Business Analyst Job Careers – 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 incumbent will 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 ad hoc
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, ALCO, 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 NII, business reporting in terms of
transfer pricing and 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
NII 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 placement 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 and 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 who is 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 and A level) to the email address indicated below;
Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 12th August 2020

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