Accountant Job in Kenya

REF: (CCBI/ACC/06/24)

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in overall financial management in the preparation of Sacco’s financial statements, budget formulation and Sacco investment strategy.
  • Preparation of timely, consistent and accurate financial statements in accordance with Sacco’s policies and procedures and statutory reporting.
  • Interpretation of financial information to the Board.
  • Monitoring cash flows and conducting forecasts that provide guidance to the Sacco in planning and decision-making.
  • Initiate and implement sound management policies to ensure accounting processes and procedures are effective, with performance monitoring systems that comply with prudential regulatory standards and risk management strategies.
  • Establish good working relations with professionals (bankers, auditors or statutory organizations) and regulators such as SASRA that support growth of a vibrant financial institution.
  • Timely submission of regulatory reports
  • Update the Sacco Board and management on changes in legislation or regulations that may affect business operations.
  • Overseeing Human Resource management and development
  • Organizing all Board and subcommittee meetings, AGMs and SGMs, supervisory and joint
    meetings as well as any other special or impromptu meetings
  • Keeping minutes of all general meetings and meetings of the Board of Directors
  • Performing such other duties as may be directed by the Board of Directors

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or a related field preferably Bcom or BBM/ (Finance and Accounting) option
  • A professional accounting qualification CPA K or ACCA
  • Diploma in Cooperative Management will be an added advantage
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Financial Management in a financial institution.
  • Preferably a member in good standing with ICPAK or an equivalent professional body.
  • Sound knowledge of Banking and Sacco laws and regulations
  • A person of integrity, a team player with effective communication skills
  • Strategic thinker with good commercial judgment and the ability to identify economic opportunities in a changing environment and capitalize on them
  • Sound judgment and decision-making ability on lending across all sectors
  • Customer-focused – striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and team management skills

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants are requested to click on the link below fill out the online application form and submit it by 11th July 2024. Any applications received after the closing date shall not be accepted. Interested and qualified? Go to Co-operative Bank of Kenya on to apply