Treasury Manager Job in Kampala, Uganda

Position: Treasury Manager (Kampala, Uganda)
 
Reporting to: Chief Finance Officer

Company Profile: Our client is an electricity distribution company in Uganda.
 

Job Profile / Purpose: The Treasury Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company’s treasury operations and controls including cash and liquidity management, corporate financial management and financial risk management. 

 
The role incumbent will assess, monitor, plan and manage the efficient utilization of cash and financial services in a manner consistent with the Company objectives.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic and operational direction to the treasury function in accordance with established accounting  policies and procedures
  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting of treasury transactions including review of reconciliations of cash and near cash items in accordance with best practice.
  • Forecast and manage the company’s cash flows and ensure adequate liquidity to meet company obligations as they fall due.
  • Contribute towards financial discipline through evaluation, development and implementation of cash management systems to optimize efficiencies.
  • Source and manage Low cost investment funds, including but not exclusively, concessionary funding, and represent the company in funder discussions and up to final agreements
  • Coordinate and implement financial risk management strategies covering interest rate, foreign exchange and liquidity risks.
  • Direct, monitor and trade investment portfolios including Working capital, High-Yield, Escrow, and other portfolios.
  • Support the annual and long-term investment planning processes through input and advice to management on cash flow forecasts and macro-economic variables.
  • Evaluate alternative long-term financing / borrowing strategies and make recommendations in accordance with the capital structure guidelines
  • Manage, direct, and develop treasury Function staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Good understanding of Ugandan tax legislation is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of investment portfolio strategy, banking, and financial instruments
  • Excellent technical financial and accounting skills
  • Advanced analytical, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in setting up, implementing and monitoring strong financial control systems.
  • Familiarity with bank interface systems and Treasury Management Systems.
  • Proficiency  in  Spreadsheet use  and financial Modeling skills
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced setting / environment.
  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communication
  • Ability to break down challenges into meaningful parts and come to rational and well-thought out conclusions
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Interested in process improvement.
  • Willing to adapt quickly to quick changes in direction.
  • Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Statistics or any other related discipline
  • A post graduate qualification in Business Administration (MBA) is desirable
  • Professional qualification in accounting, ACCA or CPA
  • Demonstratable track record of performance of more than 4 years at Managerial level in the treasury area.
If interested, send your CV and application letter to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net indicating the job position on the job title.

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