Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation, Senior Officer, Bank Examinations

Country: Kenya
Education: Undergraduate Degree
Function: Accounting/Finance, Banking, Financial Services
Kenyan County: Nairobi County
Sector: Banking, Insurance
Type: Experienced, Permanent, Full Time

You will be responsible for the implementation of on-site and off-site examination policies and plans of banking institutions, for the identification of early warning signs of financial distress.

Key Responsibilities

Managerial and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with banking institutions, and other relevant stakeholders for information sharing
  • Coordinating the timely collection and compilation of accurate and complete data for analysis and reporting

Operational Responsibilities

  • Assessing and analysing financial information of banking institutions, to measure risk exposures to the banking system and deposit insurance fund;
  • Conducting off-site examination of banking institutions, to create up to date risk profiles and registers;
  • Conducting on-site examination of banking institutions, to validate accuracy of financial information and assess conduct of affairs;
  • Implementing and updating templates and procedures for risk minimization and interventions in banking institutions;
  • Collecting information to update risk profiles and risk registers of banking institutions;
  • Collecting accurate data from banking institutions for timely analysis and preparation of reports;
  • Classification of banking institution financial information on capital adequacy, asset quality, management and governance, earnings and liquidity;
  • Implementing bank examination calendar, and on-site examination activities;
  • Updating status of Key Performance Indicators and identifying gaps for remedial action;
  • Collating data to update departmental risk registers in line with the enterprise risk management framework;
  • Implementing the department’s business continuity management activities in collaboration with the champions;
  • Implementing departmental processes, quality objectives and standard operating procedures, and ensure follow-up on corrective actions;
  • Identifying weaknesses and deficiencies in bank / member institution operations, management, policies, or other areas subject to bank examination; and
  • Monitoring implementation and reporting on the Department’s Annual Performance Contract activities.

Job Competencies

Academic qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

Professional Qualification and Membership

ACCA, CPA, CFA or any other relevant qualifications.

Work experience

At least 4 years relevant experience preferably in Investment, Financial analysis, and Financial modelling in the Banking sector.

Functional Attributes

  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Computing skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Networking skills
  • Time management skills - Great places to work

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