Banking Jobs in Kenya - Co-operative Bank

Research Analyst


Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? The Co-operative Bank Kenya, “the kingdom bank” is the place for those looking to the new horizons.
Our mission is to offer value-added financial services to our chosen market segments with special emphasis on the co-operative movement through a highly effective network of service points, excellent customer service and a highly motivated team of qualified personnel.
It is against this background that we are looking to recruit a creative and self-driven professional with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and a genuine interest in the financial markets to join Kingdom Securities Limited, a subsidiary of The Co-operative Bank Group as a Research Analyst.
Job Summary
The job holder will be expected to initiate and conduct research on companies, monitoring performance of stocks and offering recommendations to investors on whether to buy or sell particular financial instruments. He/she will also be required to will analyze and maintain financial market information and avail it to clients.
Responsibilities
·         Carry out in-depth analysis of economic and industry dynamics as well as analyzing trading of particular companies on NSE and report on findings of the same.
·         Maintain an extensive coverage list of companies and monitor of all developments on those companies.
·         Review and interpret cash flow statements, income statements and balance sheets on publicly traded companies.
·         Provide fundamental research on industry and individual company and help generate timely and accurate investment recommendations.
·         Develop, maintain and manage business contacts with companies’ management, buy-side analysts and investment community peers.
·         Participate in industry conferences, investor briefings, on-site visits, gathering first-hand information and help enhance investment process.
·         Develop financial models to accurately reflect companies’ overall performance and valuation to help make sensible investment decisions.
·         Calculate financial ratios and perform exchange rate calculations as well as supporting research and periodical publication activities.
·         Develop, maintain and analyze generic and specific company, industry and market overviews.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in a business, economics, finance or related field with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity within a brokerage firm or investment bank.
·         Qualifications in CFA, CISI, CIFA program or other relevant professional course.
·         Advanced Word, PowerPoint and Excel knowledge with sound understanding of database architecture.
·         Advanced accounting and financial modelling.
·         Strong communication skills with ability to exercise objective and independent thought.
·         Innovative problem solving skills with excellent analytical capability.
·         Self-supervising – personally accountable for the quality and accuracy of work.
How to Apply
If you meet the role, qualifications and person profile and you are interested in taking on an exciting opportunity to add value to your career, send your detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke by 4th June, 2019. Please quote this reference on your application and on the subject line of your email as RA/KSL/2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer

Micro-Credit Trainees

Our client, a medium size Sacco Society based in Nairobi wishes to urgently recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Micro-Credit Trainees-REF NO: MCT/05/19
Job Summary
The role holder(s) are expected to assist the Sacco achieve set targets in terms of membership growth, maximizing sales profitability and selling of the Sacco products/services.
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Station: Nairobi, Ruai and Kisii
Responsibilities
·         Recruitment of members through set targets.
·         Market all Sacco products and services to prospective customers.
·         Expand market awareness by communicating features and benefits of the products and services effectively.
·         Identify sales prospects and follow-up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
·         Explaining to customers the different types of loans and savings available and their respective terms.
Qualifications
·         KCSE Grade C- (Minus).
·         Diploma in sales and marketing or in business related fields.
(A bachelor’s degree is an added advantage)
Skills
·         Proficiency in computer skills and computer applications.
·         A person of integrity, team player and have effective communication skills.
·         Strong interpersonal skills, outgoing personality, and ability to work independently and effectively under Pressure and on strict deadlines.
How to Apply
If you are interested in the above position, kindly submit your applications as per the instructions below.
Download the online form (open with latest adobe reader).
Must indicate the Job Reference Number on the application form.
The form must be submitted by end of 29th May 2019.

Information Systems Auditor
As a market leader, we are dedicated towards creating and achieving excellence and the only way we can do it is through our people. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic.
We therefore provide you with a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and to grow. Here is one such opportunity for you to explore.
This is a high visibility role which provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to contribute to the organization’s control environment and exposure to many business areas. The successful candidate will also have an ideal opportunity to be an integral part of the organization and to really make a difference.
Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the Information Systems auditor (IS) is responsible for execution of internal audits covering all aspects of business process; assessing risks on information systems, business operations and evaluating internal controls to provide an independent appraisal of internal control environment across the Group.
It is expected that this position will include responsibility for the execution of complex audit projects in accordance with plan. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units. The focus will be on information systems, operational processes, credit and departmental audits.
Responsibilities
·         Utilize extensive understanding of business activities to recommend scope and objectives of assigned audits, execute audit procedures, perform detailed analyses, reach sound conclusions, and document results for assigned audit activities.
·         Participate in the execution of multiple audit projects to achieve the scope, timing, and objectives of each assignment while ensuring applicable regulatory guidance is included in scope for assigned audits where applicable.
·         Proactively identify risks, evaluate controls and make recommendations to improve internal control and operational effectiveness and efficiency.
·         Analyze and verify transactions and representations as well as performing review of test work completed by assigned staff.
·         Prepare excellent work paper documentation ensuring quality of such documentation in accordance with professional standards, as well as establishing departmental standards and deadlines.
·         Recommend departmental improvements to automate procedures, methods, and standards to improve departmental efficiency, productivity and quality.
·         Prepare clear and concise recommendations for correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, and reductions in cost and effectively gain concurrence and support for recommended control improvements.
·         Facilitates the communication of audit results and special projects via written reports and oral presentations to management;
·         Assist in the annual risk assessment process and generation of annual audit plan.
·         Identify and analyze level of threat and potential risk to the organization’s information assets
·         Ensure that access to electronically stored corporate information is adequately protected and managed appropriate to the risks
·         Test adequacy and effectiveness of control measures on information systems, operational processes, credit, department operations and recommend corrective measures to be undertaken in areas of weakness.
·         Perform special audits as and when called upon and make maximum use of Computer Assisted Audit tools e.g. Teammate, ACL etc.
·         Assist in training/mentoring of staff and develop and maintain the skills, knowledge and expertise to make valuable contribution to the internal audit team.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science from a recognized university. Possession of an MSc or other relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
·         Professional Certification in IT Audit, Risk and Security e.g. CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC
·         Excellent understanding of auditing concepts and practices with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management role in IT and operations or IT and operation audit.
·         Skilled in project management, and maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
·         Demonstrable knowledge in risk assessment and control concepts/methodologies.
·         Skilled in negotiation and conflict management to resolve problems that may arise during an audit.
·         Excellent oral and written skills; a strong verbal communicator, analytical writer and able to clearly and concisely convey personal observations of processes, risks and controls.
·         Excellent analytical ability both qualitative and quantitative to draw sound conclusions coupled with demonstrated knowledge and proper application of sampling techniques.
·         Excellent attention to details and organizational skills.
How to Apply
If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number IA/IAD/2019 by 3rd June, 2019.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

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