Career Opportunities at Ukulima Sacco Society Limited

Ukulima Sacco is one of the leading  national Sacco Society in Kenya with its headquarters in Nairobi and branch network in Kisumu, Mombasa, Eldoret  and  whose purpose is to empower members drawn from virtually all government ministries, Public Corporations, Institution of higher learning, private companies through provision of quality financial services.

Currently the Society is seeking additional talent in the roles outlined below:

1. Internal Auditor I

One Position
 
Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager

Main Duties
  • Assisting in preparation of audit programmes and carrying out routine audit within the Society’s operations and activities;
  • Recommending systems of internal controls and checks;
  • Implementing the recommendations of the external auditors;
  • Carrying out audit investigations, undertaking financial, operational and investigative audits;
  • Assist in designing, developing and updating the internal audit manual detailing audit plans;
  • Assist in preparing audit reports, queries and observations;
  • Facilitating the periodic review of internal control systems to ensure their adequacy to prevent errors and irregularities;
  • Carrying out a review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems;
  • Ascertaining compliance with established, policies, plans, procedures and processes in the Society;
  • Reviewing and appraising the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting financial and other operating controls and promoting effective controls;
Academic/Professional Qualifications
  • Be in possession of Bachelor in Commerce or Business Administration (accounting / finance option) and CPA III with 2 years of relevant experience in a similar position or;
  • CPA III and diploma in Cooperative Management or Cooperative Audit with 3 years relevant experience.
  • Be in possession of CISA Certification
2. ICT Officer II 

One Position

Reporting to the
ICT Officer 1-

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implementing computer programs
  • Providing users Support and maintaining support systems
  • Training of users in computers skill and computerized related systems usage
  • Supervising the repairing and maintaining of Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipments and associated peripherals
  • Receiving, installing of ICT equipments
  • Configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network
  • Logging of problems, drawing and scheduling preventive maintenance
  • Assisting in carrying out feasibilities studies as assigned
  • Participate in project wok as assigned
Academic/Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology from a recognised university with 3 years similar experience in a comparable organization
  • A+, N+, and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) qualifications essential
  • Demonstrated expertise in configuring, installing and troubleshooting
  • Experience with website development, HTML and SQL a plus Knowledge of DNS, TCP/IP and other networking concepts required
  • Working knowledge and expertise in configuring, installing and troubleshooting financial systems such as Microsoft Navision
3. Accountant III

2 Positions

Reporting to the Accountant 11

Main Duties
  • Maintaining and updating the general Ledger;
  • Updating cashbooks, Petty Cashbooks and preparation of Bank Reconciliation statements;
  • Controlling of all accounting documents including assets;
  • Supervising cash office and cheque writing operations;
  • Authorization of refunds.
Academic/Professional Qualifications
  • CPA II and diploma in Cooperative / Business Management with 3 years relevant experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial and accounting software packages and high level of computer literacy.
4.Internal Auditor III 

1 Position

Reporting to the Internal Auditor 11

Main Duties
  • Carrying out audit investigations, undertaking financial, operational and investigative audits;
  • Implementing of the recommendations of the external auditors;
  • Assist in the preparation of audit manual detailing and audit plans;
  • Assist in preparing audit reports, queries and observations;
  • Facilitating the periodic review of internal control systems to ensure their adequacy to prevent errors and irregularities;
Academic / Professional Qualifications
  • CPA II and diploma in Cooperative Management or Cooperative Audit with 2 years relevant experience
  • Computer proficiency is a must
5. Credit Assistants 

Four Positions

Definition and purpose of the Position:

The position of credit officer is for the purpose of planning, managing and controlling the micro finance activities at the regions in accordance with policies and procedures established by the management.

Reporting to the Credit Manager

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinating the micro credit Activity in the region
  • Supervising the field officers
  • Support income generation for enterprise and help build financially self sufficient income
  • Manage funds adequately enough to meet future cash needs in consultation with finance department
  • Develop financial/credit management systems and the skills required to run a successful operations
  • Identify market gap when providing micro credit services
  • Identify donors who are active in micro-finance and who might provide support or funding
  • Acquire and develop a portfolio of qualified borrowers through controlled and timely analysis of applicant's creditworthiness
  • Implement guidelines and for effective management of the accounts processing and credit administration functions established at each region
  • Support appropriate guidelines and procedures for the management and control over micro credit especially for credit assessment and approval processes; credit administration and loan recovery
  • Ensure that micro credit policy is clearly communicated, understood and adhered to by different stakeholders
  • Coordinate mobilization activities and marketing of micro credit services
  • Monitor risks exposure, portfolio composition and adequacy of provisioning levels
Academic / professional qualifications
  • CPA Part 1 and two years experience  in relevant  similar institution and
  • KCSE qualification C plain
  • Diploma in business/credit/ cooperative  and Possession of professional qualification in credit management will be an added advantage
  • Computer Proficiency is a must
6. Field Officers / Marketing Representatives

Four Positions

Reporting to the Credit officer
  • Offering liaison services including sensitization, recruitment, training, giving loans and   collection of loans and savings
  • Attending micro credit group weekly meetings
  • Maintaining group savings and credit records of all members
  • Collecting, delivering  and banking the weekly group contributions , loans repayments and   associated interest All delivered to the members/customer’s premises
  • Communication micro credit policy and other procedures manuals and ensuring adherence to  by different stakeholders.
  • Timely reporting on the performance of the groups
  • Identify market gap when providing micro credit services.
Academic / professional qualifications
  • Certificate in business/credit/cooperative management with 2 years experience in a similar field
  • Certificate in sales and marketing
  • KCSE qualification C-  ( C Minus)
  • Computer Proficiency is a must
The above positions will be on two years renewable contract

7. Point of Sales Officers 

2 Positions

Reporting to: ATM & E-Banking Officer

Duties and responsibilities
  • Receiving cash deposits from customers and processing the same
  • Payment of withdrawals
  • Cash management of the POS and ensuring the amount held is within the insured limits
  • Preparation and filing of daily reports and reconcile the same
  • Ensure the cash box has been locked up in the drawers before closing the day
  • Marketing of the SACCOs products and Services
  • Ensuring that the sales/revenue targets are met;
  • Attending to customers queries
  • Giving of account balances etc
  • Attend to M-pesa customers
Academic / Professional Requirements:
  • KCSE C-
  • Certificate in Co-operative Management with 2 years relevant experience and satisfactory service or:
  • CCA with 3 years or ACNC/KATC Final
  • Computer Proficiency a must
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application  stating your suitability, a detailed curriculum vitae,  current remuneration, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card, to  reach the Society  on or before 8th March  2013  noon and addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Ukulima Sacco Society Limited
P. O. Box 44071-00100,
Nairobi.

Note: Only Short listed candidates will be contacted

The Ukulima Sacco Society Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, and offers competitive remuneration packages to successful applicants. 

We value the diversity of individuals, creativity, innovation and continuous growth  

Postbank is a leading Savings Bank, with a National Branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services.

We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven people to fill the following position within our organization.

Manager, Treasury 

(PB 4)
 
Position Function
 
To take charge of the treasury activities of the Bank and put in place adequate plans and policies that will ensure the effective management of investments, the availability of cash and management of creditors and debtors.
 
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Cash Management including cashflow forecasting
  • Identify and actively pursue investment opportunities that will deliver maximum returns for the Bank
  • Ensure adequate cash management controls and ensure compliance so as to secure the Bank cash resources
  • To ensure compliance with Statutory requirements as pertains to KRA, NSSF, NHIF RBA amongst others
  • Establish credit limits, negotiate credit terms and regularly monitor for compliance to stipulated requirements and to ascertain that the Bank continually meets its obligations
  • Negotiate interest rates, services, transaction charges, forex rates etc with other Banks and financial/lending institutions
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree preferably in Accounting, Finance and Economics
  • CPA(K), ACCA or CFA
  • Computer literacy
  • Senior Management courses and seminar
  • Working analytical, negotiations, communication and leadership skills
  • 7 years accounting experience in a busy Financial Institution and at least 3 years’ experience in a busy treasury and investment function
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications with a detailed CV through the Postbank website www.postbank.co.ke before close of business on Thursday 7th March 2013. 

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted.

Postbank is a leading Savings Bank, with a National Branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services.

We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven people to fill the following position within our organization.

Database & Web Administrator 

(PB 6.1)
 
Position Function
 
Responsible for managing the bank’s databases and development of web based applications.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ensuring that the database is running optimally.
  • Monitoring performance and managing parameters to provide fast query responses to ‘front end’ users.
  • Mapping out the ‘conceptual design’ for planned database in outline.
  • Installing and testing new versions of the Database Management Systems (DMS).
  • Writing database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary.
  • Developing, managing and testing backup and recovery plans.
  • Ensuring that storage, archiving, backup and recovery procedures are functioning correctly as well as controlling access permissions and privileges.
  • Communicating regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
  • Maintaining the Bank’s Website and other Web Based applications.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • 3 years proven track record in ICT; 1 year as a Developer using Oracle.
  • Training in Oracle and UNIX Administration.
  • Training on development using Standards-compliant XHTML and CSS, JavaScript. MS SQL Databases.
  • Training in Data Networks Communication.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications with a detailed CV through the Postbank website www.postbank.co.ke before close of business on Thursday 7th March 2013.

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted.
 
Postbank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.

In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Postbank is a leading Savings Bank, with a National Branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services. 

We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven people to fill the following position within our organization.

Customer Relations Officer / Cashier 

(PB 7)
 
Position Function
 
To coordinate customer relations activities and ensure provision of quality customer service so as to attain high levels of customer satisfaction/expectations and promote good corporate image of the Bank. 

Responsible for ensuring adherence to proper counter procedures and methods of safety, custody, accuracy and maintenance of cash and related assets at the counter
 
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Attending to customer problems and issues by identifying, interpreting and suggesting appropriate remedial measures.
  • Implementing changes to improve customer service.
  • Coordinating and facilitating accounts opening.
  • Facilitating the flow of information between the Bank and its customers.
  • Ensuring brand visibility within the Branch.
  • Analysing and classifying customer complaints, compliments, suggestions and queries and submit regular and timely reports.
  • Perform cashiering duties
  • Custodian of cash and other accountable documents
  • Selling the Bank products
  • Disseminate information to customers on new products
Qualifications
  • Minimum KCSE Level certificate of C+ grade or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Business Management/Administration/Marketing/Banking or a business related field from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in Customer Care/Public Relations/ Communication or equivalent.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of operating systems, products and services.
  • 2 years working experience in Customer Service or related field
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications with a detailed CV through the Postbank website www.postbank.co.ke before close of business on Thursday 7th March 2013. 

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted.

Postbank is a leading Savings Bank, with a National Branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services. 

We wish to recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven people to fill the following position within our organization.

Assistant Maintenance Officer

(PB 6.2)
 
Position Function
 
Carry out preventive maintenance and fault diagnosis on machinery and equipment so as to minimize breakdown and maintenance costs and improve efficiency.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, maintaining, overhauling and repairing machines and equipment in a timely and effective way in order to keep interruptions to a minimum.
  • Requisitioning of spare parts and materials as needed.
  • Identifying unserviceable equipment and inform management for action.
  • Maintaining an awareness of technical, safety, health and environmental standards and ensure compliance at all times.
  • Maintaining and updating maintenance records of all equipment and machines.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • National Diploma in mechanical, electrical engineering or electrical maintenance.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • At least one year experience in job costing and work planning.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications with a detailed CV through the Postbank website www.postbank.co.ke before close of business on Thursday 7th March 2013. 

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted.
 
Postbank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. 

In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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