Chai Sacco Branch Treasury Accountants Jobs-September 2015


Chai SACCO Society Ltd is a leading deposit taking Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Ltd with nationwide membership.

The SACCO has two fully pledged branches in Nairobi and Litein, and a marketing Office in Mombasa.

We are looking for self-driven and results-oriented persons to fill the following positions:-

Job Title: Branch Treasury Accountants
Department: Branch Operations

Position reports to: Branch Manager

Position Supervises: Tellers / Cashiers

Purpose of the Job: To oversee all treasury functions at the branch level in order to ensure effective running of the branch

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities are;

Operational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling the treasury i.e. the lock code and the keys and giving out money to the tellers as well carrying out reconciliations on closure.
  • Reconcile daily cash collections and preparation of cash summaries/ daily cash report
  • Coordinate cash in transit services
  • Investigate cash variances and ensure timely resolution
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for review by the Branch Manager
  • Participate in month-end close processes by providing relevant treasury data
  • Supervise tellers/cashiers and ensure they adhere to work schedule
  • Make cash payments as may be required
  • Issue petty cash to staff and ensure timely accounting for the same
  • Verify petty cash vouchers for proper documentation
  • Ensure security and safe keeping of cheques and receipt books
  • Maintaining both BOSA & FOSA cheque register
  • Support the Branch Operations officer in enforcing internal controls and procedures to promote more effective and efficient operations.
  • Participate in annual audits as may be directed
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Result Areas:

The jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows;

  • Safe custody of cash
  • Accurate financial documentation
  • Positive corporate image
  • Safety of accountable documents
  • Timely banking

Knowledge and Skills Required:

The job holder must possess

  • A Bachelors Degree in Business or related field
  • A minimum CPA finalist
  • At least 3 years experience
  • Membership of a recognized professional accounting institute is an added advantage
  • Certification in Computer Packages.
  • Must have attention to detail and a team player.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed financial and analytical abilities with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria may submit their applications with a detailed CV, copies of their certificates & national ID, and names and contacts of three referees, expected remuneration and daytime telephone contacts in a cleared marked envelope “APPLICATION FOR ……” to: The Chief Executive Officer,
Chai SACCO Society Ltd,
KTDA Plaza, 4th Floor,
P.O. Box 278-00200,
Nairobi. Application deadline: Wednesday, 23rd September 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Chai Sacco is an equal opportunity employer.