Financial Services Officer Jobs – Uganda Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU)




Organisation: Uganda
Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager
About US:
Uganda Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU) is the
national apex organization for Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies
(SACCOs) in Uganda. It is registered under the Uganda Cooperative Societies
Statute 1991 and the Uganda Cooperative Regulations 1992.
Job Summary: The Financial
Services Officer will be tasked with administering the Union’s regional Office
in line with the set policies and strategic plan, undertake and ensure UCSCU’s
presence in the field and financial stability commensurate with the best
interest of the members and employees.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide premier customer services as the
    first line of service for UCSCU’s clients
  • Identify SACCOs in need of technical
    assistance and communicate to the Regional Manager
  • Facilitate training of SACCOs
  • Ensure that SACCOs meet their Union
    obligation timely.
  • Market UCSCU products and services
  • Mobilise SACCOs to save and or invest in
    Central Finance Facility
  • Mobilise SACCOs to participate in UCSCU
    trainings, forums, and other technical services offerings
  • Identify and assess SACCOs for CFF
  • Advise management on salient issues facing
    SACCO development and Union business
  • Take part in the preparation and effective
    implementation of regional work plan and budgets
  • Assist in the establishment of SACCOs and
    strengthen them in service provision to their members
  • Monitor SACCO activities
  • Promotion of SACCOs and educating
    potential clients
  • Participate in the development of training
    materials for educating SACCos
  • Provide spot checks and monitoring of all
    SACCOs  and data collection
  • Work with other stake holders to ensure
    that SACCOs are in compliance with the Co-operative ACT, regulations,
    By-laws, policies, resolutions and performance standards set by the Union
    and or industry
  • Any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should have hold an
    internationally recognised professional accounting certification and / or
    be a member of auditing bodies (ICPA, CIA, CCA, etc)
  • Possession of a post graduate
    qualification in a relevant field is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience in SACCO
    industry while working with a reputable financial institution or
    preferably Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (SACCO) or private
    commercial organisation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications together with details and updated CVs with copies of all academic
documents and mobile telephone numbers addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Uganda Cooperative Savings and Credit Union Ltd,
Plot 239 Bombo Road, Maganjo,
P.O. Box 6203, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 6th March
2017

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