Risk & Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Risk & Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaJob Title:Risk & Compliance Officer
Reports to the Internal Auditor & Senior Risk Compliance Officer
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Responsible for supporting the audit department through efficient communication of risk policies and processes.
Assist in the provision of hands-on development of risk models involving market, credit and operational risk; assure controls are operating effectively and provide research and analytical support.Conducts and document compliance risk assessments for each function in the business
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Monitors and track relevant operational risk activities including regular review and follow up of functional risk self-assessments at scheduled intervals
Coordinates with the audit department in the conduction of regular risk self-assessments schedules and action plans
Assists the internal auditor in the conduction of internal audits from time to time to test effectiveness of controls and systems
Aids in the tracking and enforcing of the closure of corrective actions arising from internal and external audits in liaison with the other departments
Communicate any new tools or technological approaches to measuring operational risks for the business
Assists in any special assignments and investigations as may be required by the management into any matter or activity affecting operating efficiency
Periodically assists the internal audit team with the revision of the compliance plan as new changes occur, with new expectations of examiners, modifications to laws and regulations and as the bank offers new products and services
Assists with the coordination of internal compliance review and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews of departments
Helps in ensuring that the firm’s leadership and staff are trained on substantive legal topics that impact the firm
Assists in identification of opportunities for business process improvement through leveraging on technology and systems to support the risk management process in the organization
Participates in the preparation of reports and presentations outlining findings and providing recommendations on mitigating potential risks
Aids with the enumeration of appropriate quantitative and qualitative portfolio risk measures
Together with the internal auditor, reviews and provides recommendations/amendments on investment prospects and other proposals presented
Supports the preparation of quarterly reports on the risk assessment
Performs any duties as assigned by the Internal Audit Manager
Education and Person Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in finance / Accounting / Banking or any business-related course
At least CPA Section 2
At least 1 years’ experience in accounting / finance / audit.
Experience working for a financial institution will be an added advantage
Willingness and ability to grasp concepts fast
Attention to detail and very organized
Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously
How to Apply
Qualified candidates to send CVs to email@example.com by 27th April 2019.
Clearly indicate, ‘Risk and Compliance Officer’ on the email subject.
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