Fintrak Software Limited, Nigeria’s foremost indigenous financial technology (Fintech) solution provider with physical presence in some African countries recently brought the banking and financial industry stakeholders together to update them on their robust Credit Risk Management solution known as FinTrak Credit Risk 360. The industry experts applauded the software as a robust indigenous solution for banks in Africa.
Speaking during the presentation, the Group Managing Director, Bimbo Abioye stated that “FinTrak software delivers customized state of the art business transformation solutions that can intelligently combine efficiency with critical information needed for management decision-making process. FinTrak Credit 360 software has been able to improve user banks overall operational efficiency by over forty percent through automated strategic and digitized policy controls”
In order to limit human error to the barest minimum, Credit 360 solution comes with artificial intelligence (AI) features. This feature can be used to work on corporate, retail and digital lending programs and the goal is to provide visibility and control of loan processes and to digitalize it, this is from customer interaction to the complete life cycle of a typical credit transaction. The solution is integrated with robust document management system providing capability for operators to work remotely even on their mobile devices. The Credit 360 software for credit managers is mobile friendly for optimized transaction turnaround times with paperless transaction capabilities. The software has been proven to make loan underwriting easier and seamless.
Coming in two major languages, English and French, the new Credit 360 software has been described as industry leader and benchmark, a testament of what FinTrak Software Co. Ltd can create. With its ability to be customized to fit into the organization environment. The FinTrak Credit Risk360 has the capacity to adapt to client’s specific requirements via an intuitive graphical administration platform based on the business and compliance rules management system. Another unique attribute of the software is the Dynamic Alert and Notification Module in system popup, email and SMS formats. This feature helps in optimizing compliance monitoring, reporting and transparency.
With a high level of integration with other banking systems, the system requires no manual postings and update activities on the core banking system and data exchanges happen between the two systems via API, Fintrak Credit 360 risk management software supports all operational/analytical credit risk management processes such as reporting, annual, monthly, weekly financial statement analysis and rating; on a central platform. The Credit 360 risk management software is a complete solution on its own. The FinTrak Credit Risk 360 supports registration and interaction with accredited vendors, allowing auto payment to solicitors, capture of remedial and recovery efforts, auto selection and assignment of recoveries to external agencies, and loan sales.
With a multi lingual approach basically in English and French, the software tracks everything relating to business subjects and people. The platform is written to do dynamic underwriting, loan management and analyst rating that can embedded in dynamic approval routing. FinTrak Credit Risk 360 ensures maximum auditability for model administration as well as during the operational execution of processes such as risk rating and financial spreading. Other features of the solution include Robust Collateral Management Module for Collateral sharing, Utilization history and exposure, Multiple contract allocation, Collateral swap, Location tracking, Collateral rating, Collateral Valuation, Collateral realization, Collateral document file tracking, Covenants tracking and many more.
Top bankers such as Olamide Olayeni, a Credit Manager from Standard Chartered Bank said that “The solution from the presentation is a robust and one-shop platform, and the feedback from what banks and users are saying confirms that it is what every bank needs to look at. I will get back to my organization and engage them on the need to look at the Credit Risk 360 software. It is a one stop solution as opposed to other software where you can have things subscribed differently.” Jafaru, the head of Credit and Risk Management, Bank of Industry (BOI) said that “this is a great privilege to be here and see what this software is doing. We have been doing some of these things manually and we have now extended the invitation to the company so that they can come to our office and explain this better to us. We are impressed with the software. The credit monitoring software has many features that are great, the issue of alert that helps managers to monitor instruments. “
Paul Asiemo, Head, Risk Management for Access Bank also said that, “the software takes care of Bassel, this software looks at regulating reporting and others, there are specific things that this software does that sets it apart from others. We have been FinTrak Software solutions in our bank for over fifteen years ago and we are impressed with what they have done. Using Credit Risk 360 software in Access Bank has shown how flexible the software is. The software insulates you from many documentation issues such including forex issues associated with foreign software purchases etc. The Credit Risk 360 software is very adaptable and can be changed to fit into your banking environment.
FinTrak Credit Risk 360 has an embedded Enterprise Document Management System which can be used to receive, track and manage and audit documents; it also supports correspondence with third parties’ applications. With its web functionalities, Credit Origination and Approval activities can be done from anywhere in the world with connection to the internet. This feature helps executives make critical decisions, execute transactions and access reports and dashboard from any geographical location.
FinTrak Credit Risk 360 software has been deployed in some large financial institutions such as Access Bank Plc, First Bank and is currently in deployment at Wema Bank Plc and all overseas subsidiaries of Access Bank Group. So many others banks in Africa are currently at different stages of licensing decision of this highly strategic solution that burst all headaches facing professionals in credit risk management activities.