Equity Bank Senior Controls Officer Job March


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Senior Controls Officer Job, Banking Jobs Kenya 2022, 

Purpose: The holder of the position will be required to maintain a robust internal control framework while continuously reviewing it to mitigate risks. A strong internal control framework will lead to high-level quality of financial statements of the organization in compliance with internal policies.

Scope:

General Accounting, reporting, fixed assets accounting, data extraction, mining and analysis

  Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the existing internal financial controls, and recommend improvements where deficiencies are identified
  • Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits (internal & external)
  • Administer the internal financial control framework and procedures to help ensure the effectiveness of internal financial controls over reporting.
  • Formulate and implement relevant directives, guidelines and procedural documents pertaining to internal financial controls and managing any required reviews and updates.
  • Ensure the Internal Financial Control Matrix  is current and ensure the adequacy of key control design effectiveness.
  • Reviewing of daily movements in the General ledgers and report exceptions noted and provide improvements on key processes
  • Ensuring old outstanding items in the departmental reconciliations are promptly resolved with a clear resolution plan shared by the relevant department
  • Continuously ensure that general ledger accounts with zero activity are closed.
  • Review all general ledger accounts to ensure that they are correctly mapped to the chart of accounts and all new GLs opened meet the minimum requirements
  • Regularly review the general ledger access rights that have been granted and ensure they comply / aligned with the duties of each user

SPECIAL CHALLENGES:

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines on reporting without compromising quality
  • Driving achievement of the Finance scorecard
  •  Ability to think outside the box on process improvements

Key Critical Competencies  

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Advanced IT skills in Microsoft office-Excel
  • Able to work well with minimum supervision
  • Working knowledge of an ERP system and core banking system

Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant field from a recognized University or College
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in a similar position in the banking sector
  •  Must be a CPA 3 holder or equivalent qualification

How to Apply

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