Microfinance Jobs in Kenya - Bimas

Internal Audit Assistant
BIMAS Kenya Limited, a leading microfinance institution in the country seeks to recruit capable and result oriented individuals to fill the following position
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager (with frequent travel to branches)
Duty station: Head Office (In Embu)

Responsibilities

·         Participate in monitoring and evaluation of compliance with organizational procedures and regulations.
·         Keep track of actual expenditure against budget allocations.
·         Assist in verifying accuracy of records by carrying out actual stock-taking
·         Participate in Audit investigations
·         Participate in assessing the efficacy of existing controls, systems processes and procedures by subjecting them to weakness tests.
·         Work with senior officers to re-examine and amend as necessary the existing safeguards and standards to make them more full proof
·         Assist seniors to compile and submit reports on reconciliation and evaluation aspects of organizational assets.
·         Maintain internal audit working paper files.
·         File documents in the department.
·         Maintain registers used in the department.
·         Coordinate dispatches from the department.
·         Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications

·         CPA part 2, those with a business related degree will have an added advantage
·         Should be 25 years and above
·         At least 2 years’ experience in an internal audit department of a financial institution preferably the Microfinance sector
·         Have a minimum of grade B at KCSE
·         Should be a person of high integrity, bold and decisive, with good interpersonal skills, a team player.
·         Hold a valid certificate of good conduct ( mandatory)
·         Proficiency in Computer packages
·         Excellent verbal and written communication

Loan officer
BIMAS Kenya Limited, a leading microfinance institution in the country seeks to recruit capable and result oriented individuals to fill the following position
Reports to: Branch Manager
Duty station: Branch office (This is an entry level position)

Responsibilities

·         Sustainable growth in accounts of an active clientele base through communication and sales of products and services to enable the branch perform to its expectations.
·         Maintenance and growth of a healthy credit portfolio through prudent loan administration, management and compliance with policies, procedures and best practice.
·         Preparation and presentation of comprehensive, timely & reliable reports to provide information, aid in decision making and gauge performance of both the officer and the branch
·         Preparation and maintenance of records and valuables by ensuring that all the documents are filed and kept in a systematic manner for easier tracking & retrieval.

Qualifications

·         Be 25 years and above
·         Be a holder of at least a diploma in co-operative management or its equivalent.
·         Have a Minimum of a C plain at KCSE
·         Have at least 2 years relevant experience
·         Should be willing to ride a motorbike ( those with valid riding licence will have an added advantage)
·         Holder of valid certificate of good conduct ( mandatory)
Competencies
·         Ability and willingness to follow up clients personally
·         Ability to make sound judgement and prompt right decisions
·         Self-motivated and mature
·         Ability to build trust , communicate effectively and value others in the team
·         Ability to work with numbers

Accountant
BIMAS Kenya Limited, a leading microfinance institution in the country seeks to recruit capable and result oriented individuals to fill the following position
Reports to: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Head Office (Embu)

Responsibilities

·         Prepare accurate monthly financial reports on a timely basis.
·         Preparation of annual budgets and monitoring of the same
·         Prepare tax returns for the Company
·         Supervise cash book maintenance, Review of bank and ledger reconciliations
·         Ensure the company meets all its financial obligations – creditors, NSSF, NHIF, PAYE, etc
·         Coordinate annual statutory audits with external auditors and respond to audit queries on financial issues in an accurate and timely manner
·         Controlling and vetting the posting process to ensure data integrity
·         Maintaining accurate partner records and reporting
·         Payroll preparation
·         Maintain custody and ensure security and proper record keeping of all funds of the Company
·         Prepare, maintain and safeguard an accurate register of Company assets
·         Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

·         CPA III, Bachelors degree in accounting is added advantage
·         Proficiency in computer applications;
·         Be 30 years and above
·         Have a Minimum of a C plain at KCSE
·         CPA III, Bachelors degree in accounting is added advantage
·         Have at least 2 years relevant experience
·         Proficiency in computer packages
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·         A person of high integrity
·         Holder of valid certificate of good conduct (Mandatory).
Competencies
·         Ability and willingness to work long hours
·         Ability to make sound judgement and prompt right decisions
·         Self-motivated and mature
·         Ability to build trust , communicate effectively and value others in the team
·         ability to work with numbers
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should download the application form here and send it to the following address.
All applications should also include;
·         Detailed and updated Cvs
·         Copies of certificates and testimonials
·         Daytime telephone and email contacts of 3 professional referees ( one must be an immediate supervisor and or
·         Human resource person of current or last place worked)
·         Any other relevant information

Indicate the position as the subject of your email not later than 27th of September 2017.

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