Fresher Credit Verification Officer Job Opportunities – DFCU Bank

Job Title:   Credit
Verification Officer
 (Fresher Jobs) 
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager Credit Approval
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing
commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU
Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the
United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited.
Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance
Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake
in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects
whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial
commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary: The Credit
Verification Officer
will be
responsible for timely review and verification of the authenticity of loan
documents and information collated from clients and submitted by Personal and
Business Banking and Corporate teams. The role holder will also be responsible
for sharing the collected information with the issuers; communicating any
positive results or discrepancies identified to the credit approvers to
optimize operations in accordance with the credit policy and SLA.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
To verify the
authenticity of the following documents as well as the information contained
therein by contacting the relevant signatories and working with the Risk &
Compliance (Fraud) department;
·       
Financial
statements (Audited and Management accounts)
·       
Customer
contracts
·       
Local Purchase
orders
·       
Invoices
·       
Certificates
·       
Employer Letters
of Undertaking
·       
Bank statements
from other financial institutions
·       
The basic KYC
documentation presented, if not already verified at other levels
·       
Conduct business
visits to client premises to verify details presented on the client’s business.
·       
Adherence to set
workflows and work queues to ensure that agreed Service levels are met.
·       
Proactively
identify trends that may affect the quality of submitted documents and ensure
corrective action and escalation is applied appropriately.
·       
Actively perform
fraud checks in order to limit the risk of fraudulent or inaccurate application
processing.
·       
Identify
discrepancies’ in application documents and inform the sanction point of the
same.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·       
The ideal
applicant for the DFCU Bank Credit Verification Officer job must hold
a  University degree in Business or other relevant fields.
·       
A minimum of two
years’ experience in banking.
·       
Knowledge of the
Bank’s Credit policies, FIA guidelines and bank products.
·       
Knowledge of
fraud investigation and bank controls.
·       
Working knowledge
of Consumer and Corporate Banking.
·       
Understanding and
appreciation of the different sectors in the economy and the key performance
drivers within these sectors.
·       
Effective
communication and good interpersonal skills.
·       
Excellent
customer service, organizational skills and attention to detail.
·       
Proficient with
Microsoft Desktop for efficient monitoring and report writing.
·       
Self-motivation,
result orientation with ability to make appropriate decisions as and when
required.
·       
Flexibility,
spontaneity and ability to manage verification schedules to the field.
·       
Ability to work
under minimum supervision.
How to apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send applications  with  detailed
CV’s  including present position and copies of relevant
professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to
the email address indicated below;
 Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com
Deadline: 2nd December
2019
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