Senior Regulatory and Policy Compliance Officer Employment Opportunity – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Compliance
About US:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity,
Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in the
mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Senior
Regulatory and Policy Compliance Officer will mainly monitor regulatory and
policy compliance risk to levels within the Bank’s risk appetite and regulatory
frameworks
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
        
Develop schedules of all statutory and
regulatory returns and monitor compliance with the filing of returns with the
Bank’s Regulators within the required timelines
        
Review and update the Bank’s compliance
obligations registers including the risk assessment of the obligations
        
Carry out compliance audits on branches and
departments of the Bank as per relevant regulations and bank policies.
        
Perform compliance training needs assessments
across the Bank, design suitable training programs and conduct trainings to
address the information gaps.
        
Offer technical support to the Compliance
Champions
        
Make follow-ups on the implementation of the
recommendations to remedy identified compliance breaches
        
Keep records of all regulatory returns



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:                                                    
        
The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank
Senior Regulatory and Policy Compliance Officer job opportunity must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance
or a related discipline.
        
Three years’ experience in a Compliance or Risk
Management role in a Commercial Bank
        
Professional Qualifications in ACCA, CPA, and CIMA
will be an added advantage.
        
Strong operational risk assessment and IT
skills.
        
Business and financial analysis skills and
understanding of the Financial Services Sector.
        
Excellent report writing and presentation
skills/ abilities.
        
Analytical thinking, creativity and proactive to
change management.
        
Excellent networking, communications and
interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted. All
applicants who will not have heard from us within five weeks of closing date
should consider their application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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