Treasury & Markets Manager (Treasury Client Solutions)

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”. This will be by implementing optimally the Bank’s long-term funding strategy at a minimum cost and by managing the Bank’s relationships with investors and long-term creditors by providing them with appropriate information. The role also supports the Treasurer in analysing the Bank’s treasury client solutions including, but not limited to, hedging solutions of interest rates, foreign exchange risk e.t.c. and assuming some administrative duties within the Department. 

 
Nature & Scope

The nature and scope of this role is to support the Treasurer in running, growing and consolidating the Bank’s treasury client solutions desk. The incumbent will support the Treasurer and take a championship role in ensuring that the treasury clients solutions business grows and consolidates into a stable income generating function with the wider Treasury and Markets department. The role will play a critical role in ensuring that the Bank’s treasury objectives, among others, of adding value to the Bank’s core mandate activities. Also, the incumbent will play a critical role in the Bank’s financial risk management activities. In addition, this role supports the Treasurer in the day to day administration of the Department thereby ensuring that the Department meets its objectives and set targets. 

 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Treasury Client Solutions Business Pipeline Development 
  • Functional Processes and Systems Design, Resources Planning and Deal Structuring
  • Treasury Risk Management
  • Treasury Client Solutions Business Development Process
  • Materialising Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Management and Similar Value-Add Opportunities
  • Treasury Projects Initiatives
  • Market Intelligence and Reporting
  • Treasury Financial Policies
  • Treasury Resource Planning and Budgetary Management

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 [Actuarial Professional or Financial Mathematics Professional or MCT/AMCT or CTP (US) or Accounting (ACCA, CiMA, CPA or Equivalent) will be a strong added advantage; 
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting for treasury activities i.e. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); 
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience working in a treasury function either in a corporate institution, preferably in the financial services industry; 
  • Solid grounding in financial systems database methodologies and financial modelling; 
  • Solid experience in working with Treasury Management Systems; 
  • 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. 

Employer

Sector

Banking & Finance

Function

Country

Job Level

Associate

Salary

Competitive