Job Summary

Will lead our local Finance team in a demanding and fast-growing organization. We are looking for a highly experienced, organized, enthusiastic, and motivated finance professional with clear business affinity who will lead our local Finance team to reach the next level. Such a professional should be able to meet the increased requirements of a fast-growing organization

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Title: Financial Controller  

Reports to: CEO

Duty station: Jinja

Age: >35


We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who will lead our local Finance team in a demanding and fast-growing organization. We are looking for a highly experienced, organized, enthusiastic, and motivated finance professional with clear business affinity who will lead our local Finance team to reach the next level. Such a professional should be able to meet the increased requirements of a fast-growing organization. The team works closely together with other departments in the organization. The Finance Manager plays a vital part in further development and the smooth-running of the business and can lead the team at a strategic and operational level.


Duties & Responsibilities

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

  • Responsible for the financial administration and overseeing the registration of all payments and receipts into the Tally system.
  • Responsible for the Finance team and the efficient deployment of its members.
  • Managing the payroll and any necessary follow-up communication.
  • Managing statutory obligations like such as URA, NSSF, and filing of taxes.
  • Responsible for the implementation of a strict monthly financial closing process and reporting cycle.
  • Responsible for periodic budgeting & forecasting.
  • Statistically searching for areas where the company can save/ reduce costs.
  • Reporting-timely submission of weekly and monthly financial reports.
  • Responsible for the financial review and control of the daily incoming and outgoing transfers and the corresponding cash flow.
  • Responsible for the audit process and timely submission of the audited financial statements.
  • Liaise with the auditor and external consultants about the legal and auditing requirements.
  • Leading the further standardization of the accounting process and procedures according to the plan “Finance to the next level”.
  • Leading business process reengineering trajectories to further improve service levels and financial controls.
  • Responsible for financial control; - monitoring all business and all other financial indicators.
  • Reconciliation of all the company's general ledger lines with a clear understanding of all entries.
  • Managing, tracking, and routine reporting on credit/loans.
  • Responsible for tracking and managing open invoices, drafts, returns, and canceled invoices.
  • Following up on due payments from overseas clients


OTHER

  • Manage the team of finance officers and assistants.
  • Orientation and training of new and existing staff.
  • Staff performance management and development.
  • Close collaboration with other departments.


Qualifications & Profile

The Finance Manager must have:

  • A Bachelor and master’s degree and preferably a CFA degree 
  • Over 10 years of working in a Finance or related field at any level.
  • Strong leadership skills and extensive experience in a similar position (min 4 years);
  • Strong managerial & organization skills with the ability to prioritize competing demands.
  • Good analytical, critical, and inquisitive skill
  • Very good English language skills, ability to communicate in one local language.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills and ability to analyze and interpret.
  • Good Microsoft office skills, extensive experience with bookkeeping systems
  • Team spirit; able to work with a wide range of people at different levels.
  • The ability to communicate in a constructive and honest matter.
  • The ability to be precise and critical.
  • To be available, honest, serious, and enjoys the confidence of others.
  • Demonstrated considerable autonomy.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Must be creative and cunning.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and evening or weekend shifts, when needed.
  • Must be able to identify knowledge and skills gaps and give guidance to the team according to their needs.
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