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Risk & Compliance Officer at Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc


Guaranty Trust Holding Company (Formerly Guaranty Trust Bank Plc) is a multinational financial institution that provides individuals, businesses, private and public institutions across Africa and the United Kingdom with a broad range of market-leading financial products and services. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and with subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone and the United Kingdom, the Bank currently employs over 12,000 professionals and has Total assets and Shareholders’ Funds of N4.057trillion and N661.1Billion respectively. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Risk & Compliance Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • The Risk & Compliance Officer will oversee the risk management and compliance functions to identify, measure, assess, and mitigate internal and external risks that may hinder the organization from achieving its strategic objectives.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design a robust risk management strategy, set risk appetite levels, and further define risk limits
  • Monitoring of various fund risk, and ensuring appropriate controls and mitigants are in place
  • Rendition of reports to the Security and Exchange Commission and various rating agencies
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations to avoid sanctions and fines for regulatory breaches
  • Oversee the creation and dissemination of risk reports to relevant stakeholders
  • Coordination of audit exercises and ensure the timely closure of audit recommendations.
  • Training staff members on AML/CFT and other regulatory subjects.
  • Advocate and support the culture of informed risk-taking and heighten awareness and use of advanced risk management practices through training programs and coaching
  • Monitoring of portfolio reports for all mutual fund’s investment, to ensure alignment with risk limits and mark to market rates.
  • Liaise with regulators, trade associations, and various compliance forums for awareness into industry trends.

Job Requirements and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or Legal (Master’s Degree is an additional advantage)
  • Good analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Local and international certifications in risk management is an added advantage
  • Experience in the use of ERP accounting software packages



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  18th March, 2022.

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