Market Risk Officer

Website United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

Job Objectives

Ensure timely and accurate development and submission of risk analysis and reports for the Balance Sheet group

Key Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Conduct balance sheet value analysis
  • Extract data and monitor group positions
  • Responsible for periodic balance sheet stress testing
  • Responsible for contingency funding plan maintenance and testing, to ensure that there are contingencies for systemic crises e.g. liquidity issues
  • Responsible for new funding/investment products risk assessment
  • Monitor compliance with regulatory and internal limits
  • Produce daily market risk reports
  • Monitor proposed limits for indicators
  • Monitor external and market risk indicators

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Required Key Knowledge and Competencies;

  • Broad knowledge of financial accounting with ability to analyze and interpret corporate financial statements
  • Good knowledge of risk assessment
  • Good knowledge of the Country’s economy and market dynamics
  • Good knowledge of the bank’s policies and procedures
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player and excellent organization skills
  • Strong attention to details and ability to work under pressure

Minimum Education Qualifications

  • Minimum of a first degree in Economics, Accounts, Finance from a recognized University with at least a Credit or better OR Professional Accounting Qualification such as Full ACCA, ZICA etc.
  • Grade Twelve Certificate with at least Five (05) Credits of better, including Mathematics and English.

Previous Work Experience Requirements

  • Must have at least 4 years working experience in the banking industry.

Application procedure;
Only candidates who meet the above role specifications, experience and competencies should apply by sending email application letter and detailed CV: [email protected]. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

The closing date for receiving applications is 21st May 2018.

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