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Legal Manger Opening, Manager Finance and Accounts,

LEGAL MANAGER, JOB GRADE MNS 8 – MNS/HR/12/2021 (1 POST)  Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Developing, reviewing and implementing the Legal policies, procedures, strategies, standards and guidelines in line with the overall corporate plan;
  • Advising and representing the society on legal matters;
  • Drafting contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUS) and other legal documents on behalf of the society;
  • Initiating required legislation amendments for the promotion of the society’s activities;
  • Liaising with external lawyers and the Attorney General on legal matters and operations;
  • Facilitating compliance with all legal requirements on behalf of the society;
  • Conducting field visits and investigation missions;
  • Conducting research on legal issues falling within the society’s mandate;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Attending to court cases on behalf of the society;
  • preparing divisional monthly performance reports;
  • Managing the individual and divisional performance targets; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the Division.

 (b)   Requirements for Appointment

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For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of three years in the grade of Assistant Legal Manager or in a comparable position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of nine (9) years, three (3) of which must in management level;
  • Have Bachelor of Laws Degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Masters degree in Law (LLB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Council for Legal Education;
  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Have a Current Advocates Practicing Certificate;
  • Be a Member to the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPS (K);
  • Have Certificate Corporate Governance from a recognized institution;
  • Be Proficient in computer applications; and

Have Demonstrated outstanding professional and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results.

MANAGER, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS, MNS GRADE 8- MNS/HR/03/2021 (1 POST)

  • Job Description

The Manager, Finance and Accounts,will be responsible to the Chief Manager Finance, Treasury and Investment for the overall management and coordination of the Finance and Accounts Function. Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Coordinating development, implementation and review of the Sacco financial management policies, standards, guidelines and procedures;
  • Coordinating receipt, management and disbursement of the Sacco funds;
  • Spearheading design of financial strategies and forecasting financial requirements;
  • Guiding in the development of sound financial management systems for the Sacco to ensure transparency and efficiency;
  • Identifying sources of funding for Sacco activities and projects and developing action plans;
  • Coordinating preparation of the Sacco budgets, controlling and monitoring implementation and ensuring expenditure is in line with the strategic and operational plans of the Society;
  • Overseeing proper maintenance of the societies books of accounts in compliance with the relevant legislation, regulation, procedures and guidelines;
  • Ensuring effective management of cash flow and verification of cash flow analysis;
  • Coordinating development and implementation of banking services for Sacco funds;
  • Ensuring timely reconciliation of all revenues collected and maintaining up-to-date records of funds;
  • Authorizing and approving payments;
  • Ensuring discipline in financial management and reporting on the Society’s financial performance on periodic basis;
  • Ensuring compliance with financial procedures and policies in the management of the Society’s funds;
  • Collaborating with External Auditors and SASRA to ensure that all financial transactions are in compliance with existing regulatory instruments and accounting standards;
  • Collaborating with various financial institutions and capital markets for funding of the Society’s development plans and investments;
  • Preparing and filing of statutory reports and returns in compliance with the relevant regulations;
  • Preparing annual financial statements and reports in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations;
  • Coordinating preparation of Departmental work plans, procurement plans, budgets and reports; and
  • Building capacity and managing performance of the Department.

(b)     Job Specifications

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For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Assistant Manager, Finance and Accounts for a minimum period three (3) years;
  • Have Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounts (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Administration (Accounting Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Have Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: – Business Administration/Management, Commerce, , Finance, Project Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Certified Public Accountants – Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kenya (ICPAK) or any other relevant professional body;
  • Certificate in Corporate Governance Course from a recognized institution. from a recognized institution;
  • Be proficient in computer applications; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and results.

How to apply:
Interested candidates can view detailed job descriptions at www.mwalimunational.coop under careers and send their application letters, updated CV, copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned through hr@mwalimunational.coop on or before Monday, 18th October 2021 at 5.00pm.

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