Joseph M

Controller - 20 Years of Experience - Near 21286




Towson, MD

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(Projects Nigeria and Uganda funded by USAID) in Grameen Foundation USA (GF), Washington DC, USA. (GF is a 501 (c) (3) Non-profit in international development and is funded by various donors) o The major responsibilities: * Manage the Monitoring and Evaluation Department and ensure efficient financial analysis and reporting activities of the partner network of 58 microfinance institutions (MFIs). * Highlight and ensure accurate reporting by the partner MFIs to meet the covenants per agreements incorporating the financial and technical services and report on progress to Management and to Donors. * Train the MFIs in best practices and in financial analysis and reporting according to the specified standards. o Major accomplishments: * Managed & institutionalized Quarterly Review Forum for guiding performance and growth plans of partner MFIs. * Supported Capital Markets Dept. in risk management and due diligence analysis for Growth Guarantees Program. * Represented GF on SEEP Network Financial Services Working Group and contributed to development of Internal Audit tool kit for microfinance institutions and also to proposals for the Financial Standards Committee. * Conducted successful workshop on "Building Sound Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention" for 35 participants (Managers and Accounting and Internal Audit Staff) of 20 MFIs and banks in the Philippines. * Represented Grameen Foundation and the Microenterprise Coalition in Washington DC, in Congress and testified to the House International Relations Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations, and presented a successful paper proposing additional funding to support global microfinance operations. o The major responsibilities included Implement institutional strengthening programs in two partner microfinance institutions (28 branches) and (six branches). o Major Accomplishments: Developed and implemented new policies systems and procedures for sound control and operations management. * Conducted capacity building and trained managers and staff to manage and adhere to the new systems. * Set-up internal audit functions and recruited and trained managers and staff to implement effective audit services. * Supervised selection and implemented loans tracking and accounting software and formalized MIS systems. * Prepared and issued a final report to GF with recommendations that enabled successful monitoring of continued implementation of the institutionalized systems for growth and long term sustainability.





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