Treasury and Markets Manager (PAPSS Settlements)

Job Description

Vision & Purpose

The role is to help the Bank to achieve its mission “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”. The role will support the Treasurer with the PAPSS Settlement Back Office Settlement Activities. The role will work within an expanding team with a strong demand for team resources. 

Nature & Scope

The nature and scope of this role is to support the Treasurer’s function that deals with the PAPSS settlement initiative. The incumbent will support the Treasurer and take a supervisory lead role in ensuring that the PAPSS Settlement Process is effectively and efficiently run. The role will also support the Treasurer in developing a solid best-in-class treasury PAPSS function which is a go-to all PAPSS settlement activities. The role will further support the Treasurer in crafting and executing a treasury PAPSS Settlement Operational Strategy that reduces the PAPSS Participants’ Hers tat risk and ensures that each Participants’ financial obligations are made good as they fall due at the end-of-day. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Treasury PAPSS Settlement Management
  • Treasury PAPSS Activities Analysis
  • Treasury PAPSS Reconciliations and Investigations
  • Treasury PAPSS Settlement Data Ownership and Custody
  • Treasury PAPSS Reporting, Team Management and Communication

Personal Specification

Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
  • A first degree in a relevant discipline i.e. accounting, financial management, economics, numerical or other related disciplines and a postgraduate degree in a relevant field. Recognised professional certification in a relevant field may be acceptable in lieu of a post graduate degree; 
  • Masters degree in area of Finance, Economics, Accountancy or MBA with a specialisation in Finance or Mathematical Sciences with a speciality in Financial Mathematics; 
  • Recognised Professional Qualification in Treasury Settlements will be a strong added advantage; 
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience working in a treasury settlement function either in a corporate institution, but preferably in the financial services industry; 
  • Solid grounding in financial systems database methodologies and financial modelling; 
  • Solid experience in working with Treasury Management Systems and/or inter-company netting processes; 
  • Operational experience in a financial department with significant systems exposure; 
  • Previous experience in a treasury environment and solid understanding of treasury operations; 
  • People and project management; 
  • Knowledge of treasury, debt capital markets, financial instruments and structures; 
  • Advanced Excel skills and computer literacy (e.g. SQL, Crystal Reports); 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); and 
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources from varied cultural backgrounds to attain goals. 



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