Monday, June 17, 2013

Accounting Jobs in Kenya - Tai Sacco Society Limited

Tai Sacco Society Limited is a leading Sacco with a countrywide network. 
Its seeks to recruit dynamic and suitably qualified professionals to the below listed post.

Debt Collection Officer

Reporting to Credit Officer

  • Will be responsible for developing and executing the Society’s recovery and debt collection efforts.
  • Monitoring and rehabilitating delinquent accounts
  • Responsible for maximizing recoveries from written off accounts.
  • Monitor, coordinate all branches in sending notices to delinquent members and make prompt follow ups on the same.
  • Work closely with debt collection agencies to maximize recoveries.
  • Expected to maintain a low net bad debt and being resourceful in using different tactics in getting recoveries and handle different or difficult situations when necessary.
  • Ensure company debts are recovered on time and efficiently.
  • Develop relationships with the police, local administration and other government agencies necessary to aid collection.
  • Coordinate daily execution of debt follow up by phone, visits and recovery.
  • Oversee disposal of recovered assets.
  • Responsible of negotiating repayment plans with delinquent members.
  • Tracing missing debtors
  • To maintain an updated database of all assigned accounts and collections done with specific dates.
  • Represent the Sacco in court in matters of Debt Disputes.
Minimum Requirements
  • Must be aged between 28 – 40 years.
  • At least a diploma in credit management from a recognized Institution, however a degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years experience in debt collection, preferably in a Sacco
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.
  • Should be a self motivated team player who enjoys negotiating with customers for win-win situations.
  • Must have proven ability to develop relationships with agencies necessary to make recovery work successfully.
  • Must have ability to work with strict deadlines
  • Good negotiation and mathematical skills are also required.
  • Administrative and computer skills required
2) Micro Finance Officer

Job Description:

As an experienced and highly driven microfinance professional, you will play a key role in shaping the expansion of Tai Sacco’s Micro Finance department. 
You will be responsible for ensuring the healthy growth of the Sacco’s portfolio, by driving and coordinating selection, development and monitoring efforts.

Tasks / Responsibilities:
  • Selection of customers
  • Help set the strategy for growth
  • Grow portfolio of quality MF customers
  • Undertake due diligence and complete financial analysis on potential customers
  • Present potential customers to the Credit manager and recommend risk rating
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of customers’ business plans, financial projections and support requirements
  • Define work plan and manage field work based on portfolio priorities
  • Ensure portfolio quality through effective monitoring, evaluation and follow up
  • Ensure due diligence through regular communications and  site visits
  • Strengthen customer capacity by providing training & support
Mandatory Skills / Qualifications / Experience
  • Professional experience of three years in an MFI, bank or management consulting firm
  • A diploma in Micro Finance Management or Credit Management from a recognized Institution. A degree is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of microfinance best practices and familiarity with microfinance methodologies
  • Experience with due diligence and portfolio management analytical tools and methodologies
  • Strong management skills and ability to deliver results on multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to work collaboratively and present to large groups publicly
  • Experience with managing small teams and with developing staff and partners
  • Ability to interact effectively with people of other cultures, capacities, and organizations
  • Strong interpersonal and speaking skills
Key competences in the above mentioned posts:
  • Target drive and result oriented.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have good judgment and able to listen and determine customers stakeholders needs.
  • Must be a good team player.
  • Must possess leadership skills and must be ready to work with no supervision.
  • Must be mature, creative and flexible.
  • Should be resilient under pressure and ready to work under strict deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of Co-operative movement will be an added advantage.
3) Direct Marketers 
Tai Sacco Society is a leading Sacco with a countrywide network.

We are seeking to recruit a team of result oriented Direct Marketers to be stationed in Thika and Ruiru

Reporting to the marketing manager, successful candidates will be responsible for Membership recruitment, opening Fosa Accounts and any other assignments in their areas of jurisdiction.

Qualifications & Skills
  • Diploma in any business related field.
  • A degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.
  • Two years experience in Direct Marketing.

The successful candidates will be offered competitive retainer plus commission on targets achieved.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), not later than 19th June 2013, to:

The Chairman,
Tai Sacco Society Ltd.
P.O. Box 718-00260

Our Email Address: or
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