Investigator at VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Ltd

VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Ltd (VFT-MFB) is a fast growing and reputable Micro Finance Bank, it has a loan book of Tshs.23.6 billion with 57,000 customers, over 15,000 of the total customers are small holder farmers. VFT-MFB, an equal opportunity employer hereby invites applications from strategic, results oriented and performance driven Tanzanians who have the passion for people’s economic development to fill in the vacant position below;

Position: Investigator 
Work Reference No 1
Reporting to: Head of Internal Audit

Core Function: 
The purpose of this position is to plan, perform, report and follow-up on specific investigation assignments in Vision Fund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Ltd under the guidance of the VFT Head of Internal Audit and Investigations

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 
a) Preparing investigation engagement memos and develop and implement investigation procedures to validate reported fraud, corruption, waste, embezzlement and abuse.
b) Leading and/or performing financial and operational investigations in VFT Head Office, Branches and Business centers, involving reported allegations of fraud, waste and abuse in accordance with VFI and VFT policies and procedures.
c) Examining and evaluating suspected fraud allegations through detailed review and analysis of documentary and physical evidence, contact with claimants, witnesses and experts. The holder will perform fraud investigations and submit reports to the VFT Head of Internal Audit and Investigations, creating and supporting implementation of preventive measures to mitigate fraud risk.
d) Investigating any reported suspicious activity and report discoveries to the Head of Internal Audit and Investigations; interacting with external partners such as law enforcement agencies, vendors and banks to verify information and determine the validity of the fraud allegations.
e) Handle the Whistleblower hotline, receive the whistle blows maintain the whistle-blow register, maintain the whistleblowers with high confidentiality and conducting the investigations for whistle-blows related to fraud, corruption, waste, embezzlement and abuse.
f) Join with the other Internal Audit team to conduct the normal audit exercise, whenever there are no fraud cases to investigate.

Key qualifications and experience 

i. Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Laws, Criminal Justice, Finance, or a related field.
ii. CFE – Certification or related certification in fraud investigation
iii. Certified Fraud examiner (CFE).
iv. CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: 
1. 3 years’ professional experience in investigation, auditing
2. Data analysis/data mining skills
3. Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening and relationship building
4. Proficient Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills
5. Proven ability to promote team-building and interpersonal skills, for successful result
6. Good time management for assignments completed in a timely manner
7. Experience of the financial institutions investigations or audits

Other Skills 
1. Must be a self-motivated person who can work under tight timeframes with minimal supervision
2. Fluency in English & Swahili, solid verbal and written communication skills.
3. Ability to present results using strong presentation, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Proven experience to produce quality outputs under pressure.

Working Environment & Remuneration. 
VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank has a calm and harmonious working environment where staffs are highly valued. Good work is recognized and rewarded and there is an opportunity to grow professionally and spiritually.

Mode of Application 

Application letters stating the work reference number with photocopies of certificates and CV’s with three referees should be sent EITHER online to [email protected] OR through the below postal address. Kindly choose one method of sending the application to reach VFT-MFB not later than two weeks after the first appearance of this advertisement.

The Chief Executive Officer, 
VisionFund Tanzania Microfinance Bank Limited 
P.O. Box 1546, 

N.B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 8 February, 2018


Dr.Galus Tarimo
Dr. Galus is a Medical Doctor who is licensed, registered, and allowed to practice medicine as a General Practitioner by the Medical Council of Tanganyika(in Tanzania). A master’s degree student enrolled at Westcliff University-California pursuing an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a technology enthusiast offering an evidence-based approach to medical treatment with more than 1 year of experience in practicing medicine and participating in public health projects fighting against global major diseases such as HIV/AIDS, MALARIA, TB, COVID-19, maternal and child health through research, social education, and community health programs. Dr. Galus has more than 4 years of experience in Blogging, Copywriting, and Search Engine Optimization (Google SEO) based on healthcare-related articles, financial market analysis, and educational content