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Our client, a medium sized SACCO in Timau, Meru County, with a branch in Naivasha, wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced individual for the position of:

Internal Auditor

Ref: IA/SIRSA/02.15

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) the job holder shall be responsible for the following:
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Development of the yearly risk-based internal audit plan.
  • Demonstrate excellent auditing skills in the performance and execution of quality audits: deliver audit work on time with minimal supervision, identify and discuss (raise and clear) audit issues with management, draft audit issues into a report highlighting the business impacts and risks, keep within time and cost budgets.
  • Document, evaluate and test systems and controls to determine their adequacy and effectiveness to ensure:
  • Compliance with policies and procedures,
  • Accomplishment of management’s objectives,
  • Reliability and integrity of information,
  • Economic use of resources, and
  • Safeguarding of assets
  • Provide ad-hoc consultative advice to new projects/problem areas as may be required from time to time.
  • Follow up and resolution of issues identified in internal and external reviews.
  • Carrying out special reviews such as budgetary and spending reviews, extracting data and reports, identifying trends and flagging issues.
  • Prepare draft reports, discuss findings with stakeholders and present neat working papers for review.
  • Verifies payment vouchers and schedules to determine their authenticity
  • Any other duties as assigned by management
Skills, Competencies and Experience:
  • Professional qualifications CPA (K) and a registered member of ICPAK
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related field added advantage
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management as an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer skills.
  • At least 3 years’ experience to the position.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability.
  • Strong business and financial analytical skills.
  • Have worked in a medium size Cooperative society

ICT Administrator

Ref:ICT/SIRSA/02.15

The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and has the following duties:
  • Support the Sacco Back Office and Front Office management systems and / or any integrated ERP system. 
  • Experience with FineEXtreme system shall be an added advantage.
  • Advise management and BOD on all issues regarding use of Information Technology
  • Monitoring the progress of the design, installation and commissioning of the various networks and systems
  • Responsible for ICT Network administration, Software development, systems support and customer support
  • Enforce adherence to ICT Policy to all members of staff
  • Responsible for security of Sacco data and communication systems
  • Schedule routine backup of Sacco data and ensure secure storage
  • Leads ICT support team to ensure information systems are available, secure and fulfill the expectations of their users.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management
Skills, Competencies and Experience:
  • Diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Degree in Information Technology will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant working experience
  • A self motivated person with ability to work both independently and as a team player with minimal supervision to achieve organizational goals

SACCO Branch Manager

Ref: BM/SIRSA/02.15
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the branch manager is responsible for coordinating day to day operations and business growth at the branch together with the following other duties;
  • Establish and oversee the implementation of sound financial management systems in liaison with the finance department
  • Manage branch performance against agreed targets and budgets,
  • Seek and continuously develop knowledge and information about competitor activity, pricing and tactics, and communicate this to relevant departments in the Sacco
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and promotion methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage the branch loan portfolio in accordance with the Sacco credit policy and procedures.
  • Management and growth of the branch savings and deposits in accordance with relevant policies, procedures as well as the overall Sacco strategic objectives
  • Ensure that all Sacco policies, rules, procedures and other relevant laws and regulations are adhered to and all staffs are conversant with themin line with Sacco objectives
  • In liaison with finance department, ensure adequate branch liquidity and that there is enough cash at all times
  • Ensure adequate security for cash in Sacco premises, in transit and at any paying points.
  • Controls the utilization of, and ensuring proper maintenance and custody of all society assets at the branch
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems to ensure that member’s queries and complaints are noted and addressed satisfactorily and in time.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate reporting systems to ensure the board and management are well appraised on branch performance and that accurate reports are prepared and submitted in time
  • Ensuring proper running and security of ICT resources at the branch in accordance with the ICT policy
  • Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships with stakeholders
  • Manage and motivate staff, train and develop staff, according to company policies and employment laws, and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed (appraisals, discipline, grievance, etc.
  • Manage branch health and safety, security and emergency systems, and ensure staff and members awareness of the same, according to Sacco policies and relevant laws
  • Develop personal skills and capability through on-going training, as provided by the Sacco or elsewhere or by self-subject to Sacco approval.
  • Any other duties as may be allocated by superiors from time to time
Skills, Competencies and Experience
  • University degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Attained CPA Part 2 or its equivalent e.g ACCA
  • Diploma in co-operative management, business management, microfinance, marketing, entrepreneurship or any other relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five years’ experience in a deposit taking SACCO with two years of these being in a senior management position or a banking environment.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Sacco and Co-operative regulations
  • Knowledge of credit management
  • Be decisive and possess quick judgment skills
  • Possess leadership and supervisory skills
  • Possess analytical and critical thinking skills in use of spread sheets and word processors
  • Management reporting skills
  • Be a team player with public relations skills
  • Have ability to work long hours and with minimal supervision
  • Be proactive and possess initiative
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to motivate and mentor a team

Accounts Assistant
Ref:ACC/SIRSA/02.15

Reporting to Accountant the key responsibilities for the position will include but not be limited to:
  • Ensure accurate and timely record keeping
  • Ensures monthly reconciliation of all General ledger accounts
  • Accurate maintenance of Members’ Personal Accounts
  • Practice transparency, accountability and effective use of financial resources and assets
  • Assist in design and formulation of Sacco products and services
  • ATM & Mpesa Reconciliation
  • Making General ledger postings
  • Market and cross-sell the Sacco products and services
  • Any other duties as requested by the Accountant
Skills, Competencies and Experience:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Part 2
  • A business related degree in finance or Accounting an added advantage
  • Three years relevant working experience especially in a Sacco Society at a similar level.
  • Have exemplary integrity and honesty
  • Have excellent financial analysis, quick judgment, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player able to motivate and mentor a team
How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to send their applications together with their CV’s and testimonials stating their current and expected remuneration, to co-opconsultancy@co-opbank.co.ke so as to reach us by 20th February 2015

NB: Applications that are incomplete or that are received beyond the deadline will not be considered. 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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