Regional Control Manager at Accion Microfinance Bank Limited

Job Title: Regional Control Manager | Accion Microfinance Bank Limited 

Location: South-South / East
Job Type: Full time

Accion Microfinance Bank Limited  – Established in 2006, began operations in May 2007 on license from the Central Bank of Nigeria. Our management team comprises seasoned and distinguished professionals from diverse backgrounds complemented by the expertise of our technical partners, ACCION International. At Accion Microfinance Bank our core values, business philosophy and methodology distinguish us as one of the leading microfinance banks in Nigeria.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all activities of Branch Controllers (BC) and report to the Operations Risk Manager
  • Implement monthly time table and BC rotation in branches within cluster arrangement for the purpose of ensuring controls around staff rotation is maintained
  • Receive, review and summarize monthly reports from Branch Controllers and submit weekly report to the Operations Risk & Control Manager.
  • Ensure prompt resolution of all recommendations in internal audit report, regulatory examiners report and other statutory examiners report involving the branch under his/her purview
  • Review daily risk report for branches with special focus on locations being supervised. Identify branches/AOs/SAOs with high PAR or fraud pointers/alerts and direct prompt investigation of portfolio of such branches/Account Officers/SAOs and submit report
  • Direct monthly investigation of AOs/SAOs in ?stop and Recover? and ensure reports thereof are review and submitted to the supervisor
  • Conduct special investigation as maybe directed by the Head Risk and Internal Control
  • Ensure prompt and qualitative rendition of relevant reports which include but not limited to Weekly Activity Report, Vault balancing Report, Downtime Report, Risk Event Report.
  • Review the GLs of branches under supervision to uncover hidden frauds or unusual balances.
  • Make periodic visit to BCs in branches for training, hand holding and guidance on the requirements of their jobs and responsibilities.
  • Educate and train branch staff (Operation, Commercial and others) on compliance, policy and issues and improve compliance culture in the assigned branches
  • Provide Control and Compliance Counselling, Advisory and Decision Support Service to branch
  • Ensure that all activities expected for review as stipulated in the Control checklist are performed by the branch ? e.g. cash management, documentation on loans disbursed, assets verification, transaction call overs, ATM and PIN review etc.
  • Ensure branch staff comply with dress code, bank?s code of conduct, Policy/Procedure and Regulations.
  • Participate and make input in review of processes, procedures and policy manuals

Qualification & Experiences

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Financial services industry knowledge.
  • Extensive Working Knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel and power point, Internet, Intranet Mailing facility and the core banking application of the bank
  • Conceptual Skills
  • Microfinance industry knowledge
  • Minimum of B.Sc. / HND in Accounting or other numerate course with ACA/CIBN certification
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience with at least 2years in a financial services environment
  • Minimum of 2years experience in internal control/audit functions in banking industry.

Key Performance
Required Knowledge:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, innovative skills

Application Closing Date
26th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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