SACCO Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Our Client is a professionally managed Savings and Credit Co-operative (SACCO) Society with offices located within the Nairobi Central Business District. 
The Sacco which has a membership of around 3,000 located countrywide wishes to recruit a professional to fill the following vacant position;
Finance Manager

Ref: FM/CBS/01/14

The Position

Reporting to the General Manager, the Finance Manager shall be responsible for;

  • Providing leadership and mentorship to the assigned team to meet departmental and society’s objectives.
  • Reviewing and formulating finance and accounting policies, procedures and practises.
  • Budgeting and trend forecasting to guide the SACCO management and Board of Directors to achieve business objectives.
  • Effective management and use of Sacco financial resources and assets.
  • Financial analysis, reporting and interpretation to assist in decision making.
  • Keeping the Society’s management abreast of changes, financial regulation & legislation and recommending on compliance.
  • Facilitate all payments from and receipts into the Society.
  • Reconciliation of all Society’s accounts and records.
  • Preparation of timely and accurate financial and management reports.
  • Liaise with external auditor to facilitate timely audit.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the General Manager.
The Candidate

The suitable candidate must possess the following qualifications;

  • A business related degree from a recognized institution.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Minimum Aggregate of C+ in KCSE with C+ in Mathematics and English (Or equivalent)
  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a similar position in a busy financial institution preferably within the co-operative movement.
  • Diploma/ Degree in co-operative management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 30 years of age.
  • Membership to a professional body e.g. ICPAK
Skills & Competencies
  • Advanced Computer literacy in accounting packages. A hands-on experience with Microsoft Navision shall be preferable.
  • Ability to conduct and present financial analysis, financial projection and budgeting.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills.
NB: This position demands high level of integrity beyond reproach

The Application

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, quoting the job reference as the subject header to; so as to reach us by 29th  January 2014.

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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