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

Responsibilities

  • 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 recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke 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