Thu. Dec 1st, 2022

Alert Microfinance Bank is a leading financial service provider with core mandate of providing affordable, flexible financial and non-financial services to micro-entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:



Job Title: Head of Internal Control / Compliance
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Monitoring internal audit system
  • Conduct regular internal audit of the bank
  • Assist in reconciliation and analysis of transactions
  • Conduct client visit on regular basis
  • Conduct investigations on alleged irregularities and fraud
  • Assist in monitoring the business function of the branches and reporting all material findings and preparing appropriate recommendations for corrective actions
  • Ensure proper safeguard of assets and proper utilization
  • Ensure financial transactions are properly recorded summarized and reported accordingly
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretions in sharing such information with legal confines
  • Lead and coordinate internal audit missions
  • Prepare reports of audit mission
  • Ensure timely regulating reporting.

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in Accounts and Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Head of Internal Control/Compliance is a must
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA.
  • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of accounting software E.g Quickbooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

Job Title: Loan Marketer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Loan Marketers at Alert Microfinance Bank are responsible for the evaluation and processing of loans and act as liaison between customers and the organization while helping qualified applicants acquire loans in a timely manner.

Job Description

  • Market loan products and process loan applications for employees in the Public Service Sector.
  • Interview loan applicants to determine financial eligibility and feasibility of repayment of loans
  • Determine all applicable ratios and metrics and set up loan payment plans
  • Complete loan contracts and counsel clients on policies and restrictions
  • Opening loan applications Conducting loan analysis by visiting the business and household of clients
  • Visiting the business /employer of guarantors and preparing a complete loan assessment according to the bank’s credit procedures
  • Presenting loan proposals to the credit units and informing the client about the decision of the credit units
  • Ensuring punctual repayments of acquired loans from clients, contacting and visiting all parties based on needs
  • Ensuring high quality standards of the bank’s credit portfolio
  • Ability to meet and exceed targets while actively working to increasing business portfolio and client’s base.
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Key Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. or its equivalent in Marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of 3/5 years cognate experience from a reputable Microfinance Bank.
  • Sound Risk Management experience
  • Good knowledge of Lagos Island and Mainland markets
  • Ability to disburse loans in large volumes without default to employees in the public sector (civil service workers)
  • Experienced in repayment tracking and loan collection without a day default

Skills:

  • Detailed and target oriented
  • Excellent team spirit and communications skills
  • Excellent Human Relations and Inter-personal skills
  • Goal oriented.

Job Title: Loan Marketing Officer (Small-to-Medium Enterprise)
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Loan officers at Alert Microfinance Bank are responsible for the evaluation and processing of loans and act as liaison between customers and the organization while helping qualified applicants acquire loans in a timely manner.

Job Description

  • Market loan products and process loan applications for small-to-medium enterprise
  • Interview loan applicants to determine financial eligibility and feasibility of repayment of loans
  • Determine all applicable ratios and metrics and set up loan payment plans
  • Complete loan contracts and counsel clients on policies and restrictions
  • Opening loan applications Conducting loan analysis by visiting the business and household of clients
  • Visiting the business /employer of guarantors and preparing a complete loan assessment according to the bank’s credit procedures
  • Presenting loan proposals to the credit units and informing the client about the decision of the credit units
  • Ensuring punctual repayments of acquired loans from clients, contacting and visiting all parties based on needs
  • Ensuring high quality standards of the bank’s credit portfolio
  • Ability to meet and exceed targets while actively working to increasing business portfolio and client’s base.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc. or its equivalent in Marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years cognate experience from a reputable Microfinance Bank.
  • Sound Risk Management experience.
  • Good knowledge of Lagos Island and Mainland markets.
  • Ability to disburse SME and Microloans in large volumes without default.
  • Experienced in repayment tracking and loan collection without a day default.

Skills:

  • Detailed and target oriented
  • Excellent team spirit and communications skills
  • Excellent Human Relations and Inter-personal skills
  • Goal oriented.

Salary
Very Attractive.

Job Title: Deputy Finance Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Managing and coordinating monthly reporting, budgeting and reforecast processes.
  • Providing back office services such as accounts payable, collection and payroll.
  • Monitoring cash flow and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of day-to-day financial preparations.
  • Maintaining a strong framework of internal controls, accounting processes and procedures.
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Presenting monthly results and reports to management as well as to relevant colleagues.
  • Providing insightful reporting and commercial analysis to support management decision making.
  • Managing the cash-flow needs of the company while managing debt profiles and investments.
  • Carrying out post investment and expenditure reviews.
  • Oversee general ledger, revenue recognition, accounts receivables & payables, intercompany, treasury, taxation, and payroll.
  • Ensuring that payments to vendors and salaries are processed.
  • Controlling budgets and expenditure.
  • Researching on factors influencing business performance.
  • Managing relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, bankers, tax authorities and so on.
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Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc Degree or HND in Accounts and Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Deputy Finance Manager is a must
  • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of accounting software E.g Quickbooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.

Job Title: Head of Fintech
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Digital Transformation Process:

  • Drive and execute the bank digital transformation projects.
  • Effective and efficient electronic card management for web and mobile payment channels.
  • Management of excellent service delivery across the network.
  • Development and implementation of operations digitalization
  • Foster a lasting and seamless relationship with electronic service providers: NIBSS, Interswitch, etc
  • Identify friction points for Fintech and market sales teams in prospecting, pitching, onboarding and growing new business. Set standards for the client experience and work with Client Services, Risk, Operations, Sales and Finance to ensure they are met.
  • Lead the development of frameworks and content centrally that can be repeatedly used by market sales teams (Risk management, category prioritization and sales collaterals):
  • Work with the Risk team to manage the risk of the portfolio to ensure the integrity of the ecosystem while balancing client needs for speed.

Leadership, Planning & Communication:

  • Develop strategic and operational plans for Fintech business, leading thought leadership on the value of Fintech to the broader business
  • Lead a team of specialists on transactional banking offerings.
  • Coordinate the electronics banking business of the company
  • Work with the management team to structure their Cluster Fintech sales teams.
  • Report and interact with senior management to indicate the status of Fintech deal progress. Bringing a commercial lens to the performance of Fintech in the organization

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in related role.
  • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Head of Fintech is a must.
  • Extensive experience in the payments / fintech / banking / telecoms or related technology industry with experience of operating in a Microfinance Bank System.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.
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Skills:

  • Software Development. It may seem a somewhat generic point whenyoucompare software development to other more nicheskillsthat are in demand.
  • Proficient in Digital Transformation.
  • Cybersecurity and blockchain proficiency
  • Developments and the drive for Automation.
  • Soft Skills.

Job Title: Graduate Finance Assistant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Details

  • Graduate Finance Assistant at Alert Microfinance Bank helpin support of our day-to-day transactions, including expenses, payroll, processing payments, maintaining cost reports and managing invoices

Job Description

  • Update financial spreadsheets with daily transactions
  • Prepare balance sheets
  • Track and reconcile bank statements
  • Create cost analysis reports (fixed and variable costs)
  • Process tax payments
  • Support monthly payroll and keep organized records
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Process invoices and follow up with clients, suppliers and partners as needed
  • Provide administrative support during budget preparation
  • Participate in quarterly and annual audits

Requirements

  • Min of B.Sc. or HND in Accounts and Finance related role.
  • At least 1 year work experience.
  • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of accounting software added advantage E.g. QuickBooks, Peachtree, SAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@alertmfb.com.ng using “Head of Internal Control / Compliance” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted

Application Deadline  17th July, 2021.

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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