Liquidity Manager Employment Opportunity – DFCU Bank

Job Title:   Liquidity Manager  
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Treasury
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 Liquidity Manager will manage the liquidity
position of the Bank. The incumbent will optimise and execute the funding and
liquidity management of the Bank in conjunction with the Treasurer and CFO.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Monitor and manage the bank’s Cash Reserve
Requirement and Nostro accounts ensuring that bank maintains optimum liquidity
and no regulations are breached while driving the best return from this
liquidity.
·       
Engage all business stakeholders to ensure that
their activities are aligned to support the optimal liquidity structure and
identifying any potential risks from their activities.
·       
Perform pipeline analysis including composition
and yields as well as impact on mismatches for proper liquidity planning.
·       
Collate the Bank’s view on rates as well as
anticipated impact on Non-Interest Income to drive action planning to mitigate
potential adverse effects.
·       
Identification and monitoring of liquidity risk
parameters to facilitate operational planning as well as engaging stakeholders
on addressing potential breaches of limits and guidelines.
·       
Report daily management information on key
movements with impact on liquidity.
·       
Identify the best investment profile that will
drive the highest return from the available liquidity and engage all
stakeholders to get buy in and ensure that this is executed.
·       
Execute transaction to steer Balance Sheet
management.
·       
Provide prompt reporting and escalation to
breaches of limits and guidelines both internal and regulatory.
·       
Regular engagement with the business
stakeholders to ensure that behavioural liquidity assumptions are re-calibrated
on at least an annual basis.
·       
Build robust liquidity forecasting models and
scenario analysis tools to identify any potential future liquidity risks.
·       
Prepare policies and risk frameworks that will
guide the bank achieving the optimal liquidity structures.
·       
Regular engagement with the business
stakeholders to ensure that all assumptions pertaining to liquidity stress
testing and contingency funding plans are updated.
·       
Review and engage the business on their budget
inputs to identify and address any liquidity risks during the planning cycle
and support the finance team in ensuring that these are embedded in the budgeting
and forecasting processes.
·       
Support the pricing officer in the pricing of
both assets and Liabilities ensuring that the right liquidity risk premiums are
embedded.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal applicant for the DFCU Bank Liquidity
Manager job must hold a University graduate in Business or Financial
related degree with a highly numerate bias.
·       
ACI certification is an added advantage.
·       
ACCA certification is an added advantage.
·       
Five or more years of post qualification
experience in Finance / Risk / Treasury / a busy Commercial environment.
·       
In depth knowledge of liquidity management.
·       
Knowledge of Financial markets and economic
fundamentals.
·       
Appreciation of financial analysis and risk
issues.
·       
Computer literacy and working knowledge of
software packages such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access. Working
knowledge of Finacle is an added advantage.
·       
Good communication and presentation skills to
Senior Level audiences.
·       
General knowledge of the Banking environment.
·       
Computer literate (MS Office packages).
·       
Excellent report writing, verbal, presentation
and interpersonal communication skills.
·       
Action delivery / control oriented.
·       
Strong numeracy skills, attention to detail and
personal effectiveness.
·       
Personal initiative.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged
to send applications with  detailed
CV’s  including present position and copies of relevant
professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to
the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 16th December 2019
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