Thursday, January 17, 2013

Head of Balance Sheet Management Job in Kenya

Job: Head, Balance Sheet Management   

Division: Treasury
Job Objective(s)     

Tactical management of the Bank’s Balance Sheet to achieve optimal profitability while minimising risk exposure.

Oversee the day to day management of a team of ALM analysts reporting key balance sheet and liquidity risks.

Provision of timely and relevant information on the Balance Sheet to facilitate decision making by management.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Identify and monitor optimal Balance Sheet structure/ratios.
    Provide leadership and management of ALM projects.
    Monitor ratios in order to identify any change in the Bank Balance Sheet structure.
    Identify and monitor balance sheet gaps and liquidity risks as well as formulate strategies to manage them.
    Prepare the bank’s gap report.
    Monitor bank’s Liquidity & Capital plan as well as contingency plan.
    Monitor and evaluate impact of external environmental objectives on the Bank’s business.
    Supervise the preparation of the bank’s ALCO reports.
    Implement, follow up and monitor ALCO directives.
    Monitor Balance Sheet triggers as well as compliance with bank’s rate guide.
    Manage Liquid assets of the bank as well as CBK account.

Job Requirements


    Agood first degree in any business related discipline.
    Masters degree in Finance and other business-related disciplines.
    Professional qualification will be an added advantage


    Minimum of 7 years experience in a bank.
    Experience in Balance Sheet Management/Asset & Liability Management very useful.
    Experience in Financial Control will be an added advantage.

Key Competency Requirements

Required  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Excellent knowledge of balance sheet management
    Good understanding of the Kenyan economy
    Good knowledge of Treasury/Hedge products and instruments
    Good knowledge of ALM
    Good liquidity management capabilities
    Treasury management skills
    Excellent financial analysis / interpretation skills
    Strong analytical Skills/ Problem solving capabilities
    Strategic orientation
    Excellent Oral & Written communication skills.

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