Sissala Rural Bank LTD Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for OpenLabs Recruitment 2023/2024.

SISSALA RURAL BANK LIMITED is a public Limited Liability Company founded by the people of Sissala East, Sissala West and the Wa East together with corporate institutions such as, the Sissala East, Sissala West and the Wa District Assemblies. The Bank was granted License to operate as a Rural Bank by the Bank of Ghana on 3rd December, 2004 in accordance with the Banking Act, 2004 (Act 673) and certificate to commence business on 17th December, 2004 to carry business of banking within its catchment’s areas.

we are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

CompanySissala Rural Bank LTD
Chief Executive Officer
LocationAccra, Ghana
Job typeFull-Time
SalaryNot Specified

Role Summary

• The successful applicant shall have the responsibility for delivering the mandate of the Sissala Rural Bank and the overall supervision and responsibility for the effective and efficient running of the Bank

Key Job Responsibilities

• Formulate policies and procedures for carrying out the work of the bakn and implement decisions and strategies of the board
• Provide leadership and guidance for the bank, through co-ordination of activities of all the departments and agencies for the achievement of the objectives of the Bank
• Manage effiently the human, financial and physical resources of the bank to achieve organisational goals
• Accountable to the Board of Directors for the day-to-day management and administration of the operations of the Bank
• Ensure the preparation of accurate weekly, monthly and quarterly returns and their timely submission to the Bank of Ghana, the ARB Apex Bank and other stakeholders
• Ensure compliance with the Banks and specialized deposit taking institutions Act 2016 (Act 930) the ARB Apex Bank regulations, 2006 ILJ 1825, companies Act 2019 (Act 992) and other relevant legislation’s and directives
• Establish linkages between the Bank of Ghana and ARB Apex Bank, as well as other financial installation and external bodies
• Prepare and submit management reports and technical papers to the Board for decision making
• Coordinate the preparation of the Bank’s strategic plan and budgets and ensure the efficient management of both human and physical resources to achieve organiastional goals
• Ensure the preparation and submission of prudential returns to regulatory bodies on scheduled time
• Ensure a peaceful and harmonious industrial working environment

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a first degree in Banking, Accounting, Finance or a relevant discipline from a recognised university plus at least 10 years work experience in the banking industry with 5 years in senior management position


• A professional qualification in ACIB, ICAG, ACCA or any relevant professional qualification plus at least 7 years post-qualification experience in banking with at least 4 years in senior management position
• Experience in a rural banking environment is highly preferred

Knowledge and Skills


• Excellent knowledge of the banking industry, trends and developments, including up-to-date knowledge of the regulatory frameworks both locally and at the international level eg IFRS, BASEL, II / III etc
• Though knowledge of the operators and services of rural & community banks including the operational risks related to RCBs
• Thorough knowledge of local banking legislation, including ARB Apex Bank LTD regulations, 2006 (L.I 1825) Banks and specialised deposit taking installation act, 2016, (Act 930) and companies act, 2019, (Act 992)
• Must have knowledge of core banking application, especially the T24 Banking application


• Strategic leadership
• Networking influencing and stakeholder management communication at all levels, both internally and internally
• People management
• Problem solving and strong analytical and decision making skills
• Drive, initiative, business acumen and result-oriented
• Proficient in the use of MS office application

How to Apply

Applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates, names and address of 3 referees and contact telephone/email addresses, should be forwarded through:

The Head, Human Capital Dept
ARB Apex Bank PLC,
P.O.Box GP 20321,
South Ridge – Accra

Application Deadline: 24th August, 2023


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