Head of Finance and Operations job at Umba
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Vacancy title:
Head of Finance and Operations

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
21 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 07, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description:
The role will report to the General Manager of the Bank (in Kenya) with a matrix reporting line to the Group CFO.
As Head of Finance & Operations for the Bank, you will have responsibility for:
• Building and developing a first class finance and operations team
• Being a key member of the Bank’s Management Team
• Integrity of all financial records and reporting
• Financial and management accounting, budgeting, planning, pricing, commercial contracts, and unit economics
• Preparation and presentation of Board Reports
• Audits both statutory and regulatory
• Being a Business Partner to all members of the Management Team
• All treasury activities for the Bank
• Liquidity and Capital management
• Chairing the Bank’s ALCO
• Regulatory reporting
• A key member of the Team implementing a new core banking platform
• The integrity of all records and data in the core banking platform
• Ownership and oversight of Settlement and Reconciliation
• The Bank’s operational processes
• Operational risk management
• Ensuring AML and KYC requirements are at all times met
• Managing operational vendor relationships
• As a digital bank, ensure optimal operational efficiency
• The role-holder must be approved by the CBK

Qualifications And Experience
• An experienced banker from a finance and operations perspective
• A minimum of five years banking experience in a senior management role
• Ideally, fintech/digital banking management experience
• Must have a fintech mindset
• A thorough understanding of banking regulations in Kenya
• Very hands-on as this is effectively a start-up
• Good knowledge of payment systems
• A great leader
• Well respected in the market with the ability to win and foster important stakeholder relationships
• Experience of reporting to and managing a Board
• Comfortable working in a matrix structure
• A collegiate working style, while working with a Team located across the world in many different time zones.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Umba on www.linkedin.com to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 February 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 07-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-02-2067
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