June 23, 2024

Amhara Bank S.C. is inviting qualified applicants to apply for the following vacant positions:

Position 1: Junior IT Auditor

  • Qualification: B.Sc. In Computer Science/Information Technology or related fields.
  • Experience: 1 year relevant experience in banking industry.
  • Specific Functions: Participate in internal audit, assess internal control and risk management processes by the IT Sector, provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Place of Work: Head Office

Position 2: Junior Inspector

  • Qualification: BA in Accounting and Finance, Business Management or related fields.
  • Experience: 1 year relevant experience in banking industry.
  • Specific Functions: Participate in internal audit, conduct special investigations, provide professional advice, regulatory audits, recommend control systems.
  • Place of Work: Head Office

Position 3: Junior Credit Risk Management Officer

  • Qualification: BA in Business Management/Economics/Finance or related fields.
  • Experience: 1 year relevant banking experience.
  • Specific Functions: Assist in credit risk management, support risk assessment, data collection, report preparation, additional assignments as directed.
  • Place of Work: Head Office

Position 4: Senior IT Auditor

Qualification: B.Sc. In Computer Science/Information Technology, or any other related fields.

Experience: Five/5years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which Two/2 years on officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in development and implementation of a risk-based internal audit work program to provide independent assurance that all the material areas are covered and audited in a timely manner;
  • Conduct special investigation for potential frauds as initiated from Board, CEO, or the Department and prepare a special investigation report;
  • Provide professional advice, opinion and witness on fraud occurrences as requested by court or police;
  • Independently identify significant as well as risky areas and activities of IT functional units, and provide feasible & applicable recommendations as respective controls.
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes through the IT Departments;
  • Handle additional related assignments as deemed necessary

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 5: Junior Auditor

Qualification: BA in Accounting and Finance, Business Management or any other related fields.

Experience: 1/one year relevant experience preferably in banking industry

Specific Functions:

  •   Assist in organizing and implementing internal audit programs of branches/districts/regions according to audit plans
  • Participate in following- up the process of audits to ensure that the Bank fulfills international and governmental obligations of audit compliance;
  • Take part in assessing and monitoring the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes by branches/districts/regions;
  • Involve in undertaking financial, operational, compliance, performance administrative audits, for the bank’s programs and projects;
  • Collect internal audit reports of branches /districts/ regions, and participate in reviewing process;
  • Engage in root cause analysis on recurring audit findings and recommend appropriate interventions to the concerned organ;
  • Handle additional related assignments as deemed necessary

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 6: Junior Asset Liability & Operational Risk Management Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/ Economics/ Business Administration/ Finance and Economics or any other related fields.

Experience: 1/one year relevant experience preferably in banking industry

Specific Functions:

  • Assist in Development of Asset Liability and operational risk management policies, procedures/guidelines, programs/plan and support its implementation;
  • Assist in the process of Maintaining, updating and properly implementing procedures and guidelines for AML/ATF, Branch, Online & Card transaction control activities;
  • Assist in the process of inherent risk assessment practices on new products and services of the Bank.
  • Assist in the process conducting analysis on actual/materialized loss incidents of the Bank;
  • Support the timely collection of relevant financial and non-financial data/information required for the preparation various reports;
  • Communicate concerned Divisions/Departments for input data and/or reports;
  • Follow-up and ensure the timely collection of input data and/or reports;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 7: Credit Risk Management Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/Accounting/Economics or any other related fields

Experience:  Three/3years of relevant experience in banking industry of which One/1 year on officer position

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in the development of credit risk management plan, program, policies, procedures/guidelines and monitor their implementation;
  • Monitor credit risk in the Bank’s loan portfolio by analyzing the changes in the Bank’s risk profile, the adequacy of provision for bad loans advances and evaluate the adequacy of the Bank’s capital to absorb credit risk;
  • Develop and/or revise credit risk management framework of the Bank including setting limits and targets; and monitor compliance with the established credit risk appetite/limits;
  • Monitor whether risk exposures of the Bank remain within acceptable limits and adherence of operating units with risk parameters and prudential limits;
  • Monitor that loan processing comply internal credit policies, credit procedures and regulatory requirements through credit review;
  • Identify, assess, measure and monitor credit risk related to the financing activities of the Bank and recommend mitigation mechanisms;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 8: IT Auditor

Qualification: B.Sc. In Computer Science/Information Technology, or any other related fields

Experience: Three/3 years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which one/1 year on officer position

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in development and implementation of a risk-based internal audit work program to provide independent assurance that all the material areas are covered and audited in a timely manner;
  • Conduct special investigation for potential frauds as initiated from Board, CEO, or the Department and prepare a special investigation report;
  • Provide professional advice, opinion and witness on fraud occurrences as requested by court or police;
  • Independently identify significant as well as risky areas and activities of IT functional units, and provide feasible & applicable recommendations as respective controls.
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes by the IT Sector;
  • Closely follow up  IT functional units  to rectify the audit  findings;
  • Handle additional related assignments as deemed necessary

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 9: Inspector

Qualification: BA in Accounting and Finance, Business Management or any other related fields.

Experience: 3 years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which one/1 year officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in development and implementation of a risk-based internal audit work program to provide independent assurance that all the material areas are covered and audited in a timely manner;
  • Conduct special investigation for potential frauds as initiated from Board, CEO, or the Department and prepare a special investigation report;
  • Provide professional advice, opinion and witness on fraud occurrences as requested by court or police;
  • Make regulatory audit activity when ordered by regulatory bodies (NBE, FI) on various issues such as due diligence reports, deposits, loans, etc.
  • Independently identify significant as well as risky areas and activities of head office functional units , and recommend respective control systems as appropriate
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes by the head office functional organs 
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor.

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 10: Compliance Management Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/Accounting/Economics or any other related fields

Experience:  Three/3 years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which One/1 year on officer position

Specific Functions:

  • Propose and contribute to the development and revision of compliance, AML/CFT and KYC related policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and program; and monitor its implementation;
  • Develop and implement compliance communication strategy and training programs on Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing targeted at promoting compliance awareness and culture across the Bank;
  • Conduct timely compliance risk assessments regularly on selected branches and other units of the bank for proactive mitigation of the potential risks.
  • Prepare executive level compliance risk assessment reports that are precise, accurate and tailored to the Board of Directors, Executive Management and regulators’ need and present to the Board of Directors and Executive Management;
  • Conduct assessment on new bank products and service of the Bank to ensure compliance with laws and NBE directives;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 11: Auditor

Qualification: BA in Accounting and Finance, Business Management or any other related fields.

Experience: 3 years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which one/1 year officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Take part in organizing and implementing internal audit programs of branches/districts/regions according to audit plans
  • Closely follow up the process of audits to ensure that the Bank fulfills international and governmental obligations of audit compliance;
  • Assess and monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes by branches/districts/regions;
  • Undertake financial, operational, compliance, performance administrative audits, for the bank’s programs and projects;
  • Review internal audit reports of branches /districts/ regions, and present to the concerned organ;
  • Independently identify significant as well as risky areas and activities of branches /districts/ regions, and recommend respective control systems as appropriate;
  • Handle additional related assignments as deemed necessary;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 12: Asset-Liability and Operational Risk Management Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/Accounting/Economics/ Business Administration/ Finance and Economics or any other related fields

Experience: Three/3 years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which One/1 year on officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in Development of Asset Liability and operational risk management policies, procedures/guidelines, program and plan of the Bank;
  • Monitor the implementation of the Board of Director / Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO) resolutions on identified risks;
  • Maintain, update and properly implement procedures and guidelines for AML/ATF, Branch, Online & Card transaction control activities;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the Bank’s capital to absorb market and operational risk;
  • Perform inherent risk assessment on new products and services of the Bank, and come up with proper mitigation measures;
  • Support/advice/assist risk assessment units in operational risk identification, measurement, assessment, control and monitoring;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 13: Senior Asset Liability and Operational Risk Management Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/Accounting/Economics/ Business Administration/ Finance and Economics or any other related fields

Experience: Five/5years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which Two/2 years on officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in Development of Asset Liability and operational risk management policies, procedures/guidelines, program and plan of the Bank;
  • Monitor the implementation of the Board of Director / Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO) resolutions on identified risks;
  • Maintain, update and properly implement procedures and guidelines for AML/ATF, Branch, Online & Card transaction control activities;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the Bank’s capital to absorb market and operational risk;
  • Perform inherent risk assessment on new products and services of the Bank, and come up with proper mitigation measures;
  • Support/advice/assist risk assessment units in operational risk identification, measurement, assessment, control and monitoring;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor;

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 14: Senior IT Auditor

Qualification: B.Sc. In Computer Science/Information Technology, or any other related fields

Experience: Five/5years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which Two/2 years on officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Participate in development and implementation of a risk-based internal audit work program to provide independent assurance that all the material areas are covered and audited in a timely manner;
  • Conduct special investigation for potential frauds as initiated from Board, CEO, or the Department and prepare a special investigation report;
  • Provide professional advice, opinion and witness on fraud occurrences as requested by court or police;
  • Independently identify significant as well as risky areas and activities of IT functional units, and provide feasible & applicable recommendations as respective controls.
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes through the IT Departments;
  • Handle additional related assignments as deemed necessary

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 15: Senior Compliance Officer

Qualification: BA in Business Management/Accounting/Economics or any other related fields

Experience: Five/5years of relevant experience preferably in banking industry of which Two/2 years on officer position.

Specific Functions:

  • Propose and contribute to the development and revision of compliance, AML/CFT and KYC related policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and program; and monitor its implementation;
  •  Develop and implement compliance communication strategy and training programs on Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing targeted at promoting compliance awareness and culture across the Bank;
  •  Conduct timely compliance risk assessments regularly on selected branches and other units of the bank for proactive mitigation of the potential risks.
  •  Prepare executive level compliance risk assessment reports that are precise, accurate and tailored to the Board of Directors, Executive Management and regulators’ need and present to the Board of Directors and Executive Management;
  • Conduct assessment on new bank products and service of the Bank to ensure compliance with laws and NBE directives;
  • Handle additional related assignments as directed by immediate supervisor

Place of Work: Head Office

Position 16: Branch Manager Grade – I

  • Qualification: BA in Banking & Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Management or related fields.
  • Experience: 7 years of relevant experience in the Banking Industry or 2 years as Senior Officer.
  • Specific Functions: Lead resource mobilization, engage in marketing, ensure financial balance, authorize transactions.
  • Place of Work: Various Branches

Application Deadline: August 26, 2023

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should apply online via the Amhara Bank Vacancy Web Portal within five (5) consecutive days from August 22, 2023 to August 26, 2023.

For inquiries, contact: 690

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. The Bank reserves the right to cancel the advertised posts.

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