Job Vacancy For Market Risk Analyst At KPMG Ghana

Our client is one of the committed financial services providers in the Ghanaian Banking industry. In order to maintain and consolidate its position, continues growth and delivery of quality services to its customers our clients is seeking outstanding, dynamic and proficient professionals to drive excellence in its, Risk, Corporate, Finance and Operations departments.

Title: Market Risk Analyst
Report to: Treasury Middle Office Manager

Summary of Job Purpose

The Market Analyst will assist in analyzing, managing, and reporting all associated market and liquidity risks in the Bank.

Key Duties

•   Prepare and submit timely accurate market risk and internal ALCO reports to management and the Risk Capital Management Committee
•   Proactively carry out sensitivity analysis
•   Perform scenario analysis and stress testing for risk exposures on investment portfolio
•   Conduct market risk investigations and systems implementation issues to ensure that the bank remains compliant with regulatory and industry guidelines

Key Performance Measures

•   Financial
•   Customer
•   People
•   Governance, Risk and Control

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A minimum of first degree in Accounting/Economics/ any Mathematical field
•   Minimum of 2 working experience in a risk management environment. A strong track record in management and experience credit risk skills in a dynamic financial/banking institution is an added advantage.


•   Ability to assist teams and remain committed to achieve business results
•   Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and negotiation skills
•   Ability to perform and understand financial calculations
•   Strong problem resolution skills
•   Ability to exercise own initiative and deliver to meet deadline
•   Expertise in Microsoft office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook)


•   Knowledge of quantitative analysis is critical as the job entails massive analysis of data and therefore requires planning and organization of own work with minimum supervision.
•   A sound commercial knowledge of the business environment, and understanding of financial issues.
•   A good understanding of global banking business, trends and opportunities
•   Awareness of the statutory legislations, banking compliance standards, credit risk management, the Bank’s internal processes and their impact on analyzing departmental trends, performance and strategies.


•   Excellent team player and have the ability to communicate with work colleages effectively
•   Ability to analyse and resolve problems.
•   Excellent interpersonal skills
•   Passion for service excellence in the performance of duties assigned.
•   Strong organisational ability is essential.


•   Role requires modification of known solutions involving some situational analysis of facts within defined limits however, it may occasionally demand extensive research and analyses to arrive at reasonable solutions.


•   The job holder will be working in a predictable environment requiring the application of approved solutions
•   The job will require the ability to respond to changing work patterns, interruptions and meeting timelines.


•   Decision making is based on established procedures and following simple instructions to execute or perform routine tasks.


•   Role is limited to area of work with no direct or indirect responsibility over any resource


•   The role provides supporting information both directly and indirectly to the achievement of targets of others

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should please apply by 29 May 2015 through:

E-mail:- [email protected]


Post -  HR Advisory Services

Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive
P.O. Box P 242

Closing Date: 29 May, 2015
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