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  • Posted: Jul 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Guaranty Trust Bank plc is a foremost Nigerian financial institution with vast business outlays spanning Anglophone/Francophone, West Africa, East Africa and the United Kingdom. The Bank presently has an Asset Base of over 2 Trillion Naira, shareholders funds of over 200 Billion Naira and employs over 10,000 people in Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana...
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    Risk Officer, Group Risk and Compliance

    Reports to: Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
    Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
    Industry: Financial Services
    Employment Type: Full-time
    Job Functions: Accounting/Auditing Finance Management

    About the Opportunity

    • The Risk Officer will assist the Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer in providing oversight of the Group’s spectrum of risk-taking activities encompassing economic risks including credit, market, liquidity, capital and country, as well as other core risks including operational, model, conduct, and reputational risk.
    • He/she is responsible for coordinating all business units to assist in the identification, monitoring, and reporting of risks taken throughout the Group.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    • Provide support in designing a robust risk management strategy for the Group with over 10 subsidiaries across Africa and across different financial services businesses
    • Provide support in setting the risk appetite levels for the Group, and the further defining risk limits for each subsidiary
    • Provide guidance to ensure that adequate risk management policies are designed, and well implemented by subsidiaries
    • Oversee monitoring of macro-economic activities that may affect the Group’s business activities, to proactively identify and assess the impact of risks and opportunities inherent in the Group’s business operations
    • Provide oversight and guidance for conducting stress tests on the Group’s consolidated risk exposure
    • Manage the risk identification and risk mitigation procedures of the Group
    • Provide support in the creation of risk analysis report and disseminate it to relevant stakeholders including the risk committee, board members and group executives
    • Advocate and support the culture of informed risk-taking and heighten awareness and use of advanced risk management practices through training programs and coaching
    • Raise awareness of relevant rules and regulations from statutory and regulatory bodies within Banking and other financial services

    Requirements
    Skills and Knowledge Required for the Role:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or Legal (Master's Degree is an additional advantage)
    • Local and international certifications in Risk management, such as Certificate in Risk Management (CIRM)
    • Strong understanding of development and trends in both international and African financial sectors, as well as regulations and trends in these markets
    • Deep knowledge and understanding of both banking and general financial markets regulatory environment
    • Strong understanding of Enterprise Risk management concepts, frameworks to proactively identify risks inherent in business operations that can have negative strategic implications for the Group  
    • Strong knowledge on portfolio risk management techniques, e.g. key risk metrics for players in the financial markets, capital management, database management, risk analysis etc.
    • Good analytical & problem solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, etc.)
    • Reporting skills
    • Ability to use available technology resources to drive monitoring and reporting
    • Data analytics skills will be an advantage

    To qualify for the role you must have:

    • A minimum of 5 years working experience across risk management, policies and regulations in the financial services sector
    • Demonstrated capacity to translate commercial strategies into risk profiles and risk assessments
    • Proven participation in implementing and managing Enterprise Risk Management strategy and governance, risk and compliance activities
    • Deep knowledge and experience in risk functions including credit, market, liquidity, capital and country and a broad understanding of the regulatory environment and compliance issues
    • Experience in building or implementing risk and compliance controls across a group of difference financial services companies

    Attributes for success in this role:

    • Ability to build relationships with senior leaders, and external agencies
    • Exceptional strategic thinking and analysis capabilities
    • Ability to exert sound judgment and discretion; assure confidentiality
    • Ability to build strong network with regulatory bodies and government authorities
    • Good standing and assertiveness, with excellent teamwork attitude, with proven ability to influence and coordinate team beyond his/her own department
    • Ability to handle a fast-paced, changing organization
    • Ability to effectively plan, set priorities, and manage several complex projects

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    Compliance Officer, Group Risk and Compliance

    Industry: Financial Services
    Reporting to: Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    • Provide support in designing a robust compliance strategy for the Group with over 10 subsidiaries across Africa and across different financial services businesses
    • Review and ensure compliance with all relevant statutory laws and regulations applicable to the Group
    • Ensure that business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures.
    • Proactively review all regulatory permissions to ensure that they remain current and appropriate for business needs
    • Evaluate Group activities to assess and monitor compliance risk
    • Ensure continual compliance risk assessment of the Group practices together with the development of internal policies and procedures, compliance training and protocols.
    • Serve as liaison for all regulatory bodies as well as maintaining relationships with relevant legal bodies
    • Keep abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives
    • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
    • Provide reporting with respect to regulatory requirements and developments
    • Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due
    • Ensuring compliance with best practices
    • Any other duties as required by the Group Head

    To Qualify for the Role you must Have

    • A minimum of 5 years working experience in compliance experience preferably within the financial services environment
    • Experience in assisting with the implementation of risk-based compliance policies, procedures, and guidelines
    • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards

    Skills and Knowledge Required for the Role

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, business administration or legal (Master’s Degree is an additional advantage)
    • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, or AML)
    • Good understanding of Compliance activities in Financial Services
    • Local and international certifications in Compliance, such as Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)
    • Strong understanding of development and trends in both international and African financial sectors, as well as regulations and trends in these markets
    • Deep knowledge and understanding of both banking and general financial markets regulatory environment including Anti-money laundering requirements
    • Good analytical & problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, etc.)
    • Reporting skills
    • Ability to use available technology resources to drive monitoring and reporting
    • Data analytics skill will be an advantage

    Attributes for Success in this Role

    • Ability to build relationships with senior leaders, and external agencies
    • Exceptional strategic thinking and analysis capabilities
    • Ability to exert sound judgment and discretion; assure confidentiality
    • Ability to build strong network with regulatory bodies and government authorities
    • Good standing and assertiveness, with excellent teamwork attitude, with proven ability to influence and coordinate team beyond his/her own department
    • Ability to handle a fast-paced, changing organization
    • Ability to effectively plan, set priorities, and manage several complex projects

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    Internal Audit Analyst

    Reports to: Group Head of Internal Audit

    About The Opportunity

    • The internal audit analyst will provide assistance to the Group Head of Internal Audit with the development of internal audit policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines for the Group.
    • He/she will also provide support to the Group Head of Internal Audit with the objective of ensuring the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls within the Group.
    • In addition, he/she will assist with the coordination of Group quality audits (as and when needed).

    Responsibilities
    Your Key Responsibilities will be:

    • Assisting with the design of policies, guidelines, processes, and controls of internal audit activities across the Group
    • Assisting with the monitoring and compliance with set policies through mechanisms that measure and ensure consistent adherence by subsidiary internal audit functions
    • Assisting with the coordination of audit plans developed by internal audit teams of various subsidiaries in the Group
    • Assisting with the review of outcomes of internal audits conducted by all subsidiaries and provide assistance with the drafting of feedback to improve audit quality and efficiency
    • Monitoring the implementation of audit recommendations across all subsidiaries through a Group-wide audit monitoring tool
    • Assisting with the preparation of a consolidated view of all audit reports across the Group for the Group Head of Internal Audit.

    To Qualify for the Role you Must Have

    • 4+ years audit experience in banking, and/or other financial services businesses
    • Experience in assisting the implementation of risk-based internal audit programs

    Skills and Knowledge Required for the Role:

    • Chartered professional in accounting, audit, or risk management with 3+ years’ post-qualification experience from a top-tier university.
    • Additional qualification/certification e.g., FRM, CFA, CIA, CISA or related certification is required
    • Some knowledge of the internal audit standards in Nigeria is advantageous as is knowledge about the standards of other African countries

    Attributes for Success in this Role:

    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Good standing and assertiveness, with excellent teamwork attitude
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent planning, prioritization, and project management skills
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good investigative skills 
    • Good interpersonal, writing, and communication skills. 
    • Sufficiently knowledgeable on the various relevant Audit standards i.e., IIA, NCCG etc.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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