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Microfinance Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - SACCO

Finance Manager

Responsible for providing leadership in the development, installation and implementation of sound and proper accounting procedures in the SACCO.
Title    Finance Manager
Job Reference No.    FM/QS/01/2020
Location    Wundanyi
Type of engagement    Permanent
Job Description

•    To develop and maintain a financial system that provides fast, up to date and timely financial reports in the SACCO
•    To prepare society budgets based on inputs from departmental/sectional managers as well as Board of Directors and other stakeholders
•    To prepare timely, accurate and reliable financial reports for decision making by the Board.
•    To conduct reviews and evaluations for cost control/ reduction opportunities and prepare economic reports
•    Ensure production and review of monthly Management accounts and associated reconciliations within the specified monthly deadlines
•    To maintain proper books of account according to the Cooperative Societies Act, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), other legislations and

Regulatory requirements
 To implement necessary types of internal controls, financial or otherwise
•    To develop and maintain efficient cash flow management techniques to meet daily cash demands by customers in FOSA and BOSA
•    To liaise with Government and other regulatory bodies in all matters related to taxes, collection of outstanding debts and accounting reporting
•    Analyze market and competitor trends
•    To maintain proper and up to date registers of fixed assets, fixed deposits, investments, Board of Directors allowances
•    Manage the staff payroll
•    To manage the development and introduction of new investment opportunities, projects, liaise with external financiers and donors for the generation of expanded revenues for the SACCO
•    To implement recommendations from government regulatory bodies, BOD, internal and external audit reports based on agreements arrived at with BOD
•    A Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Administration degree (Finance or Accounting) or its equivalent from a recognized University
•    CPA (K)
•    Member of a relevant professional body
Skills and Desired Qualities:
 High financial management capability.
•    Judgment and decision-making ability
•    Strong analytical, financial reporting, and presentation skills with the ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely
•    Accuracy and attention to detail
•    High leadership and administrative capacity
•    Ability to plan and execute tasks with minimal supervision
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Good IT skills and Proficient in Microsoft office suite
Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Branch Manager

Position Summary:
Responsible for the day to day running of the branch office
Title    Branch Manager
Job Reference No.    BM/QS/01/2020
Location    Wundanyi, Voi, Taveta, Mwatate
Type of engagement  Permanent
•    Responsible for Strategic Plan implementation at the Branch level
•    Ensure human resource development and training for branch staff in liaison with the HR Manager
•    Ensure adherence to the established Code of Conduct
•    Ensure compliance with the Act, Regulations, Co-operative Act, Rules By laws and any other applicable laws at the Branch
•    To cause to keep proper books of records and register and have custody of all funds, securities, valuable papers and other assets of the specific branch
•    To attend Board of Directors meetings when required
•    Chair branch staff meetings
•    To represent the Society in business transactions and any other transaction authorized by the Board of Directors and the  CEO
•    Ensure adequate insurance is in place to protect the assets of the Society in the specific branch against potential loss
•    Conduct staff appraisals at the Branch
•    Any other duty that may be assigned by the Board of Directors.
•    Business related degree or its equivalent
•    Relevant professional qualification
•    Diploma in Cooperative management/ Banking or its equivalent will be an added advantage
Skills and Desired Qualities:
•    Judgment and decision-making ability
•    Ability to handle difficult customers with diplomacy and tact
•    Accuracy and attention to detail
•    High financial management capability
•    High leadership and administrative capacity.
•    Excellent communication skills.
•    Proficient in Microsoft office suite
Minimum 3 years relevant experience

Executive Secretary

Job Reference No. ES/QS/01/2020
Location Wundanyi
Type of engagement  Permanent

  • To manage the C.EO’s  diary/itinerary and facilitate his work plan
  • To schedule and co-ordinate Board meetings
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive documents/reports for board/C.E.O for flow of information;
  • Responsible for safe custody of Board/C.E.O confidential files and documents; ensure minimum delay in retrieval when required
  • Book and coordinate the C.E.O’s /Board travel itinerary both local and international trips and ensuring that all expenses related to the trips are processed;
  • Handling mail and correspondences
  • Screening calls, e-mails, receiving clients from all levels of seniority and directing them to appropriate sections for actions and feed-back.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the C.E.O
  • Degree in a business related field
Skills and Desired Qualities
  • Listening Skills
  • People management
  • Computer skills,
  • Report writing skills
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience

Assistant Internal Auditor

Job Reference No. AIA/QS/01/2020
Location  Wundanyi
Type of engagement Permanent
  • Checking end of day transactions
  • Identify audit issues and report to  Internal Audit Manager
  • Checking on loans stoppage
  • Assist in preparing audit reports, queries and observations
  • Assist in the preparation of audit manual detailing and audit plans
  • Carryout post audit to ascertain compliance
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Internal Audit Manager
  • A Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Administration degree (Finance or Accounting or Auditing) or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • CPA (K)
  • CISA will be added advantage
Skills and Desired Qualities
  • Judgment and decision-making ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Self-driven and work with minimal supervision
  • Risk analysis skills
  • Advanced report writing and presentation skills
  • Good IT skills and Proficient in Microsoft office suite
  • Unquestionable integrity
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
How To Apply
Online applications can be sent to and MUST clearly state the Job Title and Reference number as the subject. All applications must be received by 31st January 2020.

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