Head of Finance and Administration
The Head of Finance and Administration is responsible for all of
the Bank’s fiscal operating results utilizing generally accepted accounting principles,
such as cost accounting, budgets, and regulatory agency and government reports
ensuring the safeguard of Bank assets.
Key Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Counsels senior management on fiscal control and profitability;
prepares, presents and interprets financial reports in an accurate and timely
manner. Clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements
Adheres to tax laws and regulatory compliance to properly
reflect the financial position of the Bank.
Directs accounting department activities; provides leadership,
training and supervision within the department; provides a high level of
customer relations and service; and ensures compliance with Bank policies and
The position of Head of Finance assists in attaining established
Bank’s and department financial goals.
Performs supervisory duties of department staff, coordinates
staff for coverage in all related areas of the department.
Responsible for managing all matters pertaining to Finance
Responsible for ensuring integrity, accuracy and completeness of
Supervising filing of statutory returns to regulatory
Update and implement all necessary business policies and
accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure
manual. Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to
the board of directors.
Manage cash flow and forecasting. Implement a robust contracts
management and financial management/ reporting system; Responsible for ensuring
integrity, accuracy and completeness of financial data.
Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with
external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess
any changes necessary.
Responsible for the overall administrative functions to ensure
efficient and consistent operations as the organization grows including:
Working closely and transparently with all external partners
including third-party vendors and consultants.
Reviewing and ensuring compliance with all contracts entered
into by the Bank.
Evaluating and maintaining adequate insurance coverage to meet
the changing needs of the organization.
Ensuring that policies are timely renewed or replaced
Requirements for the role
A University Degree in a business related field from a
A Master’s Degree in any relevant field will be an added
Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
At least 3 years management experience in a busy environment,
which should include financial planning and Management reporting.
Sound knowledge of the financial industry, accounting principles
and regulatory guidelines.
Competencies in IFRS provisions & compliance, Strategic
& financial planning, budgeting and monitoring thereof.
Decision maker, Problem solver, Analytical ability & good
numeric skills including use of automated solutions
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge & fit the required profile,
please apply highlighting your qualification, experience and career aspirations
match the requirement for this position.
Application should be sent latest 4th September 2020 clearly
indicating the position you are applying for on the Subject to: