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Accountant Job in Kikuyu Kenya

NRS Sacco is a growing financial institution currently with over 7,000 members. 

And that is why we need to recruit a larger team into the organization to help us realize NRS mission and vision as we expand nationally.

We are therefore looking for qualified candidates to fill in the following position:

Duties and Responsibilities
Reports to the C.E.O.
Ensure that there is a structure for the financial management team with clearly defined roles and responsibilities to adequately support sound financial management.
Plans, organizes and implements accounting operations and objectives; coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of established goals and objectives.
Supervises, trains and evaluates accounting professionals, and entry level accounting and support staff.
Ensures all functions and programs planned are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound fiscal control.
Regularly review and address the developments in financial management systems to ensure the most appropriate technological support for financial management practices.
Timely preparing, updating, financial reports to be submitted to the Sacco Regulatory body on 15th of every month without fail.
Preparing financial statements including income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows on a monthly basis, and report the same to the C.E.O. by 10th of every month.
Prepare and analyze on a quarterly basis the society business plans and budget.
Report on a monthly basis, liquidity level of the society at branch level, and advice the C.E.O. on a quarterly basis through a strategic financial plan on ways to address constant liquidity that would meet high loan demands.
To constantly maintain at least 20% of revenue income as liquidity to finance institutional activities and operations.
Performs highly complex accounting work according to generally accepted accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines, and regulatory requirements applicable to the work.
To timely advice the credit sub-committee on liquidity levels to enable them to make decisions on dates of loan appraisals.
To ensure that monthly loan demands are efficiently met by timely reporting of any anomaly before disbursement.
Prepares critical fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports, draft and revised codes and ordinances.
Generates various complex system reports or audits calculations and ensures accuracy, e.g., billing, payroll processing, and accounts payable.
Maintains and reconciles balance sheet accounts for all funds with assistance from accounting support personnel.
Plans, manages, coordinates, and implements the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts standard internal audits of various accounting records.
Prepares budget forms for distribution at the beginning of the budget process; prepares fund summaries.
Ensures adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work.
Performs verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/receipts/balances according to department checks and balances procedures.
Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.
Provides technical accounting support and interpretation to management and employees.
Attends and represents department at various executive meetings for the dissemination of information; prepares management meetings for dissemination of information; serves as a member of various employee committees.
Coordinates activities with other departments and work groups as needed.
Link financial and management reporting issues to gain a better understanding of the organization and the relationship between the organization’s day-to-day operations and the achievement of corporate goals and objectives;
Increase management understanding of financial issues through being an advocate of the value of linking financial and operational information for decision-making purposes;
Focus more on measuring and controlling business risk through an effective financial risk management framework.
Come up with at least three other sources of revenue every quarter.
Ensure obligations under taxation legislation are met.
Be responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the chart of accounts.
Review financial reports to ensure that the information is endorsed as to its completeness, reliability and accuracy.
Creation of, and support of, performance management systems to my department that link both qualitative and quantitative key performance indicators to the outcomes of the organization.
Any other duties that may be assigned by the C.E.O.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must be a CPA (K) and registered with ICPAK
  • Must be knowledgeable with the new SASRA regulations
  • Experience in a comparable position with similar responsibilities in a SACCO or in like organizations for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Proficiency in Sacco Accounting Management Software is a must.
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Demonstration of team building, leadership skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Age between 30-40 years
Application letter must be Hand Written. 

Please note, only hand written applications will be considered.

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may send their applications enclosing copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees to reach the undersigned on or before 14th February 2013 by noon. 

All applications received after that shall not be considered.
For more information please contact the C.E.O. on

Send applications to:

The Chief Executive Officer
NRS Sacco Ltd.
P.O. Box 575-00902
Ondiri building.

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