Finance Manager Vacancy in Kampala, Uganda

Vacant Position: Finance Manager

Job Ref: EHC/1060/18

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director Finance

Supervises: Financial / Accounting division

The Role: The Finance Manager will be responsible for day to day operation of the financial department. His/her main scope includes administering accounting policies and procedures, preparing and interpreting financial statements and management reports, assisting in budgetary control and all contractual matters in different areas


  • Advising the management on appropriate business planning and help in decision making processes to ensure that the business is financially successful.
  • Collating, preparing and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements
  • Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic planning
  • Producing long-term business plans
  • Undertaking research into pricing, competitors and factors affecting performance
  • Controlling income, cash flow and expenditure
  • Managing budgets
  • Developing and managing financial systems and models
  • Carrying out business modelling and risk assessments
  • Supervising staff
  • Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or related.
  • Professional qualification i.e. ACCA or CPA.
  • Experience in financial management especially in ICT is highly desirable
  • Proficiency in Accounting software preferably SAP, Oracle, PASTEL, SAGE, QuickBooks
  • Professional qualifications with one of the accountancy bodies i.e. CPA or ACCA
  • Over 10 years’ experience in financial Management at Managerial level
  • Good knowledge of tax regulations and reporting requirements for Uganda
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification and/or previous work experience gained in manufacturing environment would be preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation, commercial awareness
  • Initiative and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical
  • Technical, IT and numerical abilities are highly required.

Key Requirements

  • Ability to build structures and manage a robust team
  • A team player, with exposure to multi-cultural set ups
  • Highly tech in accounting systems
  • Good presentation skills
  • Experienced in strategy

To apply for this position, send your CV to by 26th February, 2018 quoting the position in the subject line, current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: January 29, 2018 — 7:19 pm