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  • Posted: Jul 3, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
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    Advans Ghana is a financial institution which offers Ghanaian SME’s, micro entrepreneurs and individuals the opportunity to grow their businesses and improve their standard of living thanks to adapted loans, advantageous deposit products and accessible financial services. Our network of 18 branches and our dedicated staff have been serving you in Ac...
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    Operational Risk Analyst

    What will your role be?

    • Under the direct supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, the Operational Risk Analyst would perform various functions, with a focus on processes risk mitigation for achieving organizational goals.

    This means to:

    • Work with business units to understand business drivers, concerns, future and offer support to mitigate risk.
    • Work with business units to understand business drivers, concerns, future and offer support to mitigate risk.
    • Support in completion of business unit-specific risk/control self-assessments, annual assessment reviews, and scenario analysis exercises, as well as analyzing the root causes of operational exceptions and assisting in the development and completion of risk mitigation strategies
    • Continually perform review of processes and procedures to ascertain adequacy of controls and advice management on existing risks.
    • Monitor to ensure key risk indicators are in place and provide monthly reports
    • Update and maintain all operational risk management systems, models, procedures, and tools
    • Develop control enhancements to ensure that any known risks are controlled within acceptable boundaries and consistent standards
    • Monitor and track operational risk issues on regular basis.
    • Conduct presentations and workshop sessions on risk identification and mitigation
    • Gather operational risk-related data from internal or external resources and conducting statistical analyses to quantify risk
    • Management of incidents including assessment, reporting analysis and remediation
    • Investigate control breaches and recommend enhancement to existing policies to mitigate risk.
    • Identify, manage, strengthen, and alert management on all key inherent risks and assist in designing effective controls to mitigate such risks.
    • Work together with other organizational line of defense (i.e. Compliance, Internal Audit, etc.)


    • Produce input for monthly management reports for review
    • Support in drafting Exco/MRC/Risk committee Reports
    • Produce Adhoc reports for review
    • Draft reports on Operational Risk Assessment findings, threats and exposure levels

    What kind of profile are we looking for?

    • A good first Degree in any field, plus Professional qualification in Banking (ACIB). At least 3 years’ experience as Operational Risk Analyst/Officer, Internal Control/Audit Officer/Process development Officer (preferably in the financial sector)
    • Familiarity with process adequacy and efficiency testing, knowledge of risk management frameworks like COSP.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Advanced Microsoft excel skills

    Method of Application

    Apply now: All applications must be directed to [email protected] by July 15, 2020 with the subject boldly indicating the job title.

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