Loans Officer Jobs – Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)

Job Title:   Loans
Officer
Organisation: Parliamentary
Pension Scheme (PPS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About Us:
The Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) was established by the
Parliamentary Pensions Act 2007 as a Contributory Hybrid Cash Balance
Retirement Benefit Plan for the Members of Parliament of Uganda and the staff
of the Parliamentary Commission. The Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees,
constituted in accordance with the Act.
Job Summary: The Loans
Officer will actively facilitate the process of loan evaluation, loan
disbursement and loan portfolio management.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Advise borrowers on terms and procedures
    of loan application and maintain records of the loan portfolio;
  • Compile and complete loan application
    documents and submit for evaluation, verification and recommendation;
  • The jobholder will update loan files and
    maintain the loan portfolio details;
  • Review loan agreements to ensure that they
    are complete and accurate according to policy and to the approved terms;
  • Prepare re-payment schedules for the loans
    as per approved terms and follow up to ensure loan repayments are made on
    time;
  • Handle members’ complaints and answer
    questions about the process and procedures;
  • Enforce the loans management policy and
    procedures and propose updates where necessary;
  • Prepare and submit loan portfolio reports
    on the number of members, loan amounts, repayment status, and follow up
    action on outstanding loans;
  • Provide support during auditing process;
  • Any other duties relevant to the job as
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or Business
    Administration (Accounting Option) or Statistics or Economics from a
    recognized University/ Institution.
  • The applicant must be a member of a
    professional accounting body like ACCA, ICPA or CIMA.
  • At least three years of related work
    experience preferably in an accounting or finance function, with two (2)
    years served in a credit or loans management from a reputable organization
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Good working knowledge of computerized
    accounting environment,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills.
  • Information Technology skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to promote teamwork.
  • Excellent planning and organizational
    skills.
  • Have a high degree of integrity.
  • Possess strong credit analysis skills.
  • Age limit: 28 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications enclosed in envelopes clearly marked with the job title of the
post applied for and addressed to the Secretary, Board of Trustees,
Parliamentary Pension Scheme, P.O. Box 7178, Kampala. Hand delivered
applications should be taken to Room No. G 10, Parliamentary Pension Scheme
office, Plot (9-11), Development House, Parliamentary Avenue.
Deadline: 31st  March 2017
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