities as applicable to job holder’s portfolio.
  • Design schemes and roadshows for establishing market presence with emphasis on broadening the geographic scope of the Bank’s activities.
  • Manage own trade finance portfolio, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time.
  • Review / Prepare the Pre-Assessment Memo (PAM) of transactions and in liaison with CLRE present to the Pre-Assessment Committee (PAC) for approval.
  • Address issues raised by the PAC’s members on the proposed transaction before any submission to the Credit Assessment (CRAS) Department for consideration Committee (CRECO).
  • Supporting the credit department with information to facilitate the credit process and the legal department in the facilitation of transaction documentation.
  • In line with the above, liaise with the Banking Operations department to ensure that once approval is obtained, disbursement is done within the required timelines and that the portfolio is managed according to the terms of the agreement and to the client’s satisfaction, until expiry of the same.
  • Develop relationships with major financial institutions operating in the trade finance market in Africa, including international banks, African financial institutions (trade finance intermediaries) and corporates.
  • Be a centre of product expertise and point of contact within the bank.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by line manager and Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • First and Postgraduate degrees in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University.
  • A professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance will be an added advantage.
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and therefore knowledge of the workings of the main segments of the trade finance market and the participants in major regions of Africa.
  • Must understand international trade and trade finance rules, including International Chamber of Commerce Rules of international trade (UCP, URDG, etc.).
  • Ability to meet senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and win their confidence that the specialist’s products will meet the needs of these parties.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products. The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade and commodity finance products.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank’s objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Abuja for the opportunity.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Scott Fraser at sfraser@caglobalint.com

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

Scott Fraser

Recruitment Manager | Africa & Global

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: SFBLR40

Reference No. CEBLR17

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: CEBLR17

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • The role is expected to support the Bank’s mission of “stimulating a consistent expansion and diversification of African trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first class, profit oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African trade matters” by assisting in coordinating the management and organisation of Bank events in a manner that is cost effective and consistent with the Bank’s image and mandate.
  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of strategies and plans to support the Bank’s outreach through the use of events to promote Bank mandate and activities. The jobholder functions as a key part of the Bank’s Communications and Events Management team, ensuring effective communication of the Bank’s message through the use of Bank-organised activities which promote the mandate and project the Bank’s brand image.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Bank’s communications strategy and plan, ensuring integration with the Bank’s Strategic Plan and Annual Business Plans using all appropriate channels. As part of this process, the job holder gives particular focus to events and activities planned by the Bank - in its HQ, branches or abroad -- by coordinating planning and ensuring that deadlines and budgets are met
  • Ensure timely implementation of activities related to the Bank’s event management strategy to give visibility to Bank-organised events in order to promote the Bank’s mandate and brand
  • Provide support for the management of events organized by the Bank, including coordinating and liaising with event management agencies engaged by the Bank
  • Manage staff and agency personnel retained by the Bank for event coordination activities; (ensures events personnel are coordinated and deliver in accordance to set plan)
  • Coordinate details of Bank events, including and not limited to, selection of venues, negotiation of rates/costs, allocation of rooms to various categories of guests, coordination with hotel management and signing of contracts in collaboration with Event leadership.
  • Handles selection of local suppliers in case of events outside HQ and determines responsibilities in collaboration with other concerned offices. 
  • In partnership with ADMI/Travel/Protocol team, handles coordination of guest logistics including transportation, Protocol, Meet/Greet services to VIPs and ensures all VIP facilitations are granted.  Communicates with speakers/bank visitors to allocate air tickets/hotels/transport arrangements/VIP Lounges and all necessary logistics. 
  • Coordinates with hotels/restaurants on catering arrangements during events as program dictates including selection of suitable restaurants and menus that are fit for occasion and guests.  Coordinating with host country counterparts regularly ensuring bank requirements are met. 
  • Coordinating with finance/sales departments at hotels/restaurants to finalize payments, in parallel coordination with Afreximbank finance department to ensure payments are being conducted on timely basis.  Review of all bills and receipts to ensure all in order and approves final bill of entire event. 
  • Attends to any inquiries from any vendor or guest in relation to above services.
  • Calculate budgets related to events logistics; in addition to compilation of COEV Department Budget
  • Supports virtual events in the field of digital coordination and logistics.  This entails close coordination with retained agency, bank departments, staff, guests, speakers engagement, gift procurement, and assistance in coordination and scheduling of pre-event dry runs.  This also includes coordination of invitation, choice of platforms, messaging, recording, edits, videos review, etc.
  • Coordinates events entertainment in accordance to events circumstances and theme;
  • Analyze event performance and prepare post-event reports; and
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

 

  • First degree in Event Management, Mass Communication, Journalism, or related discipline and a post graduate degree in the same or related fields from a recognized University
  • Sound experience of at least 8 years with a leading organisation, preferably international, and demonstrated experience in event management
  • Proven practical experience as an events management professional
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages (French, Arabic and Portuguese) is an added advantage
  • Familiarity with functions and operating modalities of financial service institutions will be a clear advantage
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting and good knowledge of the African continent
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives; and
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to build and nurture relationships with internal and external counterparties to attain goals
  • Ability to negotiate with international vendors and reach settlements favoring the Bank’s budget, culture, etc.

 

Contractual information:
 

  • Permanent
  • Willing and able to relocate to Egypt for the opportunity
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply

 

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

cebrahim@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

Finance, Fintech & IT

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: CEBLR17

Reference No. LJ-SR- 007

The Finance Manager will lead the financial department, ensuring compliance with both company best practices and legislative requirements. This role plays a critical part in developing and executing the financial strategy, managing the country finance team, and ensuring accurate accounting and reporting practices.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in the development of the clients Angola’s growth strategy to ensure profitability - including gross profit margins, exchange rates, etc.
  • Manage the country finance team to maximize the department’s utputs.
  • Structure and clarify roles, responsibilities and standards of performance for team members.
  • Ensure accurate accounting and reporting in line with Angolan GAAP requirements.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of all taxes and full compliance with tax regulations.
  • Manage an effective in-country treasury function aligned with central standards and procedures.
  • Make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets & financial control functions.
  • Ensure alignment with the company’s centralized processes, procedures and systems.
  • Prepare annual budgets for approval.
  • Manage the import function.
  • Monitor and manage cost and prepare monthly variance analysis for presentation to management.
  • Keep abreast of changes and ensure compliance to Angola’s financial regulations and legislation, especially regarding foreign exchange policies, repatriation of funds and relevant tax systems and tax or investment benefits or opportunities.
  • Ad hoc tasks

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Certified Accountant by the Board of Accountants (OCPCA)
  • 4 years’ experience in financial management (including 2 years in a senior managerial role)
  • Highly skilled in Angolan Tax Legislation (Corporate Income Tax, VAT, Withholding tax, etc)
  • Computer literacy: Intermediate level - Excel advanced
  • Willingness to travel within and outside Angola.
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English communication skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Angolan Citizen
  • Competencies required: Honesty, Passion & Resourcefulness; Leadership; Communication; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving; Decision making; Build and maintain healthy business relationships.

 

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

 

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

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist       

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJ-SR- 007

Reference No. LJBLR-CLRE-001

 

 

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: LJBLR-CLRE-001

 

Nature & Scope:

 

The position holder will also be required to identify the Bank’s key/core customers in each region by sector and draw up Account Management Plans for the purpose of maximizing cross selling of the Bank’s products and services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implements client coverage for a given portfolio of clients with deliberate cultivation based on proactive individualized plans.  These plans would be developed in coordination with the product teams and should be designed to increase client engagement;
  • Implements regional service coverage for provision of an impeccable client service to each client or government organization.  This includes timely turn around in terms of responses to client inquiries;
  • Works with other deal team members across the Bank’s products and geographies to ensure timely transaction processing;
  • Generate bankable leads through anticipating customer needs and finding out what information, products or services the customer requires to meet his/her needs, providing clear, accurate and relevant information;
  • Ensuring a strong working knowledge of client portfolios / products with the Bank;
  • Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
  • Producing call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarising any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members;
  • Sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
  • Undertaking commercial negotiations;
  • Managing new business pitches;
  • Compliance with legal requirements, industry regulations, organisational policies and professional codes;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans derived from the Bank’s Strategic Plan for Management’s Approval;
  • Preparing new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region, Product teams and Head Office and making recommendations on the same to the Regional Chief Operating Officer and Director, Client Relations;
  • Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
  • Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management from time to time.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Business, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Sound experience of at least 6 years with a leading financial services organisation and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these work;
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments and to represent the Bank in important professional fora where oral presentation of papers will be necessary to high level technical and professional audiences;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & French. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals; and
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Yaounde, Cameroon.
  • Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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

 

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

 

Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist – Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: LJBLR-CLRE-001

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: AMCDT04

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 Reference: SRLJ – SFA - 001