Job Opportunity at NBC Bank, Financial Controller

Financial Controller  

NBC is the oldest serving bank in Tanzania with over five decades of experience. We offer a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking, wealth management products and services.

Job Summary

To provide advice and support in financial practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist expertise.

Job Description​

  • Financial Leadership and Support to business: 
  • Develop internal capability through the recruitment and development of a capable team who will ensure the necessary resources are in place to achieve business strategy and objectives
  • Together with the HRBP for the business unit implement the people management strategy for the area with a focus on talent management, development, resourcing and retention 
  • Embed formal Performance Development and informal coaching in the Team Motivate team and implement measures in place to recognise their direct reports 
  • Motivate team members through coaching and mentoring them to perform optimally around the vision and values, create a sense of urgency and excitement around the business and ensure that they strive to deliver optimally:
  • Risk Management | Act as sponsor for the area’s Risk Management Control Framework and manage and ensure compliance of the relevant policies 
  • Implement areas identified in the review of audit issue/findings logs and ensure adequate attention is given to closure within the agreed timelines by the accountable incumbent within the team 
  • Complete required compliance and SOX attestations and ensure that impacted team members complete their attestations 
  • Review and approve Control Risk Assessments (RCA’s) prepared in the function Complete attestations to testify to the adequacy of controls on request within specific area Implement Key Risk Scenarios 
  • Actively work with other managers to ensure the risk in the BU is minimised the amount of economic capital that has to be set aside for operational risk:
  •  Financial management and Business Partnering | 
  • Working with business unit heads define the cost centre structures and rollup/consolidation to effectively manage the businesses performance 3 Work with business unit heads to determine their performance reporting (financial and non-financial) needs and agree deliverables on an annual basis 
  • Define and instruct team on the formatting of management reports and contract with system developers and data providers to develop the reports 
  • Ensure “one version of the truth” for all reporting and that management reporting reconciles/agrees to reports produced within other areas of the business 
  • Review the variance analyses for the different business units as prepared by the team and discuss major variances, on the cost and income sides, with business unit heads to gain and understanding of the reasons 
  • Review quality of and provide input into the Cluster Exco pack (as compiled by the Cluster CFO) with a focus on the variances, reasons for variances and overall business performance of the cluster 
  • Review transfer pricing arrangements in place for group functions charging to the cluster and recharges from the cluster to other business areas On a monthly basis review reports to ensure that the charges processed are accurate and address concerns directly with the finance teams from other areas 
  • Lead investigations into cost saving initiatives and make comprehensive recommendations to the business unit ME On request from project/change teams, provide input and support during the development of business case financials for new projects or initiatives: 
  • Financial forecasting | Working with the business unit team and participate in the forecasting and scenario planning processes by providing a view on the financial impact on the cluster of changing internal financial strategies 
  • Advise business unit decision makers on the process and requirements during the MTP (Medium Term Planning), STP (Short-term/budget planning) and RAF (Revised Annual Forecast) cycles 
  • Ensure that their commitment and thorough input is obtained for these activities and support them with translating strategy into financial objectives on request 
  • Manage and review the consolidated financial plans generated by MTP, STP and RAF prepared by the team and quality check the consolidations prior to recommending approval to the Cluster CFO
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Analytical Thinking – Advanced (Meets all of the requirements), Digital familiarity (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development), Enabling team success (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development), Ethics and values (Meets all of the requirements), Financial Experience, Financial Management (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development), Openness to change (Meets some of the requirements and would need further development), Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications – Financial Sciences, Quality assurance (Meets all of the requirements)


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