Entry Level Jobs – Snr Accountant-Financial Controls at Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Job
ID:
12968
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Snr
Accountant-Financial Controls will steer the overall integrity and accuracy of
the General Ledger as a basis for the preparation of financial and management
reports. The incumbent will also ensure appropriate financial controls are
implemented across the bank to support integrity of the General ledger. He /
she will also prepare and submit internal financial control reports
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be the chief custodian of the
General Ledger, Chart of Accounts, and the repository for all Financial and
Management information for the Bank.
·        
In charge of monitoring all internal balance sheet
account movements and ensuring that they reflect the correct balances and all
relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions taken
timeously.
·        
Responsible for reviewing of monthly general ledger
reconciliations to ensure that outstanding items are timeously cleared,
resultant entries processed and the amounts reflected in the general ledger
appropriately supported.
·        
Review of suspense accounts to ensure that these are
cleared daily.
·        
Perform regular reviews on all units conducting
reconciliation and drive corrective actions were gaps are noted.
·        
Technically support the full substantiation of the
total balance sheet.
·        
Manage all Internal Financial Control (IFC) and
Balance sheet substantiation (BSS) reporting.
·        
Ensure monthly Value at Risk (VaR) assessments are
performed on all balance sheet accounts in the bank and recommend appropriate
provisioning requirements.
·        
The incumbent will be posting of journals on the
system.
·        
Responsible for the preparation of requisite
schedules for the annual audit
·        
Ensure maintenance of and adherence to Group and
SBUL accounting policies and procedures.
·        
Provision of technical advice and accounting support
to other Functional Units
·        
Playing a leading role in coaching and developing
his/her team
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The incumbent for the Stanbic Bank Snr
Accountant-Financial Controls should hold a B.Com (Accounting/Finance).
·        
Professional accounting qualification i.e. ACCA
·        
At least two years or related experience.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of International
Financial Reporting Standards.
·        
Computer literacy and knowledge of personal computers
and software packages such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access &
SAP.
·        
Working knowledge of Bankmaster and Branchpower is
added advantage.
·        
Excellent communication and presentation skills at a
senior level
·        
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight
deadlines.
How
to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline:
6th October, 2015

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