Head of finance & administration - village power

Kampala Full Time NGO
USh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Role of ensuring real-time financial data and reports to enable internal decision- making processes, external receivables financing

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


Apply only if you can dare to empower with numbers! 

Job Summary

Village Power’s core focus is to empower people in Uganda to improve their standard of living by building a last mile- customer centric distribution & service network that provides great value for money solar home systems, appliances and services to people mainly in rural areas.

The Head of Finance & Administration will play the very important role of ensuring real-time financial data and reports to enable internal decision- making processes, external receivables financing, and regulatory compliance in order to improve the overall portfolio health of the company.

The duty station for this role is at head office in Kampala, although one may be required to travel upcountry from time to time.  This Function is part of the Village Power Uganda management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Budgeting, reporting, controlling, forecasting and overall financial management to advise support and inform decisions at alllevels

2.      Develop and ensure customer centric finance policies andprocedures

3.      Provide the organization with an efficient administrative framework &tools

4.      Oversight for credit management and the Pay-as-you-goplatform

5.      Responsible for statutorycompliance

6.      Auditmanagement

7.      Procurement & Importationmanagement

8.      Management & development of a team that includes, Accountants, Credit specialist, IT, Receptionist, Administrativeassistants

Competence, Skills & Attributes

1.      A qualified finance professional with proven management experience of at least 5 years+ and an understanding of the above essential duties &responsibilities

2.      Knowledge of accounting software, preferably quickbooks

3.      Pro-activeness, ability to prioritize, work under pressure, and take day to daydecisions on the running of thecompany

4.      Ability to effectively communicate complex financial data and information to non- financialexpertise

5.      High attention to detail andaccuracy

6.      Solar industry and or micro finance knowledge would be ofadvantage

7.      One with no shame in owning onesuit


Village Power Uganda+ Right Person= together we empower 5 million people by 2030. ……

If you are motivated & qualified, then we want to hear from you! Do apply to hr@village-power.ug . For more information, visit www.village-power.ug or call 0414252616. Deadline is 11th May 2018

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