Report to: Senior Manager, Treasury Services
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 cash position and by making sure that the bank meets its short term needs, by preparing and maintaining accurate and up to date management reports and also by supporting all other units in their daily work related to treasury. The nature and scope of the job is to support the Head of the Treasury Services function in identifying treasury funding gaps and developing funding proposals, analysis of treasury activities, processing treasury transactions in the treasury management system, analyzing treasury risk and reporting. The role will also provide wider support to all of the Bank’s treasury middle-and-back office activities to ensure segregation of duties at all times.Person Specifications:
Qualifications Skills & Experience
• 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;• Excellent knowledge of accounting for treasury activities i.e. International Financial Reporting Standards ; • A minimum of 8 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 (eg 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.