Accountant, Marketing Manager at Kimisitu Sacco

On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Kimisitu Sacco is a national Savings & Credit Society drawing its members from Non – Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Embassies, International Missions and other Reputable Organizations in Kenya. 

We have the following opening and are seeking a suitable candidate:

 
Supervisor:
Chief Executive Officer

Position Summary: To undertake marketing activities towards growing Society membership, develop competitive products for members and carry out product awareness campaigns, all geared to growing Society’s profitability and capital.
 

The position is on a 3 year renewable contract.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Build a methodical and focused approach to business development in identified sectors
  • To monitor implementation and review of the Society’s strategic plan, policies and procedure manuals as relates to his department
  • Identify market niches and craft appropriate strategies for reaching existing and potential members in the Society
  • Develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate new income for the Sacco at an agreed growth oriented annual target and follow through on potential new business opportunities
  • Identify target and potential markets and design ways to consistently communicate the brand and products in all marketing activities
  • Conduct Marketing activities based on knowledge of the customers segments and target market, so as to deliver products and services that satisfy the market segments
  • Develop and implement appropriate communication and public relations strategies
  • Oversee the design, execution, and communication of primary marketing research studies to evaluate specific performance, SACCO positioning, competitive positioning and customer profiling as well as managing the analysis and interpretation of secondary research data to provide direction for strategic plans
  • To keep alert to competitive forces and marketing practices and to keep the management advised on ways to counter them
  • To ensure that customer service is administered in accordance with SACCO policy, in a mutually beneficial manner, to ensure lasting goodwill between the SACCO and all relevant stakeholders
  • To design and develop product and services that will satisfy various market segments based on market research findings.
  • Manage publications including but not limited to writing speeches, annual accounts, periodic newsletters, brochures, etc.
  • Provide team leadership within the department through professional staff performance management.
  • Motivate, manage, and set targets, monitor performance of the sales team and other staff in the department.
  • The Marketing Manager will provide guidance and advice to his team on how to conduct effective marketing processes to contribute to improving public awareness of the Sacco.
  • Coordinate Sacco forums and public relations related activities.
Necessary Qualifications and Skills:
Qualifications:
  • A university degree in marketing, or in business administration (marketing) or its equivalent
  • Professional training in marketing and public relations.
Skills and Desired Qualities:
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and ability to work independently.
  • Strong communication and report writing skills.
  • Self-driven, self-starter, team player and results-oriented.
  • Sound ICT Skills.
  • Leadership skills
Experience:
  • Minimum of five years relevant experience
  • Experience in the financial services sector is an added advantage
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by filling in the data form from the link www.kimisitusacco.or.ke/marketingmanagerdataform/

The data form must be filled in full. Incomplete forms will be disqualified. 
In addition the applicants should send the following to [email protected]
  1. Cover letter and CV in one document on MS Word file saved with the candidates 3 names.
  2. In the CV include 3 referees with their positions, postal addresses, email addresses and mobile contacts.
  3. In the CV indicate current and expected salary.
Closing date for filling of data forms and submitting of CVs is 22nd August 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We have the following opening and are seeking a suitable candidate:
Accountant
 
Supervisor: Accountant
The position is on a 3 year renewable contract.
Position Summary: The position holder will assist the Accountant by performing all the basic bookkeeping and help in preparation of final reports

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accounting records of the society and processing the society’s payments.
  • Preparing bank and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assisting the accountant in preparing monthly financial reports.
  • Filing all tax returns of the society.
  • Assisting the accountant in preparing for audits.
  • Liaison with banks.
  • Deactivating of members upon withdrawal.
  • Imprest management.
  • Ensuring proper filling of Finance documents.
  • Provide leadership to the Accounts Assistant.
  • Marketing the Sacco.
Necessary Qualifications and Skills:
Qualifications:
  • University Degree in Commerce or Business Administration and CPA (K)
Skills and Desired Qualities:
  • Sound ICT skills, Interpersonal skills,
  • A good team player,
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
Experience:
  • Minimum three years relevant experience.
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by filling in the data form from the link www.kimisitusacco.or.ke/asstaccountantdataform/ 
The data form must be filled in full. Incomplete forms will be disqualified. 
In addition the applicants should send the following to [email protected]
1. Cover letter and CV in one document on MS Word file saved with the candidates 3 names.
2. In the CV include 3 referees with their positions, postal addresses, email addresses and mobile contacts.
3. In the CV indicate current and expected salary.

Closing date for filling of data forms and submitting of CVs is 22nd August 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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