Wednesday, January 9, 2013


 The Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Co-operatives (KUSCCO) Limited is the umbrella organisation of savings and credit co-operatives in Kenya whose mission is to empower SACCOs through advocacy and provision of quality, diversified, innovative and market-driven financial and technical services.

We have been retained by one of our clients, a leading SACCO in Nairobi to recruit a SACCO Manager

Ref: UB/SM/01/2012

Reporting to the Sacco Management Board the job holder is responsible for day to day Sacco operations.


The office holder is an accountant and administrative Officer who manages the SACCO activities in collaboration with the SACCO Management 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 Sacco’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 Sacco to the board.
    Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Required Academic and professional Qualifications;

    University Degree in Commerce/Finance /Accounting
    CPA ( K)
    Qualifications in Sacco operations, Diploma in cooperative management, Business Management, Micro Finance, Entrepreneurship or any other relevant field would be an added advantage.

Other Requirements

    At least 3 years’ experience in Sacco/financial management position.
    Two years minimum experience with a reputed Sacco at Management level.
    Age between 30 - 45 yrs.
    Computer skills (Ms Word, Excel);
    Working experience with Navision software is mandatory
    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

Applications can also be sent to or hand delivered to our offices at KUSCCO Centre, 4th floor on Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upperhill, opposite the Teachers Service Commission.


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