Ongoing Recruitment at Deloitte Nigeria June, 2017

Deloitte Nigeria - Our client is a development Finance institution positioned to empower more micro, small and medium enterprises across Nigeria. The institution is set up as a private sector driven wholesale financial institution aimed at increasing access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through eligible financial intermediaries In view of the foregoing, the client seeks to attract, motivate and retain qualified staff.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Chief Operations Officer

Reference Number: DFI005
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job summary
  • To coordinate the establishment and optimization of day-to-day operations in the institution, Provide quality management and analytics on the institution’s data, as well as knowledge and expertise on product and service management.
  • To oversee the development and implementation of all necessary policies and procedures towards achievement of the institution’s mandates and objectives.

Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Business or any related field is required
  • MBA/Master’s degree in related field is required
  • A professional certification in any management related field
  • A minimum of 15 years in operations or related experience of which 8 years in a managerial position
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Enhances the internal processes and procedures thereby enhancing best practices and compliance with international standards.
  • Improves efficiency of processes and establish necessary measures to cover all processes within the organization
  • Ensures accurate and proper maintenance of ethical behavior at all times and confidentiality of all customer information
  • Ensures prompt notification of the relevant stakeholders of any shortfall in quality standards of procedures and recommends preventive actions to ensure that the operation quality standards are maintained
  • Prepares relevant periodic reports related to the department functions as and when requested by Executive Management
  • Ensures accuracy, timeliness, consistency and adequate management of Data
  • Ensures resolution for all inquiries are efficiently and professionally provided
  • Ensures the correct follow-up on customer dispute status and resolution
  • Ensures that the public, consumer and commercial customers are provided with credit advisory
  • Monitors performance of customer service being provided and ensures corrective actions
  • Ensures successful execution of business strategies for the institution’s products and services
  • Ensures that the product lifecycle is managed consistently, from the beginning to the end.
  • Monitors the products and services integration within the market as well as follow-up the industry trends
  • Ensures tangible contribution to market needs through high-quality development of the products and services tailored to the needs of customers
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the products and services catalogue being offered by the institution
  • Ensures accountability for the aggregate plan and delivery of systems, operations, properties & maintenance and the general operating model in the institution

Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of financial operations and management
  • Understanding of Product and services management
  • In-depth knowledge of financial services industry
  • Understanding of strategic planning and business development
  • Expertise in product development, customer service, data management and general management
  • Demonstrates expertise in the formulation of strategies and concepts
  • Expertise in business development



Job Title: Financial Analyst
Reference Number: DFI014
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To provide high quality analysis of the institution’s finance activities (as and when required) in ensuring availability of critical information for decision making within the institution and supervise the coordination of continuous improvement activities across the institution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages the coordination of finance policies and processes, updates and ensures withdrawal of outdated policies and processes
  • Supervises the collation of feedback and evaluates information on financial control lapses from various sources which feeds the Financial Controls Monitoring/Financial Control Implications Reports
  • Liaises with the relevant teams to organise workshops and other communication aimed at promoting Financial Control awareness
  • Manages the collation of bank-wide service costs and prepares activity based costing analysis
  • Generates financial ratios between current and prior year values in the Balance Sheet, Income and Cash Flow Statements
  • Conducts review on historic performance and prepares report on financial trends and financial statement analysis
  • Reviews and reports on the alignment of proposed expenditure for initiatives with the Bank’s objectives/performance targets as well as perform cost-benefit analysis
  • Assists with  the provision of financial recommendations and advice to the management
Required qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Finance, Accounts or any Social Management Sciences or Business related discipline.
  • A Post graduate or Master’s degree in a related field is an added advantage
  • Membership of ICAN, ACA, ACCA, CFA, etc. is required
  • A minimum of 4 years working experience in an Accounting or finance related function
Skills and Experience:
  • Financial services industry knowledge
  • Knowledge of Accounting Standards and regulations (GAAP/IFRS etc.)
  • Working knowledge of financial control and analysis
  • Knowledge of relevant financial software applications
  • Knowledge of controls and risk Management
  • Expertise in Financial & Management Accounting
  • Expertise in research, data gathering and numerical analysis
  • Demonstrates expertise in Financial Analysis & Interpretation and reporting
  • Excellent communication Skills (Oral & Written)
  • Demonstrates expertise in technical financial report writing
How to Apply



Job Title: Head, Risk Assessments and Ratings
Reference No: DFI003
Location:
 Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To coordinate and ensure prompt and adequate identification, assessment, treatment, monitoring and reporting on risks across the institution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures the development, implementation and maintenance of an Enterprise Risk Management framework for the institution
  • Builds and leads a highly collaborative and proactive risk function that is able to navigate the dynamic environment that the institution operates in
  • Ensures a system-wide view and understanding of the combined risk of the institution and their inter-relationships (interest rate risk, liquidity risk, operating risk, credit risk, reputational risk, regulatory risk, etc.)
  • Supports the Board in developing the institution’s risk appetite and associated risk limits structure
  • Communicates to key stakeholders regarding the risk profile of the institution
  • Drives the process of setting risk measures and limits for the various business lines and monitoring their adherence to set limits.
  • Identifies potential risks, proffers risk mitigations and monitors the progress of risk mitigation activities
  • Provides risk advisory services to ensure effective management of potential risks arising from the institution's policies, activities and initiatives
  • Ensures the integration of risk management, specifically strategic risk management into the strategic planning process
  • Ensures the conduct of impact assessments of the institution’s policies being implemented in collaboration with other stakeholders
  • Ensures adequate monitoring and reporting on risks across the institution
  • Ensures the institution’s engagement with relevant stakeholder Organisations to establish a Policy Repository for the Bank that can serve as a reference point for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensures the conduct of impact assessments / impact analysis of significant external events on the operations of the institution
  • Ensures the conduct of a continuous impact and gap analysis of the institution's policies
  • Ensures the identification, measurement, analysis, monitoring and reporting of market and liquidity risk exposures
  • Ensures the review of the institution's market and liquidity risks to identify gaps and areas for improvement
  • Ensures adequate monitoring and reporting on compliance with the institution's Market and liquidity Risk appetite (standards, limits) and risk tolerance
Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Economics, Business Administration or any social sciences related discipline
  • A Master’s Degree in business related field or management
  • Membership of any recognized professional certification such as RIMAN, PRMIA, RMP or any related certification
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in a similar role is required, of which at least 4 must be at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of banking laws and policies
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of regulatory and operational risk and principles
  • Knowledge of risk management procedures and policies
  • Expertise in Enterprise risk management systems, risk analysis and control

How to Apply


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Job Title: Personal Assistant to CEO

Reference Number: DFI013
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To assist the Chief Executive Officer in the daily business activities by performing all types of secretarial activities and coordinating office business.
  • Provide support in administrative activities, Archive and management of files as well as coordinate correspondences to and from the CEO’s office.
  • Ensure adequate management of all official records, appointments and schedules for the CEO.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides adequate support to Chief Executive Officer in clerical and routine administrative work
  • Composes routine correspondence and memos as per the Chief Executive Officer’s request
  • Uses electronic diary systems to plan activities (schedule/coordinate appointments, book rooms and notify attendees)
  • Employs the use of logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions to resolve issues encountered
  • Provides assistance to departments/units with administrative activities as and when required
  • Establishes appropriate file registration and recording system for incoming/outgoing memos, letters and other forms of correspondence
  • Locates and appends appropriate files and other records of correspondence to take action by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Receives and refers calls to the Executive’s attention as appropriate as well as handles all other calls
  • Composes and types routine correspondences
  • Attends to incoming and outgoing mails and files accordingly
  • Attends to visitors to the departmental director
  • Ensures appropriate management of both electronic and paper filing systems
  • Maintains the Executive’s calendar, ensures notification of any changes
  • Sets up meetings as instructed or as required, notifying all parties
  • Takes notes as directed and produce notes accordingly
  • Transcribes, proofreads and edits correspondence composed by the Executive
  • Maintains Executive's appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, leave days and travel
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Social / Management Sciences or any related discipline
  • A Master’s or post graduate Degree in a Management related field is an added advantage
  • Membership of any recognized body such as Nigerian Institute of Management, The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrator of Nigeria (ICSAN) or any other related certifications is an advantage
  • A minimum of 8 years of cognate experience in similar role in a related industry
Skills and experience:
  • Understanding and knowledge of general administration skills
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and management
  • Knowledge of proofreading
  • Understanding of people and conflict management
  • Excellent time and meetings management
  • Demonstrates expertise in Secretarial services, office management and business correspondence
  • Expertise in technical writing and customer service
  • Demonstrates expertise in advanced typing
  • Excellent Organizational, Administration and Coordination skills


How to Apply



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Job Title: Specialist, Enterprise Risk
Reference Number: DFI015
Location: Any City, Nigeria   

Job Summary
  • To ensure prompt identification, assessment, treatment, monitoring and reporting on risks across the institution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides support in the implementation of the institution’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
  • Ensures adequate engagement of various stakeholders to set and communicate appropriate risk appetites/ tolerances.
  • Provides risk advisory services to ensure effective management of risks arising from the institution's policies, activities and initiatives
  • Recommends a risk philosophy, credit risk policies and standards for the institution
  • Ensures monitoring of appropriate risk indicators and triggers for the institution
  • Participates in the identification, assessment, treatment, monitoring and reporting of risks across the institution
  • Ensures development and maintenance of risk exposure limits in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensures participation in the periodic review of the institution’s Investment Policy in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Conducts periodic profiling of sovereign and counterparty risk and makes appropriate recommendation
  • Conducts review, monitoring and evaluation reports on the end-use of intervention funds by the various beneficiaries
  • Oversees the management and reporting of risk events on the institution’s counterparties
  • Ensures effective monitoring and update of an independent and enterprise wide view of known and emerging risk issues to management
  • Coordinates capacity building sessions with risk champions across the institution
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Economics, Business Administration or any social sciences related discipline
  • A Master’s Degree in a business related field or management is an added advantage
  • Membership of any recognized professional certification such as RIMAN, PRMIA, GARP, IRM or any related certification is required
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Banking or Financial system risk in a related field is required, of which at least 4 must be at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of banking  laws, policies and operations
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulatory and operational risk principles
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques
  • Excellent organisational and co-ordination skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrates expertise in Enterprise risk management systems
  • Expertise in risk analysis and control
How to Apply



Job Title: Head, Regulatory Compliance
Reference Number: DFI004
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • To ensure compliance with stipulated Code of Conduct, dispute resolution and provide support to the institution in performing corporate governance and regulatory compliance responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures efficiency of processes and establishment of necessary measures to cover all processes within the organization
  • Ensures compliance of DBN staff with the Code of Conduct
  • Plans compliance testing to ensure that procedures are operating effectively with appropriate controls and recommend changes where necessary
  • Ensures compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, regulations, contracts, and ethical business conduct
  • Provides advise and ensures business is in compliance with the necessities of legislation involving data protection
  • Ensures that sample checks are performed for data quality, storage and documentation
  • Ensures follow up on unsolved disputes that are raised by the Customer Services and ensure resolution
  • Maintains current and extensive knowledge of the laws and regulatory guidelines by which the institution is required to comply with
  • Ensures that corrective actions are implemented in case of findings
  • Updates regulatory developments within or outside of the institution as well as evolving best practices in compliance control
  • Liaises with other units to ensure compliance with Board and Management decisions
  • Incorporates Board and Management decisions into measurable action points to aid compliance
  • Participates in the facilitation of compliance with Board and Management decisions
  • Ensures proper execution of executable documents in collaboration with the respective units
  • Ensures maintenance, review and implementation of the regulatory compliance framework, associated policies and procedures
  • Provides assistance in the interpretation and implementation of new or changes in regulations and policies, as required, to address, manage and mitigate impacts of such changes, in a practical and effective manner, with a good understanding of the business operations and needs
  • Prepares relevant periodic reports related to the department functions as and when requested by Management
  • Develops procedures, reports, meeting notes etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues
Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree, in Arts, Business or any related field is required
  • MBA / Master’s degree in a related field
  • Membership of any related professional certification
  • A minimum of 8 years related experience of in a compliance/regulatory role with at least 4 years in a managerial position
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of stakeholder value
  • Understanding of public relations
  • Knowledge of the financial services regulatory environment
  • Understanding of local and international financial laws, rules and regulation
  • Expertise in the application of financial regulation policies and compliance controls
How to Apply




Job Title: Specialist, Financial Audit

Reference Number: DFI016
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To develop the annual audit plan to ensure compliance with financial and statutory regulations, and standards. Manage the audit of all activities, transactions and policies and procedures of the institution, monitor fraud and risk within the Bank and provide appropriate recommendations.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops detailed programme of activities, including the scope, objective, risk analysis, methodology and allocation of staff for Routine, Systems, Process Audits, Spot Checks, investigation etc.
  • Assists with planning regular audits and compliance testing to ensure that procedures are operating effectively with appropriate controls and recommend changes where necessary
  • Provides assistance in the development and implement the institution's annual audit plan to ensure compliance with financial and statutory regulations, and standards.
  • Participates in provision of adequate information and assistance to management and staff to enable them to comply with financial and statutory requirements
  • Conducts audit exercise
  • Conducts inspection of financial and operations  infrastructures as well as financial and operations system development
  • Carries out casting of data, collates and references working papers of financial documents
  • Confirms the accuracy of expenditure accounting entries made in voucher and journal printouts
  • Participates in investigation exercises
  • Participates in the preparation of audit reports to be presented to the Management / Board
  • Ensures follow-up on the internal control systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, regulations, contracts, and ethical business conduct.
  • Assists the Head, Internal Audit with conducting ad-hoc audit reviews to investigate any areas identified by management and conduct any special projects assigned by the management.
  • Participates in consultancy services for the institution
Required Qualifications  
  • A Bachelor’s degree or HND in any Accounting or Social Sciences related discipline
  • A Master’s Degree in business related field or management is an added advantage
  • Membership in accounting / auditing associations such as ICAN, ACCA, ANAN, CIMA, IIA or CISA, etc. is required
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in an accounting / auditing role is required of which at least 4 should be at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of audit and investigation principles and practice
  • Understanding of international accounting standards
  • Possession of business acumen and documentation
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques
  • Understanding of banking practice and related policy issues, their implications and applications
  • Understanding of financial and accounts management
  • Demonstrates expertise in Governance, risk and control
  • Demonstrates expertise in relevant audit standards and guidance
  • Demonstrates expertise in risk analysis and control assessment techniques
  • Demonstrates expertise in the collation, analysis and summary of financial operations data
  • Demonstrates expertise in numerical analysis
  • Proficiency in report writing
How to Apply




Job Title: Legal Counsel

Reference Number: DFI011
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To direct and control the provision and highest quality of effective legal services and compliance advice is provided to the institution in the most efficient manner. To provide support in the delivery of corporate governance and regulatory compliance responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides assistance in the management of relationship with specialist external legal firms and practitioners, as required
  • Transfers files to external lawyers, in coordination with the Chief Executive Officer, and monitor performance
  • Reviews and ensures updates to the institution’s documents as needed
  • Participates in collaboration with the Legal Adviser, legislative and regulatory changes or developments that might affect the institution’s operations or Board activities, and ensure briefing of the Board to aid informed decisions
  • Analyses formal complaints against the institution and provides advice on measures of action
  • Ensures proper legal consultations are provided to departments / units
  • Conducts review on texts of standard contracts, agreements and forms
  • Assists with the registration of agreements for submission to ministries, governmental departments, relevant administrations and agencies
  • Prepares Memorandum of Understanding, bills and statutes on administrative matters and conduct research on appropriate emerging legal issues
  • Provides representation to the institution in ensuring the efficient handling and winning resolution of all negotiations and disputes
  • Participates in meetings with clients and concerned parties to discuss related legal matters
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Possession of a Post graduate qualification (i.e. LLM) is an added advantage
  • Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association is required
  • Minimum of 8 years post call cognate experience in a financial regulatory environment is required, of which at least 4 years at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of legal issues including governance and legal compliance
  • Understanding of the financial services industry policies and principles
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Knowledge of conflict management
  • Knowledge of administrative laws
  • Understanding of ethical rules and laws
  • Demonstrates expertise in negotiation, arbitration and contracts
  • Demonstrates expertise in providing advice at Board/Top Management level
  • Demonstrates expertise in dispute resolution
  • Expertise in the application of principles and instruments of Company Law
How to Apply





Job Title: Head, Internal Audit

Reference No.:  DFI008
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To perform and control the internal audit function, ensuring that all financial standards, regulations, and statutory provisions are complied with and that the appropriate financial controls are in place to ensure the efficient, effective and proper use of resources.
  • To report periodically to the Board of Directors through Chief Executive Officer and External Audit Committee stating the result of its audit and related recommendations.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare relevant periodic reports related to the department functions
  • Ensures the proper planning for regular audits and compliance testing
  • Ensures adequate monitoring of the institution's annual audit plan development and implementation
  • Ensures that the appropriate information and assistance to management and staff are provided
  • Identifies areas requiring attention and ensures implementation of any actions agreed to by the Board
  • Evaluates the internal control systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, regulations, contracts, and ethical business conduct.
  • Conducts ad-hoc audit reviews to investigate any areas identified by management.
  • Reports periodically to the Board of Directors through Chief Executive Officer and External Audit Committee stating the result of its audit and related recommendations, as specified in the internal audit charter and yearly audit plan
  • Coordinates documentation of audit findings and drafting of audit reports as well as ensures audit issues are communicated and resolved promptly
  • Ensures adequate definition of fraud prevention strategies
  • Ensures provision of support all functions and business lines
  • Ensures  fraud control policies and procedures development
  • Provides accountability and ownership for fraud policy and operational risk management.
  • Conducts follow-up on investigations related to any possible breach of the Code of Conduct
  • Ensures the alignment of fraud investigation activity to fraud prevention strategies.
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree or HND in any Accounting or Social Sciences related discipline
  • A Master’s Degree in business related field or management is an added advantage
  • Membership of ICAN, ACCA, ANAN, CIMA, IIA, CISA or a recognized professional accounting / auditing association is required
  • Minimum of 15 years working experience in an accounting/auditing role is required of which at least 8 should be at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of audit policies and procedures, investigation principles and practice
  • Understanding of local and international accounting standards
  • Knowledge of banking practice and related policy issues, their implications and applications
  • Understanding of financial and accounts statement
  • Demonstrates expertise in internal auditing procedures, international accounting standards, reports writing, time and performance management
  • Demonstrates expertise in risk analysis and control assessment techniques
  • Demonstrates expertise in the collation, analysis and summary of financial operations data
How to Apply


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Job Title: Head, Corporate Services

Reference Number: DFI010
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To develop and implement the systems and infrastructure required to support the growth and future of the institution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures the effective and efficient management and operations in accordance with the values and strategic direction of the institution
  • Provides expert advice and support to the Executive team in the financial monitoring, planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis of the various business service units within the institution
  • Manages, monitors and report on the institution’s compliance with all statutory, funding, grant, contractual & legislative obligations
  • Participates in the development, implementation & review of the institution’s strategic and operational business plans
  • Develops, implements & administers effective administrative, financial & operational policies, procedures and guidelines in consultation with the Executive Team
  • Plans, manages and develops the institution's financial, regulatory, legislative, administration, human resource and information technology (IT) functions in an efficient and effective manner
  • Develops new and or revised services in areas of responsibility as required
  • Leads, manages and develops staff and contractors to ensure the efficient & effective operation of Corporate Services and the provision of timely & accurate information
  • Creates a high performance culture by collaborating with management and employees to establish a positive work environment
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, including within government, NGOs, community and corporate sectors
  • Collaborates with the Board and Executives, Federal and State Government agencies, Local Government, the community and private sectors, to implement the Business Plan
  • Attends and participates in meetings of the Executive, Board, Board Committees, and internal & external committees as necessary
  • Undertakes the day-to-day operational tasks for Corporate Services
  • Ensures operating expenditure is within approved guidelines
  • Provides monthly reports on areas of responsibility to the Executive Officer and other reports as required
  • Prepares and submits communications and marketing information for Corporate Services
  • Identifies funding opportunities and assist with the development of submissions in consultation with the Executive team
  • Ensures compliance with the institution's policies & procedures and undertake other duties as required by the Executive Officer
  • Develops, implements & administers effective financial & administration management systems & infrastructure
  • Oversees the preparation of the institution’s financial projections, budgets and reports and administer all financial accounts
  • Provides financial advice, support and guidance to the Board, Executive team & other business units as required
  • Provides assistance to the Executive Officer & Board in ensuring that financial policies, systems, and processes promote and protect the financial position of the organisation
  • Prepares all payments for approval by key signatories on accounts
  • Prepares and processes payroll, salary, taxation, etc. ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and current professional accounting practice
  • Prepares and monitors cash flow projections for multiple projects
  • Undertakes timely and accurate processing of day-to-day financial transactions, including the reconciliation and payment of creditors and the reconciliation and maintenance of debtors
  • Ensures financial records are consistently backed up and stored adequately
  • Prepares relevant financial reports for external funding bodies and provide monthly financial reports and other reports as required
  • Ensures the effective financial management (integrity of accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting, balance sheet & cash flow) of the institution
  • Provides assistance to the Executive Officer to ensure compliance with statutory, funding, contractual and legislated obligations relating to the operations of the institution
  • Ensures Board and organisational compliance with the relevant laws and regulations
  • Prepares organisational documents as needed for legal and financial compliance matters
  • Conducts research and analysis of the institution’s operations in relation to risk management and compliance with Work, Health & Safety legislation
  • Develops, reviews and administers all business contracts and liaise with external contractors as required
  • Participates in the development and implementation of human resource strategies in line with current and future goals and objectives
  • Provides advice on all aspects of human resource management including employee and organisational development
  • Participates in the development and administration of employment contracts and job descriptions and ensure all aspects of the institution’s human resource and industrial relations functions are compliant with the Nigerian labour law and other applicable legislation
  • Ensures that recruitment, performance reviews and management processes are undertaken in accordance with the institution’s values
  • Builds organizational capability and effectiveness through driving integral strategies and practices covering all facets of human resources; including but not limited to talent acquisition, training and development, employee relations, compensation, benefits and performance management
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures and practices in keeping with current industry best practices and compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Oversees adequate management of the information technology function including data security, back up, technology upgrades & implementation in consultation with designated external contractors
  • Provides related expert advisory and consultative support services to employees at all levels of the organization, including executive, management, and frontline staff
  • Provides assistance to the management and employees in the interpretation and application of human resources policies, practices and guidelines
Required qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in the Arts / Law / Humanities /Social Sciences/ Management Sciences
  • A Master's Degree in Administration, business, management or any related field
  • Membership of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, Nigerian Bar Association or any related certification in management
  • Minimum of 15 years working experience in secretarial/ legal capacity role is required of which at least 8 should be at managerial level
Skills and experience:
  • Understanding of financial processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the financial industry
  • Understanding of legal and secretarial practices
  • Knowledge of relationship/stakeholder value and management practices
  • Knowledge of conflict management
  • Demonstrates expertise in resource management and quality assurance
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to identify key organizational issues.
How to Apply


Job Title: Head, Credit Operations
Reference Number: DFI006
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To ensure continuous improvement of systems and processes that underpin consumer lending offer, such as underwriting, loan administration, collections and treasury.
  • To ensure consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of customers ,and the assessment of the creditworthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing the mix of company sales and bad debt losses
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures adequate outlining of process flows, definition of operating rules and policies, assigning of operational roles and responsibilities, integration of manual operations with systems and defining performance metrics.
  • Ensures adequate management of credit processes and oversees a wide range of operational activities alongside managing customer relationships. These include but are not limited to: performing credit analysis, establishing direct communication channels with applicants and borrowers, issuing loan agreements, applying payments to individual accounts, identifying delinquent accounts, taking direct collections action, issuing monthly statements, addressing customer claims, etc.
  • Ensures standardization of the manual authorizations process as it relates to credit
  • Ensure that credit reviews and requests are dealt with scientifically and timeously
  • Identifies, drafts, develops and implements operational processes, policies and guidelines as it relates to credit
  • Analyzes the performance of existing clients loans and products
  • Ensures development of credit risk management strategies, maintenance of the credit policy and recommend changes in the credit policy / directory
  • Oversees the acceptance or rejection of credit recommendations and ensure adequate monitoring of credit grants and updates
  • Ensures awareness of best practice methods and trends, conduct prompt investigation of customer credit applications and make appropriate recommendations when required
  • Prepares monthly reporting on financial performance to the Management / Board of Directors
Required qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Accounting, Finance and Administration or any related field
  • A Master’s Degree in business or development finance related field or management is an added advantage
  • Membership of a professional business related institute such as ICAN, CIMA, ACA, CIBN etc. is required
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in a financial institution /development agency is required of which at least 4 should be at managerial level.
Skills and Experience:
  • Good working knowledge of financial procedures and applications
  • Understanding of banking practice and related policy issues, their implications and applications
  • Knowledge of credit operations and management
  • Expertise in formulation and implementation of credit policies and regulations
  • Expertise in credit administration/ supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills.
How to Apply



Job Title: Head, Finance and Accounts

Reference Number: DFI002
Location: Any CIty, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To provide overall leadership and management of the Finance Department, Develop and manage the implementation of the Finance strategy throughout the institution, ensure appropriate accounting and financial standards are established and maintained
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Acts as the prinicple financial advisor to the CEO and the Board including advice on the formulation of overall financial policy and strategy
  • Supervises all financing and accounting activities at the institution
  • Oversees budgeting and costing activities and ensure proper processing of payroll payment
  • Manages and ensures consistent update of the institution’s accounts
  • Supervises the investment handling of day-to-day activities and ensures that the investment generation meets the business plans and project forecasts.
  • Manages the investment opportunities that are identified and evaluated by the Finance section
  • Supervises the investment handling of day-to-day activities and ensures that the investment generation meets the business plans and project forecasts.
  • Manages the investment opportunities that are identified and evaluated by the Finance section
  • Ensures a clear view of profitability as well as adequate monitoring of profit and loss accounts
  • Ensures cost control and management within budget and authority across the institution
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate internal control safeguards
  • Interacts with other units to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses, reports, and recommendations
  • Ensures records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Provides periodic MIS and financial reports presenting the performance of financial activities
  • Provides auditors with the needed documents and any data
  • Conducts Managerial book close and processing needed general ledger entries (accounts payable, journal entries, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and taxes)
  • Reviews all financial and accounting report
  • Oversees the proper maintenance of the institution’s accounting records and ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinates timely preparation of the institution’s financial statements and ensures that its financial position is accurately reflected in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Oversees transaction control to ensure to detect and/or prevent errors, misappropriations, or policy non-compliance in a financial transaction process
  • Delivers timely, accurate and relevant financial information and insight to stakeholders for effective decision making
  • Periodically reviews key financial activity and performance reports and takes appropriate action to ensure achievement of the institution’s financial objectives
  • Identifies risks and long-term financial implications of intended corporate projects/ initiatives, and advices Executive Management accordingly
  • Liaises with relevant stakeholders across the Bank regarding finance related matters
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any related field
  • A Master’s degree/MBA in related field is an added advantage
  • A professional certification in ICAN, ACCA, CFA, CPA or any other related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in Finance and Accounting of which 4 years should be in a managerial position
Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge in Finance and Accounts Management
  • Knowledge of relevant financial software applications
  • Understanding of accounting principles, practices and procedure
  • Excellent Resource and Quality Management
  • Demonstrates expertise in Financial Information Assessment
  • Expertise in the application of financial principles
How to Apply



Job Title: Head, Treasury and Investment
Reference No.: DFI001
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To ensure effective management of internal funds and investments and effective monitoring of investments in subsidiaries and investee companies
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversees the operations in the treasury and responsible for all related operations within the Organisation
  • Reviews and manages the institution's liquidity position
  • Assumes responsibility for the profitability for the Organisation and for the income generated through Trading, Fee, Dividend , Foreign Exchange and will be responsible for the Return on Investment of the Bank
  • Liaises with the CEO in respect to investments of surplus funds in treasury bills, short-term deposits, etc.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of adequate cash management policies and processes to minimize risk and cost exposure to the institution
  • Develops a Policy & Procedure Manual for Treasury & Investments Operations with adequate controls
  • Submits proposals to the Management on launch of new Investment Funds and other Treasury & Investment Products & Services.
  • Drives the proactive tracking of portfolio returns and recommends optimal investment policies that capture the best interest rates while managing risk
  • Advises Executive Management on investment strategies that will ensure high returns on investment and optimal liquidity for operations
  • Ensures the continuous review of the institution’s cash/ liquidity position and the prompt identification of excess/ idle funds
  • Manages the investment of the institution’s internal funds and ensures funds are channeled into appropriate investment instruments approved by the Board of Directors and in line with the investment guidelines
  • Reviews the status of all outstanding foreign exchange deals and Investment Funds
  • Coordinates the review, analysis and reporting of the institution’s investment portfolio, yield and instruments
  • Ensures effective monitoring of the institution’s investments in investee companies
  • Ensures adequate preparation of the institution's internal funds account
  • Ensures effective management of the Bank's internal funds as well as periodic reconciliation of the accounts
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in any Social Management Sciences or Business related discipline from an accredited University.
  • A Masters degree in a related field is an added advantage
  • Membership in ACCA, ICAN, CFA, ACA or any related certification
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in a Treasury / Investment Management related role with at least 4 years in a managerial position
Skills and Experience:
  • Understanding of Investment planning and portfolio management
  • Financial Services Industry Knowledge
  • Expertise in Financial reporting and treasury management
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting Software Applications
  • Sound managerial and leadership ability
  • Analytical/Problem Solving Skills
How to Apply



Job Title: Head, Corporate Communications and Branding
Reference No: DFI012
Location:
 Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary
  • To ensure development, positive positioning, and consistent management the institution’s professional image and reputation. Communicate key messages to defined target audiences towards the establishment of goodwill and understanding between the industry and its stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinates the preparation of speeches, briefing notes, and media articles for the institution
  • Directs consistent roll-out of information on all corporate-wide employee communication vehicles
  • Strengthens employee understanding of the institution’s vision, strategy, goals and values by overseeing the development of consistent, effective internal communication programmes
  • Leads the creation, editorial planning, content development, layout and production of internal newsletters and internal portal (intranet)
  • Approves all content published on the institution's website, intranet and notice boards
  • Ensures the provision of requisite information to the media personnel and the general public
  • Ensures adequate monitoring and analysis of media coverage of activities of the institution, the financial services industry and the socio-economic environment in general and make recommendations as appropriate
  • Ensures timely and adequate information dissemination to the public through the media
  • Facilitates press briefings and interviews for the Executives when necessary
  • Oversees all event planning for the Group including organizing and coordinating sponsorship activities
  • Ensures coordination of the institution’s Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • Coordinates the research and development of news releases, articles, editorials, publications and other written communications products
  • Ensures the evaluation and measurement of the effectiveness of communications programmes
  • Coordinates events management in the institution
  • Advises and counsels senior management on  communication issues and opportunities
  • Oversees the development of comprehensive communications strategies that support the overall strategic direction of the institution
  • Leads the development of communications risk mitigation plans, including crisis communications preparedness and planning, as well as proactive support for utility operations
  • Ensures review and approval of communication contents regularly
  • Oversees all Public relations efforts and manage external vendors and consultants
  • Define, recommend, implement and maintain adequate above and below the line advertising though the media, outdoor advertising, radio, television, etc.
  • Oversees the development of metrics to evaluate efforts and verify results including social listening and predictive communications metrics
  • Reviews reports of evaluation and measurement of the effectiveness of communication programmes
  • Ensures definition and implementation of customer acquisition and retention programmes
  • Oversee all research activities for the institution including Customer satisfaction surveys
Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mass Communication, Journalism, Management sciences or any related field
  • A Master’s or post graduate degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or any related field is required
  • Professional qualification in Personnel Management/ Public Relations is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in Corporate Communications related role is required, of which at least 4 years at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Financial services industry Knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of the Bank’s strategic mandates
  • Knowledge of latest trends and practices in corporate communication
  • Knowledge of Media systems and structures, branding and public relations
  • Understanding of the global media environment and application
  • Knowledge of crisis and people management
  • Expertise in communication processes and methodologies
  • Demonstrated expertise in change management
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Demonstrates expertise in Information Management
  • Expertise in Research, data gathering and analysis methods
  • Proficiency in personal productivity tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
How to Apply


Job Title: Company Secretary / Legal Adviser 
Reference Number: DFI007
Location: Any City, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • To direct and control the provision of effective legal services to the institution and ensure the highest quality of legal and compliance advice is provided to the institution in the most efficient manner.
  • Provide assistance to the Board of Directors in the daily business activities by performing all types of secretarial activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serves as an advisor to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors on all matters relating to company law and corporate governance
  • Provide accurate and timely advice on all legal and regulatory matters of the institution and support in legal and compliance related matters
  • Provides assistance to the business in ensuring compliance with all various legal requirements
  • Assists with ensuring that the institution meets its legal responsibilities under the Nigerian Laws and Regulations
  • Manages the relationship with external legal firms and practitioners, as required
  • Ensures transfer of files to external lawyers, in coordination with the Chief Executive Officer, and monitor performance
  • Reviews and proposes updates to the institution's documents as needed
  • Ensures proper legal consultations are provided to departments / units
  • Conducts meetings with clients and concerned parties to discuss related legal matters
  • Conducts review of texts of standard contracts, agreements, legal correspondence and forms as well as analysis of formal complaints against the institution and advice on measures of action
  • Ensures the registration of agreements before submitting to ministries, governmental departments and administrations
  • Represents the institution in ensuring the efficient handling and winning resolution of all negotiations and disputes
  • Prepares relevant periodic reports related to the department functions as and when requested by Executive Management
  • Ensures the proper filing of the department files
  • Ensures the smooth running of the Board’s and Board Committees’ activities
  • Acts as a primary point of contact and source of information, advice, and guidance for directors regarding the institution’s activities, in order to support the decision making process
  • Prepares communication letters upon arranging with the Chairman as the need arise, and handles the required communication to schedule/call for Board meetings
  • Prepares information packages that need to be circulated to the Board members upon Board meetings, or to shareholders upon General Assembly meetings
  • Attends Board meetings, prepares minutes of meeting and ensures prompt and timely circulation of the minutes to all Board members
  • Documents and follows up on the issues requiring Board action as raised in subsequent Board meetings and recorded on the related meeting action sheet
  • Ensures circulation of Board decisions to the concerned parties
  • Coordinates with the concerned departments, especially the Finance & Administration Department and Legal & Compliance Department, regarding Board decisions that necessitate legal compliance and regulatory procedures
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Law
  • Possession of a Post graduate qualification (i.e. LLM) is required
  • Membership of the Nigerian Bar Association is required
  • Minimum of 15years working experience in a financial regulatory environment is required, of which at least 8 years post call cognate experience at managerial level
Skills and Experience:
  • Deep understanding of legal issues, including governance and legal compliance
  • Deep understanding of Budget and cost management
  • Understanding of the financial services industry
  • In-depth knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Knowledge of conflict management
  • Advanced knowledge of Administrative laws
  • Deep understanding of ethical rules and laws
  • Excellent research and report writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
How to Apply


Deadline: 28th July, 2017.

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