Microfinance Jobs in Kenya – Stima SACCO

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Society Vision: To redefine financial wellness
Stima Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited (Stima Sacco) is a leading country-wide, fast growing and licensed DTS (Deposit Taking Sacco) with an asset base of Kshs. 27bn, a loan book of Kshs. 23bn.
The SACCO has a membership of over 100,000 derived from Energy, Education, Utilities and Services, Small and Micro enterprises (SMEs) among other sectors.
Its key priority in the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan is to transform its business model and grow the business through innovative products, unparalleled customer service, aggressive resource mobilization and expanded distribution channels.
In order to achieve the planned growth, the Sacco is looking for qualified and competent person to fill the following vacancy:
Accounts Assistant
Job Summary: Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the job holder will be responsible for the following:
Job Profile
Key Responsibilities
1.       Obtain on a daily basis, the statements of the Sacco’s accounts in favour of which standing orders and or direct debits are effected on the Society Back Office Current Account
2.      Ensure all entries in the bank statements have been entered in the cash books, particularly, standing orders and direct debits must be posted daily to the respective cash books and the subsequent members’, debtors or income accounts etc.
3.      Keep an updated list of non-check off members and ensure their remittances are monitored daily.
4.      Keep an updated list of standing orders, direct debits, and any and other form of remittances outside the Check-off system.
5.      Monitor the non- check off customers by making telephone calls, visits, e-mails or any other authorized means of communication to ensure that their accounts are performing normally.
6.      Produce relevant reports in respect of non-check off customers, direct debits and standing orders.
7.      Produce monthly direct debit and standing order reports showing among others, all customers on direct debit/standing orders remittance mode, amounts successfully collected/pending reason for non-collection and steps taken to collect.
8.     Conduct timely bank reconciliations and report thereon
9.      Raise journal entries, adjustments, corrections and any necessary amendments to the accounts.
10.  Attend to any other duties that you may be allocated.
Qualifications
·         Bachelors’ degree from a recognized institution.
·         Diploma in business management or Banking in combination with 3 years qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.

·         Professional: CPA III or equivalent required;
·         Minimum two (2) years relevant experience at an equivalent position in a financial institution.
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff;


Branch Manager
Job Summary: Reporting to the Chief Manager Operations, the job holder will be responsible for the smooth running of the branch functionally and administratively.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.       Administering and interpreting policies and procedures.
2.      Implementing and promoting Society products and services.
3.      Monitoring and ensuring the accuracy of all branch transactions.
4.      Monitoring cash levels held at the vault and by tellers on daily basis.
5.      Ensuring effective and efficient customer service delivery and in particular ensuring compliance with the Society’s Customer Service Charter.
6.      Ensuring security of employees, cash and other valuable Society assets and documents.
7.      Ensuring compliance with the relevant statutory, legal and regulatory requirements in execution of branch operations.
8.     Ensuring compliance with occupational, safety and health requirements.
9.      Liaising with the function heads and other relevant stakeholders on issues relating to the branch.
10.  Reporting in accordance with the laid down Society’s reporting structures.
11.   Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.
Key Qualification
·         Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
·         Certified Professional Banker or other related professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
·         Proficiency in computer skills.
·         Previous experience of working with an ERP system preferred.
·         Minimum five (5) years relevant experience at supervisory level in the banking sector.
·         Sound knowledge of Banking and Sacco laws and regulations.
·         A person of integrity, team player with effective communication skills.
·         Strategic thinker with good commercial acumen and ability to identify economic opportunities in changing environment and capitalize on them.
·         Conversant with current trends in consumer banking with a strong commercial orientation.
·         Customer focused – striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation.
·         Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team management skills.
Qualified applicants should send their Application Letter and Detailed CVs to branchmanager@stima-sacco.com on or before 5pm on 26th January 2018 indicating the position applied for as the subject line.
Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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