SACCOS Manager/Accountant

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POSITION: SACCOS Manager/Accountant

LESA SACCO'S intends to recruit a full time Sacco's Manager/Accountant. 
Reporting to the Sacco's Board, the job holder is responsible for day to day Sacco's operations.

The office holder is the manager/an accountant and administrative Officer who manages the SACCO'S activities in collaboration with the SACCO'S Board.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organization's investments and management of balanced investment portfolio.
  • Responsible for the management, development and maintenance of a high performance team by providing good leadership and effective supervision and guidance of staff members under his/her charge.
  • Responsible for the organization's financial planning, forecasting and budgeting.
  • Responsible for management of costs so as to achieve business growth as outlined in the strategic plan
  • Responsible for supporting decision making through preparation, analysis and presentation of comprehensive, timely, reliable and compliant financial reports.
  • Ensure effective implementation of financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Management of the general and subsidiary ledgers in accordance with internationally accepted accounting and financial reporting standards and preparation of final accounts for audit
  • Prepare and analyze on a regular basis the Saccos's business plans, budgetary estimates and provide explanations on variances.
  • Provide support to all other functions to enhance organizational goals. Ensure proper planning and forecasting of Sacco operations.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on performance of the Saccos to the board.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Organize Board meetings, record minutes and follow up on agreed action plans.
  • Ensure all transactions are accurately done, recorded and properly filed (manually / computerized) Competencies
  • Preparing and verifying monthly statement for members and keeping records for the all members.
  • Answering queries regarding work being performed.
  • Prepare and analyze on regular basis the SACCOS' plans, budgetary estimates and provide explanations on variances.
  • Ensuring filling is done in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Reconciling the bank, general and sub-ledger accounts and double checking all reimbursements request against receipts received.
  • Ensuring purchase order, receiving and invoices are matched.
  • Compiling routine numerical information for report purposes by hand and by running routine recurring reports on internal computer records-
  • Performing other general accounting duties as required.
  • Required Academic and professional Qualifications;
  • At least a diploma in Commerce/Finance /Accounting
  • Qualifications in Sacco's operations, Diploma in cooperative management, Business Management, Micro-finance  Marketing, Entrepreneurship or any other relevant field would be an added advantage.

Other Requirements

  • At least 3 years' experience in Sacco's/financial management position.
  • Two years minimum experience with a reputed Sacco's at Management level.
  • Ability to carry out financial analysis, financial projections and budgeting.
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide solutions in line with established Superior knowledge and proficiency in computerized accounting operations Age between 18 - 40 yrs.
  • Computer skills (Ms Word, Excel);
  • Strong leadership skills and decision making ability Excellent analytical skills, self drive and initiative Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Certificate of good conduct

How To Apply:
Online applications can be sent to Board Chairperson Email: lunguya@gmail.com
All applications must be received by 16th June 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 16th Jun , 2013
Source: The Guardian 12th June, 2013



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