Deputy General Manager (Finance), Deputy General Manager (Operations), FOSA Manager, Accountants, Audit Assistant, FOSA Operations Officer, Finance Officers, Programmer and Secretary Jobs

On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Our client, a large SACCO with many members spread across the expansive country-wide network, is seeking the human capital to fill the following key positions:Deputy General Manager, Finance

The position is responsible for the financial strategy
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Providing leadership and inspiration to assigned team to meet departmental objectives
  • Spearheading the formulation, implementation, maintenance and review of sound financial policies
  • Budgeting and trend forecasting to guide the SACCO Management and Board of Directors to achieve business objectives
  • Implementing effective revenue collection strategies and treasury management practices
  • Developing and maintaining financial controls to mitigate risks
  • Financial analysis, reporting, and interpretation to assist in decision making
  • Advising Management on financial viability of investment proposals
  • Keeping the SACCO Management abreast of changes in financial regulations & legislation and recommending on compliance
  • Developing and maintaining external relations with appropriate agencies and contacts to ensure smooth running of SACCO business
  • Safeguarding the SACCOS assets
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business related degree from a recognized University, a Masters degree in Finance will be an added advantage
  • CPA (K) or ACCA qualified and registered with ICPAK
  • Minimum 10 years working experience in accounting and financial environment with 5 years in Senior Management Position
  • Experienced in implementing strategies in a regulated environment
  • Computer literate with sound knowledge in accounting packages
Deputy General Manager, Operations
The position is responsible for planning and organizing resources to ensure operational efficiency
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing and supervising business development to ensure effective coverage of market segments, and revenue growth and focus on customer service excellence
  • Leveraging best practice to design work systems and methods which foster efficiency in the SACCO processes
  • Organizing regular business forums with SACCO members to gain understanding of emerging needs and providing business solutions to enhance customer satisfaction and retention
  • Instilling discipline and facilitating the team to deliver targets on key performance indicators
  • Undertaking specific research to collect and analyse data on market conditions, client preferences, competitive activity for identifying new markets
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  • MBA preferably in Strategic/Operations Management will be an added advantage
  • Post graduate qualification in business related field i.e Finance, Accounting, Business
  • Management or Investment
  • 10 years experience gained in a large and busy financial or commercial institution at Senior Management level
  • Must be a member of a professional body
  • Proven track record of commercial awareness
  • Must have strong leadership, analytical, interpersonal, planning, organization, communication and negotiation skills
  • Should have hands on experience in strategic management techniques and experience of organizational change and development
Senior Finance Officer (FOSA Manager)
The position is responsible for efficient FOSA operations in all branches
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing and supervising FOSA operations to ensure adherence to customer charter, internal controls and effective customer service
  • Business forecasting, budgeting and treasury management to meet liquidity and cash reserve requirements
  • Reviewing and enforcing best practice in business transactions for seamless operations
  • Enforcing effective records management for accountability and safety of cash and accounting documents
  • Overseeing loans processing, appraisals ad approvals for conformance to Credit and FOSA policies and procedures
  • Preparation of work-plans, assigning targets and facilitating periodic staff performance appraisal
  • Reviewing product-lines and service quality standards and proposing improvement for competitive business returns
  • Nurturing effective relationship management with clients, partners and other financial institutions for positive image and customer satisfaction
  • Monitoring daily and monthly cash reconciliations
  • Preparing timely management reports for decision making
  • Providing security briefs to senior management for safety of customers and organizational assets
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance, Cooperative Management) from a recognized University CPA Finalist
  • K.I.B. Diploma will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years practical working experience in Finance,
  • Banking or Accounting field, 3 years of which in a responsible position in Banking or Commercial Organization
FOSA Accountant
The position is responsible for overall management of accounting transactions and records
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Preparing timely financial statements including, trial balance, balance sheet, income and expenditure and variance analysis reports
  • Setting up internal controls within FOSA
  • Ensuring effective treasury management including collection and banking of cash
  • Maintaining and updating the FOSA General Ledger
  • Maintaining accounting documents to ensure safe custody of cash and financial records
  • Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Reconciliation of all control accounts to the underlying subsidiary ledgers
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Reconciling and tallying daily the Tellers’ float with records
  • Liaison with Society Branches on accounting matters
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  • CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience
  • Computer literate

ATM Accountant
The position is responsible for ATM transactions
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Taking charge of the Card Centre
  • Instituting controls over the management of ATM cards
  • Daily reconciliation of ATM control account and MSACCO account
  • Liaison with Cooperative Bank on all ATM issues and MSACCO service providers
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  • CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 3 years working experience
  • Computer literate
Assistant Audit & Compliance Officer
The position is responsible for risk management
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying, analyzing and evaluating areas of significant weakness and constituting risks to the business and recommending appropriate actions to Management
  • Administering registries, archives, libraries and movement or retrieval of documents and information including computerized records for safety
  • Benchmarking practices adopted across the value chain and standardizing procedures with respective departmental heads to improve operational efficiency
  • Verifying and examining all payment vouchers to ensure compliance to established policies
  • Carrying out risk assessment and evaluation as part of the audit process and proposing mitigation measures
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  • CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 2 years practical working experience in auditing field
  • Computer literate
FOSA Operations OfficerThe position is responsible for loans processing

Key Responsibilities
  • Overseeing effective implementation of loan requirements, conditions and procedures in compliance to the Co-Op Act lending stipulations
  • Receiving and processing FOSA loan applications to facilitate issuance of loans to meet members’ expectations
  • Creating and maintaining records of loan applications, approvals and deferred cases for effective records management
  • Sensitizing members on the Society’s lending policy and requirements for faster processing of loan applications
  • Checking defaulters reports for action
  • Preparing reports facilitate decision making
  • Supervising the cashiers for efficient and courteous customer service
  • Attending to members’ loan queries
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in Business related field
  • Diploma in Banking or CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 2 years working experience
  • Computer literate
Payment and Branch Finance Officer
The position is responsible for branch emergency accounts
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Effecting reimbursement of branch emergency floats in liaison with operations function
  • Reconciliation of branch bank accounts
  • Instituting internal controls to ensure efficient member payments
  • Instituting measures for the recovery of nonperforming branch disbursements
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  • CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 2 years working experience
  • Computer literate
System Analyst/Programmer
The position is responsible for systems integrity and utility to users
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Maintaining the running systems and peripherals to ensure functionality and meet users’ needs
  • User administration including security setup, file systems and maintenance of user accounts
  • Programming of systems to ensure user satisfaction
  • Monitoring network infrastructure to ensure interactive communication, faster access to information and sharing of ICT resources
  • Conducting routine system and software audits and performance for customer satisfaction
  • Users’ training
  • Analyzing technology requirements and advising the management
  • Participating in requisitioning of ICT Equipments to ensure good quality purchase
  • Updating the Society’s website to ensure availability
  • Performing backup and recovery procedures
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • A degree in Computer Science/IT from a recognized University
  • Professional certificates
  • Minimum 5 years practical working experience in Programming/ development
  • Familiar with Oracle Operations System
Personal Secretary
The position is responsible for administrative support services Key Responsibilities
  • Responding to enquiries from internal and external parties for customer satisfaction
  • Receiving and dispatching correspondences to destination as appropriate
  • Filing and maintaining records to ensure up to date reference and safe keeping of documents.
  • Maintaining an accurate diary of Supervising Authority
  • Operating office equipment and ensuring proper usage
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Diploma (full) Secretarial studies or related qualification
  • Minimum 3 years practical working experience in a busy commercial office with exposure in Office Management
  • Computer literate

Accountant
The position is responsible for preparation of Management and Financial Accounts
Key Responsibilities
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Reconciliations of control accounts
  • Ensuring daily backups of client transactions for data security and  reference
  • Performing day-end, month-end and year-end procedures
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance)   from a recognized University
  • CPA Finalist
  • Minimum 3 years practical working experience
  • Computer literate
Audit & Compliance Officer II / Audit Assistant
The position is responsible for document control
Key Responsibilities
  • Reviewing and confirming the validity and accuracy of vouchers and accompanying notes
  • Reconciling balances of all cash and suspense accounts
  • Maintaining a register of vouchers’ movement in the archives for traceability
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  •  B.Com or Business Related degree (Accounting/Finance) from a recognized University
  •  CPA Finalist
  •  Minimum 2 years practical working experience
  •  Computer literate
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit application (indicating current and expected salary) and CV with 3 professional Referees, not later than 22nd April, 2013 to the following address.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Executive Selection Services
Federation of Kenya Employers
Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani
P.O Box 48311 – 00100

Nairobi, Kenya

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