KUSCCO Sacco Manager Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

The Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives (KUSCCO) Limited is the umbrella organisation of savings and credit co-operatives in Kenya whose mission is to empower SACCOs through advocacy and provision of quality, diversified, innovative and market-driven financial and technical services.

We have been retained by one of our clients, a leading SACCO in Nairobi to recruit a SACCO Manager

Ref: UB/SM/01/2012
Reporting to the Sacco Management Board the job holder is responsible for day to day Sacco operations.

Purpose:

The office holder is an accountant and administrative Officer who manages the SACCO activities in collaboration with the SACCO Management Board.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Responsible for the organization’s investments and management of balanced investment portfolio.
  • Responsible for the management, development and maintenance of a high performance team by providing good leadership and effective supervision and guidance of staff members under his/her charge.
  • Responsible for the organization’s financial planning, forecasting and budgeting.
  • Responsible for management of costs so as to achieve business growth as outlined in the strategic plan
  • Responsible for supporting decision making through preparation, analysis and presentation of comprehensive, timely, reliable and compliant financial reports.
  • Ensure effective implementation of financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Management of the general and subsidiary ledgers in accordance with internationally accepted accounting and financial reporting standards and preparation of final accounts for audit
  • Prepare and analyze on a regular basis the Sacco’s business plans, budgetary estimates and provide explanations on variances.
  • Provide support to all other functions to enhance organizational goals. Ensure proper planning and forecasting of Sacco operations.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on performance of the Sacco to the board.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Required Academic and professional Qualifications;
  • University Degree in Commerce/Finance /Accounting
  • CPA ( K)
  • Qualifications in Sacco operations, Diploma in cooperative management, Business Management, Micro Finance, Entrepreneurship or any other relevant field would be an added advantage.
Other Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Sacco/financial management position.
  • Two years minimum experience with a reputed Sacco at Management level.
  • Age between 30 – 45 yrs.
  • Computer skills (Ms Word, Excel);
  • Working experience with Navision software is mandatory
  • Strong leadership skills and decision making ability
  • Excellent analytical skills, self drive and initiative
  • Team player  with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certificate of good conduct
Applications can also be sent to compliance@kuscco.com or hand delivered to our offices at KUSCCO Centre, 4th floor on Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upperhill, opposite the Teachers Service Commission.



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