Finance Manager Job in Uganda

Vacant Position: Finance Manager

Job Ref: EHC/1060/18

Location: Kampala, Uganda. Candidate must be willing to be based full-time in Uganda.

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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


  • Perform critical analysis of company financial information and prepare timely, accurate financial reports
  • Prepare annual budgets and manage regular reviews of actual spending versus planned budget
  • Own management of working capital: bank accounts, stocks, accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Manage external audits are done in time and accurately, including with tax revenue authorities
  • Ensure optimization of SAP accounting system
  • Address project funding gaps, monitor debt, and relations with banks and external lenders
  • Manage daily and monthly cash flow in order to serve the business operational needs
  • Maintain supplier and client relations across multiple countries
  • Create, maintain, and develop internal control and procurement procedures and appraise compliance
  • Closely maintain and monitor the company’s fixed assets register
  • Adhere to internal and external reporting requirements, ensuring best-in-class execution and presentation
  • Maintain strong teamwork within finance and continually maintain department strategy
  • Ensure timely of statutory compliance and filing of returns
  • Manage the finance team in Kampala, Uganda and ensure bi-annual performance appraisals
  • Willingness to undertake additional responsibility as needed to serve the overall business goals

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting (or related major)
  • Professional qualification (ACCA or CPA) or clear path to completion
  • At least 7 years of experience in finance, with at least 3 years as a manager in finance
  • Knowledge of tax regulation and reporting requirements
  • Proven track-record of high performance and achievement
  • Ambitious, dynamic individual with a can-do attitude and desire to learn

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in accounting software (SAP and Oracle)
  • Experience in telecommunications sector in Africa
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience working with senior management and preparing critical financial reports

To apply for this position, send your CV to by 7th March, 2018 quoting the position in the subject line, current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Accounting and Finance
Updated: March 8, 2018 — 8:04 pm