21 December 2022

Treasury Analyst & Execution Dealer, Job Opportunity at ABSA Bank Tanzania Limited

  SageWAP.com       21 December 2022

Treasury Analyst & Execution Dealer, Job Opportunity at ABSA Bank Tanzania Limited

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Job Summary

Job Purpose
To be responsible for the in-country Balance Sheet Management functions of Asset and Liability Management, Execution Services, Investment, Liquidity and Funding, and Capital.
Key Responsibilities:
CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 20% Key actions to include:
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in managing the banks’ capital position
• Ensuring adherence to Capital Management policies and in-country regulatory and Board approved capital targets
• Engaging with Finance teams to understand balance sheet reconciliation and trends
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in compiling a capital plan, which forecasts regulatory and economic capital demand & supply across business units over a 3-year planning horizon while assessing if the forecast capital position meets regulatory and Board approved targets
• Determining capital buffers and performing Cost of Equity calculations in line with Absa Treasury principles and methodology
• Supporting initiatives in the move to a Basel II regulatory environment
ASSET & LIABILITY MANAGEMENT (ALM) 20% Key actions to include:
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in managing the banks ALM process
• Achieving an appropriate risk profile within Group standards and risk tolerances by centralizing, netting and hedging all manageable risk via the Treasury Execution Services (TES) desk
• Measuring, analysing and interpreting interest rate risk in the banking book
• Performing margin compression analysis
• Performing structural analysis and adjustment of all balance sheet items
• Ensuring all behavioural assumptions (including pre-payment assumptions) are in line with Absa Treasury guidelines
FUNDS TRANSFER PRICING (FTP) 15% Key actions to include:
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in managing the banks FTP process
• Ensuring FTP guides business (Retail, Corporate and Trading) behaviour and immunizes businesses from market risk as far as possible
• Ensuring Absa liquidity premiums are incorporated in all FCY pricing by business
• Maintaining all pricing assumptions to ensure FTP rates are aligned to, or will align the balance sheet to, required interest rate and liquidity risk profiles
• As part of the NPA process, assign the appropriate FTP rate to new products after assessing interest rate and liquidity behavioural profiles
ALCO PROCESS 20% Key actions to include:
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in managing the banks ALCO process
• Timely production of the monthly ALCO pack to required standards in conjunction with internal stakeholders (Risk, Finance and Credit)
• Co-ordination of contributions and business proposals on behalf of ALCO members
• Executing the functions of ALCO Secretary
LIQUIDITY & FUNDING 20% Key actions to include:
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in managing the banks Liquidity and Funding
• Ensuring appropriate funding profiles are achieved (diversification of funding base and lengthening of the funding profile)
• Supporting the Head of Balance Sheet Management in compiling an annual funding plan which is tracked monthly, with a challenge-and-review process against business STP and RAF forecasts to be presented at monthly ALCO
• Monitoring and reporting on adherence to all regulatory and internal funding requirements and limits as maintained by TES
• Ensuring all behavioural assumptions from a liquidity perspective are in line with Absa Treasury guidelines
• Responsible for the bank’s Liquidity Risk Appetite setting
• Responsible for liquidity stress testing
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Key actions to include:
• Actively managing one’s own technical and soft skills development
• Researching, identifying and proposing training solutions to senior management for one’s own development
Risk and Controls Objectives
Manage risk and control effectively by applying applicable risk frameworks and embedding a positive risk culture
• Understanding of own role in the end to end processes in which you play a part, including applicable risks and controls.
• Adhere to Barclay’s policies and procedures applicable to own role, demonstrating sound judgement and responsible risk management.
• Report all risk events / incidents / issues using the defined process for your business area and help to understand why these happened and how to prevent them in future. Proactively look for ways to improve the control environment by considering what could go wrong in the processes you operate and how errors could be prevented.
• All mandatory training completed to deadline
Knowledge of the Bank’s products, services and policies and/or other specialist knowledge required to undertake the role:

Treasury Analyst & Execution Dealer Job Vacancy at ABSA Bank Tanzania Limited

ESSENTIAL
• Understanding of the policies, procedures and ethical requirements of a Treasury environment
• Knowledge of interest rate risk management including structural and behavioural analysis
• Knowledge of liquidity and funding risk management
• Knowledge of capital risk management
• Knowledge of financial markets and economic fundamentals
• Knowledge of treasury, retail, corporate and capital markets products
• Excel competency
• Communication skills
PREFERRED
• A detailed knowledge of the Treasury Balance Sheet Management Understanding of banking across segments
• Ability to influence decisions with ability to lead strategy on future initiatives
• Ability to perform balance sheet behaviouralization
• Ability to ftp pricing curves and drive desired balance sheet behaviour
Absa Values
Absa’s Values and Behaviours represent the set of standards which governs the actions of all of us who work for the bank and against which the performance of every one of us in Absa are being assessed and rewarded:
• I drive high performance to achieve sustainable results
• I’m obsessed with customer
• I have an African heartbeat
• I believe our people are our strengths

Job Description

To be responsible for the in-country Balance Sheet Management functions of Asset and Liability Management, Execution Services, Investment, Liquidity and Funding, and Capital.

Education

Higher Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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