28 Apr 2016

SCB Job Vacancy : Business Finance Manager

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Contributes to the right balance of growth, profitability and control of the business by:

  • Providing senior management of International Commercial Banking and Financial Markets with frequent, complete, accurate, timely and valid information as to the performance of the Commercial Banking & Financial Markets businesses on a monthly basis.
  • Managing the processes and systems for formulating and evaluating business strategies/performance including planning, forecasting and budgeting, advanced analysis of financial data and team’s profitability.
  • Focusing on design, development, implementation, control and maintenance of management performance processes within Commercial Banking & Financial Markets.
  • Support in setting strategy and monitoring progress towards Key Performance Indicators.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely monthly reporting of financial information including compliance to IFRS.
  • Preparation of a comprehensive budget and forecasts for the business segment and products.
  • Prepare monthly Customer Profitability.
  • Support Assets and Liabilities Committee related issues which also includes Balance Sheet, Risk Weighted Assets and Capital Requirement Analysis.
  • Periodic Performance management Issues
  • All country Commercial Banking and Financial Market finance issues
  • Build on key team coherence to deliver on Business Support performance objectives.
  • Support business to review product program/document with special emphasis on appropriate financial and management accounting

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Business Partnering:

  • Support the business on strategy and monitor progress towards Key Performance Indicators.
  • Actively implement the business partnering concept between Ghana finance teams and the business.
  • Actively implement a consistent path to the Group Business Model and migrates best practices.


  • To report Commercial Banking & Financial Markets monthly performance and ensure reports are timely and accurate at both product and customer segment levels. This includes the consistent application of FTP and cost allocation methodologies.
  • To further develop and implement comprehensive financial reporting for the Commercial Banking & Financial Markets.
  • Review Ghana monthly Assets and Liability Committee reporting and ensure timely submission to Group Market Risk.
  • Ensure the accurate preparation of the Customer Profitability Report to achieve the desired product, data and segment accuracy.

Budgeting and Planning:

  • Actively support the formulation of the annual budget for the business.
  • Actively support Business Heads in developing and Monitoring the Value Based Management (VBM).

Management Control:

  • Actively support the Executive Director Finance in the proper application of accounting principles and disciplines from the Group Management Accounting manual.

Project Management:

  • Implement project accounting disciplines and tracking for all pan African and local projects and ensure benefits tracking is carried out.

Unit Operational Risk Manager

  • To report Unit’s Operational Risk issues and losses from the Responsible Person to the Functional Operational Risk Management.
  • To assist Functional Operational Risk Management in developing and updating of procedures, controls and monitoring plans for Operational Risk Management
  • Act as Operational Risk Coordinator for the section
  • To adhere to the agreed Key Control Self Assesment plans and approach
  • To identify and report all exceptions on non compliance with standard controls
  • To identify and report all weaknesses inherent in the standard controls
  • To maintain proper record keeping on all Key Control Self Assesment related activities
  • To maintain independence in the conduct of Key Control Self Assesment, i.e. not selecting and reviewing sample of self-performed transactions

Qualifications and Skills

  • A broad appreciation of banking practice and management techniques.
  • A good knowledge of Group and local banking accounting procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and communicate clearly and logically both in writing and orally.
  • A formal business studies qualification – University degree in finance/economics and/or professional qualification – CA, CIMA, ACCA, CIS, etc.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • An eye for detail and accuracy with a strong analytical capability
  • Sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Group Accounting Policy
  • High level of computer literacy is required.

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