Financial Modelling Analyst Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Financial Modelling Analyst
Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Data Analytics
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 Financial Modelling Analyst will build
financial (predictive and descriptive) models to support business strategy and
decision-making accuracy, as well as sustaining the models in adherence to the
Model Governance framework.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build financial models (predictive and
    descriptive) using historical data and provide forecasts based on various
    industry-related operating metrics to predict/quantify risk, discover
    opportunities, and identify warning signs early.
  • Sustain the models by updating them to
    cater for changes in business.
  • Applying appropriate sensitivity and
    scenario analysis to support and improve accuracy of business decisions
    and actions.
  • Accurate modelling of business scenarios
    and portfolios, developing new transaction models and enhancing the
    existing models.
  • Analyzing and identifying data
    requirements that relate to derivation rules and model tracking.
  • Identifying the key financial and
    non-financial risks, recommending actions for mitigation of those risks.
  • Training colleagues to ensure that they
    are well equipped to mine value from analytics and to support business

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank
    Financial Modelling Analyst job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    financial mathematics or related field.
  • MSc Financial Engineering is an added
  • Professional qualification in
    Accounting/Finance (CFA or ACCA) is an added advantage.
  • Excellent math and analytical skills.
  • Five years’ experience in a similar
  • Ability to use complex modelling
  • Knowledge of SQL (Studio Mgt skills).
  • R programming proficiency with Visual
    Studio or Power BI.
  • Knowledge of other programming languages
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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