Microfinance advisor - Salary and Career
Agents, assistants and administrative assistants

Microfinance advisor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform support services in the areas of human resources, administration, finance and logistics, assist suppliers and customers, providing and receiving information about products and services, dealing with various documents, complying with all the necessary procedures related to them. They work in the granting of microcredit to micro-entrepreneurs, serving clients in the field and in the branches, prospecting clients in the communities.

How much does an Microfinance advisor earn

A Microfinance advisor earns between $1.139 and $2.888 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.509 and a median salary of $1.327 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 7.660 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Microfinance advisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.509 18.104 377 7
1º Quartile 1.139 13.667 285 6
Median Salary 1.327 15.920 332 7
3º Quartile 2.203 26.433 551 11
Higher Salary 2.888 34.659 722 14


Professional job categories

  • Administrative services workers
    • officers
      • general clerks, agents, assistants and administrative assistants
        • agents, assistants and administrative assistants

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Main workplaces

Agents, assistants and administrative assistants they work in the most varied branches of public or private activities. They are employed with a formal contract and are organized as a team, with occasional supervision. The work environment is closed and the hours are daytime. The category of assistants was extinguished in public bodies and their functions are performed by administrative assistants. In the case of the private area, the category of assistants and assistants seems to be in the process of being extinguished and their functions are being incorporated by assistants or interns. Microcredit agents work with communities, in open environments.


What does it take to work in the field of Agents, assistants and administrative assistants

To access the occupations of this occupational family, a complete high school education is required, one to two years of professional experience and, for some occupations, a basic qualification course.


Functions and activities of Microfinance advisor

Agents, assistants and administrative assistants must:

  • monitor administrative proceedings;
  • run support routines in human resources area;
  • prospect customers;
  • provide logistical support;
  • serving customers and/or suppliers;
  • monitor administrative processes;
  • monitor venture performance;
  • follow up administrative processes;
  • prepare reports, forms and sheets;
  • fill documents;
  • fill in documents;
  • prepare reports, forms and spreadsheets;
  • execute support routines in the human resources area;
  • service customers and/or suppliers;
  • treat documents;
  • track administrative processes;
  • monitor project performance;
  • prospecting customers;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • prospecting clients;
  • serve customers and/or suppliers;
  • process documents;
  • handle documents;
  • run support routines in the human resources area;

  • Activities

    • monitor organization charts, flowcharts and schedules;
    • enter text and spreadsheets;
    • receive documents;
    • control office material;
    • confer assets given in guarantee;
    • perform cadastral research;
    • check the veracity of information collected in the field;
    • register claim notices;
    • check credit allocation;
    • sieve documents;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • control mailing and receipts;
    • scan documents;
    • request the negative of cpf (spc, serasa, etc.);
    • check established deadlines;
    • visit community (commerce, services, homes);
    • define credit conditions (amount, term, guarantee);
    • note property transfers;
    • request delivery of documents;
    • establishing a visit itinerary;
    • request materials;
    • submit opinions;
    • guide management procedures;
    • building lists of potential customers;
    • request copies of documents;
    • find documents;
    • sort documents;
    • dispatch letters and memos;
    • monitor order progress;
    • collect signatures;
    • prepare minutes;
    • check documents;
    • register customer complaints;
    • survey the need for material;
    • check invoices, payment invoices and slips;
    • identify partners in the community;
    • format documents;
    • create organizational charts, flowcharts and schedules;
    • assist in personnel evaluation;
    • demonstrate language adaptability;
    • update employee data;
    • register deaths, marriages and births;
    • perform calculations;
    • receive customers and/or suppliers;
    • search prices;
    • request travel resources;
    • check data and dates;
    • convalidate publication of acts;
    • collect personal references;
    • control execution of general services (cleaning, transport, surveillance);
    • identify the nature of customer requests;
    • prepare spreadsheets;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • identify the profile of customers and/or suppliers;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • propose credit renewal;
    • update information;
    • write minutes;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • organize the sector;
    • advise employees about rights and duties;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • perform accountability;
    • take copies of documents;
    • fill in personnel movement form;
    • fill in forms and/or records;
    • disclosure of microcredit program;
    • control shipment of pouches and receipts;
    • write deeds of purchase and sale;
    • participate in the credit committee;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • distribute documents;
    • archive documents;
    • distribute office material;
    • provide return of out of specification material;
    • empower personnel;
    • assist in the organization of internal events;
    • check economic and financial indices;
    • renegotiate debt;
    • conduct meetings with customers (proposal, concession, collection);
    • adjust contracts;
    • control the dispatch of pouches and receipts;
    • request payments;
    • intermediate contacts;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • provide information about products and services;
    • update planning data;
    • perform preventive collection;
    • request registration information;
    • empower customers;
    • forward internal protocols;
    • schedule events;
    • collect overdue installments;
    • identify irregularities in documents;
    • prepare correspondence;
    • making a socio-economic survey of the customer;
    • assist in the preparation of the payroll;
    • contact prospective customers (telemarketing);
    • delivering informative lectures;
    • fill in endorsement proposals and insurance renewals in general;
    • work as a team;
    • execute personnel dismissal routines;
    • communicate permission to enter visitors;
    • record incoming and outgoing documents;
    • collect data;
    • find administrative processes;
    • enter texts and spreadsheets;
    • assist in personnel control (leave, vacation, hours extras...);
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • check calculations;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • organize gift delivery;
    • follow up notifications of non-compliance;
    • issue notifications;
    • clarify doubts;
    • analyze the economic and financial feasibility of the enterprise;
    • enter accounting entries notes;
    • give administrative support to the training area;
    • convey credibility;
    • update records;
    • check economic and financial indexes;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • control employee attendance;
    • organize meetings;
    • organize events;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • give operational support for the preparation of technical manuals;
    • execute personnel admission routines;
    • protocol documents;
    • issue invitation letters in purchasing and service processes;
    • control receipt and distribution of benefits (transportation vouchers, etc. );
    • control the execution of general services (cleaning, transport, surveillance);
    • request the purchase of materials;
    • request documents;
    • provide company information;
    • perform recruitment and selection procedures;
    • issue certificates and policies;
    • check requested material;
    • visit bodies and institutions;


    Sectors that hire Microfinance advisor the most in the job market

    • associative activities
    • billing activities and registration information
    • auxiliary activities of insurance, supplementary pensions and health plans
    • intermediation activities and agency services and business in general
    • credit granting by oscip
    • correspondents from financial institutions
    • debit card carriers
    • document preparation and specialized administrative support services
    • societies of credit to microentrepreneurs
    • combined office and administrative support services




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