Regional Control Officer at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) – 13 Openings

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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Regional Control Officer

Locations: Abuja, Enugu, Port Harcourt – Rivers, Bayelsa, Maiduguri – Borno, Benue, Jos – Plateau, Kogi, Kano, Ebonyi, Bauchi, Sokoto and Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • We are looking for Regional Control Officers in Enugu, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Kano, and Sokoto. Our ideal candidates must have knowledge of financial accounting and audit with at least 4 years of experience from a bank, audit, or consulting firm.

Job Objective(s)

  • To ensure the business office operations are in line with the Bank’s internal policies, and regulatory policies.

Responsibilities

  • Assist business offices with compliance and regulatory issues, and provide counseling when required.
  • Improve control and awareness culture in the business offices.
  • Ensure that the ambience of the business office is maintained and kept customer-friendly at all times.
  • Monitor and ensure that open items in the GL accounts are current and reflect the true nature of the products recorded in them.
  • Ensure integrity of transactions in business offices, and report deviations/anomalies immediately.
  • Identify control lapses/policy breaches through control activities for process improvement/policy amendments.
  • Escalate cases of fraud, customer complaints, and staff disciplinary issues to the Area Control Manager, or responsible department.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and ACA or ACCA.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience from a bank, audit, or consulting firm.

Knowledge Required:

  • Good knowledge of accounting and auditing.
  • Basic financial knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the banking sector, trends, and policies of financial regulators in Nigeria – CBN, NDIC.
  • Knowledge of the UBA’s banking policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Relationship management – should be able to maintain a customer-friendly disposition at all times.

Skills Required:

  • Supervisory, and Investigation skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of awareness at all times.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Problem solver.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
15th August, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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