The East African Development Bank (EADB) is an international development finance institution that has been in existence for close to 50 years and has a diverse loan portfolio with more than 60% of its lending going to projects in health and education, finance and banking, construction and building, electricity and water, and agriculture, all of which are central to the current and future prosperity of the East African region and its people.
The bank is seeking a competent, professional and experienced individual, committed to the development of East Africa to take up the position below.
Head of Finance
Reporting to the Director General the Head of Finance will be responsible for the accounting and financial services functions of the Bank, and will provide professional guidance and leadership to the finance team.
The Head of Finance will be responsible for the transaction processing, control, and analyses; timely reporting to management, clients and other stakeholders; and compliance monitoring activities.
The scope of the Finance Department’s responsibility extends to all special funds, bilateral funds and special operations.
It further provides decision support, including pro-actively developing, planning and implementing operational and financial strategies and related information systems.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience heading a finance function in a major and leading banking institution as well as a proven track record of financial success in Treasury and experience in the East Africa region.
Demonstrated ability and recent hands-on experience at a relevant level in successfully structuring local and international debt and equity capital markets issues, financial derivatives, securitizations, capital, balance sheet and multi-currency operations is required.
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Business Administration, Commerce or other relevant quantitative discipline degree from a recognized University; and a Master’s degree in accounting or finance, together with a formal accounting qualification are required.
How to Apply:
For more information and to apply, please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for application is: Friday 21st October 2016
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.