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Equity Group Foundation (EGF)


Data Analyst
Ref: 2000000A
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support the business growth, we seek to recruit a well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the following position in Equity Group Foundation.
Description

·         Reimbursement to branches for costs incurred for beneficiaries in the Wings to Fly and Elimu programmes effectively and on a timely basis through the EGF Data Management Information System (DMIS).
·         Accurate information compilation for school fees payment and stipend payments to the various Wings to Fly and Elimu schools and beneficiary accounts and collecting receipts from various schools for financial reporting to partners.
·         Financial reporting – ensure all the necessary documentation required in reporting to partners is available and scanned
·         Liaising with branch champions to ensure all data required for reporting to partners is up to date and available on quarterly basis Migrating of information to Education Information Management System.
·         Plan and coordinate Education and Leadership forums including Annual Education and Leadership Congress, Branch Champions Training among others.
·         Monitoring and Evaluation.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Applied Sciences or related fields
·         Minimum of 1 year relevant experience in use of Ms Word, Ms Excel or Ms Access
·         Relevant experience in research setting is an added advantage
·         Be computer literate Skills/Experience Required
·         Speedy, accurate data entry skills
·         Understanding of importance of quality and timely data
·         Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
·         Ability to maintain confidentiality
·         Good typing and data entry speed
·         Ability to work well with others in a team
How to Apply
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Deadline: Mar 02, 2020

Payroll Accountant
Ref: 1900001X
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit a well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the following position in Human Resource Department.
Reporting to the Team Lead – Payroll & Benefits, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing accurate, timely and efficient payroll services to all Equity Group employees; for payroll calculations and transactions; and for filling statutory returns
Job Description
·         Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of data for processing of all subsidiary payrolls
·         Liaise with HR representatives from subsidiaries for payroll inputs and queries
·         Accountable for posting payroll costs to the general ledgers as soon as salaries are paid
·         Accountable for reconciling key accounts in a timely manner and any issues escalated
·         To remit statutory deductions on time and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation
·         Preparation of payroll related reports
·         Contribute to process improvement by participating in a range of payroll and service delivery reform activities.
·         Support in ensuring pension withdrawals, transfers and taxes are paid as stipulated in the various acts.
·         Appraise staff loans as per policy
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required
·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting field or payroll & benefits administration
·         Thorough knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, benefit administration and legal requirements
·         Thorough knowledge of tax regulations is a must
·         Finance or Accounts professional certification required (CPA-K or ACCA)
·         Sound numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy
·         Experience in payroll administration and the use of oracle ERP & Banking system
·         Proven ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner
·         Proven ability to quickly learn new information, processes and procedures
·         Proven ability to meet deadlines, identify and deal with problem.
·         Experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products with a mastery of MS Excel
How to Apply
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Deadline: February 21, 2020

Financial Insitutions Manager
Ref: 2000000L
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within International Banking unit.
Reporting to the Group Associate Director- International Banking, the Financial Institutions Manager will develop and implement the Financial Institutions (FI) strategy in line with the overall International Banking strategy.
Responsible for overall planning and performance in all of the following functions within the assigned unit: Product Development, Risk Management, Revenue Assurance, Service Quality, and Personnel Management.
This role is strategic in nature and will involve establishing and maintaining an end to end understanding of the client needs.
·         Establish and grow a profile as a recognized subject matter expert in Group banking arrangements and requirements.
·         Develop and manage the implementation of FI strategy within the Group in line with the defined International Banking value proposition and the overall strategic direction of the Group.
·         Develop and implement effective business development and marketing strategies by anticipating developments, trends and opportunities within the FI business.
·         The targets and objectives include but are not limited to revenue, profitability, new customer acquisition, and risk management.
·         Provides senior level guidance and support to the staff in their teams and also any departments that interact with FI customers regarding customer service concerns, operational questions, risk management (AML, CDD and Credit) and other related issues.
·         Drives the team’s product sales and performance and provides strategic direction focused on the continued growth and development of the banks presence and relationships.
·         Manage all the relevant FI processes within the Group, and the implementation of policies and control standards set by risk team, ensuring compliance with appropriate risk tolerance and risk appetite.
·         Ensure there is a framework for effective management of operational risks with FI and compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulations.
·         Building relationships with the Bank’s internal departments and management to allow for successful adoption of bank products that meet the needs of clients. Act as the subject matter expert for all departments and branch inquiries on FI Banking services and Procedures.
·         Ensure there are appropriate frameworks in place so that the FI business is carried out within the Group’s risk appetite, and reputational and credit risks are appropriately understood and managed.
·         Establish a robust governance framework within FI business for effective management of reputational, business and operational risks to ensure compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulations.
·         Providing overall recommendations and feedback to Senior management with regards to Products, Services, Processes and procedures that relate to FI Banking.
Qualifications
·         Master’s degree in Finance or related field
·         Credit risk understanding.
·         Proven ability to analyze complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations
·         Product knowledge.
·         Analytical and numerate.
·         Negotiation skills.
·         In-depth knowledge of key operations functions as well as bank policies and procedures
·         Able to operate in a performance driven organization
·         Culturally aware and adept at working across multiple geographies
Essential Knowledge
·         Detailed knowledge of the core products and special products offered by the Financial Institutions team.
·         Working knowledge of all aspects of the Financial Institutions sector including the macroeconomic factors affecting FIs.
·         Knowledge and experience in emerging correspondent banking practices and initiate and implement strategic and/or tactical changes.
·         An ability to identify opportunities where liaison with product managers across the Group would produce a multi-product integrated solution for the customer.
·         Good understanding of the policies and strategies across the Group as they relate to the demands of the team’s customer base.
·         Awareness of legislation affecting the Bank and customers (including Data Protection Act, Company Act, Insolvency Act, Financial Services Act) and have the highest regard for confidentiality.
Key Critical Competencies
·         Ability to network effectively both internally and externally and maintain/ develop relationships with business influencers, product specialists and other key figures in the business community.
·         Have broad business and sales experience building and managing relationships within a customer base segmented for the larger corporate arena.

·         Job holder with a broad understanding of FI business and financial issues and have demonstrable experience that such knowledge has successfully been used in a sales environment
·         Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
·         Excellent organizational and time management skills with proven ability to prioritize and manage workload and to instil a sense of urgency in others as necessary to meet deadlines and goals.
·         Excellent customer service, relationship management, and business development skills.
·         Sound knowledge of marketing, sales, financial, managerial and leadership principles with broad knowledge of banking operation practices, policies, products and applicable regulations.
·         Excellent problem solving, decision making, critical and strategic thinking skills, as well as strong attention to detail and concern for data accuracy.
·         Ability to analyze trends, processes and procedures and develop innovated and effective solutions for improved performance.
·         Strong overall business acumen with an ability to understand the direction, priorities, and goals of the department and organization as a whole.
·         Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; presents a positive and professional image, effectively collaborates with diverse teams, and is successful at achieving results through the effort of others.
·         Flexibility to engage in frequent regional travel if and when required to do so
Key Deliverables (KPIs):
Key considerations in the KPIs will be country specific based on the different strategies per country. For example, some countries will have more credit customers while others will have more transactional customers.
Therefore the weights on the KPIs will differ per country.
·         Product Development
·         Revenue Growth
·         Customer Acquistion
·         Risk Management
·         Cross-selling
How to Apply
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Deadline: February 27, 2020

Agriculture Field Officer
Ref: 1900009F
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within Equity Group Foundation.
Role Description: Agriculture Field Officers will act as an integral part of implementing FASRAT Project. The project aims at enhancing access to financial services by building financial education, entrepreneurship capacities of 60,000 farmers and 5,000 SMEs.
The field officer will be responsible in recruitment, and supporting the project target beneficiaries by implementing different interventions across the regions.
·         Recruit farmers and SMEs per the project targets.
·         Train farmers in crop, animal production, financial education and other areas per the training needs assessment.
·         Implement project interventions to ensure that the project beneficiaries can access financial services.
·         Provide agriculture extension and support to farmers
·         Represent Equity Group Foundation in the area of agriculture / Development Programme to other Equity staff and local partners.
·         Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly status reports and regularly give feedback to Regional Manager and the Branch Manager.
Qualifications
·         University degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, development studies or related fields and a preference for related course
·         3-5 years experience in implementation of agriculture projects
·         Solid knowledge and understanding of the Agriculture value cha//8in in Kenya
·         Good knowledge and understanding of financial services for agriculture sector in Kenya.
·         Good understanding of crop and livestock husbandry in the entire production cycle.
·         Hardworking, result oriented with social skills for initiating and managing relationships with project partners and stakeholder.
·         Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal
·         Flexible to adjust to work schedules and priorities to meet deadlines, multitask assignments and work in a dynamic environment
How to Apply
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Deadline: February 27, 2020

Agriculture Field Manager
1900009J
In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within Equity Group Foundation.
Role Description: Regional Manager are an integral part in the implementation FASRAT (Financial Access to SMEs and Rural Population in Agriculture using Technology) project.
The project aims at enhancing access to financial services by building financial education, entrepreneurship capacities of 60,000 farmers and 5,000 SMEs.
The Regional Manager shall be responsible in implementation of project and supervision of the project staff in the respective regions.
·         Manage a group of Agriculture Field Officers and support them in project implementation.
·         Review and monitor Agriculture Field Officers monthly workplans, training schedules, expense claims and performance against set targets
·         Develop viable materials/ lessons learnt and best practices with the support of Agriculture Field Officers that will increase the awareness and understanding of the project.
·         Organize and coordinate project team activities where appropriate (e.g. regional meetings, workshops, trainings and field days).
·         Represent Equity Group Foundation in the area of agriculture / Development Programme to other Equity staff, partners and stakeholders.
·         Prepare monthly and quarterly status reports and give regularly feedback to Senior Program Manager and the Branch Manager
Qualifications
·         University degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, development studies or related fields and a preference for a Masters in Agri-Business related course
Skills / Experience Required
·         + 7 years of experience executing agricultural programs with regional and national organizations
·         Ability to achieve excellent results in the training program and grasp practical and theoretical knowledge of management, planning and implementation and evaluation of farming operations
·         Good understanding of crop husbandry from establishment to harvest of the major crops
·         Good understanding of Good Agricultural Practices.
·         Solid knowledge and understanding of the Agriculture value chain Kenya
·         Good Knowledge and understanding financial services for agriculture in Kenya
·         Ability to evaluate challenges at the farm level and work to coordinate implementation of the program both in crop and livestock management
·         Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal, strong analytical and quantitative skills, and demonstrated problem-solving ability
·         Excellent attention to detail with good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
How to Apply
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Deadline: February 21, 2020

Financial Accountant
2000001C
Job Responsibilities:
·         Gathering, analyzing, monitoring, interpreting, forecasting, and reporting financial data
·         Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual accounts and statutory accounts including board reports
·         Preparing weekly cash flow statements, and controlling expenditure and cash flow
·         Ensuring fund administrator reporting is accurate, on time, and reflective of wider business insights
·         Completing NAV calculations for the EIB Collective Investment Scheme
·         Manage monthly and quarterly tax returns
·         Organize internal and support in external audits
·         Approval of invoices, journals and payments
·         Prepare budgets (for the entire company and by department)
·         Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies
·         Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments and advise on estimates for project funding
·         Creating and managing KPI reports
·         Assessing the economic performance, conduct peer review and identify financial and market trends
·         Creating commercial plans in collaboration with the management team
·         Researching new investment opportunities and developing financial models
·         Improving financial compliance and growth with initiatives and policies
Qualifications
Requirements
·         Proven work experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role with a minimum of 3 years experience.
·         Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software
·         Excellent math & statistical analysis skills with an attention to details
·         In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
·         Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
·         Time-management abilities and deadline oriented
·         Confidentiality
·         BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
·         Additional certification (e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA) is an added advantage
How to Apply
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