Jobs – Banking Officer at Centenary Bank

Job Title: Banking Officer Trainee

Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,500 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary: The Banking Officer Trainee will be responsible for serving customers at the bank ensuring   that all transactions are accurately and timely concluded in the most efficient and courteous manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of handling all payments (cheque, cash, e-payments) and withdraws as presented by the customer and check that all transactions are processed with all the relevant required documentation and in line with banking transaction guidelines and policies.
  • Processing all bank account opening requests as submitted by customers confirming that all compliant aspects (identification, deposits etc.) are provided and accurate on submission to the supervisor for authorization.
  • Handling the distribution of ATM cards as documented in the policy guidelines and confirm that all relevant documentation is provided and that ATM cards are disbursed to the correct person. In addition support the customer in setting up their private identification number for use.
  • Working as part of the back office team to confirm cheque transfers outward clearing cheque, RTGS, Telegraphic transfers, salary payments and forex transactions processes are accurately processed to avoid errors and mitigate against fraud and or anomalies
  • Calling of days’ work – review the work of a colleague for the day checking each other’s work to ensure that there is accurate reconciliation to check for error- who ever made the shortage

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Trainee Banking Officer should hold an honours’ degree in a business related field (Pass Degrees Not Eligible)
  • Emotional resourceful when dealing with sensitive customer
  • Flexibility towards others
  • Excellent team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess the ability and willingness to serve at any location across the Branch network in Uganda

Age limit: Below 29 years

How to Apply for the job:

All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download here, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic testimonials/certificates and send the application to:

General Manager, Human Resources Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.

Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 22nd September 2014 by 5:00 pm

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