Guaranty Trust Holding Company Fresh Vacancies

Nigeria

Company Info

Guaranty Trust Holding Company (Formerly Guaranty Trust Bank Plc) is a multinational financial institution that provides individuals, businesses, private and public institutions across Africa and the United Kingdom with a broad range of market-leading financial products and services. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and with subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone and the United Kingdom, the Bank currently employs over 12,000 professionals and has Total assets and Shareholders’ Funds of N4.057trillion and N661.1Billion respectively.

1). Head, Risk

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Industry: Financial Services

Overall Responsibility

  • The Head of Risk has oversight of the risk management function to identify, measure, assess, and mitigate internal and external risks that may hinder the organization from achieving its strategic objectives.
  • S/he will be responsible for providing hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit, and operational risk, ensuring controls are operating effectively, and providing research and analytical support as well as overseeing the communication of risk policies and processes for the organization

Job Description

  • Establish and quantify the organisation’s ‘risk appetite’ and ensure risk approach adheres accordingly
  • Design, implement and lead a risk management strategy for the organisation in line with PENCOM risk management framework
  • Oversee monitoring of macro-economic activities that may affect business activities, to proactively identify and assess the impact of risks inherent in business operations
  • Supervise the risk identification and risk mitigation procedures in the organization
  • Advocate and support the culture of informed risk-taking and heighten awareness and use of advanced risk management practices through training programs and coaching
  • Participate in the review and recommendation of asset allocation, portfolio rebalancing and other investment functions
  • Conduct stress tests on the organizations risk exposure
  • Oversee the preparation and dissemination of risk analysis reports to relevant stakeholders including the risk committee, board members and group executives
  • Work with Heads of Internal Audit and Compliance on issues requiring shared oversight of pension fund risks
  • Lead and manage the organization’s team of dedicated risk professionals to maximise effectiveness.

Skills and Knowledge Required for the Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or Legal (Master’s Degree is an additional advantage)
  • Minimum of ten (10) years verified professional experience in risk management with at least 4 years in managerial capacity in a PFA business.
  • Local and international certifications in risk management, such as Certificate in Risk Management (CIRM)
  • Strong understanding of development and trends in both international and African financial sectors, as well as regulations and trends in these markets
  • Strong understanding of enterprise risk management concepts, frameworks to proactively identify risks inherent in business operations that can have negative strategic implications for the organization
  • Strong knowledge of portfolio risk management techniques, e.g. key risk metrics for players in the financial markets, capital management, database management, risk analysis etc.
  • Good analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2022.

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2). Chief Financial Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services

Overall Responsibility

  • The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial strategy and ensuring the strict monitoring of compliance and enterprise risks associated with the implementation of financial activities as well as the development and maintenance of control systems that are designed to safeguard the company’s assets.
  • The CFO will also direct the financial functions of the company (which include management reporting & quality control, tax and regulatory reporting, budgeting & financial planning as well as liquidity management in accordance with IFRS, FRCN, PENCOM, and other regulatory and advisory agencies.

Job Description

  • Provision of a comprehensive view of the organization’s financial position and strategy to aid informed decision-making by management. This includes the provision of financial plans, systems, strategies, and efficient business advice beneficial to the organization.
  • Plan and execute the overall structure and operations of the company’s financial resources which will involve forecasting the necessary capital expenditures and developing effective action plans.
  • Supervision of the planning, budgeting, and control of the organization’s financial expenditure including the approval and proper implementation of the company’s budget.
  • Prepare, present, and communicate the financial performance of the organization to management in order to support business development.
  • Analyze the company’s financial performance and its financial management systems, processes, cost structure and positions, make appropriate cost-effective recommendations to management and develop effective corrective actions where necessary
  • Ensure compliance with financial reporting and control requirements, and coordinate periodic financial reporting to the executive management team, Board, and regulatory authorities
  • Co-ordinate accurate and reliable fund valuation of all Funds Under Management in line with IFRS
  • Provide efficient tax management and administration services for the organization’s benefit.
  • Ensures adequate compliance with internal controls and PENCOM guidelines concerning the financial structure and business of the company.
  • Oversee due diligence and analysis of financial opportunities and markets as well as leveraging relationships built within the finance industry.
  • Analyze economic, financial, and market trends and identify the recommendations to address such issues.
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks

Skills and Knowledge Required for the Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related field
  • Professional Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CFA)
  • Master’s degree and/or MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of which 8 years have been in financial services (preferably a PFA) and 5 years in senior management
  • Developing Budgets and forecasting
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Nigerian tax laws
  • Ability to effectively manage competing deadlines for projects in a high-pressure work environment.

Attribute for success in the role:

  • Knowledge of actuarial concepts and how they apply to pension funding and asset allocation decisions.
  • Extensive knowledge of statistical concepts, methods, and models, and their application to finance.
  • Ability to study financial markets and effectively predict trends beneficial to the organisation.
  • Effectively break down complex data & analysis for non-technical audience.
  • In depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles including corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Ability to promote process improvement.

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2022.

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3). Head, Corporate Sales

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services

Overall Responsibility

  • The Head, Corporate Sales is responsible for developing sales strategies, establishing, and growing client relationships for corporate customers within the private sector.
  • S/he will coordinate the marketing activities of the corporate team as well as conversion of prospects, optimization of existing relationships and maintaining service excellence.

Job Description

  • Define and implement corporate sales strategy, establish marketing goals, monitor business results/metrics and adapt sales strategies and tactics accordingly
  • Identify opportunities, onboard, and develop relationships with prospective corporate clients within the private sector
  • Help maximize reach and efficiency by adding new scalable partners
  • Monitor the revenue pipeline and leads, adjusting as necessary to create sustainable growth
  • Monitor the marketplace and analyze opportunities, providing competitive analysis, strategies, and tactics
  • Stay well-connected with customers to ensure broad market needs are being incorporated into the product development and enhancement cycle
  • Build and manage a sales team that can drive business growth across the corporate customer segments within the private sector and share accountability with the marketing function for improving the corporate customer experience and strategy
  • Supervise and guide the affairs and activities of the corporate sales team, and ensure sales team complies with company policies, procedures and business ethics codes
  • Participate in contract negotiations, collaborating with stakeholders to achieve revenue goals.

Skills and Knowledge Required for the Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or other Business-related fields
  • Master’s degree and or MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience (with 3 years in the pension fund industry).
  • Excellent analytical skills and good mathematical knowledge, strong proficiency in MS Office and general computer use.
  • Relationship management, negotiation and good presentation skills.
  • Impeccable understanding of financial statements, spreadsheets, ratios, and concepts.

Attribute for success in the role:

  • Natural comfort with numbers and a strong quantitative mindset.
  • Be a problem- solver, ability to take decisions, love to research and be organized.
  • Be able to see the big picture, make thoughtful trade-offs and focus on what matters.
  • General understanding of the financial markets and investment vehicles
  • Customer-oriented mindset.

Deadline: 30th September, 2022.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should:

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