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Resume for Felix B. for Banker / Bank Teller / Banking in Accra, Ghana

Occupation: Banker / Bank Teller Industry: Banking
Country: Ghana City: Accra
State: Greater Accra ZIP: PO Box GP 2949

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Barclays Bank of Ghana. Ltd.
Operational Risk & Control Rigor
P.O. Box GP
Head Office, Accra
W H Cell
Summary of qualifications
*Executive Masters in Business Administration EMBA Finance
University of Ghana, Legon
* Combined Honours Degree Economics/Geography
* Diploma in Education
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast UCC.
Cape Coast, Central Region
BA Honours Degree
Diploma in Education.
University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.
Executive Masters of Business Administration EMBA Finance
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast UCC.
Cape Coast, Central Region
BA Honours Degree.
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast UCC.
Cape Coast, Central Region
Diploma in Education.
Nandom Secondary School
Nandom, Upper West Region
G.C.E. Advance Level.
St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary
Wa, Upper West Region
G.C.E. Ordinary Level Certificate
Professional experience
Barclays Bank of Ghana Ltd.
Senior Operational Risk Advisor
*Conducted security checks and operational risk assessment for new branches and sales
centres opened from
*% reduction of fraud values on values in the year . Through the sharing of an
Operational Risk Illuminator a bimonthly bulletin staffs appreciated the impact of fraud on the
banks activities.
*Risk assessed all new products and new processes introduced to ensure overall impact on
banks activities are known before implementation.
*Manage internal risk events to understand the reasons why they occur and then act to minimize
them by improving controls where costeffective. External risk events are also used to evaluate
our own controls.
* Using Key Indicators I give feedback through the Risk and Control Committee RCC to
business areas on the control environment. I act as secretary to the RCC which is chaired by the
Managing Director.
* Conduct investigations and make recommendations on all process failures. One great
achievement in this activity was to clean up a scheme loan portfolio of over accounts to
reduced delinquency rate from % to %.
* Member of Basel II implementation committee for Barclays Bank of Ghana ensuring operational
risk impact is well catered for.
Country Head – RCSA
Change Management Conduct Operational Risk Assessments ORA for all Change projects
and major process improvement activities for the bank. Introduced the concept of Risk and
Control Self Assessment into Barclays Bank of Ghana – have assessed risk entities and
documented their risk and controls as a Sarbanes Oxley and Basle II requirement
Assesses the adequacy of risk and control for Barclays Bank of Ghana through independent
reviews reports issued to functional heads for corrective actions.
Governance and risk management control and compliance: made valuable contribution as a
member of the bank’s General Ledger Control Committee. Business account rules and
reconciliation of account at grasp.
Investigates control failures and fraud cases and make valuable recommendations to the
business. Save the bank . billion old cedis in in interest over payment.
Process Ownership Team: Endend profiling of the nine core processes of the bank
In Retail Banking :
As Operational Rigor Coordinator Northern and then Southern Clusters.
November – October
*Introduced the Know your customer KYC to Barclays Ghana Ltd. Trained over champions
and monitored the rolling out of the project in all branches and departments.
* By embedding a high risk culture I developed, challenged and supported staffs to use audit trial
to monitor, correct voucher processing and record keeping. The slogan was ‘Get It Right First
* Reviewed cash limits for all outlets to improve cash management at Treasury and reduce the
risk of holding bulk cash.
*As a result of the above the audit profile of Retail Banking in Ghana was improved.
Branch Manager Knutsford Avenue Branch.
*Deliver exceptional retail business performance through powerful leadership. Identified training
needs of staff and arranged programmes to cover gaps. Performance managed staff ensuring
rewards and consequence management of staff. Was a panel member in recruiting branch staffs
through the selection and placement process.
* Ensured the brand strength through bright and brighten of branch.
* Overall performance of branch and achieving specific sales, service and operational
*Tripled the branch current base and increased deposits by % in two years in a market
considered mature. Exceeded the target of accounts set for the Local Business product in
the first five months of the product launch.
* Reconciliation of Income & Expenditure, Suspense and branch foreign currency Accounts
Internal Audit Department.
* Senior Auditor
Completion of Audit Plans Was responsible as a Senior Auditor in completing audit plans.
This included determining manhours and other resources to be used for the audit.
Demonstrating ability to mange resources through cost effective planning
Risk & Controls Workshop – Discussed risk assessments with managers and agreed ratings,
showing an understanding of operational principles and identification of risk in the business.
Sample Size Determination
Drafting of Report able to make use of the lap top computer to prepare own reports.
Special Investigations conducted and completed ‘special’ report cases of fraud, failures of
controls and recommended disciplinary action where necessary.
Took on the role of supervisor for less experienced colleagues thus embedding the risk based
audit culture in Ghana.
Trade Finance Department, Head Office, Accra.
* Supervisor International Trade Finance
Established, amended and retired documentary credits & guarantees.
Managed documentary collections & clean bills.
Advised status of bills to correspondent banks and recommending trade products to
* Implemented Barclaytrade Programme. An automated trade products processing system.
* Reconciled Foreign Exchange Cash Cover Accounts.
* Preparation of Foreign Exchange Cash Flow for weekly Executive Committee meetings.
* Monthly Export Returns for Executive Committee meetings and the central bank of Ghana.
* Represented the bank on ‘Money Matters’ a radio marketing programme with Joy FM radio
station in Accra to market the banks’ foreign trade finance products. Demonstrating knowledge of
Trade and Structured Finance products and presentation skills.
International Payments
* Covers – managed covers for foreign cash movements.
* International Payments Inwards/Outwards – expedited international payments on behalf of our
customers and correspondent banks.
* Collections Clean Bills
* Reconciliation of Nostro Accounts – reconciled residual balances on trade accounts covering

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