Treasury Planning, Analytics, Performance Management & Reporting Manager

Job Description

Vision & Purpose

The role is to help the Bank to achieve its mission “stimulating a consistent expansion of 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 managing optimally on a daily basis the Bank’s assets and liabilities analytics whilst making sure that the bank is on top of the assets and liabilities metrics on a daily basis and championing the Bank’s credit rating process. 

 
Nature & Scope

The nature and scope of the job is to support the Treasurer’s function. This role is, basically, a Managerial role responsible for treasury planning, analytics, performance management, reporting and treasury business activities. The role is within the Treasurer’s Office sub-function of the Treasury & Markets Department. The successful candidate will work very closely with the Group Treasurer on all treasury reporting matters both internally and externally. The role requires a flexible, thinking outside the box type of candidate who is ready to get his/her hands dirty and get things done. The Candidate must be a self-starter and a financial mathematics and modelling enthusiast with a finance and accounting background. The candidate will be expected to work closely and proactively with Senior Management, the Group Treasurer, managers at all levels as well as liaising with other department representatives to develop and establish accurate treasury reports. The candidate must demonstrate influence and credentials to effectively model the forward-looking balance sheet and other financial reports. 

 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Treasury Strategy and Planning Process
  • Treasury Financial Data Modelling and Analysis
  • Treasury Activities Analysis and Reporting
  • Treasury Performance Management
  • Treasury Business Improvement Processes
  • Treasury Research Analysis and Reporting​

Personal Specification

Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
  • The successful candidate shall be a reporting and analytics subject mater experts and an escalation point, prior to the Treasurer, for all treasury related issues. He/She will work very closely with other subject matter experts in the Bank. 
  • 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; 
  • Recognised Professional Qualification in Treasury [AMCT, CTP (US), ACT’s Cert. in International Treasury Management, ACT’s Cert. in Cash Management, ACT’s Cert. in Risk Management, ACT’s Cert. Financial Mathematics & Modelling etc] or Accounting (ACCA, CiMA, CPA or Equivalent) will be a strong added advantage but not a must; 
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting for treasury activities i.e. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working in either in an accounting firm and responsible for financial institutions or 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; 
  • 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

Mid-Senior Level

Salary

Competitive