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First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited seeks to recruit a proactive and solutions-oriented individual to fill the position of GENERAL MANAGER – FINANCE.




The General Manager - Finance is a member of the Senior Management Team responsible for delivering and achieving overall corporate results.  The Incumbent is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of the Credit Union’s financial strategies and ensuring internal controls are in place to effectively manage its assets and revenues. 

The individual will provide proactive leadership to help the organization achieve sound decision-making related to finance and investments, the deployment of capital to achieve optimum returns and will also provide insightful analytics to support strategic decisions.

Monitoring the progress of various strategic projects and initiatives while leading and motivating team members to uphold high performance standards.

Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Provides strategic management to the finance functions of the credit union and ensures that appropriate controls are in place to ensure the integrity of financial data/reports operational efficiency.
  • Develops and directs the implementation of short and long term strategic financial plans, projects, programs, and systems, as appropriate to the objectives of the Credit Union and evaluates effectiveness.
  • Improve efficiency by implementing new streamline controls and reporting for the Credit Union.
  • Coordinates the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports to be presented to the CEO, Board of Directors and Board Committees.
  • Leads the Credit Union’s annual planning and budgeting process for timely completion, while monitoring performance against budget.
  • Manages the investment portfolio to ensure that optimum returns are attained at minimal risks.
  • Provides strategic consultation and representation to the Chief Executive Officer on financial issues, to include financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue and expense analysis.
  • Maintains awareness of new laws and regulations, and emerging issues and trends and manage the process for responding to new developments e.g. FATCA.
  • Ensures the establishment and maintenance of proper internal controls for the Credit Union.
  • Conducts research and analysis to identify the best practices to optimize operations, coordinating with different departments to gather data, conducting research and analysis to identify new business and investment opportunities.
  • Responsible for the processing of personal data in the organization.
  • Ensure that updated data inventory and data maps are maintained for the Finance Department.
  • Ensure that the data required to fulfil Data Subject Access Request (DSARs) is made available to the DPO in the required format within the timelines indicated.
  • Perform any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Master of Science Banking & Finance or Chartered Accountant designation or a related field
  • Five (5) years' accounting experience at the managerial level, two (2) of which must be in a senior position as a Chartered Accountant
  • Working experience must include exposure to computer operating systems, network management, computer information systems and accounting and auditing systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Required Skills and Specialised Techniques

  • Well-developed human relations skills including the ability to work well with other senior executives and the ability to lead and motivate a team for high performance
  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in financial data analysis, forecasting methods, decision making and problem solving.
  • Strong strategic focus
  • Consistently demonstrates flexibility, resilience and ability to maintain composure, even under difficult circumstances


Interested applicants should send their applications for the attention of the Assistant General Manager-Human Resource Development to hrd@fhccu.com by November 3, 2023.

We thank all applicants for their submission of interest and advise that only short listed applicants will be contacted.


Position Summary:

The Project Manager - Digital Transformation Implementation, will be responsible to champion the execution mandate of digitalizing the operations of the Credit Union to optimize business capabilities, in accordance with the Digital Transformation Strategy Roadmap.

The incumbent will act as a Catalyst/Change Agent in garnering the support of all stakeholders to embrace and support the implementation journey of Digital Transformation.

This position has ultimate responsibility to:

  • Provide effective management and oversight of the Digital Transformation implementation project to ensure the delivery of successful business transformation outcomes through effective leadership, planning, time management, communication and collaboration with key resource personnel.
  • Create an environment of digital innovation and best practice by leading the project team in effective implementation of the digital transformation roadmap ensuring the integrated business outcomes while maximizing the use of technologies and the opportunities of digital working cultures through human and capital resources.
  • Manage the overall digital implementation plan to ensure that activities to advance digitally- enabled solutions for people, channels, processes, products and technology are managed, aligned and executed in accordance with established business strategies.
  • Partner with Heads of Department to ensure integration of the digital transformation activities and initiatives and make sure they adhere to the project’s overall timeframe and major milestones.
  • Manage the entire work plan for the digital transition, provide necessary reports to the Project Steering Committee, Project Team and other stakeholders as required and identify issues and control risks.
  • Ensure that the organization’s digital channels are compliant with industry regulations and best practices.
  • Use data analytics to identify opportunities for improvement in existing digital strategies.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging external trends in digital technology solutions.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Qualification, Experience & Required Skills

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Information Technology, or related field
  • Project Management Certification
  • Data Analytics Certification
  • Experience in organizational transformations at the Managerial Level
  • Knowledge of the contemporary digital landscape of organizations in the Financial Industry
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Ability to build collaborative Relationships, Strategic Influencing and Organizational Astuteness

Interested candidates should submit their application by November 3, 2023 to hrd@fhccu.com.  We thank all applicants for their submission of interest and advise that only short listed applicants will be contacted

About Us


On August 1, 2012, Churches Co-operative Credit Union and GSB Co-operative Credit Union merged to form the new entity First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Limited (FHC). This decision culminated the process of discussions that began in October 2010 when the idea of the amalgamation of the two Credit Unions was born.


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