Sacco CEO, Accountant, Teller and ICT Officer Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2012

A leading Sacco in Thika Town within Kiambu County is looking for experienced & qualified persons to fill the following positions:-
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Job Summary
Responsible for providing visionary leadership and direction in the realization of the SACCO’s Vision.
Specifically, he/she will be overseeing the daily management of operations to ensure excellent services to members, growth in a profitable and sustainable manner.
The job holder will report to the Board of Directors.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide visionary leadership and direction to the Sacco to ensure the efficient management of staff and resources
  • Provide leadership in formulation and implementation of best business practices, policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Promote an organizational culture that promotes high member service standards and ethical practices
  • Continuously review the SACCO’s business strategy and recommend appropriate changes in line with the changing business environment.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
  • Professional qualification in accounting, banking micro-finance or marketing.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a managerial position in a financial institution operations including planning, budgeting, marketing and credit administration
  • Excellent managerial and organizational development skills with the ability to provide focused leadership
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide solutions in line with established policies and procedures
  • Be a charismatic individual who commands presence, demonstrates sound decision making and judgement capabilities, integrity, resilience and self drive.
  • Proficient with computers and use of technology to drive organizational goals
Accountant
Reporting to the Finance / FOSA Manager, the position is responsible for advising the management on financial and accounting matters:
Key Tasks
  • Preparation of management financial reports
  • Development and monitoring of the SACCO budgets
  • Preparation of financial statements
Job Requirements
  • A university degree in Commerce/ Accounting/ Finance
  • A requisite professional qualification– ACCA / CPA (K)
  • 3 years experience in financial management and accounting in similar position
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Demonstration of team building, leadership skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Age between 30-40 years
Teller 2 Positions
Key Responsibilities
  • Receiving, paying and reconciliation of cash and cheques;
  • Daily postings of cash and non cash transactions;
  • Maintenance of accurate records for easy tracking and retrieval;
  • End of day reconciliation of cash balances against the daily transactions;
  • Attending to customer queries;
Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required
  • Age 23 – 30 years;
  • Experience in banking, micro finance or similar work environment;
  • KCSE Grade C -;
  • Proficiency in computer skills;
  • At least 2 years’ relevant working experience;
  • High degree of integrity, a team player with effective communication skills;
ICT Officer
Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for;
  •  Management and Maintenance of all Society’s Computers, software and related material.
  • Administration of Local Area Networks ensuring connectivity is up and running
  • Carry out routine backups and security procedures on a daily basis
  • Procurement of IT material and liaising with service providers.
  • Handle staff’s IT related problems as they arise and registration of new members
  • Regularly updating the society’s website, propose and implement new technologies
  • Respond to members queries and other duties assigned
Requirements /Qualifications
  • Diploma in Computer Science or related discipline from a recognized institution
  • Practical knowledge of CCNA, MCSE / MCITP / MCPD, LPIC / Linux+ / RHCE, Network, Security+, Cisco, Networking, and *nix, Microsoft, Prior hands-on experience as a systems or network administrator
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP and network protocols, UNIX/Linux/BSD systems, Microsoft Operating Systems and solutions, Databases (MS SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL), Networking (LAN, WAN etc)
  • Strong working knowledge of network directory services, including configuration of user identification, authentication and authorization
  • Knowledge of and experience with object-oriented design and a good appreciation of Banking Operations.
  • Proficiency in ERP software’s preferably Microsoft’s NAVISION SOFTWARE will be added advantage
Applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to send their applications, CV & relevant copies of certificates not later than Friday 23rd September, 2012 to:-
The Chairman,
Board of Directors
Thika District Teachers Sacco Society Ltd
P. O. Box 1842-01000, Thika. Email: recruitmentthika@yahoo.com
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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