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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice helps people access employment opportunities by exposing them to relevant knowledge and practical skills.
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    Risk & Control Associate

    In this role, you will also be collaborating with key internal & external stakeholders to ensure adherence to company policies and processes in line with industry and best practices, driving and implementing digital technology transformation initiatives across the company.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Participate in the continual review and update of the company’s risk policies, compliance policies, guidelines, and practices, in line with changes in the company’s business priorities.
    • Assist in the implementation of risk management policies, compliance policies, periodic risk reviews / and monitoring of organization-wide risk portfolio.
    • Conduct daily reviews of transactions as well as periodic process reviews to ensure compliance with internal controls.
    • Monitor and track compliance with Turnaround Time and Service Level Agreements and escalate non-compliance to the Chief Risk Officer.
    • Monitor and prepare periodic reports on the status of risks and the effectiveness of existing controls.
    • Assist departments in developing/updating their risk register, key risk indicator, and risk and control self-assessment templates as well as tracking them for onward reports to the management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking & Finance or Economics.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business or Finance.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

    • Good understanding of investment markets and instruments.
    • Ability to detect fraud.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Visio etc.).
    • Good knowledge of back-office operations including but not limited to Trading operations, Fund accounting etc.
    • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Working knowledge of general accounting operations and specific requirements for investment management companies such as IFRS 9.
    • Good understanding of Nigerian capital markets regulatory standards and environment (SEC, NSE etc.).
    • Excellent analytical skills.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, balancing multiple deliverables efficiently
    • Strong attention to detail and open-minded (Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss).
    • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders.
    • Ability to bring innovations to operations.
    • Highly organized, self-starter with the ability to manage projects with limited oversight.
    • Intellectually curious.
    • A strong focus on excellence.
    • Self-driven and goal oriented.
    • A thirst for knowledge and learning.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The People Practice on to apply

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