Bank Examiners/Analysts, Senior Bank Examiners/Senior Analysts, Information Systems Auditors at Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)

On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self motivated candidates with proven track record to fill the following positions.
 
1. Bank Examiner / Analyst 
5 Positions
Job Purpose: Conduct on-site and off-site examination of banks and non-banks licensed and regulated by the CBK.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out on-site examination and off-site surveillance of assigned banking and non-banking institutions.
  • Track and update the institutional profile of banks and non-banks.
  • Analyse periodic reports received from banks and non-banks to monitor performance and financial conditions and prepare relevant analysis reports.
  • Draft periodic reports on the performance of banks/non-banks and collect information as required.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Banking, Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, ICT or related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications in accounting, banking, Information Communication Technology (ICT) will be an added advantage.
  • Up to two (2) years’ experience with a reputable audit firm will be an added advantage.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of financial systems particularly the banking sector.
  • Highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts.
  • Report writing – Ability to develop reports.
  • Ability to manage own performance and to easily fit into a high performing team.
  • Proven integrity and ethical working culture.
2. Senior Bank Examiner / Senior Analyst 
3 Positions
Job Purpose: Lead teams in conducting on-site and off-site examination of banks and non-banks licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead teams in carrying out on-site examination and off-site surveillance of assigned banking and non banking institutions.
  • Co-ordinate the tracking and updating of the institutional profile of banks and non-banks.
  • Oversee the analysis of periodic reports received from banks and non-banks to monitor performance and financial conditions and prepare relevant analysis.
  • Co-ordinate and review the draft periodic reports on the performance of banks/non-banks and collect information as required.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Banking, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, ICT or related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications in accounting, banking, Information Communication Technology (ICT) are mandatory.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in accounting, finance, banking, economics, ICT and related areas will be an added advantage.
  • Not less than three (3) years’ experience with a reputable audit firm at Audit Senior/Assistant Manager level.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of financial systems particularly the banking sector.
  • Highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Performance Management and team building – Ability to manage own performance and drive performance of high performing teams.
  • Proven integrity and ethical working culture.
3. Information Systems Auditors 
2 Positions
Job Purpose: Assessing reliability and integrity of financial and core banking systems of banks and non banks regulated by CBK.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Track and update the ICT system risk profile of banks and non-banks.
  • Carry out on-site ICT system audit of assigned banking/non-banking institutions based on guidelines, policies, regulations and standards.
  • Examine banking systems and applications and highlight major risks and issues.
  • Provide inputs for the development and review of automated supervision (banks/non-banks) system.
  • Provide support on data analysis tools and systems.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or ICT related field.
  • Professional qualifications in information systems such as CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC or accounting, and banking certifications are mandatory.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in computer science, ICT and related areas will be an added advantage.
  • Not less than three (3) years’ experience with a reputable audit firm, ICT firm, ICT Consultancy, Commercial Bank IS Audit at Senior/Assistant Manager level.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of financial systems particularly the banking sector.
  • Knowledge of ICT systems used by banks.
  • Highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Performance Management and team building – Ability to manage own performance and drive performance of high performing teams.
  • Proven integrity and ethical working culture.
If you consider yourself proactive, self-driven and up to the challenge, please visit the following link to view the job profiles http://www.centralbank.go.ke/index.php/careers and submit your application online so as to be received on or before 26th January 2016. 
No manual applications will be accepted.

Note:
  • INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing, either directly or indirectly, will result to outright disqualification
  • “Central Bank of Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer”
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