SACCO Accountant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our Client is a professionally managed medium sized Savings and Credit Co-operative (SACCO) Society with offices located within Nairobi. 
The Sacco which is check-off based with membership of around 800 wishes to recruit a professional to fill the following vacant position;

The successful candidate will report to the General Manager and will be responsible for the following duties for both the Sacco and the Housing Cooperative:-
  • Ensure compliance with the existing accounting policies formulated by the Management Committee and in line with the Cooperative Societies Act, and International Accounting Standards.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate recording of all transactions.
  • Preparation of payments to members and other Creditors
  • Preparing daily, weekly, monthly and final accounts and reports.
  • Preparing and maintaining member’s personal accounts.
  • Reconciling all Check-offs and other remittances with ledgers and member Accounts.
  • Performing Bank Reconciliations and other Account Reconciliation.
  • Assist the Manager to implement Checks and Controls.
  • Supervising all the Society activities when the General Manager is not present.
  • Tax and Statutory deductions administration.
  • Preparation of the Sacco Budget.
  • Ensures that all transactions involving the Sacco expenditure are properly authorized.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Business administration or accounting from a recognised university.
  • CPA (K) or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management will be an added advantage
  • At least three years of experience in a medium to large sized Sacco Society.
  • Proficient in Computerised Accounting Systems.
  • Good communication and analytical skills with track record of ability to meet strict reporting deadlines.
  • Aged between 25-32 years.
If you are interested in the above position, kindly CLICK HERE to download and complete the CCIA Online Recruitment Form / questionnaire and submit as per the instructions contained therein by 20th April, 2016.

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