2 JOB POSITIONS AT Development Bank of Rwanda : ( Deadline : 31 January 2020 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT Development Bank of Rwanda : ( Deadline : 31 January 2020 )

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT Development Bank of Rwanda : ( Deadline : 31 January 2020 )

 

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.
In order to achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes;

Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance and customer services.
Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.
To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified staff to fill the following positions:

 

 

Manager, Financial Control AT Development Bank of Rwanda : ( Deadline : 31 January 2020 )

 

Job : Manager, Financial Control

Level – Job Grade 5

Duties and Responsibilities

· Provide input into the development of the finance strategy, ensuring the business considers the internal controls required to deliver against the BRD strategy· Develop and implement internal control policies and procedures to guide operations on finance control

· Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

· Review and recommend action on proposed and approved legislation and regulations related to Finance

· Review financial internal controls through policies and procedures in order to identify weaknesses in internal control, evaluate risks and implement solutions

· Monitor the Bank’s financial data to ensure compliance with accounting standards, as well as pertinent laws, policies and procedures

· Review and verify periodic (monthly/quarterly and yearly) regulatory reports to ensure alignment with the required standards and local regulations

· Maintain and ensure completeness and accuracy books of accounts, and proper maintenance of audit trails for accurate reporting

· Facilitate preparation of periodic external audits (quarterly/yearly) of financial statements to ensure auditors are provided with relevant documents and information on time

· Review and verify monthly tax computations and returns to ensure accurate payments are made timely

· Administer the process of offering bank’s trade finance facilities (currently Letters of credit, guarantees and any other trade finance product) to ensure they are accurately and timely opened with relevant banks and followed up until executed

· Supervise the processing of accounts payable and non-cash accounting entries to ensure accuracy and compliance

· Validate outgoing payments for their accuracy, correctness & completeness of necessary documents & reporting on them

· Coordinate timely and accurate financial accounting to facilitate timely financial reporting

· Ensure the Electronic Data warehouse reporting to the Central Bank is accurate and timely made

· Ensure all the regulatory reports to the Central Bank are accurate and timely sent.

· Monitor the treasury transactions of the Bank and supervise regular reporting of the treasury function

 

 

Job requirements

Professional, Academic qualifications and Experience·

Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized university

· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business Administration/ or related field

· Association of Charted Certified Accountant (ACCA)/Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

· A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a commercial bank or similar institution of which two (2) at a managerial level

Core competencies

· Knowledge of Cost accounting and Reporting

· Knowledge of Risk Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

· Experience in Financial and Management Accounting

· Debit and Credit management experience

· Cashflow management

· Reconciliations of Financial records

· Experience using Accounting systems

· Knowledge of International Financial Reporting systems and GAAP

· Knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards

· Experience in Financial Information Management

· Knowledge of Tax legislation

· Experience with creating financial statements

· Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

· Excellent accounting software user and administration skill

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, past and current service/employment certificates (unproven experience will not be considered during the shortlisting), motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (AS ONE DOCUMENT) as well as their emails and telephone. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE CONSIDERED.

Email: [email protected] (for only inquiries)

Address all applications to the Chief Human Capital and Administrative Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Friday, January 31, 2020, 03:00 pm.

Details of the job descriptions are posted on BRD website: www.brd.rw

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for interviews, only successful candidates at every selection stage will be contacted.

 

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Company Secretary & General Counsel AT Development Bank of Rwanda : ( Deadline : 31 January 2020 )

 

Job : Company Secretary & General Counsel

Level – Job Grade 3

Duties and Responsibilities

· Develop strategies, policies and procedures for the Company Secretary and General Counsel department to set out clear operational guidelines.· In liaison with CEO and Board Chairman, provide administrative support to the Board of Directors and Board committees to ensure Board objectives are realized.

· Organize and ensure that the annual general meeting of shareholders is held in accordance with the requirements of the governing laws and regulations.

· Participate and prepare Shareholders General Meeting Resolutions, ensure their approval, signature as well as their timely communication to all shareholders.

· Prepare and periodically file to the Office of the Registrar General (RDB) and the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) other statutory requirements (returns) and any other required resolutions in accordance with the Law governing companies and related regulations.

· Review Draft Laws and Regulations applicable to the Bank and the banking industry in general and advise on required changes/amendments/contradictions in existing legal instruments that may impact smooth operations of the bank and ensure that the bank is protected from legal risks.

· Assess all existing and applicable laws and the Bank’s policies and procedures, particularly the HR policy, Credit and Investment Policy, the Board charter amongst others, and advise Management and the Board to ensure compliance.

· Act as the Custodian of the legal documents such as agreements, Board documents and other documents of the bank, to ensure their safe custody

· Monitor the implementation of Board directives and reporting back on this to ensure the Board is facilitated in its management of the BRD strategy.

· Follow up on legal due diligence for all credit and investment projects to ensure timely preparation and presentation to the Credit Management Committee and Management in order to advise on possible legal risks and mitigation measures.

· Supervise the legal team in charge of contract drafting and management to ensure drafting and reviewing of all kinds of legal documents and contracts is done in a timely manner and accurately and presented within stated timelines

· Coordinate the legal team in charge of litigations to ensure close follow up on litigations and effective representation of the bank in courts of law and other relevant authorities, and recovery of the funds through enforcement of court orders/judgements.

· Identify and ensure hiring of competent lawyers to represent the bank in courts of law and professional bailiffs to enforce court decisions, regularly appraise them to ensure consistency and provide them adequate support to clearly understand the bank business, specific litigation cases, and related matters.

· Initiate and negotiate with the Bank clients with non-performing loans to ensure amicable settlement of litigation cases and/or voluntary enforcement of court judgements/orders.

· Provide leadership to all staff under the Office of the Company Secretary and General Counsel, supervise, coach them and evaluate their performance and develop them in line with the Bank’s Strategic Objectives and mission, and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and the bank policies.

· Participate in Court hearing to ensure that the bank is effectively represented in courts of law and also engage relevant authorities such as the judiciary to ensure that the bank’s interests are fully protected in all legal matters.

· Regularly review developments in corporate governance and providing timely legal advice to the Board and Management to avoid any legal risks and ensure the bank is compliant with applicable regulations.

· Provide advisory to the bank in all transactions with other parties and other legal related matters.

· Supervise collateral management activities.

 

 

Job requirements
Professional, Academic qualifications and Experience·

Master’s Degree in Law

· Bachelor’s Degree in law

· Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and development

· A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience, two (2) of which must be at a senior management level, leading the legal strategy in an organization of similar size and complexity

Core competencies

· Vast knowledge of relevant laws and Regulations and a good understanding of the Rwandan Court system.

· Understanding of Legal Policies and Procedures

· Experience in contract drafting and contract management

· Experience in budgeting

· Understanding of Statutory Requirements

· Understanding of Board and Governance process

· Court Practices and Procedures

· Advocacy

· Experience in the coordination of External Legal Advisors

· Project Management

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, past and current service/employment certificates (unproven experience will not be considered during the shortlisting), motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (AS ONE DOCUMENT) as well as their emails and telephone. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE CONSIDERED.

 

Email: [email protected] (for only inquiries)

Address all applications to the Chief Human Capital and Administrative Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Friday, January 31, 2020, 03:00 pm.

Details of the job descriptions are posted on BRD website: www.brd.rw

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for interviews, only successful candidates at every selection stage will be contacted.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

 

 





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