Business Analyst Jobs – DFCU Bank

Job Title:   Business Analyst

Organisation: DFCU Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager – Management Reporting

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 Business Analyst will support the business
in appropriate and timely decision making through the execution of appropriate
mechanisms to deliver consistent financial planning, forecasting, analysis and
timely management reporting.  The role
holder will also liaise with the business on a day to day basis through the
provision of guidance on financial reporting issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Interpreting, explaining, reporting on and
supporting performance drives with the businesses.

·       
Provide a dynamic industry, competitor and
economic analysis as well as adhoc analysis and insights on specific areas of
business through conducting market research.

·       
Support the business in the preparation of
dashboards for (Management Action Reviews (MARs), ALM, Channels, Assets and
Liabilities Committee, Stress Testing, Regulatory & Board reporting,
Scenario Analysis, Transfer Pricing etc.)

·       
Support the budgeting and forecasting processes
of the entire Bank through collation of information, consolidation of budgets
and challenging the business. This will involve specifically advising on key
business planning assumptions, tradeoffs and opportunities.

·       
Maintain a constant dialogue with supported
domains to ensure maximum benefit from management and business intelligence
reports.

·       
Value addition through in-depth analysis on
Non-Interest Income, business reporting in terms of transfer pricing, branch
profitability and profitability by product.

·       
Close monitoring of portfolio Vs interest income
by product and currency to ensure interest is correctly being accrued and
booked.

·       
Focus on Non-Interest Income through close
monitoring of activity fees Vs customer numbers / transaction volumes to ensure
all non-interest income is correctly captured and charged.

·       
Enhance analysis of trends in revenues by
product and business segments to inform management and business teams
accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant for the DFCU Bank Business Analyst
job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Statistics, Accounting or
Finance.

·       
Partly qualified in accounting profession with a
recognized institute (ACCA, CPA, CIMA).

·       
Three years’ experience in similar field.

·       
Industry Knowledge of the Banking sector,
knowledge of IFRS, Ugandan tax legislation, and Financial Institutions Act
(FIA) 2004 and Amendments.

·       
Fluency in spoken/written English.

·       
Good computer literacy with excellent use of MS
Office.

·       
Strong analytical and numeracy skills.

·       
Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal
skills.

·       
Proactive self-starter able to work under own
initiative.

·       
Good understanding of business operations.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to send applications with detailed
CV’s including present position and copies of relevant
professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to
the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 24th March 2020

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