Internal Control Officer

  FINCA Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Herat Full Time 1480
Date Posted:May 23, 2017
Reference:FA-Herat-133
Closing Date:Jun 4, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Legal
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About FINCA Afghanistan:

Founded:  

The Mission of FINCA Afghanistan is to provide financial services to the lowest-income entrepreneurs, so they can create jobs build assets and improve their standard of living.FINCA International is one of the world's leading micro finance institutions, provides financial services to more than One Million clients through 23 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East and South Asia (MESA) FINCA Afghanistan has over 350 employees and among one of the leading Microfinance providers in the country with its Islamic and enterprise friendly products. It is rapidly growing and is currently operating in Kabul, North and West Regions.

Job Summary:

The Internal Control Inspector (ICI) will spend a majority of their time in the field where FINCA operations are executed. The ICI will verify compliance with internal policies and procedures as directed by the Internal Control Manager (ICM), and will report any deviations from policy in a timely manner.

Client verification are an important function of the ICI. As directed by the ICM and policy manual, the ICI will select clients for testing based on established risk factors and procedures. The ICI will document any finding, follow-up with effected local staff, and compile regular reports for the ICM, according to existing IC procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main responsibilities

o Verify the accuracy and completeness of the loan documentation, follow-up on missing item and report all findings to ICM.
o Complete other control activities as assigned by ICM in accordance with work plan.
o Substantiate disbursed loans, in accordance with monthly work plan. Loan selection process will be clearly communicated by ICM and through the controlling procedures.
o Verify compliance with FINCA credit manual policies by monitoring activities related to loan portfolio monitoring, repayments and other routine lending activities as directed by ICM.
o Submit reports to ICM (regularity according to IC procedures), that includes all observations from the control and issues or topics that need the ICM’s attention.
o Submit reports to ICM (regularity according to IC procedures) that summarizes activities and observations and compares actual tasks performed with the work plan for that month.
o As necessary, immediately report all suspicious activities (both internal and external), instances of staff attempting to influence ICI’s work, information of inappropriate use of FINCA resources or any other critical situation that endangers the affiliate or its employees.
o FINCA staff behaviour that may influence the IC’s work and significant observations that may indicate major control weaknesses.

Administrative responsibilities
o Conduct supervision of fulfillment of policies and procedures of affiliate in compliance with current memorandums, orders, etc.
o Perform control over the office security during the working hours and after hours according to the plan.
o Conducting special investigations on the inquiries of ICM.
o Organize reports systematic storage, in the according to the affiliates requirements.
o Keep track of recommendations’ fulfillment.

Liabilities
For inapplicable and poor execution of functional responsibilities, wrong conclusions and recommendations, insufficient involving in the process of identification and disclosure of shortcomings during the control, the following actions are applicable:
o Verbal remarks;
o Reprimand;
o Dismissal;

Financial liability is applicable according to the employment contract.

Job Requirement:

University degree in economics, finance or related areas;
- Profficiency in local language(s), and English desirable;
- Confident PC user;
- Analitical skils;
- Ability to work in groups, integrity, flexibility and strong organizational skills;

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat
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