Senior Analyst, Core Banking Support (EOD Operations) at First Bank of Nigeria Limited – Recruitbros

Senior Analyst, Core Banking Support (EOD Operations) at First Bank of Nigeria Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Website First Bank of Nigeria Limited

First Bank Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited is a Nigerian multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. It is the premier bank in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Core Banking Support (EOD Operations)

Job Identification: 623
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Run successful daily (EOD), monthly (EOM) and Yearly (EOY) processing of banking application batch processes on critical banking applications (Finacle, Treasury, Mysis, Finnone and FirstDirect) for Nigeria and African Subsidiaries.
  • Ensure datacenter operations tasks are completed within agreed SLA during the night shift.
  • Escalation of EOD Issues to EOD Operations Desk Head in a timely manner and in line with the escalation matrix.
  • Daily archive backup of Finacle Core Database and Data guard databases
  • Weekly RMAN backup of Finacle Database
  • Execution of periodic income batch processes i. Stamp duty, Card Management, SMS & QBE Charges.
  • Ensuring all core banking application services are up and running after EOD operations in readiness for daily banking operations.
  • Generation of Daily Trial Balance report, CFAO, Registrar reports and other management reports for Nigeria and African subsidiaries
  • Documentation of the daily banking application batch processing activities in line with SOP checklist.
  • Daily Backup Documentation and Tape Movement to Vault
  • Run Mock EOD on the UAT or other provisioned servers for purpose of testing pre-deployment patches or EOY activities.
  • Upload of large volume of transactions (e.g. Finnone repayment, dividend from first Registrar) into Finacle.
  • Daily application housekeeping activities i.e Clearing logs and refresh of systems Services.
  • Datacenter facilities monitoring during night shift, including power systems, fire & safety equipment, HVAC, etc.
  • First level systems administration for Servers & O/S, Databases, Storage systems during night shift.
  • Collaborate with Information Security Operations Department to ensure that all the identified Core banking applications’ vulnerabilities are remediated appropriately.
  • Assist with routine application analysis, and evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain optimal service levels.
  • Fulfil service requests on helpdesk and perform routine maintenance and support activities.
  • Update the team’s SOP with new and modified processes and activities
  • Ensure detailed documentation of manuals, job cards and other documents referenced in carrying out support activities.
  • Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by Core Banking Support desk head.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a First Degree or its equivalent in any numerical discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics etc..)
  • Master’s or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage


  • 4+ years of experience in systems support/ administration

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2022 at 12:45 PM .

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