Regulatory Compliance Officer Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:             Regulatory Compliance Officer
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Compliance
Manager
About US:
DFCU bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of
innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth
Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of
Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of
Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in
DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners
with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to
support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not
appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The Regulatory
Compliance Officer will work in the capacity of a financial examiner to ensure
that the bank adheres to all applicable regulations and laws. The jobholder
will work with management and staff to ensure that the policies and procedures
are upheld and in line with the relevant laws. The incumbent will also be
responsible for researching, assessing, and monitoring new developments in
relevant legislation and regulatory sphere, and updating bank personnel in a
timely manner.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Conduct
    a risk assessment and determine the level of associated risk
  • Ensure
    staff understand laws, regulations and offer timely advice
  • Maintain
    an updated regulatory obligations register
  • Ensure
    compliance with the external rules that are imposed upon an organization
    as a whole
  • Compliance
    with internal systems of control that are imposed to achieve compliance with
    the externally imposed rules.
  • Actively
    contribute to policy and procedure formulation in line with the risk
    owners
  • Periodically
    aid in the sensitization of staff on policies and procedures through well
    thought of awareness campaigns
  • Develop
    trackers to monitor compliance with laws, regulations and policies
  • Ensure
    regulatory gaps raised in all audit reports are sufficiently addressed and
    mitigates put in place to ensure no repeat findings
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Regulatory
    Compliance Officer job opportunity must hold a University degree, certification in compliance is an added
    advantage.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in financial services.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability
    to read and understand technical and legal language.
  • Strong
    mathematical and statistical analysis background.
  • Ability
    to multi-task.
  • Self-motivated
    with strong leadership abilities.
  • Strong
    critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication.
  • Exceptional
    presentation skills.
  • Excellent
    organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented
    with strong research skills.
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
    Project).
  • Confidentiality
    and sound business judgment.
  • Exercised
    discretion when performing duties assigned.
  • Position
    requires sitting for long periods.
  • Ability
    to use AML analytic tools.
     
How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed
CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic
certificates to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 14th July 2017
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