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Reference No. SR-HC&R-001

Job Description:

Our client is seeking to employ a Head of Credit & Risk to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.  The role involves comprehensive oversight and accountability for Group Credit & Risk Policies. This encompasses activities such as drafting, recommending, amending, updating, and implementing changes to credit, risk, and collections strategies to align with evolving business needs while balancing risk perceptions. Additionally, the responsibilities include monitoring legislative compliance across all operational countries, supporting senior management and boards of directors to ensure adherence to applicable laws, and minimizing collection risks through targeted interventions. The incumbent is tasked with staying informed about regional, international, and market segment risks that could impact payment and collections performance and taking preventive actions. The position also involves conducting periodic reviews of historical collections data, making recommendations for policy adjustments, and actively contributing to the ongoing development and enhancement of the Group's collections platforms and systems. Furthermore, the role requires the development, maintenance, and ownership of risk models, with a focus on motivating and influencing collections teams at regional and country levels to achieve specified performance levels, thereby acting as a crucial link between senior and local management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and guide central and regional collection teams to achieve and maintain a collections rate as budgeted.
  • Provide appropriate budget inputs to setting of these collections rates and targets.
  • Ensure the correct collections strategies are defined and implemented across all countries and silos to maintain loan book impairments within budgeted rates.
  • Be the custodian of all policies and procedures relating to credit granting, collections and general business conduct to ensure compliance to the legislation and corporate governance.
  • Maintain responsibility for the recruitment, retention and performance management of all collections personnel across the Group and ensure the collections team are adequately staffed and incentivised to deliver the expected results.
  • Source, contract and supervise all collections, trace and legal partners to ensure efficient external collections.
  • Ensure the availability of timeous, accurate and correctly presented information to support business decision making.
  • Maintain responsibility for the following Divisions:
    • Payment Solutions.
    • Later stage and off payroll collections.
    • Early-stage collections from source.
    • External Debt Collectors (“EDCs”) and Legal Associates.
  • Assist with the design and development of the collections and reporting utilities of the Group’s debtors’ management system, aimed at extracting maximum value from same. This will include developing and maintaining scoring models for different products in each country, and continually analysing the results of same in order to optimize outcomes.
  • Periodically review the credit policies and procedures at both a group and country level and propose necessary amendments to ensure that they remain relevant and provide the Group’s companies with the optimal balance between risk and business volumes.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skills

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (such as a B Com or B Com Law Degree) is highly preferred.
  • Our client will only look at candidates who have no less than TEN years’ relevant, working experience in a similar role or a similar organisation.
  • Previous experience within Financial Services is essential.
  • Previous experience within the Microfinance industry will be advantageous.
  • Extensive experience in developing workflows and scoring models is essential.
  • Extensive experience in data analytics and risk modelling is essential.
  • A working understanding of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is essential.
  • Previous collections experience is essential. The successful candidate will have worked in a collections department.
  • Candidates with a legal background will receive preference. Please note that we are not looking for an admitted attorney. We require someone who understands the legal side of collections and who understands compliance.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have collections experience in multi-national African Countries.
  •  A strong command of English, both written and verbal, is a requirement of the job.

 

 

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

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Shearidan Rabsch

Recruitment Manager – Banking and Finance

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: SR-HC&R-001

Southern Africa#Eastern Africa
Posted 4 months ago
Reference No. MBJA01

Operations Manager (FMCG/ Manufacturing /Budget Management) –Maputo, Mozambique

Reference Number: MBJA01

Job Description:

Our valued client, a prominent player in the food processing industry since its establishment in 1991, seeks an Operations Manager. Based in Singapore, this organization is a key player in Asia's leading agribusiness group and holds a prominent position among the largest listed companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalization. In the role of Operations Manager, you will oversee all facets of the site's operations, ensuring alignment with customer requirements. This includes managing personnel, products, equipment, and storage facilities to uphold the proper administration and execution of deliveries, collections, and product safekeeping. Compliance with agreed service levels, quality specifications, and health and safety regulations are paramount in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of the site's operations in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Managing people, products, equipment, and storage facilities to ensure that all deliveries, collections, and safekeeping of products.
  • Making sure products are properly administered and executed in compliance with agreed service levels, quality specifications, and health and safety regulations.
  • Manage truck turn-around times, ensuring efficiency in logistics.
  • Prioritize safe loading/off-loading of vehicles, emphasizing clean operations and spillage prevention.
  • Promptly report deviations and significant events to maintain operational integrity.
  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain Manager for raw materials, ensuring ample storage space.
  • Guarantee a consistent product supply for uninterrupted production processes.
  • Facilitate effective communication with processing Plant Managers regarding planning, procedures, housekeeping, and product flow registration.
  • Monitor, record, and direct the business's revenue and expenditures.
  • Analyze financial reports to identify opportunities for increasing profits and reducing costs.
  • Risk Management:
  • Proactively monitor and mitigate safety risks associated with the site, ensuring a secure working environment.
  • Identify and address areas for continuous improvement across operations.
  • Implement and maintain systems and practices fostering an effective, innovative, and safe culture among staff, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Stay abreast of, evaluate, and implement modern world-class manufacturing thinking and techniques to enhance operational efficiency.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering, Production, Logistics etc.)
  • Over 5 years’ relevant operational experience of which 3 years must be in a senior operations capacity in Mozambique.
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing operational best practices in a manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in the FMCG/Manufacturing industry would be advantageous.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing Quality, Safety (including Food Safety) Systems and adherence to legislation.

If you wish to apply for the Operations 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 Category308998

Job Reference: MBJA01

Reference No. CDTBLACORM

Job Description:

Our development banking client is currently recruiting an Associate Credit and Operational Risk Management. The incumbent will ensure that the organizations Enterprise-Wide Risk Management Framework (EWRMF) is effectively embedded in each of the key risk areas of credit, market, operational risk and asset and liability management, with a special focus on credit risk analysis, obligor performance, credit risk processes, monitoring and MIS support. They will perform the operational risk function, ensuring adherence to approved operational risk management processes, procedures and reporting, and the use of risk and control self-assessment and key risk indicator measurements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • In line with the company’s EWRMF, implement a credit risk management policy that supports the company’s specific business objectives, and which covers credit risk analysis, credit risk assessment processes, monitoring, obligor rating and MIS/ reporting requirements.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual risk assessment reports to the Board Risk & Investment Committee (BRIC) concerning performance of obligors and equity investments and to provide early warning of a material deterioration in the risk profile of the loan or investment.
  • Ensure that all conditions precedent to drawdown (debt) or disbursement (equity) have been adhered to, in collaboration with Legal & Corporate Secretariat.
  • Ensure that transaction covenants are adhered to, interest rates are effectively applied, fees are collected, and client obligations are honoured in a timely manner.
  • Maintain client files on data base including copies of approvals, legal documentation, security, facility agreements, shareholders’ agreements, etc.
  • Ensure that credit risk management policy, processes and procedures are adhered to and flag breaches.
  • Prepare annual review of Credit Risk Management Policy, for consideration by Executive Management (EXCO) and BRIC.
  • Ensure that credit risk management reports are produced in a timely fashion and assist in the preparation of board committee reports. Work with Market Risk Manager concerning transaction risk dashboard, portfolio risk dashboard and daily risk reports.
  • Prepare annual review of Operational Risk Management Policy for consideration by EXCO and BRIC.
  • Enhance the credit risk management function in specific areas including the internal use of project and transaction risk rating models, RAROC measurement, portfolio management and portfolio management reporting and the recovery of impaired or non-performing assets.
  • Perform operational risk function particularly as regards ensuring adherence to approved operational risk management processes, procedures and reporting, and the use of risk and control self-assessment and key risk indicator measurements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Risk Officer.

 

Dimensions:

  • Process compliance monitoring
  • Interface management with key players in the corporation
  • Source of credit risk expertise
  • Contributions to Board meetings and Reports to CRO.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • In depth knowledge of key elements of enterprise-wide risk management framework, particularly in respect of credit risk analysis but also operational risk management, processes and procedures and risk management best practice.
  • Familiarity with project finance, corporate lending, lending to financial institutions and private equity funds.
  • Understanding of due diligence requirements in transactions including technical, legal and financial
  • Financial modelling include cashflow modelling, financial analysis, and determine debt bearing capacity.
  • Portfolio management skills, with emphasis on asset portfolio management and treasury portfolio management.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of working in emerging markets, particularly the African continent, and to work effectively in, a multi-cultural business environment.
  • Ability to assign credit rating for transactions and annual validation of rating models.
  • Computer literate with respect to Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), functional competency in at least 1 programming language, and database query.
  • Experience in using big data to automate and standardise the credit risk scoring and investment approval process.
  • Experience in system implementation of risk management systems, with demonstrable ability to communicate system requirements and design inputs.
  • Ability to contribute to credit risk metrics of ICAAP and IFRS9 reporting.
  • Maintaining Credit Valuation Adjustment models for derivative hedges.
  • Experience in pricing portfolio insurance and non-payment single name insurance.
  • Teamwork and Relationships: Works with others to maximise the effectiveness of the team as a whole, sharing the knowledge and workload. Develops strong working relationships with colleagues and contributes to the creation of a positive team environment.

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Minimisation of losses caused through the company’s exposure to credit risk through effective credit risk management and use of risk mitigates.
  • Minimisation of losses caused through impairment of equity investment through effective portfolio management and use of risk mitigates.
  • The company’s management of credit risk adheres to international best practice, as defined by rating agencies, and ensures that the company obtains and maintains desired credit rating.
  • Maintain integrity of the risk management function.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A good honours degree (BA/BSc).
  • In addition, an MBA or MA/MSc or equivalent post-graduate degree is critical.
  • At least 3 - 5 years working experience in financial institutions (Underwriting non-payment insurance, investment bank, commercial bank or development bank).

 

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 8th of February 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

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: CDTBLACORM

Reference No. SFBLR39

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: SFBLR39

Responsibilities: 

  • The nature and scope of work entails assisting the Bank in and contributing to the realization of the objectives set by Senior Management for the Trade Information Unit.  The role will facilitate the completion of consulting assignments for a variety of clients.
  • The successful candidate is expected to bring an important contribution to strategy definition and execution for both the TRIN Unit and externally for a range of importing and exporting clients across Africa and any entities wishing to enter African markets. The successful candidate must be able to successfully lead strategic advisory projects with commitment to the highest level of quality and attention to detail, while acting with the upmost respect and integrity at all times. The role also involves supporting the creation of trade-facilitating infrastructure and market intelligence and providing needed assistance to origination Departments.
  • The main responsibility of the Manager (Consultancy Practice) is to contribute to the originating, planning and execution of strategic advisory projects from inception to completion and aftercare. The person will lead and/or facilitate the completion of strategic consulting assignments for a variety of clients with a commitment to the highest level of quality.
  • Specifically, the Candidate under the guidance of Head, Trade Information is expected to undertake on behalf of the Bank, among others, the tasks listed hereunder:
    • Facilitate the completion of strategic consulting assignments for a variety of clients.
    • Lead consultancy engagements with clients from origination through to execution, close and aftercare. Taking responsibility for solving client problems and present insights in a compelling way that convinces the client to take action.
    • Build and maintain a strong pipeline of good quality consultancy assignments within the Africa focused trade related mandate of the Bank. Managing all TRIN customer relationships, originating and on-boarding clients. Support the business development activities of the Unit, working with the Bank’s origination departments and proactively identify opportunities to build the Unit’s Consultancy pipeline.
    • Prepare business proposals and presentations, identify issues and form hypotheses and solutions, present findings, and recommendations to clients, implement recommendations or solutions and ensure the client receives the necessary assistance to execute recommendations.
    • Manage TRIN relationship with the local affiliated consultants, -in-country network of Researchers and other part time contractor. Manage the technical delivery/execution of mandates of outsourced consulting firms based on the agreed scope of work, budget, and timelines.
    • Manage projects and programmes and liaise with the client to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions.
    • Contribute through gathering of relevant data, information and materials and prepare strategic thought leadership and regular research reports to monitor developments in global trade and trade finance as well as the Bank’s key markets and products.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • MBA or Postgraduate degree or equivalent in Economics, Statistics, or other related fields from a recognized University.
  • Sound experience and proven track record of at least 8 years, preferably in the management consulting area, economic research, or financial services industry as an Economist or Strategy Professional or Management Consultant and expert in one or more of the following business functions: economic research, international trade, management consulting or other related work.
  • Demonstrated experience in collection, monitoring and management of large economic and trade data and preparing presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of strategic advisory services to clients across a broad spectrum of industries and specialisms.
  • Experience in the development, management and use of Trade Information Portals is ideal and Familiarity with major trade database including those of ITC, WTO, UNCTAD, and DOT; and other database such as WDI and IFS;
  • Excellent research, analysis and writing skills.
  • English is the working language of the Bank and proficiency is mandatory; other languages (Arabic / French) an asset.

Contractual information:

  • 1 year 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 Scott Fraser at sfraser@caglobalint.com

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Scott Fraser

Recruitment Manager | Africa & Global

CA Finance

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: SFBLR39

Reference No. CDTJAPDD

Job Description:

Africa50 is an investment platform, focused exclusively on Africa's infrastructure investment opportunities. It is an independent, profit-driven, commercially managed entity that provides a means for private sector investors to bring capital to infrastructure development, while securing a commercial return. Africa50 is focusing on large-scale, transformative, commercially and developmentally sustainable infrastructure projects. It prioritizes investments in high-impact national and regional projects in the energy, transport, information communication technology and midstream gas sectors and expands to other economically viable and impactful sectors such as healthcare, education, and fintech. Africa50 - Project Development seeks to increase the number of bankable infrastructure projects. It invests early-stage equity and quasi-equity and engages with stakeholders throughout the deal cycle with the aim of accelerating project implementation.  Africa50 - Project Finance engages stakeholders near to or after financial close. It provides equity and quasi-equity with flexible exit options. Africa50 leverages shareholders countries’ capital commitment to mobilize long-term savings from within and outside Africa. The result should be a significant contribution to efforts that ensure sustained economic growth on the African continent.

Responsibilities:

The Processes and Execution Director will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be the driving force on all relevant priorities/projects that contribute to better performances of the Project Development (PD) team.
  • Be the point of contact for the different support functions of Africa50 Group and streamline interactions between PD and those internal partners.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate the PD governance activities (reviews, retreats, operational team meetings, etc.).
  • Work closely with (PD) management team to continuously improve the performances of the Project Development team.
  • Drive and continuously improve the framework of PD activities management (KPIs, Processes, operational reviews, etc.) through the development of a comprehensive quality management system.
  • Regularly provide updates to the Managing Director and other key stakeholders (internal and external) on the progress and execution of PD activities.
  • Drive the contribution of PD in the corporate strategy definition and ensure its execution through recommendations and actionable content for the Project Development team.
  • Monitor the progress of the execution process and provide recommendations on eventual adjustments.
  • Identify key market trends and the relevant partnerships that need to be established.
  • Build a network of partners in the Infrastructure Investment and SWF ecosystems , in close cooperation with the corporate functions.
  • Monitor the execution of PD commitments towards external stakeholders.
  • Advise PD management on internal and external communication.
  • Lead communication function within the Project Development team and ensure its deployment.
  • Ensure the valorisation and visibility of PD projects impacts and achievements.
  • Define, with the PD team, the events attendance policy and the main events to attend.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • At least a Master’s degree in Business Administration, or any other related discipline.
  • A minimum of 13 years relevant experience in Strategy & Communications and operations in a large multinational finance institution or public/private organization, of which at least five (5) years will be at a senior management level.

Technical competences

  • A good understanding of current trends in infrastructure development and financing in Africa.
  • Strong connection to Africa and intent to pursue an Africa-focused career.
  • Ability to define and implement communication strategies.
  • Ability to define and implement activities management.
  • Ability to define and deploy quality management systems and a risk framework.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to implement and monitor.

Behavioural/interpersonal competencies

  • Interest in Africa50’s mission.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong intellectual and analytical abilities.
  • Diligent and process oriented.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to lead, manage, mentor and develop staff.
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels.
  • Culturally sensitive and able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Genuine commitment to sustainable development.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
  • Administration, Communication or any other related discipline.

 

Language requirements

Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and French.

Role location

This position will be based in Casablanca, Morocco.

 

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 Category308989

Job Reference: CDTJAPDD

Western Africa#Northern Africa#Eastern Africa#Central Africa
Posted 4 months ago
Reference No. MBC01

Relationship Manager (Investment / Financial Analysis/ Portfolio Management) – Lagos, Nigeria

 

Reference Number: MBC01

 

Job Description:
 

Exciting update! We’re offering and excellent chance for a Relationship Manager role with a prestigious international financial client established in 1894. Originally based in Liverpool, the organization started operations modestly in Lagos, Nigeria. In this role, you’ll manage relationships in the Asian market and drive profitable transactions to achieve the assigned unit budget.

 

Responsibilities:                                                              

  • Work closely with the Business Manager in the execution of the team’s functions and activities.
  • Champion the drive for deposit mobilization and trade transaction within the Asian Business landscape.
  • Manager and deepen relationships with both existing and prospective Asian Business customers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients by providing professional and specialized financial solutions in all areas.
  • Assist in Transaction Memos and provide relationship background and financial information support as necessary.
  • Knowledge of Credit/Risk Management and companies’ structure and policies and procedures.
  • Meet regularly with colleagues in assigned departments and external customers and industry competitors.
  • KPI’s will be measured by total net revenue, total deposit, performing loan, FX transaction (Volume and Income) and count, credit quality.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum Education: First Degree or equivalent in any discipline preferably business related.
  • Higher Degrees (MBA professional certificate will be advantage.)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin and English.
  • Minimum experience 4 years’ experience relevant experience.

 

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

 

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

 

Megan Bester

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: MBC01

Reference No. MTBSCA

Job Description:

Our client within the private equity space is seeking an experienced Credit Analyst to oversee a portfolio of clients, managing Credit Risk from introduction into the Fund to full loan repayment. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in Credit Analysis, Country Risk Analysis, and Credit Approvals, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of financials and risk management. This position demands a proactive approach in identifying and mitigating credit exposures, maintaining compliance, and fostering long-term client relationships.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Credit Analysis:
  • Critically analyse a client’s business upfront and on an ongoing basis ensuring the Credit Risk is understood, monitored and managed.
  • Rate clients through rating model and analyse & comment on financial statements.
  • Prepare and be primarily responsible for credit applications with input from originators.
  • Analyse, interpret & interrogate financial models and check assumptions to ensure appropriate models are presented to the Committee for approval.
  • Client visits upon onboarding and full independent credit analysis for each new transaction.
  • Evaluate and monitor collateral and other credit risk mitigations.
  • Presentation to Riparian Credit Committee and other Fund Management Limited Committees where appropriate.
  • Manage all credit related matters on a portfolio of clients from pre-approval to disbursement to post trade disbursement monitoring.
  • Manage portfolio of clients within an acceptable NPL ratio.
  • Perform annual reviews, quarterly one pager on high level risks and issues, challenge credit applications, stress test, collateral evaluation & monitoring, payment behaviour & history.
  • Follow up on roll report, approve smart arrears.
  • Country, industry, covenants monitoring, breaches, monitoring credit exposures, own credit exposure and maintain client relationships.
  • Systematic review of financials at borrower level. Quarterly stress testing of client profile taking into account a) country analysis b) collateral changes c) industry analysis d) monthly stress testing of LTV potential shortfall where relevant. Monthly/quarterly frequency with review in appropriate committee (at least for part of D). Periodic review of Expected Credit Loss assumptions.
  • Timely identification of high-risk exposures for transfer to the Proactive Risk Management list. Develop stress testing framework.

 

  1. Country Risk Analysis:
  • Analyse trends and developments where the borrowers are and suggest mitigation strategies where necessary.
  • Active oversight of country developments (economic growth, political developments, upcoming elections).
  • Leverage existing S&P ratings, periodic one-pager on country development with clients’ exposures, level of comfort.
  • Monitor Country Risk Exposure and report aggregate credit exposure at country level.
  • Stress testing of credit exposure at country level across all borrowers within a country.
  • Report to appropriate committees on a regular basis with country overview.

 

  1. Credit Approvals:
  • Responsible for credit paper and taking deals through the credit process from origination to post close monitoring.
  • Pre-trade approvals – provide guidance on credit appetite and deal structuring before presentation to Credit Committee
  • Approve/escalate margin calls as appropriate.
  • Ensure deals are legally structured in accordance with credit conditions and approvals.
  • Approval of non-standard settlements and legal terms, escalation (e.g. longer cure period, longer close out, longer termination period). Determine appropriate LMT terms (limits monitoring, margin payments, termination). Legal & Credit to work together to reach satisfactory outcomes in legal agreements with terms impacting Credit.
  • Approval of collateral managers/monitors where required and maintain list of approved collateral managers.
  • Ensure relevant representation of industry experts for particular transactions as part of the Credit process (e.g. expertise in collateral management for particular commodities).
  • Ensure conditions are fully closed at or prior to deal closing.
  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks e.g. take minutes at Credit Committees, handle queries, report on the portfolio, etc.

 

Requirements:

  • Key experience: Corporate / SME Credit Analyst, Trade Finance/Structured Trade Finance/Working Capital Finance/Supply Chain Finance Experience, Africa Experience
  • Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • 3 years of Credit Analysis experience, 2 years in Wholesale/Investment/Business Banking.
  • Specialized experience in Trade Finance/Structured Trade Finance/Working Capital Finance/Supply Chain Finance.
  • 2 years of solid understanding of finance and risk matters, with in-depth portfolio and risk management experience.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word at an advanced level.
  • 2 years’ experience doing business in Africa.

 

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Full time position.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least one week a month.
  • Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

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 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: MTBSCA

Reference No. AMCE02

Reference Number: AMCE02

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager for our client in the Banking sector. With over 10 million active customer accounts and more than 750 business locations, our client provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to customers and investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities available in Nigeria and their business locations across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The Program Manager will report to the Group Head, Corporate Transformation/Chief Transformation Officer and will oversee major strategic programs at the bank, managing interconnected projects within Corporate Transformation aligned with key pillars. As a Subject Matter Expert, He/She will guide business strategies, ensure project success, and supervise team members for timely and quality delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Define program/project scope, goals and deliverables of assigned strategic initiatives of FirstBank in collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Lead and deliver large, complex internal & external engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business and technology solutions for the Bank.
  • Clearly define quantifiable program benefits and ensure a benefits realization plan for the program.
  • Estimate the resources (human, financial and technical) needed to achieve project goals.
  • Prepare budget proposals, obtain approvals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage resources tied to the various projects.
  • Ensure that required approvals are obtained and that adequate documentation is maintained for all program/project expenditures.
  • Develop a holistic Business Readiness and Change Management plan to disseminate information to all stakeholders and the public throughout the program/project life cycle.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to all stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Manage multiple work streams on assigned projects to deliver expected quality within milestones and on budget, including the achievement of the benefits realization plan.
  • Supervise the activities of the Team Leads, Senior Associates, and Associates or other project team members and enabler teams working on assigned projects.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crisis/risks, and devise contingency plans to provide solutions and take corrective action.
  • Conduct project postmortems reviews and make recommendations (Report) to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Drive insight-infused discussions to enable Project sponsors to best develop and execute against their overall strategy.
  • Apply an in-depth knowledge of organizational structures, operating models, and processes to analyze, assess and improve Project sponsor’s business and project requirements.
  • Identify and solve problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment Identify and transform. opportunities into solutions that drive business value for our internal FirstBank clients.
  • Develop presentations, reports and provide briefings on projects to Management.
  • Leverage cross-geography insights and practitioners to enhance internal FirstBank internal client service delivery.
  • Incorporate financial information when evaluating business opportunities and making recommendations.
  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities.
  • Develop relationships, establish credibility with and instill confidence in internal clients.
  • Articulate how technology enables and differentiates the business and communicate this effectively to Project sponsors and other internal customers.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree, with a minimum grade of 2.2.
  • Project Management certification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of ten years relevant working experience, covering a range of functional areas.
  • Experience with managing transformation, change management or other strategic projects.
  • Experience with Program Management or Project Management Office desirable.
  • Supervisory experience.

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 Reference: AMCE02

Reference No. JA-SR- 0026

Reference Number: JA-SR- 0026

Job Description: 

The Record to Report (R2R) lead is the primary owner of the end-to-end record to report process with the overall goal of delivering R2R services while ensuring quality and cost effectiveness. The Record to Report (R2R) Lead supports the management of policies and controls, manage complex and escalated issues across R2R services, perform in-depth troubleshooting and to support operations delivery, quality management and control. Proactively support the Group Shared Services Finance Lead to drive ongoing standardization and change within the operational accounting and transactional processing activities within the Group.

Responsibilities:

  • The Record to Reporting Process Lead is responsible for managing the RTR - Record to Report teams. The RTR processes covers Data Management, General Ledger Accounting, Bank Account processing, Close Processes, Assets, Accounting and Reporting.
  • Manages the development, implementation and/or maintenance of one or more accounting systems: Journal entries, General Ledger, Revenue Reconciliation, Bank related activities and governance etc. in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Lead & manage Operational Accounting.
  • Lead the development and documentation of an end-to-end strategy and related policies that links to the overall organisation’s strategy.
  • Responsible for the validity, accuracy and completeness of the General Ledger.
  • Responsible for subledger to general ledger reconciliations.
  • Coordinates the monthly close processes.
  • Overall responsibility for authorisation, accuracy and completeness of journals
  • Responsible for monthly management account preparation and presentation of management accounts to Brand Finance teams.
  • Monthly statutory reporting for group reporting.
  • Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.
  • Ensures integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts.
  • Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and revenue.
  • Continuously monitor performance against objectives to ensure that identified team’s KPIs are achieved.
  • Benchmark processes against industry leaders, identify external best practices and drive continuous process optimization.
  • Accountable for the overall performance and results of the process.
  • Ensure the identification and management of critical process success factors.
  • Manage and lead process improvements, including opportunities for automation of process steps and data driven performance measures.
  • Conduct process reviews and approve or reject process deviation requests.
  • Agree on process responsibilities across organisational silos and drive adherence to the process.
  • Responsible for the overall performance of the team, monitoring their performance, providing timely feedback & assisting them to improve on their identified training needs.
  • Identify clear objectives for the team, providing coaching, career development and feedback to team members, providing performance evaluation and rewards.
  • Participates in external and internal audits and special projects.
  • May work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure proper recordkeeping for historical purposes.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to: GSS Head of Finance
  • Direct reports: General accounting team, Fixed Assets accounting team, Bank processing team.

Experience

  • Experience of working in finance transformation and driving significant change through business process.
  • Demonstrated experience in process re-engineering, program management and technology implementation.
  • Experience working in Finance Shared Services or Outsourcing environments.

Qualifications

  • Minimum – CA (SA)
  • Beneficial - Post graduate degree (Accounting)

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.

Jamie Adams

Recruitment Manager - Banking and Finance - Africa and Global

CA Finance

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Job Category309010

Job Reference: JA-SR- 0026

Reference No. CEBLR14

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: CEBLR14

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Digital Product Development and Management
  • Have responsibility for cloud product development and management, and support the Head of Innovation with the implementation of cloud first strategy in the product evolution and delivering of digital services that connect multiple digital platforms and ecosystems, to drive customer satisfaction, speedy service delivery and ensure repeat business while adding tremendous business value to new and existing customers.
  • Will support development of APIs as a product to customers and manage API microapps and programs underpin by Cloud Services, ensuring the product aligns with industry standards and best practices in building APIs.
  • As a cloud product development specialist at Strategy and Innovation department, you will shape the digital products, services and features leveraging a combination of capabilities and tools; cloud services and infrastructure, agile scrum methodology and others to design and/ or develop world-class digital products that are game-changing.
  • Work as a member of our product development team to synthesize and articulate customer needs focusing on developing new or enhancing existing market opportunities using cloud infrastructure and native services preferably AWS.
  • Support development and management of digital products, ensuring alignment with customer needs and business goals.
  • Support product roadmap, defining and prioritizing features based on customer needs, business objectives, and market trends.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Information Technology, Digital Solutions Markets, Communication, and Business teams, to deliver high-quality products on time and within budget.
  • Oversee the AWS cloud environment, including setting up and managing test cloud environments, deployment strategies, and continuous monitoring for product development and sandbox for innovation with ecosystem partners.
  • Coordinate with IT to develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines for efficient and reliable deployment of applications.
  • Ensure implementation of best practices in cloud management to optimise cost, performance, and security.
  • Coordinate with IT teams to establish and maintain robust, scalable, and secure cloud architectures.
  • Advocate for cloud-first approaches, providing guidance and training to teams on cloud product development and methodologies.
  • Be a member of product development team using agile scrum methodology (or other frameworks/ models) drafting product research, requirements, prioritizing features, metrics analysis, authoring user stories and acceptance criteria, capability development, testing, launch and collaborating with scrum team members, as required.

 

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or business administration, Finance, MIS or relevant degree in related areas from a recognized University is acceptable. Graduate degree is required. Professional qualifications/certifications in Product Management and/ or Cloud will be considered.
  • 5 years’ experience including 3-4 years’ experience in product development, cloud services, cloud apps, with a strong focus on digital products in the banking/ financial services, fintech and consulting industry.
  • Deep understanding of cloud architecture, cloud-native development, and cloud product security best practices.
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud products including S3, ECS, RDS, Redshift, cognito, and containers.
  • Understanding of DevOps methodologies, CI/CD processes, and automated testing.
  • Experience in setting up and managing test cloud environments and deploying large-scale digital products, services and platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of any or combination of innovation and product development methodology or models; Agile Stage-Gate, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, etc.
  • Knowledge of any or combination of the following innovation and product development tools and techniques; Voice of Customer (VoC) techniques, netnography, mind maps, lean canvass, EPIC, story boards abd stories, business model canvass, pretotypes, prototypes and wireframes.
  • Software background required with a deep understanding of digital ecosystems.
  • Complete understanding of the entire Product Development Life Cycle and software development/ programming experience is a plus.
  • Broad experience in Digital implementation methodologies, process, and project management.
  • Expertise leading the product support of large-scale Digital Product architectures.
  • Deep knowledge of digital offerings.
  • Proven technical product leadership experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to identify the source of the issue, research potential solutions, and implement a solution that satisfies the customer.
  • A collaborator with demonstrated multitasking and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
  • ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.  Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Portuguese, and Arabic) are an added advantage.
  • Must have good report writing skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporate entities and governments.

 

 

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 Category308995

Job Reference: CEBLR14

Reference No. AMCDT01

Reference Number: AMCDT01

Job Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Settlement & Reconciliation Officer for our client in the banking industry. The Settlement & Reconciliation Officer will ensure the seamless and precise processing of settlement figures for Acquiring Business transactions and products through rigorous due diligence, addressing any issues stemming from electronic transactions. Conduct automated back-office tasks including dispute processing, settlement, reconciliation, and reporting to streamline operational efficiency.

Responsibilities:
•Oversee the daily processing of merchant transactions and ensure accuracy.
•Monitor transaction data for unusual activity or potential fraud.
•Investigate and resolve transaction-related issues in a timely manner.
•Handling merchant inquiries and issue resolution.
•Assist in Acquiring Business Risk Management & Operations to ensure Risks are controlled to prevent losses.
•Maintain Relationship with Service providers & Suppliers ensure prompt payment to them and avoid any breach of agreement.
•Process and reconcile vendor and customer disputes.
•Work with the merchant to represent transactions / resolve chargeback.
•Post and Maintain documentation of chargebacks.
•Update revenue reports.
•Monitor merchant accounts to identify potential risks or compliance issues.
•Assist in the implementation and enforcement of risk mitigation strategies.
•Maintain updated records and documentation related to risk assessment.
•Generate and analyze reports related to merchant transactions and settlements.
•Conduct daily reconciliations to ensure accuracy in financial records.
•Identify and resolve discrepancies and variances in merchant accounts.
•Stay informed about payment industry regulations and ensure compliance.
•Implement and maintain policies and procedures that align with industry standards.
•Assist in audits and regulatory examinations related to merchant services.
•Serve as a point of contact for merchant inquiries, issues, and escalations.
•Provide operational guidance and support to merchants, including troubleshooting.
•Collaborate with the sales team to assist in onboarding new merchants.
•Implement and maintain policies and procedures that align with industry standards.
•Assist in audits and regulatory examinations related to merchant services.
•Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency.
•Liaise with Suppliers / Service Providers on Acquiring Business operational matters to ensure efficiency and prompt execution in operations.
•Assist in Risk & Operations Management (Settlement / chargebacks and frauds management) to ensure prompt payments to Acquiring Business clients.
•Ensure accurate & prompt deduction of chargebacks to prevent financial risks to the Bank.
•Acquire Training at Visa Business School and MasterCard Academy to enhance existing skills and acquiring new ones.
•Have continuous Training in Excel/ Data Analytics for Daily Business Analytics (Management Information Systems) to assist in decision making.
•Liaise with Card Associations for the Acquiring Business to ensure complies with the card association requirements.
•Liaise with other Departments to facilitate Acquiring Business Operations and ensure prompt and accurate delivery of service.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
•Minimum a Degree in Business Related Field.
•Three years in Acquiring Business /3-5 years in Cards / 5 years in Banking.
•Knowledge of Visa and MasterCard Systems would be an advantage.

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: AMCDT01

Reference No. SR-HoBSM-00124

Job Description:

Our client is an Africa focused finance organisation, seeking a highly skilled and strategic finance professional to join their team as the Head of Balance Sheet Management. As a key member of the financial leadership team, you will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing the organization's balance sheet to ensure efficient capital allocation, liquidity management, and risk mitigation. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial analysis, treasury operations, and risk management.

 

Responsibilities:

Strategic Balance Sheet Planning:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for the organization's balance sheet management in alignment with overall financial objectives.
  • Evaluate and recommend optimal capital structure, taking into consideration market conditions, regulatory requirements, and the company's risk appetite.

Liquidity Management:

  • Design and execute liquidity risk management strategies to ensure the organization's ability to meet its short-term and long-term obligations.
  • Monitor and analyze cash flow, funding requirements, and liquidity ratios to proactively address liquidity challenges.

Interest Rate Risk Management:

  • Assess and manage interest rate risk by employing effective hedging strategies.
  • Monitor market trends and interest rate movements to anticipate potential impacts on the organization's financial position.

Capital Allocation and Optimization:

  • Work closely with various business units to understand capital needs and allocate resources efficiently to support strategic initiatives.
  • Evaluate capital efficiency and recommend adjustments to optimize the allocation of capital across the organization.

Financial Modeling and Analysis:

  • Develop sophisticated financial models to analyze the impact of various scenarios on the balance sheet.
  • Provide insightful analysis and reporting to senior management on key balance sheet metrics and trends.

Risk Mitigation and Compliance:

  • Implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Stay abreast of changes in financial regulations and proactively adapt balance sheet strategies accordingly.

 

Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with other departments, including risk management, treasury, finance, and accounting, to integrate balance sheet strategies with overall financial planning.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and develop a high-performing team, providing guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture focused on achieving organizational goals.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree is preferred.
  • Proven experience (10+ years) in balance sheet management, treasury operations, or a related financial role.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, risk management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with proficiency in financial modeling.
  • Effective leadership and team management abilities.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to various stakeholders.
  • If you are a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of balance sheet management and a track record of success in optimizing financial resources, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to our organization's financial success.

 

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 & Global

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Reference: SR-HoBSM-00124

Reference No. JABLR022

Reference Number: JABLR022

Nature & Scope

Given the prominent role that the department is meant to play in enabling the Bank to advance its goals through various projects and initiatives embarked on in various member countries, the department will require an Associate to:

  • Provide an end to end business support to the PABF Department
  • support and work with the PABF team to reduce time spent on less strategic and mundane business activities such as managing the Department’s Transaction pipeline, client follow ups, preliminary business reviews and transaction support etc,

The role will ensure the PABF team focus on strategic and high value tasks for the department which will ultimately lead to the department accomplishing its goals and delivering project finance solutions to our clients in an efficient and effective manner.

Responsibilities: 

1. Reviews and Analysis: 

  • Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by customers to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.
  •  Carry out initial and basic analysis by calculating relevant financial ratios including, Leverage, profitability, efficiency and cover ratios. etc
  • Assisting in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client’s proposal to ensure they are realistic and reliable.
  • Analysing historical and projected financial statements.
  • Preparing/Building and Validating Financial Models
  • Working out pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
  • Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to the PABF team following preliminary review
  • Provide analytical support in preparing the department’s budgets (revenues and expenses).

2. Reporting:

  • Under the supervision of a designated PABF staff, draft a pre-assessment memo as and when the need arises.
  • Develop and draft term sheets for straight forward transactions in line with customer’s request and the Bank’s products.
  • Track and manage PABF’s pipeline of transactions/ Deal register and develop analysis of the department’s transaction pipeline.
  • Submission of departmental and status reports.
  • Analyze and prepare relevant reports related to the department’s operations and business information from relevant business software (Salesforce, Finacle, etc) in a timely and efficient manner, to support the decision-making process.

3. Business Development:

  • Assist with the review, developing and marketing of Business Materials to various target customers of the Bank
  • Advising clients on presentation of their financing proposals and requests to ensure it conforms to the Bank’s requirements
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans for the department
  • Undertaking desktop research into business models and new initiatives.
  • Assist the PABF team with the due diligence selection process for transactions and support the officers from consultant engagement till the issuance of the final reports.

4. Administration:

  • Following up on action tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which PABF actions are required.
  • Manage the department’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) tracker.
  • liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients
  • Supporting the PABF team with administrative services during meetings, missions and conferences.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University or a professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance
  • Masters Degree or Professional qualification equivalent
  • experience of at least 5 years with a similar organization(s) and familiarity with the major trade and project 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, corporate finance risk participations, project-related financing and considerable knowledge of how these works
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting
  • Innovativeness, resourcefulness and ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Working knowledge of one of the Bank’s other working languages (French, Arabic, Portuguese) will be an advantage
  • Excellent computer skills especially in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Modelling and Financial Analysis
  • Demonstrable organization and planning skills
  • Ability to complete tasks to acceptable standards with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work hard and to devote extra time to complete the required tasks in a timely manner
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • experience in marketing trade and project finance products
  • Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives

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 Jamie Adams at jadams@caglobalint.com

CA Global Finance 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.

Jamie Adams

jadams@caglobalint.com

Recruitment Consultant

CA Banking, IT, Insurance, Legal & Finance

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: JABLR022

Reference No. BLRCDT-AMPABF

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: BLRCDT-AMPABF

Nature & Scope:

The role of the position holder will be to participate in drawing up annual business development plans, developing pipeline of viable project finance and asset based transactions, resourcing the Client Relations teams and implement these plans with support from the Director of Project & Asset Based  Finance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Originate and Execute commercially viable transactions across all sectors and segments in different member countries in liaison with the branch teams and with support from the Manager and Senior Manager, Project & Asset Based Finance;
  • Evaluate and appraising proposals from clients requiring  project finance and Asset based financing and giving feedback with the aim of making the transactions bankable;
  • Structuring projects, developing and negotiating term sheets to execution;
  • Participate in the preparation of annual business development plans, in relations to projects;
  • Translate business development plans into real business for the Bank from all segments of the market.
  • Building Financial Models for identified transactions.
  • Developing, marketing and managing products cutting across multiple segment and industries;
  • Manage given portfolios, from the process of origination, credit approval and contracting to ensure that the process is finalised within optimal time;
  • Supporting the credit department with relevant 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;
  • Establishing ties with market participants including international banks, African financial institutions, (project finance intermediaries), project sponsors and developers, corporates and commodity boards and organizations;
  • Train and equip the Client Relations Team on Project finance products so that they can market it and look out for opportunity for Afreximbank to intervene;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by senior management.

 

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking or Finance from a recognized University or a professional qualification in Banking or International Trade Finance;
  • Sound experience of at least 7 years with a leading organization(s) and familiarity with the major trade and project 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 markets and the participants in major regions of Africa;
  • 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
  • Excellent Financial Modelling and Analysis skills
  • Proven experience in marketing trade and project finance products.  The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of designing and selling structured trade finance products;
  • 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 Chalden Du Toit at cdutoit@caglobalint.com

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

Chalden Du Toit

Banking and Finance | Africa

CA Global Finance

 

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Job Category308989

Job Reference: BLRCDT-AMPABF

Reference No. SFBLR38

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: SFBLR38

Responsibilities: 

  • The role will focus on executing ad-hoc special reviews, event-triggered audits, consulting, advisory, and client-related services requested by the Internal Audit function’s stakeholders or identified from routine Internal Audit activities, covering Afreximbank and subsidiaries’ business operations and strategic initiatives.
  • To undertake the planning and execution of assigned ad-hoc special and event-triggered reviews / projects, consistent with the approved internal audit methodology, international internal audit standards, and best practices.
  • To render client-related, consulting, or advisory services, and undertake special evaluations on processes, systems, and strategic initiatives; due diligence engagements, and project pre / post-implementation reviews, as may be assigned from time to time.
  • To communicate review or investigation results, findings, and performance improvement observations reflecting fact-based conclusions supported by clearly documented evidence.
  • To provide insight on trends, emerging issues, and topical themes to enhance the Internal Audit-generated management information system.
  • Maintain quality work paper documentations that adequately support audit findings and conclusions.
  • To monitor and support timely implementation of agreed action plans and conduct post-implementation reviews of proposed solutions, as may be applicable, to provide assurance to stakeholders on the completeness and efficacy of the solutions deployed.
  • Provide expertise in subject areas to help advise management on risks and controls, emerging risks, and international best practices.
  • Assist the head of Internal Audit function with other assignments including involvement in the development of internal audit policies, working tools and practices.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Master’s degree in forensic science, accounting, business administration, management, economics, finance, or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Relevant professional qualifications in Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management, Compliance, Forensics, Banking and Finance, Insurance, and Marketing such as ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIA, CRA, CFE, CFA, etc.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience and demonstrable skills in auditing, forensic accounting, forensic computer analyst, or corporate investigation preferably in the financial services industry or consulting.
  • Experience in reviewing DFIs, trade finance, private equity and development impact funds, insurance, and project and infrastructure financing is required.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Risk-Based Internal Audit (RBIA), risk management principles and corporate governance practices and frameworks.
  • Strong analytical skills are required, including working in an automated environment with demonstrable proficiency in using both core audit applications and data analytical tools.
  • Self-motivated and ability to drive work to conclusion and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. The candidate should be able to work independently and as a cohesive member of a small team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English combined with ability to build compelling business cases and adapt style to gain buy in. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Ability to work effectively in an evolving and challenging multi-cultural environment.

Contractual information:

  • Permanent.
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo 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

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Job Category308980

Job Reference: SFBLR38

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