Overview

Business Analyst Support

The Position:

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, Support, this role is responsible for supporting in the bank-wide budgetary control function and optimizing cost savings.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Preparation of monthly operating cost performance reports & efficiency KPIs including insights and commentaries for all support functions.
Support head office functions in annual financial planning and budgeting processes.
Ensure Daily reporting needs are met through the Business Intelligence Tool and EPBCS.
Provide all analytics support required by the Relevant Business Heads including but not limited to tactical data loads required in wave (Bank’s strategy follow through system).
Develop and maintain Divisions Operating and Capital Expense scorecards, deep dive on adverse variances and highlight key weak areas needing improvement.
Tracking of cost savings initiatives and recommend improvements.
Manage overall financial MIS needs for head office functions and advise on any data gaps that need to be addressed by the BI, EPBCS and Oracle Teams.
Support in development of annual budgets and financial planning for Head office units and subsidiary companies.
Monitor automated daily IPR, LPO and funds check reports and prepare end month forecasts with action plans and follow through of the same using clearly defined escalation matrix.
Development of financial models for new business initiatives, capital projects and Project Post Implementation Reviews (PIR’s).
Draft cost optimization opportunities and review expenses outputs from Oracle and EPBCS to track implementation.
Support the Finance Partner in tracking Strategy KPIs and evaluating business initiative impacts.
Support the Finance Partner in improving procure to pay process with aim of continuous improvement on efficiencies and robustness.
Support the Finance Partner in improving engagements and customer service matters within the designated Divisions, Businesses and Entities.
Support in development of Annual budgets and financial planning for Head office units and Subsidiaries
Serve as a first point of contact for branches and head offices functions for queries related to budgets and expense performance.
Continuously review and recommend improvements to the cost allocation methodology.

The Person: 

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance or Accounting) or other related Business degree or Bachelor of Arts (Economics) or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or Engineering field from a recognized university.
Fully qualified in CPA (K)/ ACCA (UK) or equivalent qualification.
4 years relevant work experience in Financial Analysis and Performance Management in a financial services sector.
Exceptional relationship management skills.
Understanding of risk management practices & compliance measures.
The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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To be considered your application must be received by Monday 31st January 2022.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About KCB Bank Kenya

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group's capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group's operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.