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Guaranty Trust Bank (Uganda) Limited (GTBank) is one of the leading banks in Africa. Due to its rapid expansion plans, GTBank Uganda has exceptional and exciting career opportunities for suitably qualified professionals to join the Operations team in Uganda to provide support to the in-country growing branch network and expansion.

 

POSITION: SETTLEMENTS MANAGER

REPORTING TO: GROUP HEAD OF OPERATIONS

 

Purpose of position:

Reporting to the Group Head of Operations, responsible for overall management, supervision and control of operational activities within Trade Finance and Clearing departments, ensuring that customer expectations are fulfilled without any exposure to the bank. Continuously monitor performance standards including review of processes, controls and policies to optimise efficiency

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enforce strict discipline over the review and settlement of all Treasury-related transactions ensuring that reports are generated regularly for management review.
  • Ensure processing of Treasury Bills and Bonds as well as daily computation of FX Profit and Positions are accurately done.
  • Maintain robust processes over the clearing function to ensure only valid bank transactions are presented to and from the clearing house and to always stay within the industry-defined timelines.
  • Ensure validation and call backs on inward clearing items are undertaken as expected and within acceptable threshold levels.
  • Ensure regular review of processes within Trade Services to ascertain their effectiveness and where necessary to implement suitable amendments.
  • Ensure all Trade Finance Transactions are undertaken as expected and within acceptable threshold levels
  • And acceptable defined timelines
  • Ensure audit and risk findings are comprehensively addressed in a timely manner and evidence to this effect adduced for posterity.
  • Establish and maintain an effective risk and control self-assessment program for the units within Settlement and to ensure that issues of concern are remedied on a timely basis.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities set:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Commerce or any other related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in banking operations – 2 of which should be in a management position
  • Good hands on’ approach to problem solving
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of the industry, legal requirements and change management experience.
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, attention to detail, decision making, communication and team working skills.

 

All interested candidates should send their application including cover letter, CV and academic documents to the Head of Human Resources, Guaranty Trust Bank Uganda by hand delivery or email to jobsug@gtbank.com  by 24th April 2018.

 

 

 

Working With Guaranty Trust Bank

While majority of people join Guaranty Trust Bank by applying for a job, we also run trainee schemes for entry level candidates. Becoming a trainee is a great way to get started at Guaranty Trust.

Guaranty Trust Bank trainees are:

  • Ambitious
  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Diverse
  • Versatile

and put learning into practice 

To join the Guaranty Trust Bank team, send your resume to jobsug@gtbank.com

+256 703 718 500
enquiriesug@gtbank.com