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CEO, System Administrator, FOSA Supervisor, Loans Officer and Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Reli Sacco Society is looking for experienced & qualified persons to fill the following positions:-

1. Chief Executive Officer

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.
  • Oversee the preparation of annual business plans, operating budgets and management reports to facilitate decision making by the Board
  • Develop and nurture business relationships with relevant stakeholders and institutions in promotion of our organizational goals.
  • Create conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
  • Guide the Board and management team in preparing the SACCO for the upcoming SACCO specific legislation.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
  • Professional qualification in accounting, banking microfinance 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
2. System Administrator

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the systems administrator will be responsible for the following key result areas:-
  • Performing systems administration functions across servers and desktops
  • Providing first line technical support to users on the use of Sacco Systems and other office automation
  • Maintaining systems backup, security and contingency plans to ensure continuity and availability of the business systems;
  • Ensuring change management, system alterations and enhancements are controlled and in line with ICT best practice
  • Playing an active role to ensure successful implementation of ICT projects, and
  • Training end users on the various applications to maximize utilization of ICT resources
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in information Technology or other Computer Science discipline and
  • Microsoft or equivalent ICT Certification
  • Skills in administering robust database systems(oracle, SQL, etc) in mixed Windows and Unix /Linus platforms.
  • Experience with Automated Sacco systems and helpdesk operations will be a distinct advantage.
3. FOSA Supervisor

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the FOSA Supervisor will be responsible for the following areas:-
  • Ensure efficient management of FOSA activities in line with the organization’s policies
  • Day to day running of the FOSA
  • Manage Treasury Operations and working capital management
  • Ensuring adequate cash reserves are maintained
  • Prepare Daily Cash flow projections
  • Maintain accurate records of customer accounts
  • Prepare monthly amortization schedules and disbursement reports to the management
  • Prepare FOSA monthly and annual performance reports
  • Carry out periodical reviews, monitor and advise management on business investment matters
  • Supervision of FOSA Staff
Knowledge & Skills requirements:-
  • Holder of CPA Part II
  • Diploma in Banking/Credit Management/Cooperative management,
  • Minimum of Four(4) years working experience in FOSA or related field
  • Good knowledge of FOSA Operations
  • Good interpersonal, marketing and communication skills
  • A person of unquestionable integrity
  • Must have worked with recognized financial software
  • A degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.
4. Loans Officer

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Loans Officer will have the following duties
  • Ensure all loan application forms are properly received, recorded, appraised, filed, analysed and forwarded to credit committee for action.
  • Maintain proper Loans Register both manually and electronically.
  • Prepare and provide credit reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Circulate loans granted data to the Heads of Departments.
  • Advice members whose loans have been deferred/ rejected for various reasons.
  • Be a graduate with a degree or diploma in business administration/management/co-operative development
  • Have a proven 3-5 years experience in a Sacco or financial institution
  • Computer literate especially in accounting packages and spreadsheets
  • A team player
  • Excellent interpersonal & Communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision
5. Internal Auditor

Reporting functionally to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer, the Internal Auditor will have the following duties and responsibilities:-
  • Working with the management to asses institutional risks and developing audit plan that considers the results of the risk assessment.
  • Evaluating institutional controls to determine their effectiveness and efficiency (systems audit)
  • Recommending improvement to institutional controls, operations and risk mitigation solutions
  • Determining the level of compliance with internal policies, procedures, statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Evaluation and verification of final accounts together with the audit committee before presentation to the Board of Directors
  • Special audits on specific operational areas out of management request
  • Periodic reports to the audit committee and management
  • Evaluating the budget and assess its overall effectiveness to the organization
  • Co-ordinating with the external auditors
  • In charge of daily examination of all the Society’s payments and receipts.
  • Performing management advisory services.
  • Bachelors Degree preferably in Commerce (Accounting) or equivalent
  • Must hold CPA(K) and registered with ICPAK
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a busy auditing environment with demonstrated outstanding professional competence
  • Applicants should be of age 30 to 45 years
  • Those with a CISA qualification will have an added advantage
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and accounting packages
  • Basic understanding of recognized quality system
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • High integrity and honesty
Applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to send their applications, CV & relevant copies of certificates not later than Friday 30th September, 2011 to:-

The Chairman,
Board of Directors
Reli Sacco Society Ltd
P. O. Box 55541-00200,

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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