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Head of Balance Sheet Management Job in Kenya

Job: Head, Balance Sheet Management    

Division: Treasury
Job Objective(s)      

Tactical management of the Bank’s Balance Sheet to achieve optimal profitability while minimising risk exposure.

Oversee the day to day management of a team of ALM analysts reporting key balance sheet and liquidity risks.

Provision of timely and relevant information on the Balance Sheet to facilitate decision making by management.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify and monitor optimal Balance Sheet structure/ratios.
  • Provide leadership and management of ALM projects.
  • Monitor ratios in order to identify any change in the Bank Balance Sheet structure.
  • Identify and monitor balance sheet gaps and liquidity risks as well as formulate strategies to manage them.
  • Prepare the bank’s gap report.
  • Monitor bank’s Liquidity & Capital plan as well as contingency plan.
  • Monitor and evaluate impact of external environmental objectives on the Bank’s business.
  • Supervise the preparation of the bank’s ALCO reports.
  • Implement, follow up and monitor ALCO directives.
  • Monitor Balance Sheet triggers as well as compliance with bank’s rate guide.
  • Manage Liquid assets of the bank as well as CBK account.
Job Requirements
  • Agood first degree in any business related discipline. 
  • Masters degree in Finance and other business-related disciplines. 
  • Professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a bank. 
  • Experience in Balance Sheet Management/Asset & Liability Management very useful. 
  • Experience in Financial Control will be an added advantage.
Key Competency Requirements

Required  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent knowledge of balance sheet management
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan economy
  • Good knowledge of Treasury/Hedge products and instruments
  • Good knowledge of ALM
  • Good liquidity management capabilities
  • Treasury management skills
  • Excellent financial analysis / interpretation skills
  • Strong analytical Skills/ Problem solving capabilities
  • Strategic orientation
  • Excellent Oral & Written communication skills.
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