BIMAS Microfinance Accounts Assistant, Agency Clerk and Loan Officers Jobs in Kenya

BIMAS Kenya Limited a renowned microfinance organisation seeks to fill the positions below:

Accounts Assistant

Reports to: Finance Manager

Duty station: Head Office (In Embu)

Overall Responsibility: To ensure financial transactions are accurately and completely recorded

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining all the essentials books of accounts
  • Maintaining cashbooks
  • Reconcile cashbooks with bank statements and forward any reconciling items in time.
  • Check that all the passbooks handled are reconciled
  • Ensure reconciliation of loanees listing is done and on time
  • Make all the necessary preparations for the External audits
  • Ensure safe custody of cheque books currently in use
  • Production of cash balances on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare cheque payment vouchers and write cheques
  • Process, remit and prepare returns of statutory deductions
  • Filing of documents
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • CPA II and or relevant bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have at least ( 1) one year experience within the financial/microfinance sector
  • Proficiency in computer packages
  • Minimum of a C in KCSE
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A person of high integrity
  • Certificate of good conduct is mandatory for this position

Agency Clerk

Reports to: Finance Manager and administratively to the Branch Head

Duty station: Branch office

Overall Responsibility: To ensure cash transactions comply with the cash management policy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate posting of cash transactions
  • Daily cash reconciliations
  • Ensure that the relevant agency / cash transaction books are up to date
  • Receive cash from clients and disbursing of loan in cash to clients while adhering to the cash management policy.
  • Maintaining on a daily basis a list of all cash received and cash disbursed.
  • Ensuring all cash is well recorded and stored as per the cash management policy
  • Responding to customer queries and advising them accordingly
  • Growing the agency business and ensuring on a daily basis a minimum of 20 clients are served
  • Filing of documents
  • Data entry
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and experience

  • CPA II
  • Must have at least ( 1) one year experience within the financial/microfinance sector
  • Proficiency in computer packages
  • Minimum of a C in KCSE
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A person of high integrity
  • Certificate of good conduct is mandatory for this position

Loan Officers

Reports to: Branch Manager

Duty station: Branch office

Loan Officer Job 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

  • Candidate must possess:-
  • 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 certificate of good conduct.

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Updated: November 30, 2016 — 3:25 pm