Manager, Back Office Operations Employment Placement – Orient Bank


Job Title:    Manager, Back Office

Organization:  Orient

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Manager, Head Office Operations


About US:

Orient Bank is a
leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady growth
over the last 20 years can be attributed to its professional management and
prudent Lending and investment policy.  The confidence in Orient Bank of
the Ugandan business community in particular and the public in general, is
reflected in its large deposit base. In November 2002 Orient Bank made another
first in this economy by successfully out competing other Banks in taking over
TransAfrica Bank Ltd., (TABL).


Job Summary:  The Manager, Back Office Operations will be responsible
for management of the Reconciliations, Clearing & Data functions through
provision of effective services in accordance with the Bank’s policies,
procedures and regulatory guidelines.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the back office operations strategy to ensure all the charges related to the
department is recovered correctly.

the reconciliation of bank GLs and Nostro accounts on a regular basis.

review and monitor adherence to bank control system/procedures in Cheque
clearing, EFTs, RTGS and other local transfers in line with bank policies and
BOU clearing house rules and regulations.

significant funding discrepancies or missing settlement payments to the
Settlement Operations management team for research and resolution.

exception items resulting from processing or rejections by the E-Schemes.

that suspense items do not exceed the established timeline designated for each
type of exception.

Lead the
analysis of the existing reconciliation processes in order to assess the
strength of the controls and identify areas for improvement.

UAT for various system enhancements, modifications and introductions.

the risks associated with new and changed products, services and business
strategy are sufficiently assessed and mitigated.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Orient Bank Manager, Back Office Operations must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a
Business related Course

At least
five years of banking experience with at least 2 years in back office
operations at a supervisory level.

knowledge and understanding of banking operations

understanding of clearing and local transfers

with current local regulations on International Operations.

knowledge of local payment systems

Oral and written communication skills.

documentation and process management skills.

Excel/MS Word/good accounting knowledge & analytical skills.


How to Apply:

All interested
candidates who meet the criteria indicated above are requested to send their
applications, and updated Curriculum Vitae to the following email:


Deadline: 24th December, 2020 by 5:00pm


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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