Manager, Back Office Operations Employment Placement – Orient Bank

 

Job Title:    Manager, Back Office
Operations

Organization:  Orient
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

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:  

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

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

·       
Plan,
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.

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

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

·       
Ensure
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.

·       
Performs
UAT for various system enhancements, modifications and introductions.

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

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
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.

·       
Excellent
knowledge and understanding of banking operations

·       
In-depth
understanding of clearing and local transfers

·       
Versatile
with current local regulations on International Operations.

·       
Good
knowledge of local payment systems

·       
Good
Oral and written communication skills.

·       
Good
documentation and process management skills.

·       
MS
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:
recruit@orient-bank.com

 

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

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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