Job Summary

The Finance Manager will be responsible for leading the finance, accounting and administrative functions of a fast-growing multinational SME lending fintech in Uganda.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsible To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Contract Duration 1 Years auto-renewable upon confirmation
Employment Location. OYA MICROCREDIT OFFICE, Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda

To apply, please email your CV only.
Your CV must indicate the area you live.

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:
The Finance Manager will be responsible for leading the finance, accounting and administrative functions of a fast-growing multinational SME lending fintech in Uganda. The Finance Manger will work in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the flawless execution and financial success of the fintech’s unique business and operating model.

Primary job responsibilities of Finance Manager would include:
1. Management of all company financial records and statements
2. Budgeting – prepare budgets and ensure expenditure in line with budget
3. Cash flow management - forecast cashflows needs and ensure sufficient cash availability at all times
4. Tax & compliance – ensure compliance all regulatory bodies including the Revenue authority and Central Bank
5. Asset management – ensure all company assets are accounted for at all times and used judiciously
6. Loan book management – ensure maintenance of a healthy loan book and ensure non performing loans are minimized
7. Operational expense management and approvals
8. Capital expenditure management
9. Formulate financial policies for the company and ensure procedures are followed
10. Payroll and Human Resource Management
11. Manage relationships between company and external parties (government, regulators, suppliers, partners, etc)
12. Company reputational management – oversee relationship between officers and customers, ensuring professionalism at all times

Qualifications:
• Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Accounting or Finance
• At least 3 years of work experience in the Accounting and/or Finance industry
• Must have completed, or be in final years of completing, your Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation Oya Microcredit Company Limited
• Strong analytical background, with exceptional competence in financial modelling tools such as excel
• Deep knowledge of accounting
• Highly organized self-starter with grit, determination and passion for hard work
• Fast and willing learner who is adaptable to a unique SME lending model
• Strong people management capabilities
• Capacity and stamina for continuous days of long hours of both general management and occasional field work
• Resilient and remains calm and deliberate under conditions of stress
• Well-networked in the financial sector in Uganda
• Has a personal commitment to organizational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decision and actions

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