Head of Treasury and International Business Job Vacancy – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Executive Director
About US:
Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the
financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust
Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 350,000
depositors and over 28,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36 branches
countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including;
Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to
its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs,
salary earners and youth.
Job Summary: The Head of Treasury and International Business
will be responsible for managing the Bank’s Treasury and International Business.
This covers foreign exchange operations, money market operations, liquidity
management, business growth and International Business. The job includes investing
surplus funds for profi­table returns; and providing technical support for ALCO
Management within a Risk Management and regulatory framework.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will ensure that the Bank meets
    all external and internal liquidity requirements and that proper
    contingency plans are in place to address excess and defi­cient liquidity
    incidences in line with the Bank’s Policies and Procedures.
  • In charge of the implementation of globally
    acceptable standards of risk, control, systems and processes.
  • Treasury reporting and analysis for technical
    ALCO support.
  • Control the funds transfer pricing process.
  • Manage all aspects of planning including the
    funding plan and International Business plan execution.
  • Ensure the Treasury and International
    Business operations are in line with compliance guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for developing Treasury and FX
    products for Retail banking clients and market them jointly with Retail
    relationship management team.
  • Work in liaison with Head of Risk and Senior
    Management Committee to assess effectiveness of hedging strategy.
  • Carry out economic and market analysis and
    forecasting to enable the Bank anticipate changing conditions.
  • Ensure effectiveness of Treasury and
    International Business structure in achieving compliance requirements,
    optimal efficiency, resource utilization and cost containment.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
    degree preferably but not limited to any of the following: B (Economics /
    Statistics), BBA, BCOM, BSTAT, BSC (QE).
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Banking or
    Economics or Finance is desired.
  • ACI Dealers Certificate, CPB, ACCA, CPA
    qualification is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years’ international
    banking experience in a supervisory position.
  • At least three years’ working experience in
    the Global Markets Operations in a ­financial institution.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of treasury
    and financial markets including underlying drivers of balance sheet
    liquidity and drivers of product behavior, risk, treasury ­financial
    planning and reporting and regulatory requirements.
  • Broad working knowledge in trading, financial
    analysis and of financial markets.
  • Familiarity in international business
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Banking
    systems, processes and procedures, as well as, of the systems used by
    Global Markets Operations.
  • Expert knowledge of the products traded by
    Global Markets in the foreign exchange, money market, derivative and
    resource banking markets.
  • The applicant should also have an advanced
    understanding of the various Swift message types used by Global Markets
    Operations and a good understanding of all other SWIFT message types.
  • Highly computer literate in Microsoft Office
    packages and Internet Explorer.
How to Apply:
qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include;
photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference
contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number to; Head,
Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe, P. O. Box 6972,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 4th March, 2016
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