Senior Credit Analyst Employment Opportunity – DFCU Bank

Job Title:      Senior
Credit Analyst
Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Team
Leader – Corporate Credit Analysis
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 Senior Credit Analyst will be responsible
for analysing information and data on customers and preparing quality credit
proposals for large and complex deals for both new and existing clients in the
corporate banking unit in a timely manner while in line with stipulated
guidelines. The role also follows up with relevant internal teams to ensure a
seamless credit analysis process.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare proposals for large and complex credit facilities that meet
    dfcu bank credit approval requirements to grow the asset base (portfolio)
    and related bank revenues like interest income, commissions and fees.
  • Structuring facilities and collaterals/security, constant monitoring
    of credit exposures to minimize NPAs.
  • Providing guidelines and valuable suggestions for improving quality
    of applications for quick decisioning and booking of a quality portfolio.
  • Guide and mentor credit analysts under their indirect supervision.
  • Maintenance of credit files and ensuring that credit related records
    are properly documented.
  • Perform industry studies and conducts financial analyses of segment
    customers using credit review skills and financial expertise to support
    productive sales performance credit scoring.
  • Evaluate and acquire a good understanding of the risk associated
    with individual transactions, products and borrowers.
  • Advise RMs on the quality of the portfolio by analysing the NPA
    ratios of their customers, portfolio at risk, accounts in arrears.
  • Make client courtesy calls and visits to provide advisory services
    to achieve portfolio quality
  • Timely resolution of customer issues that require analysis on their
  • Review existing credit facilities on an annual basis and make
    necessary propositions like renewals, restructures, etc.
  • Timely submission of required documents to credit and legal teams to
    have fast turnaround time.
  • Compliance to internal controls as per credit approval criteria as
    detailed in the Credit Policy and Operational Guidelines to avoid/minimize
    loss of revenue and prevention of frauds and forgeries.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Senior Credit Analyst job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business
    Administration, Statistics or a related field.
  • Additional training or professional qualification in Business and
    project appraisal, Risk management, financial analysis will be added
  • At least four years of experience in financial services environment
    with at least 2 in Credit Risk Management environment.
  • Credit certification.
  • Have an understanding of company financial statements (i.e. P&L
    and Balance Sheet)
  • Highly analytical with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Business acumen.
  • Computer knowledge especially working spread sheets, power point and
    word processor.
  • Results- oriented individual with independent and sound
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Self-driven and able to work efficiently under pressure.
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: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 19th September 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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