Reference Number: LEEBLR029
• The nature and scope of the job is to support the Treasurer’s function This role is, basically, an analyst role. The analyst will work in the middle-office function within treasury to own and champion Credit Rating Process, Asset Liability Management analysis, and the post-ante Balance Sheet analytics; • The primary responsibilities of the analyst include the preparation of liquidity forecasts for stress testing, the development of liquidity assumptions, ad-hoc analysis related to the liquidity impact of Bank’s initiatives and working with other functions to prepare the credit ratings book;
Credit Rating Process Strategy Management • Develop the annual credit rating process execution strategy for approval by senior management and the Board; • Review and operationalise the credit rating framework and processes as per policy guidelines or as required by business evolution; • Assist the Group Treasure in providing analysis and advice to senior management on rating matters as they arise; • Provide input on credit rating matters incorporated in the Bank-wide Strategic Plan;
Credit Rating Drivers Modelling, Monitoring and Reporting • Develop, from scratch, and maintain credit rating drivers models that will track key analytical metrics embodied in the credit rating agencies methodologies; • Produce quarterly reports for STRIC, RISTRAC and the AUDCO for presentation and their consideration, and as and when requested; • Develop and prepare monthly credit rating activities reports; • Maintain an ongoing surveillance and rating recommendations; • Prepare a comprehensive status report following conclusion of each rating review meeting; • Ensure the Bank’s website has all the recently available credit rating reports;
Credit Rating Process Planning and Budgeting • Develop an annual credit rating process work plan for next period annual credit rating reviews; • Develop and maintain the credit rating process budgeting model whose outputs shall be included into the treasury function wider budget; • Develop an annual budget for the credit rating process exercise for inclusion into the wider treasury function annual budget;
Credit Rating Process Meetings Preparations • Propose the credit rating process work plan for the next period annual review; • Coordinate the preparation of the ratings book and summary presentations to rating agencies; • Document matters raised by credit rating agencies in meetings required for action; • Develop and maintain a robust ratings-based financial analysis model; • Develop and maintain the Ratings projection models; • Champion the collation of necessary data/information from different functions for the preparation of the rating book; • Review ratings reports, research, and publications from rating agencies before publication; • Review and validate credit rating information and data received from various functions of the Bank; • Resolve data anomalies through analysis and discussion with data champions;
Credit Rating Process Balance Sheet Analytics • Conduct risk identification and assessment as at designated reporting dates through analysis of data; • Model, quantify and report the Bank’s balance sheet interest rate risk i.e. interest cashflow analytics of assets and liabilities; • Review the balance sheet interest rate profile; • Make necessary interest rate risk mitigation proposals for senior managers’ consideration and ensure necessary approved actions are carried out by relevant functions e.g. Treasury;
Credit Rating Relationship Management • Plan and execute all credit rating agencies relationship engagements; • Champion and manage all relationships with credit rating advisors; • Review and negotiate credit rating agencies and advisors’ contracts and recommend to senior management for consideration; • Assist the Group Treasurer with the day-to-day management of communications and engagements with the credit rating agencies and the credit rating advisor; • Assist the Group Treasurer in arranging credit rating agency meetings and engagements; • Conduct an annual review of the event-trigger credit rating stakeholder communication plan; • Assist the Group Treasure and the Senior Manager [International Resource Mobilisation] in coordinating the credit rating process of bond issuances;
Other • Any other duties that may be assigned to the role holder by Senior Management from time to time.
Requirements: Qualifications and Skills
• A first degree in a relevant discipline i.e. accounting, financial management, economics, numerical or other related disciplines and a postgraduate degree in a relevant field. Recognised professional certification in a relevant field may be acceptable in lieu of a post graduate degree; • Recognised Professional Qualification in Treasury [AMCT, CTP (US), ACT’s Cert. in International Treasury Management, ACT’s Cert. in Cash Management, ACT’s Cert. in Risk Management, ACT’s Cert. Financial Mathematics & Modelling etc] or Accounting (ACCA, CIMA, CPA or Equivalent) will be a strong added advantage; • Excellent knowledge of accounting for treasury activities i.e. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); • A minimum of 8 years of experience working in a treasury function either in a corporate institution, preferably in the financial services industry; • Solid grounding in financial systems database methodologies and financial modelling; • Solid experience in working with Treasury Management Systems; • Operational experience in a financial department with significant systems exposure; • Previous experience in a treasury environment and solid understanding of treasury operations; • People and project management; • Knowledge of treasury, debt capital markets, financial instruments, and structures; • Advanced Excel skills and computer literacy (e.g. SQL, Crystal Reports); • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank’s other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese); • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources from varied cultural backgrounds to attain goals.
• Permanent. • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo. • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply.
Closing date: 09th July 2021
If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lise Kotze at firstname.lastname@example.org
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