Manager General Ledger Controls

The Position:

The department is responsible for recording and reporting the financial performance of the bank. The main tasks performed by the department include Financial Reporting & Financial Controls, Business Performance and Budgeting, Taxation, Business Intelligence and Payroll Management.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Controls and Governance, this role is responsible for supporting the function is the Balance sheet substantiation processes, by monitoring suspense account, IT controls around the General ledger and overdue accounts and maintenance of the Business rules.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform balance sheet validation procedures to identify and ensure closure of noted exceptions.
  • Follow up & closure of noted audit issues (internal & external) through monthly status reports.
  • Liaise closely with risk to ensure the Unit’s risk register is updated and ensure closure of noted items with the required time frames.
  • Monitor use of suspense accounts through monthly exceptional reports on aged and exceptional items.
  • Monitor use of GL accounts in line with relevant policies and advise on their closure/opening.
  • Provide guidance to other units on management of suspense accounts
  • Review daily GL mismatches and ensure they are timely resolved in line with agreed closure process.
  • Review quality of reconciliations and ensure they are adequate
  • Update the monthly DORCCO matters and follow up for closure of noted risk matters.
  • Ensure risk reports are updated monthly in line with risk requirements.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering or related field.
  • Professional Qualifications in Accounting - CPA (K) or fully qualified in ACCA.
  • A Master's Degree in Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • Should have at least 5 years’ supervisory experience in Finance or Financial Services Sector with at least 4 years’ in Financial Reporting & Controls.
  • Sound experience in risk management and compliance.
  • Should have very good knowledge of the financial industry and commercial awareness.
  • Should have very good attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of banking business and operations.

The above position is 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 Thursday, 13th February 2020.

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 positions, 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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Uploaded: 2020-02-06 00:00:00 Deadline: 2020-02-13 00:00:00 Reference Number: IRC 8558