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Latest Job Opportunities at Prestige Microfinance Bank, September 2019

Sep 18, 2019, 4:38 PM
Prestige Microfinance Bank is a leading microfinance bank in Abuja established in 2017. We provide premium banking services to the un-banked and the under-banked, while contributing to the growth of the nation’s GDP. We currently seek multi-talented, disciplined and driven seasoned professionals to join our versatile team in the capacities below:     Job Title: Relationship Manager Location: Abuja Role Summary
  • To be responsible for evaluating customer’s credit application in line with the Bank’s credit policies and procedures as well as deposit mobilization.
Key Responsibilities
  • Achieve growth within the key performance indicators; liability and risk asset generation, account opening and income generation.
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service.
  • Develop and execute strategic plan to achieve sales targets and to expand the bank’s customer base
  • Actively find new sales opportunities.
  • Develop referral network and cross sell product and services of the bank to achieve targets
  • Work in close relationship with operations and business development unit to ensure that credit applications for new and existing customers are correctly prepared.
Competency, Skills and Requirements Educational Qualifications:
  • First degree in any field
  • Additional qualification would be an added advantage.
Minimum Experience:
  • Three (3) years’ experience.
Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of maintaining accurate records
  • Drive and determination
  • Commercial awareness, for pricing and analyzing data
  • Good numeracy skills and a knowledge of statistics
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment.
  • Good organizational and planning skills and creativity
  • A creative approach to new campaigns
  • Good negotiating and interpersonal skills
Soft Skills:
  • Proficient level of computer literacy
  • Time management, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Clients, partners and enrolees focus
  • Self-esteem and charisma.
  • Good teamwork communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Numerical Skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
      Job Title: Internal Auditor /Resident Control Officer Location: Abuja Role Summary
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for performing and executing financial, operational and compliance assurance in order to review the quality and effectiveness of the controls within the Bank and to manage/mitigate risk and protect the assets of the Bank.
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Prepares for and conduct financial and operational audits, examinations, internal control reviews and special investigations of Bank’s on a regular basis.
  • Keep current with developments and regulatory/legislative changes in the financial services industry, governing regulatory landscapes, and auditing profession.
  • Review, analyze and verify annual reports, financial statement and other records using accepted accounting and statistical procedure to assess financial condition and facilitate audit planning.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud or non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies.
  • Review data about Bank’s asset, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus income and expenditures and present information to MD/broad that will aid in corporate decision making.
  • Coordinate and liaisons with the independent/external auditors to ensure year-end audit control testing by internal audit is performed efficiently, effectively, timely and at a minimum meets their expectations and requirements.
  • Proactively follows up to ensure managements’ action plans are progressing and addressing the risk exposures and control observation previously highlighted by internal audit and other internal and external assurance option (i.e) compliance regulators and independent auditors)
  • Develop and maintains key relationship with all members of the organization including staff, management and external stakeholders to ensure productive communication and engagement
  • Other duties assigned by MD/Board
Competency, Requirements and Skills Educational Qualifications:
  • First degree in the Accounting or a related field
  • Additional qualification would be an added advantage.
Minimum Experience:
  • Five (5) years’ experience.
Technical Skills:
  • Expert knowledge of fraud behavior and detection methodologies
  • Superior understanding of fraud detection processes for insurance services industry
  • Superior understanding of federal regulations related to fraud
  • Demonstrated superior understanding of operational dynamics
  • Sound understanding of fraud type trends, operational impact on fraud losses and risk management tools and performance
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to manage confidential information
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
  • Good sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • Ability to stay calm focused and motivated under pressure.
      Job Title: Office Assistant Location: Abuja Role Summary
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the office is clean at all times and has the perfect ambience.
Key Responsibilities
  • Handling incoming communications.
  • Managing filing system.
  • Recording information as needed.
  • Updating paperwork, maintaining documents and word processing.
  • Helping organize and maintain office common areas.
  • Performing general office clerk duties and errands.
  • Organizing travel by booking accommodations and reservations needs as required.
  • Coordinating events as necessary.
  • Maintaining supply inventory.
  • Maintaining office equipment as needed.
  • Aiding with client reception as needed.
  • Experience as a virtual assistant.
Competency, Skills and Requirements Educational Qualification:
  • OND in any field
Minimum Experience:
  • One (1) year experience in a related field.
Technical Skills:
  • Experience as an office assistant or in related field.
  • Ability to write clearly and help with word processing when necessary.
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with limited supervision.
Soft Skills:
  • Proficient level of computer literacy
  • Good teamwork communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Numerical Skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Time management, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Self-esteem and charisma.
      Job Title: Executive Assistant to MD/CEO Location: Abuja Role Summary
  • Provide executive support to the MD and dealing with secretarial/administrative tasks in the MD’s office.
Key Responsibilities
  • Screen telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;
  • Welcome and attend to MD’s guests;
  • Liaising with clients, stakeholders and other staff;
  • Organize and maintain the MD’s diaries and appointments;
  • Handle incoming email, faxes and post, often corresponding on behalf of the MD;
  • Deal with correspondence and writing letters, and taking dictation and minutes;
  • Organize and take minutes at meetings (where required), and ensure the MD is well-prepared for meetings;
  • Organize and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information;
  • Attend to logistical needs of the MD (i.e. travel, accommodation, visas, etc.);
  • Carry out background checks and present findings to the MD;
  • Handle administrative and logistical needs of the MD’s office;
  • Perform other related duties assigned by the MD.
Competency, Skills and Requirements Educational Qualifications:
  • First degree in the Social Sciences or a related field
  • Additional qualification would be an added advantage.
Minimum Experience:
  • One (1) year experience.
Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a busy diary and high level of correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond courteously and professionally to incoming requests from internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of productivity tools such as the Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc. and preparing and maintaining accurate records
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: business telephone etiquette; concepts of grammar and punctuation; and pertinent software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with data utilising defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilise specific, job-related equipment.
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to manage confidential information
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organisation and management skills…
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • Ability to stay calm focused and motivated under pressure.
      Job Title: Financial Controller Location: Abuja Role Summary
  • Successful candidate will be involved in long-term business planning, data analysis, budget control, revenue assurance, stress testing and reporting on financial performance and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Financial Planning and Strategy, Managing Profitability, Strategic Planning and forecasting, Corporate Finance, Developing Budgets, Managing relationships with banks and negotiations, fund raising and dealing internal and external stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for integrity of General ledger
  • Implementing procedures according to Corporate policies and procedures
  • Full responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts
  • Review and approve all reconciliation and schedules such as bank statements, schedule of accrued charges, prepayments etc.
  • Ensuring profitable margins on products are achieved and maintained.
  • Demonstrating cost cutting initiatives aiming at providing best solution at lower cost
  • Developing and implementing effective controls framework and management systems to guide and support business operations
  • Liaising with both external and internal auditors
  • Planning and managing the material ordering process and ensure constant availability
  • Ensuring monthly general ledger entries CAPEX and OPEX accruals and provisions are raised
  • Preparing Monthly Management accounts for both internal and regulatory usage.
  • Develop analytical tools to evaluate business proposals and identify best decisions
  • Involvement in day-to-day management team management
  • Statutory reporting and year end duties
  • Consolidation and reporting to senior management
  • Preparation of monthly budgetary control and performance.
  • Preparation of overall annual budget of the bank, including the assumptions and the ratios.
  • Treasury management and monitoring
  • Producing multi-dimensional reports for Management decision
  • Ensuring that all costs are properly tracked and that OPEX and CAPEX are within budget
  • Preparing and implementing budgets for the entire Company.
Qualification and Requirements
  • Minimum of B.Sc in Accounting/Finance/Economics
  • Financial services experience is compulsory
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel & Word;
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and Management Accounting
  • Good knowledge of CBN regulatory reporting
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ICAN)
  • Minimum of 5 Years relevant professional experience in a similar role.
    How to Apply Interested and qualified applicants should forward a one-page personal value Proposition and Resume to: vacancy@prestigemfb.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail   Application Deadline  6pm; 20th September, 2019.

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