Linda Shinaywa

Linda Shinaywa

Position: Admission Counselor
Phone: 8083776303
Categories: Admissions, AIU Staff

Personal Profile A hardworking individual who pursued Business Management, specialized in Banking and Finance.

All round performer who when given a task, can work quickly and efficiently without asking too many questions. A proactive attitude and strong work ethics, sure to make a real contribution to the day-to-day operations of any business. I possess many transferable skills that can be used in a wide section of settings and industries. I can set priorities, meet deadlines and provide quality service. Looking for a suitable job position with an organization that can offer unique, varied and fascinating working environment

Career Objectives ●        Competently apply my knowledge fully in the fields of Business management, and finance

●        Adhere to ethical conduct as stipulated by the organizational policy and the broader external environment.

●        Lead by example in formulating and instituting sound financial policies, procedures and systems that ensure effective control and accountability.



Sept 2015- Dec 2019 Bachelor’s Business Management (Finance and Banking Major)

Second Class Honors

Moi University
PURSUING Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Part 1-Ongoing

Feb 2011- Nov 2014  

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
Maasai Girls High School


Jan 2002 – Nov 2010 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)

Mt. Sinai CMI School

(383 marks)




Skills ⮚       Financial Skills: I am skilled in measuring financial skills and then developing and implementing strategies to minimize the risk while advising on financial implications and consequences of business decisions.

⮚       Accounting Skills: I possess accounting knowledge and record keeping practices; the ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines, system updates and revisions and policy changes. Also skilled in use of Sage and Quick Books

⮚       Communication Skills: I am an excellent communicator who effectively conveys information both verbally and in writing. I am also a keen listener and gives prompt feedback.

⮚       Interpersonal Skills: I’m able to quickly and easily create a rapport with individuals through my diversified social skills making it easy to integrate and associate with different people.

⮚       Bilingual: I am a fluent speaker in both English and Swahili

⮚       Reporting Skills: Ability to do research and write research summaries and reports for different levels of audiences in compliance with the organizations’ requirements.

⮚       Planning and Organizing: Ability to identify and prioritize activities and assignments with regards to logistics, make necessary adjustments as required; foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning.

⮚       ICT Competence: Good command of, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

⮚       Skills acquired whilst studying.

▪         Leadership skills

▪         Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

▪         Principles of Management.

▪         Company law.

▪         Audit and Taxation.

▪         Corporate and International finance.

▪         Financial Management.

▪         Financial Institutions and Markets.

▪         Basic Accounting Principles.

▪         Organizational Theory and Behaviour.

Work Experience  

    June 2022 to Date Atlantic International University
Role: Admissions Counsellor


The duties I was responsible for here include:


⮚       Call prospective students customers using established lead methods.

⮚       Provide excellent customer service to students through application and enrollment process

⮚       Handles appointments, interviews and applications in a professional and timely manner.

⮚       Advises students in program selection, test, advising, registration, etc.

⮚       Provides general customer service to students from enrollment through graduation.

⮚       Performs consistently to meet or exceed performance targets.

⮚       Develop and maintain relationships with enrolled students.

⮚       Participate in various incentive programs and contests designed to support achievement goals.

⮚       Meet goals for volume of enrollments and various performance metrics within company guidelines.

   March 2021 to March 2022 Platinum Credit Limited

Role: Junior Loan Officer


The duties I was responsible for here include:


⮚       Meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and to answer questions about the process.

⮚       Contact prospective customers to present information and explain available services.

⮚       Explain technical product or service information to customers. Contact current or potential customers to promote products or services.

⮚       Develop prospects from current commercial customers, referral leads, or sales or trade meetings. Identify potential customers.

⮚       Make presentations on our products to groups and individuals to attract new clients.

⮚       Analyze applicants’ financial status, credit risk, and collateral to determine the feasibility of granting loans.

⮚       Obtain and compile copies of loan applicants’ loan application documents, credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information.

⮚       Review and update credit and loan files of the client.

⮚       Compute loan schedules as required.

⮚       Collect payments when they fall due and remind clients when the payments will fall due.

⮚       Negotiate payment arrangements with customers who have delinquent loans.

⮚       Preparing and interpreting own report.

   March 2018 to May 2018 Gulf African Bank

Role: Treasury Department Intern


The duties I was responsible for here include:

⮚       Daily update of the bank position in the money markets blotter.

⮚       Writing of ALCO minutes

⮚       Receiving customers’ calls and issuing Foreign exchange rates.


Achievments ⮚     Participated in the African Public Service Day 2019 Conference.

⮚     Participated in various volunteer projects with the Ministry of Health, Kenya, where I mostly undertook administrative tasks, for 6 months.

⮚     Community based engagements for a good course.

⮚     Good customer service and satisfaction.

⮚       Enrolling of at least two students every week.

Referees Mr Joel Tuwey,


Moi University,

Telephone no: +254 700 480 827.



Derrick Monyi,


Platinum Credit Limited,

Telephone no: +254 710 524 918



Mr Omar Abdallah,

Head of Treasury,

Gulf African Bank,

Telephone no: +254 721 918 566.