Central Bank of Kenya(CBK) Job Vacancies For Fresh Graduates in Kenya,Salary over Ksh180,000

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The Central Bank of Kenya is a public institution established under Article 231 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. The Bank is responsible for formulating monetary policy to achieve and maintain price stability and issuing currency. Pursuant to the CBK Act, the Central Bank promotes financial stability through

Market Analyst

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Banking   Finance / Accounting / Audit   Sales / Marketing

Job Purpose

Contribute to the monitoring of foreign exchange operations and Conduct domestic debt analysis, strategy formulation and design.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conduct off-site and on-site monitoring of all Foreign Exchange (FOREX) operations.
    2. Monitor Diaspora FOREX remittances
    3. Review reports of FOREX transactions.
    4. Analyze and prepare financial market intelligence reports.
    5. Stakeholder engagement
    6. Product design and development

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Banking, Accounting, Business, Economics, or related         areas.
    2. Professional qualifications in Accounting, Banking, Finance, Capital Markets or related discipline will be an added advantage.
    3. One to two (2) years’ experience in accounting, banking, fund management, debt management, treasury operations and/or any other relevant area will be necessary.

Competencies

  1. Strength in mathematical computations and analysis
    2. Report writing skills
    3. Risk Management skills
    4. Finance and risk analysis skills
    5. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    6. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills

General Operations Auditors

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

Job Purpose

To execute audit assignments in order to facilitate provision of reasonable assurance to management on the efficacy of internal controls, risk management and governance processes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Apply auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate internal controls, risk management and governance processes.
    2. Play a key role in advising and providing assurance in the Bank.
    3. Conduct interviews with staff and Management during audits and present audit findings.
    4. Carry out special audits and investigations as and when required

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.
    2. Professional qualifications such as CPA (K), ACCA, CIA, CISA.
    3. One to two years of working experience as an auditor in an audit or consultancy firm.

Competencies

  1. Demonstrate deep understanding of the internal audit process, controls, procedures and investigation techniques.
    2. Experience in the use of an audit management software such as Teammate.
    3. Outstanding analytical skills and knowledge in the use of Computer Aided Audit Tools (CAATS) such as ACL.
    4. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    5. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

Risk Officers

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Banking

Job Purpose

Automation of risk management in the Bank’s risk function, coordination and implementation of the Risk Management strategy, carrying out risk assessment and maintaining the risk registers of all business units, coordinating and managing the activities of assessing and measuring risks and advising on the required controls.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Automating Risk Management in the Bank.
    2. Implement risk assessment activities which involves analysing risks as well as identifying and measuring the risks affecting the business units;
    3. Carrying out risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with the criteria established by the Bank such as operational costs, legal compliance and environmental factors;
    4. Working with various Business Units to establish and quantify the Bank’s risk appetite;
    5. Participate in the development of risk reports for a variety of audiences such as heads of business units, Senior Management and the Board of Directors;
    6. Developing and Implementing common processes, practices, tools and risk metrics to reduce risk exposure;
    7. Participate in the development of staff training programs that build risk awareness within the Central Bank.
    8. Participitate in the development of initiatives to build a culture of risk awareness in the bank.

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, Banking or related field.
    2. Professional certification in Risk Management will be an added advantage.
    3. One to two years’ experience as a Risk Management Officer.

Competencies

  1. Knowledge in financial systems
    2. Clear understanding of emerging technologies, risk management issues and relevant emerging issues in Risk Management.
    3. Ability to rapidly learn the business and strategies of the Bank operational units
    4. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills
    6. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

Information Systems Auditors

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field ICT / Computer

Job Purpose

The Bank is seeking highly motivated individuals to serve as IS Auditors in a number of departments. The job entails assessing reliability and integrity of financial and core banking systems; robustness of payment and settlement systems and conduct of ICT system audits.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Successful applicants will, depending on the department (functional area) one is posted, perform some or all of the following roles:
1. Examine banking systems and applications and highlight major risks & Issues.
2. Carry out on-site ICT system audit and track and update the ICT system risk profile of banks and non-banks.
3. Perform application control reviews for payment and settlement systems and conduct reviews that include system development standards; operating procedures system security; communication controls; disaster recovery and system maintenance.
4. Apply professional auditing principles and standards and evaluate internal controls risk management and governance processes.

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or ICT related field.
    2. In addition, one should possess professional qualifications in information systems such CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC.
    3. One to two years of relevant working experience in an audit firm; ICT firm or financial institution
    4. Possession of qualifications such as CIA, CPA or ACCA etc is an added advantage

Competencies

  1. Knowledge of financial systems particularly in the banking sector.
    2. Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
    3. Demonstrate deep understanding of the internal audit process, controls, procedures and investigation techniques.
    4. Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise;
    5. Experience in the use of an audit management software such as Teammate.
    6. Knowledge in the use of Computer Aided Audit Tools (CAATS) such as ACL.
    7. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills
    8. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills

Finance Officers

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

Job Purpose

Ensure that all accounting processes and procedures such as settlements/payments; reconciliation of accounts; compilation and management of budgets; compilation and filing of returns are conducted efficiently and effectively.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Processing of payments
    2. Opening of accounts and records management
    3. Maintenance of supplier/client static data
    4. Operational risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery
    5. Provide and interpret financial information, analysing and advising accordingly;
    6. Monitor and interpret cash flows and produce varied accurate financial reports;
    7. Recommend financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk;
    8. Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-optimization opportunities;
    9. Liaise with internal and external auditors to ensure regular and annual audits are carried out smoothly;
    10. Prepare and manage budgets;
    11. Prepare financial reports
    12. Record account payable and accounts receivable
    13. Reconcile Bank statements
    14. Review and implement financial policies

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Banking, Accounting, Business Administration or related areas.
    2. Additionally, one should possess a minimum of CPA I/ACCA I or any other professional qualifications in either Banking or Finance/Accounting
    3. One to two (2) years’ relevant experience in a finance and or accounting environment

Competencies

  1. Report writing skills
    2. Knowledge of accounts and accounting principles
    3. Finance and risk analysis skills
    4. Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite and financial software
    5. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    6. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.
    7. Knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and clear understanding of business risk management
    8. Knowledge of accounting regulations and accounting standards

Portfolio Officers

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Banking

Job Purpose

Support the efficient analysis and execution of portfolio transactions, consistent with domestic debt management policy and strategy including Central Depository System (CDS) portfolio management, issuance of new instruments and innovations in the financial markets operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participate in the management of domestic debt operations including auctions, subscriptions, etc.; organizing distribution channels and issuance procedures; development of arrangements for intervention and contacts with markets; and management of national outstanding domestic debt portfolio.
    2. Assist in the establishing and development of a deep and liquid bond market
    3. Participate in the development of the supply of domestic debt instruments for the establishment of an efficient primary market, creating efficient channels for the distribution of securities, progressively extending the maturity profile of national debt instruments and consolidating the number of debt issues, among others.

Qualification and Experience

  1. Minimum: Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Banking, Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Communications or related areas.
    2. Professional qualifications in Banking, Accounting, Corporate Communications or related disciplines will be an added advantage.
    3. One to two (2) years’ experience in financial analysis, investment, portfolio management, banking, customer relations, marketing and/or any other relevant area will be necessary.

Competencies

  1. Knowledge of product design and marketing
    2. Ability to manage and relate to varied stakeholders
    3. Knowledge and understanding of the various stages involved in debt management.
    4. Excellent communication, analytical, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    5. Ability to think strategically with creative problem solving skills.

 

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