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KCB Group Limited

Fraud Analyst
IRC 5960
Full time
Nairobi – Kenya
The Position: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Prevention & Detection the position will be reviewing transactions alerts and collate data from the real-time Fraud Management System and other reporting sources with a view to identifying fraudulent transactions, instituting prompt mitigation actions and create awareness on fraud trends across the Bank network.

Key Responsibilities:
·         Constantly monitor real time queues and identify high-risk transactions, unauthorized transactions and fraudulent accounts.
·         Identify fraudulent transactions and institute prompt mitigating actions.
·         Review and provide resolution to queued transactions within defined SLAs to reduce potential revenue losses.
·         Review daily reports & compromise alerts to track and prevent fraud.
·         Recommend for appropriate holds on accounts identified as having potentially fraudulent issues.
·         Undertake research on fraud patterns by tracking confirmed fraudulent transactions to develop rules to prevent and detect fraud.
·         Contact Customers & Banks to verify transactions and resolve fraud-related account issues, if fraud confirmed, initiate investigations and dispute process through the Case Management system.
·         Facilitate understanding of fraud prevention and detection across the Bank network.
·         Track status of resolved items to provide a record of activities and support identification of trends or persistent issues.
·         Recommend changes to fraud detection system parameters optimizing fraud detection while minimizing negative customer impact.
Job Requirements:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
·         University Degree in Computer Science / Finance / Business/ Banking / Law / Criminal Justice studies or any relevant field from Institution recognised by Commission of Higher Education
·         At least 4 years’ experience in Banking Operations; 3 years’ experience in Fraud Prevention and Detection
·         At least 3 years’ Analysis experience using Analytics techniques in Linear and Logistic Regression, Clustering Techniques, Neural Network, Decision Trees, etc.
·         Professional qualifications in Database Administration and Programming knowledge is added advantage
·         Familiarity with wide array of Fraud Analysis tools, applications and solutions

Director, Shared Services
IRC 5988
Full time
Nairobi – Kenya
The Position: Reporting to the Group Chief Operating Officer, this position is responsible for the efficient and effective management of shared services in a manner that enables and drives business and customer propositions for entities of KCB Group.
This position champions service delivery excellence and improvement whilst mitigating risk, ensuring business continuity and sustaining robust transactional governance and oversight.
Key Responsibilities:
·         Under the guidance of the Group Chief Operating Officer, develop a Shared Service strategy and execution plans.
·         Manage shared service functions, networks and infrastructure to effectively and efficiently drive business for entities of KCB Group.
·         Manage and oversee shared services costs and expenditure within approved budgets and mandates.
·         Deliver shared services projects and initiatives within approved scopes, plans and budgets.
·         Oversee the effective management of shared service systems.
·         Champion and oversee service excellence and continuous improvement.
·         Manage the secure and efficient transit and transfer of business and customer assets.
·         Manage, review and update shared services risk, controls, governance and compliance in line with policy, procedures and relevant statutes.
·         Manage and oversee shared services transactions in line with TAT, governance and reconciliation requirement of regulatory and KCB policy.
·         Managing relationships with business units, branches, subsidiaries of KCB Group Plc, service providers, regulatory authorities and stakeholders.
Job Requirements:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
·         University Degree in Business related field. Relevant Professional qualifications in Business, Quality Management and Service excellence related fields are preferred.
·         10 years’ relevant Shared Services experience in Financial services with at least 8 years’ experience in Senior management positions is required.
·         Proficiency and knowledge of the Industry, latest market trends as well as challenges.
·         Proficiency in service excellence and project management.
·         Sound understanding of statutes and regulatory requirements related to Financial services
·         Knowledge of Applied Risk management, Business Continuity and Business Recovery.
·         Sound networking and interpersonal skills with proven people, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, proactive and customer-focused.

Program Accountant
IRC 5664
Full time
Nairobi – Kenya
The Position: MobiGrow is a partnership Program between the KCB Group and the MasterCard Foundation (MCF). It is an innovative 5 Year program targeting Smallholder Farmers (SHFs), Pastoralists, Farmers Producer Organizations (FPOs), Agro Dealers, Processors, Off takers and any actors in the various Agricultural Value Chains in Kenya and Rwanda. The principal objective of the project is to enhance financial inclusion and improved livelihood status of the agricultural community.
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the jobholder will support MobiGrow Program at country level in financial management, planning, cost control, disbursements and reconciliations for MobiGrow Program. Monitor expenditure and efficient use of resources. Update and generate financial reports for the Program in Kenya.
Key Responsibilities:

·         Provide overall co-ordination and quality monitoring of MobiGrow team’s Finances, capture proof of spend as required by the Partner.
·         Capture and interpret financial requirements to the implementing Country staff.
·         Work closely with Program Managers to ensure that program work plan and financial planning are synchronized.
·         Maintain program-related records, including contracts and change orders.
Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of Program-related accounts based on approvals.
·         Review and receive supplier invoices related to the Program and all Program-related billings to customers.
·         Develop a billing schedule that informs both Program team and other support teams on how to bill their time to the Program and how to code expenses related to the Program.
·         Investigate program variances and submit variance reports to the Finance and Administration Manager.
·         Close out program accounts upon program completion.
·         Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.
The Person:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
·         University Degree in a Business related field from a University recognized by Commission for Higher Education. Masters in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
·         Fully qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent).
·         At least 5 years’ experience in Financial management and Planning.
·         At least 4 years’ experience in managing Donor / Partner Funded budgets; preferably the MasterCard Foundation Program budget will be an added advantage.
·         Sound knowledge of the Financial industry, Accounting principles and regulatory guidelines.
·         Excellent planning, problem solving and analytical skills.
·         Strong attention to detail; excellent report writing skills.
·         Have high levels of integrity, honesty and reliability.
·         Knowledge and hands on experience in office automation tools.

Foreign Exchange Trader
IRC 5875
Full time
Nairobi – Kenya
The Position: Reporting to the Head of Trading, the Foreign Exchange Trader will trade in the Inter-Bank Trading in SPOT, SWAP and forward FOREX instruments in order to generate income from FX Trading.
Key Responsibilities:
·         Drive foreign currency trading in major currencies- proprietary trading.
·         Drive Market making in USDKES and other currencies where applicable.
·         Provide competitive quotes to the FX sales team and cover client flows.
·         Counter party Limit exposure management.
·         Ensure Technical analysis for profitable position taking.
·         Build and maintain productive and strategic relations with counter parties, regulators customers, Sales, ALM, Traders and stakeholders to drive the development and delivery of business solutions and revenue growth for the portfolio.
·         Interpretation of market fundamentals for proper positioning of the spot, swaps and forward books.
·         Gather market intelligence and offer advisory to the other desks on global and regional markets.
·         Ensure accurate bookings and trade confirmations.
·         Positions and profit reconciliations in liaison with market risk, finance and back office departments.
·         Liaise with other subsidiaries on maximization of group trading income
·         Ensure compliance to the Bank’s policies, procedures, limits and regulatory requirements.
The Person:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in any Business related field from an Institution recognised by Commission of Higher Education
·         Certified Foreign Exchange and Money Market Dealer (ACI).
·         Master’s Degree in Business related field will be an added advantage.
·         A Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business related field or Mathematics.
·         Possession of ACI dealing certification
·         At least Five (5) years’ experience in busy Dealing room and must have:
·         Experience in client quoting, market making and managing Spot, Swaps.
·         Experience in using FX trading platforms.
·         Thorough understanding of local and global market regulations applicable to foreign exchange.
·         Good understanding of various limits that apply to FX Trading and knowledge of risk management and its application to financial markets.
·         Thorough Knowledge of the end-to-end processes of Treasury products and services
·         Should have excellent high quality interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to network and strong business relations.
·         Should be innovative in identifying develop and harnessing new and existing opportunities for hedging/trading to maximize business revenue.
·         Analytical skills and excellent flair for numbers.
The above position is a demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment Portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.
To be considered your application must be received by Tuesday, 18th December 2018
Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any position, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:
·         National I.D.
·         KRA Pin Card
·         Birth Certificate of self
·         Passport Photo (White Background)
·         NSSF Card
·         NHIF Card
·         Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old)
·         Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts
·         Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable

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