Internal Control Officer (Mazar)

  FINCA Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Balkh Full Time 1294
Date Posted:May 8, 2017
Reference:FA-MZR- 124
Closing Date:May 17, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Banking
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:


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 Officer (ICO) will spend a majority of their time in the field where FINCA operations are executed. The ICO will verify compliance with internal policies and procedures as directed by the Risk & Internal Control Manager (RICM), and will report any deviations from policy in a timely manner. Client verifications are an important function of the ICO. As directed by the RRICM and policy manual, the ICO will select clients for testing based on established risk factors and procedures. The ICO will document any finding, follow-up with effected local staff, and compile regular reports for the RRICM, according to existing IC procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:

o Verify the accuracy and completeness of the loan documentation, follow-up on missing item and report all findings to RICM.
o Complete other control activities as assigned by RICM in accordance with work plan.
o Substantiate disbursed loans, in accordance with monthly work plan. Loan selection process will be clearly communicated by RICM 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 RICM.
o Submit reports to RICM (regularity according to IC procedures), that includes all observations from the control and issues or topics that need the RICM’s attention.
o Submit reports to RICM (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 Is responsible for supervising north region officer
o FINCA staff behaviour that may influence the IC’s work and significant observations that may indicate major control weaknesses.
o Any other task assigned by supervisor.

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 RICM.
o Organize reports systematic storage, in the according to the affiliates requirements.
o Keep track of recommendations’ fulfillment.

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;

Job Requirement:

1. At least five years professional experience with three years of Logistics or office management experience.
2. Mid-level management skills.
3. University degree in economics, finance, management, business, or related field.
4. Fluency in Dari, Pashtun and English. Ability to translate from English into Dari and Dari into English.
5. Excellent communication skills.
6. Experience in computers, spreadsheet applications, and word processing.

with 2 years’ experience, with skills of Computer, Microsoft office, Email, Reporting, and can speak, write and read in English with having bachelor degree, and n travel all the branches in north region.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh
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