Computer Engineering Degree Jobs at FINCA – Regional Reporting Manager

FINCA International, Africa Regional Office

FINCA International, one of the world’s leading microfinance institutions, provides financial services to more than 725,000 clients through 21 wholly – owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa. Eurasia, Latin America and Greater Middle East. FINCA’s mission is to provide small loans of working capital to low-income families to help alleviate poverty.

FINCA International is seeking to recruit dynamic, serf motivated, result oriented professionals to fill the position above to support the subsidiaries in Africa
Detailed job descriptions can be accessed from the FINCA website
Key Duties & Responsibilities
·         Facilitate in providing trainings to subsidiary reporting specialists devoted to database architecture, deploying and maintaining operational reporting system, working with source control server, developing and localizing reports.
·         Coordinate with a cross functional team in order to identify Data and Reporting needs of FINCA International related to application, including identification of data points to be collected by ail affiliates at client account creation and client exit, as well as devising a strategy for storage and access of such information.
·         Create, implement and maintain reporting requirements documentation to improve clarity and consistency
·         Direct the process of creating the test plan and test I case scenarios for testing the relevancy of existing technical infrastructure and operability.
·         Review performance optimization reports, develop new reports, or make changes to existing reports following respective procedure.
·         Test various upgrades, enhancements, and service packs to various modules. Perform ad-hoc reporting activities to address a range of data/information requests from a range of reporting related areas
·         Interact with internal report owners to establish/ clarify their requirements and develop report specifications Provide careful analysis and enhance the report owner’s perspective by using a combination of available information, tool functionality and business knowledge.
·         Provide written reports and trends presentations that summarize key results. Ensure distributed results are consistent reliable and accurate through testing and quality control efforts.
·         Provide input in protect reporting to provide regular reports about project progress, lessons learnt after the completion of the project, which will offer a global vision for future internal clients in particular and FINCA in general.
·         Determine impact of policies and processes on IT systems and reporting processes.
·         Participates in all other projects and other duties as assigned
·         Define and maintain standards for Reports development, in according with IT Managers for the region.
Knowledge and Education:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Engineering, or related fields.
  • Typically requires 6-8 years of experience in a technical rote, in a software or financial industry.
  • Strong understanding of various database queries and generic report writing toots like Crystal Reports.
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL/Server, scripting, SQL/Transact. Ideally a SQL Certification MCTS 70-432
  • Strong knowledge in SQL/Reporting Services, SQL/ Analysis Services.
  • Advanced proficiency with Oracle, scripting, PL-SQL, Application Server Report. Oracle Reports Developer.
  • Strong understanding of Oracle report venting tools (TOAD, Embarcadero and Oracle Discover) Ideally an Oracle Reports Certification
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel required.
  • Knowledge of microfinance or other similar platform highly desired
How to Apply
Applicants can submit online applications or deliver their documents which should include, an application letter and CV to:
FINCA International,
Africa Regional Offices,
Plot 11 Portal, Adam House Block B
OR send by email to
FINCA is an equal opportunity employer
Deadline:  20th October, 2012.
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