Equity Bank Limited

Group Controls & Governance Manager Job

February 16, 2024
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Job Description

Group Controls & Governance Manager Job

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa.


The job holder will be responsible for providing oversight over monthly balance sheet substantiation process across the group, ensuring implementation of group finance policies, embedding financial controls framework across the group, instituting strong GL controls and coordination of all financial and statutory audits across the group. 


1.      Responsible for providing leadership and oversight over the balance sheet substantiation processes across the group.

2.      Embedding strong controls around the GL and the suspense accounts

3.      Regular monitoring and review of all group GLs for accuracy and appropriateness of business transactions recorded.

4.      Review of group wide GL reconciliations and ensure outstanding items are investigated and cleared promptly.

5.      Monitor compliance with all local regulatory limits where the group is operating and draw finance management attention for action to avoid breaches.

6.      Responsible for embedding the Financial Control framework across the group.

7.      Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate, and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

8.      Preparation of monthly GALCO reports

9.      Any ad hoc tasks assigned by management.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) majoring in Accounting or equivalent degree.
  • Relevant Professional Qualifications e.g, CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • MBA (added advantage
  • Experience in data analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRSs
  • In depth knowledge in central banks governing regulations across the subsidiaries
  • At least 7 years in Finance and Financial Reporting, preferably in a bank or in the financial services industry.


: Equity Group Holdings

Employment Type

: Regular

Job Level

: Non-Management

: Day Job

Job Shift

Group Controls & Governance Manager Job