Finance Assistant /Administrator (NITA - U SACCO)

NITA- U SAACO invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the position of Finance Assistant /Administrator.

JOB TITLE: FINANCE ASSISTANT/ADMINISTRATOR
REPORTS TO: SACCO BOARD
DURATION: 1 YEAR CONTRACT (RENEWABLE)

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure accurate and proper management of NITA-U SACCO activities and running.
Key Results Area/Accountabilities

• Ensuring timely and accurate recording of all transactions.
• Honouring members’ requests for funds from savings in a timely and efficient manner
• Prepare all relevant documents to support the smooth functioning of the SACCO including but not limited to policies, manuals and forms.
• Updating member’s accounts and informing them on the status of their accounts quarterly
• Reconciling all Check-offs and other remittances with ledgers and member Accounts.
• Performing Bank Reconciliations and other Account Reconciliation.
• Assist the Board to implement Checks and Controls.
• Preparation of the Sacco Budget and monitoring of the budget
• Ensuring that all transactions involving the Sacco expenditure are properly authorized.
• Advising the SACCO Board on the day to day SACCO Business.
• Preparing members loan application forms and ensuring proper documentation and filing of all documents.
• Receiving members Savings, share capital and receipting all and ensuring all funds are banked on time
• Producing timely reports including loan analysis sheets every month and annual financial reports.
• Preparation of all SACCO Meetings and following up on agreed actions
• Undertaking promotional activities to grow SACCO membership and uptake of products.
• Performing any other duties as may be required from time to time
Qualifications
• Degree with honours in BCOM, BBA accounting, Bachelors of Finance and Accounting from a recognised University is a requirement.
• An Accounting qualification i.e. CPA, ACCA will be an added advantage

Skills
• Good communication and analytical skills with track record of ability to meet strict reporting deadlines.
• Computer skills (Preferably Microsoft office Applications).
• Ability to work on own initiative;
• Excellent business acumen.
• Capacity to establish credibility, and trust and partnership.
• Analytical and problem –solving skills.
• Excellent communication and report writing skills;

Experience
• At least one year working experience with a reputable organization.
• Experience of Accounts Assistant/cashier is an added advantage.

Interested applicants should deliver the application letters, curriculum vitae to the address below not later than 22nd November 2018 (17.00hrs) Kampala time.

The Chairperson
NITA-U SACCO
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (Former Lugogo bypass)
P.o Box 33151, Kampala, Uganda
Telephone : +256 417 801012

General Secretary