Business Analyst Job Careers – DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Business
Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: 
Manager – Management Reporting
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The
Business Analyst will support the business in appropriate and timely decision
making through the execution of appropriate mechanisms to deliver consistent financial
planning, forecasting, analysis and timely management reporting. The incumbent
will liaise with the business on a day to day basis through the provision of
guidance on financial reporting issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with interpreting, explaining,
    reporting on and supporting performance drivers with the businesses.
  • Provide a dynamic industry, competitor
    and economic analysis as well as adhoc analysis and insights on specific
    areas of business through conducting market research.
  • Support the business in the preparation
    of dashboards for (Management Action Reviews (MARS), ALM, Channels, Assets
    and Liabilities Committee, Stress Testing, Regulatory & Board
    reporting, Scenario Analysis, Transfer Pricing etc.)
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting
    processes of the entire bank through collation of information,
    consolidation of budgets and challenging the business. This will involve
    specifically advising on key business planning assumptions, tradeoffs and
  • Maintain a constant dialogue with
    supported domains to ensure maximum benefit from management and business
    intelligence reports.
  • Value addition through in-depth analysis
    on Non-Interest Income, business reporting in terms of Transfer Pricing
    and Branch Profitability and Profitability by Product.
  • Close monitoring of portfolio Vs
    Interest Income by Product and Currency to ensure interest is correctly
    being accrued and booked.
  • Focus on Non-Interest Income through
    close monitoring of activity fees Vs customer numbers / transaction
    volumes to ensure all non-interest income is correctly captured and
  • Enhance analysis of trends in revenues
    by product and business segments to inform management and business teams

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Business
    Analyst job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Business/Statistics, Accounting or Finance.
  • Partly qualified in accounting
    profession with a recognized institute (ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
  • Three years of experience in similar field
  • Industry Knowledge of the banking
    sector, knowledge of IFRS and Ugandan Tax Legislation, Financial
    Institutions Act (FIA) 2004 and Amendments.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Good computer literacy with excellent
    use MS Office.
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Good communication, negotiation and
    interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive self-starter able to work
    under own initiative.
  • Good understanding of business
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O & A level) to:
Deadline: 9th July 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in
this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
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