Unibank Ghana: Head, Finance & Strategy

Posted on :

27 Jul, 2010

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Banking Jobs in Ghana

uniBank (Ghana) Limited was incorporated as a private company in December 1997 to operate as a bank. It is a wholly owned Ghanaian and authorized to undertake a broad range of banking business. The Bank opened its door to customers in January 2001. Unibank Ghana recruits Head, Finance & Strategy

Job Description

Job Purpose:
To apply insight and understanding to the financial performance of the Bank and contributing to the strategic and day to day commercial decision making processes. Also to ensure that all matters relating to financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, balance sheet and capital structure management, market risk analysis and management and regulatory reporting are undertaken in accordance with generally accepted Accounting Principles, and other regulatory

Key Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Lead in the Strategic Planning process of the Bank and in the effective and efficient implementation and evaluation of same
Initiate and co-ordinate the formulation of the annual operating plans and budgets and monitor progress towards their achievement, drawing attention to important trends, and opportunities to maximize income, reduce cost and minimize risk
Ensure that the financial statements and returns are prepared in accordance with statutory, regulatory and other requirements
Provide support to the Business Units in the formulation of marketing plans, budgets, business development, product development and the analysis of the operational business development and the analysis of the operational business trends for the achievement of overall plans and objectives
Liaise with the Head of IT in development and running of the Bank’s financial and Management Information Systems
Ensure the effective management of the business’s capital and balance sheet structures including funding, liquidity, currency and market risks etc
Ensure that the taxation affairs are planned and managed so as to optimize the of the Bank position
Monitor the operational and capital expenditure programmes to ensure adherence to budgeted limits


Required Skills or Experience

First Degree in relevant field plus 8 years experience in finance and strategy, at least 3 of which must be in Senior Management
Qualified member of a professional body such as CA, ACCA, CIMA
MBA will be added advantage
Thorough knowledge of computer based accounting system
Sound knowledge in GAAP, IFRS and BoG returns

How To Apply

Interested qualified persons should submit their application letters, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates to:The Head, Human Resources, UniBank (Ghana) Limited through
the following e-mail address: [email protected]

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