Banking Jobs in Kenya – Microfinance

Job Title: Internal Auditor
 
Profile Introduction: Our Client a Microfinance Bank seeks to recruit a self-driven individual for the position of Internal Auditor.  

The successful candidate will be tasked with bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. 
 
The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:
  • Plan and conduct audits to ensure compliance with the company policies, legal requirements and best operating standards;
  • Planning and performing operational and financial audits;
  • Supervise junior auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables;
  • Developing and testing methodologies to evaluate adequacy of controls;
  • Organizes personal effort along with those of junior auditors to be risk- based, productive and efficient at all times;
  • Developing recommendations and report based on audits and presenting these ideas to senior management;
  • Formulating professional development and educational plans for junior staff members; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Desired Competencies
  • Strong Business and Financial acumen;
  • Analytical and problem solving  skills;
  • People Management;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Results orientation.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Finance,  Business Administration or economics;
  • Qualified CPA or ACCA and member
  • At least  3 years Audit experience
  • External audit experience in Financial Institution ( preferably MFB)
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS guidelines and ISA rules and Income Tax Regulations;


Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
 
Profile Introduction: Our Client a Microfinance Bank seeks to recruit a self-driven individual to the position of Chief Executive Officer.  

The successful candidate will be tasked with providing strategic leadership to the bank and positioning it for rapid growth. 

The candidate will also be tasked with the creation of stakeholder value, through product innovation, inculcation of a high- performance culture and transformation of the banks operations.   


The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:
  • Implementation of a 3 year strategic plan focused on aggressive deposit mobilization and growth of the loan portfolio;
  • Setting targets for business development, credit management, portfolio quality, geographical outreach, human resources and brand development & marketing;
  • Formulation and implementation of annual budgets and strategic plans;
  • Development of market research and product development capacity;
  • Leading a cultural transformation to develop a distinct and compelling institutional identity to drive performance;
  •  Oversee the development and implementation of HR policies performance management and measures and systems to monitor and appraise achievements;
  • Developing a customer driven culture;
  • Implementing high standards of internal control and procedures;
  • Enhancing brand awareness through the development of marketing strategies and capabilities.
Desired Competencies
  • Strong Business and Financial acumen;
  • Strategic & Result oriented leader;
  • Entrepreneurial with proven business development acumen;
  • People Management;
  • Dynamic, energetic, assertive and inspires confidence;
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Finance/ Business Administration/ Banking/ Management/ micro finance/ /marketing or economics;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in senior management position in a microfinance, commercial banking or financial sector;
  • Strategic formulation and execution ability;
  • Demonstrated commercial and financial management experience
How to Apply

 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge please visitwww.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by May 2016.

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