Full Time
March 13, 2024
Blantyre, Malawi
March 20, 2024

Company: NBS Bank Plc

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NBS Bank Plc is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Head of Finance at our Head Office. This role reports directly to the Chief Finance Officer and plays a pivotal role in managing the Bank’s Finance function. The ideal candidate will guarantee financial integrity and adherence to regulations, while delivering accurate financial reporting and strategic financial guidance. This will be in alignment with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Bank’s regulatory policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee the Finance Department’s operational plan, submitting it for approval to the Chief Finance Officer.
  • Create and manage the Bank’s budget timetable and process, incorporating strategic and departmental plans.
  • Ensure accurate recording of financial obligations and preparation of statutory financial statements in compliance with GAAP and regulatory frameworks.
  • Conduct timely preparation and dissemination of financial reports to stakeholders.
  • Oversee financial management compliance, investment management, and liquidity, contributing to policy formulation and optimization of investment returns.
  • Serve as a key member of the Asset and Liability Committee (ALCO), offering strategic recommendations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ICAM, or equivalent).
  • At least 8 years of experience in Financial Management, Control, and Reporting, with a minimum of 4 years in a senior management role.

Desired Competencies:

  • Leadership with the ability to manage, develop, and motivate staff.
  • Strong communication skills with the capacity to present complex information clearly.
  • Strategic planning and problem-solving abilities.
  • Financial acumen, analytical skills, and integrity.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their application, updated CV, three traceable references, and copies of certificates to:

Head of Human Resources
NBS Bank Plc
P.O. Box 32251
Chichiri, Blantyre 3
Or email: recruitment@nbs.mw

Application Deadline: 20th March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.