Head of Business Performance & Analytics

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Finance

Summary

  • To provide the senior management team with an insightful knowledge of the bank’s business drivers through robust and challenging analysis.
  • To provide a proactive approach to improving quality of management information and analysis.
  • Finance on budget and performance issues.
  • Identify cost drivers and recommend cost control / management initiatives
  • To lead the business analytics team.
  • As part of Finance function leadership team to play a leadership role by providing insights, ideas and technical accounting and business solutions for the betterment of the bank

Responsibilities

Planning 

  • To co-ordinate preparation of medium term plan and budgets including providing management with analytical support to enable them prepare and submit quality budgets within agreed periods. 
  • To challenge functional budgets thereby ensuring that they are realistic and stretching. 
  • To ensure capital budgets are adhered. 
  • Build a relationship with all budget holders at all levels.
  • Ensure functional and Group cross working in Country and with Group and Cluster Teams. 
  • To agree key budget assumptions and to prepare the budget timetable. 

Perfomance Management 

  • Effective presentation of detailed business performance analysis through production of monthly management accounts.Support and constructively challenge monthly results, forecasts and plans for each of the business line.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis within set deadlines and as requested by senior management. 
  • Identify value adding initiatives in conjunction with Chief Financial Officer and other business leaders in other functions. ·
  • Provide accurately segmented information on income, costs and balance sheet to satisfy internal and external functional needs.
  • Prepare and submit / forward Ml requests from CMC members and Group Finance within agreed deadlines and to ensure the information meet the highest standard. 
  • To prepare capital plans and to review every month to ensure that there are no violations of WRA ratios and other BOT requirements
  • Be aware of and up to date with all financial and commercial issues affecting the bank.
  • Recommend system enhancements to strengthen financial management systems.
  • Managing group reporting that falls under planning and performance management.

Staff Management 

  • Help team members to identify strengths and weaknesses in their own skills and attributes, review their self-development plans and ensure training and development needs are accommodated. 
  • Coach team members on Planning & Performance Management.
  • Assess employee’s performance against contract.
  • Review and input to Performance Management Reviews.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Banking, Actuarial Science or Computer Science.
  • CPA (T)/ACCA Qualified Member – Qualified Certified Accountant is a must.

Requirements

  • Very strong computer and MI skills necessary for preparation of financial and performance presentations to senior management and Board of Directors. Advanced level skills on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Strong planning skills – Experience in budgeting process in organisations
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Excellent understanding of competitive activity.
  • Good understanding of global and domestic economic trends.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills. Ability to influence senior management across the business.
  • Experience in the financial services environment.
  • Experience in Leadership positions of not less than 3 years leading a team of two people or more and overall experience of not less than 5 years.
  • Excellent Accounting knowledge
  • Flexibility and experience to work as Financial Controller will be an added advantage

Characteristics

  • Broad knowledge of the Bank’s financial, costing and management accounting processes. 
  • Good knowledge of the bank’s products and services. 
  • Good Knowledge of Bank’s balance sheet structure.

Reporting To

  • Chief Financial Officer

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Banking: 6 Years

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Finance: 9 Years

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