Finance Manager Jobs In Uganda

@BrighterMonday Consulting
  • Post Date : March 19, 2023
  • Salary: USh0
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  • Job ID 33066

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Job Summary

Responsible for all cash management, budgeting, and financial reporting and for helping to drive the company’s financial strategy

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Finance Manager Job Description 

Our client is growing, and we need a Finance Manager to guide the financial systems that enable us to disrupt informal public transport in Africa. We’re searching for an experienced Finance Manager to help keep our finances insightful and instrumental to our continued success. 

The Finance Manager will have both day-to-day and ongoing impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position. This seasoned strategist not only understands current accounting practices and trends but has proven experience adapting to change–both in growth and downsizing. As a member of our senior management, he or she will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear communication and presentation skills. 

Objectives of this Role 

  • Responsible for all cash management, budgeting, and financial reporting and for helping to drive the company’s financial strategy 
  • Coordinate the development of the annual operating, capital, and program budgets, and reporting against the same 
  • Ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations, by overseeing the day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal control activities of the organization 
  • Lead the development and use of best-practice policies, practices, and tools that ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization with strong fiscal management 
  • Comply with statutory financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing compliance, and taking action 

Core Responsibilities 

  • Focus on all daily and month-end accounting procedures for the company, including bank reconciliations, unaudited financial statements, and cash applications in compliance with GAAP 
  • Provide all the financial reports (Income Statement, Balance Sheet & Cash flows and any other supporting statements) and interpret financial information to management while recommending further courses of action 
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions and the company’s actual performance compared to the business projections 
  • Ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations by regularly forecasting cash flows 
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget on an annual basis and ensure proper monitoring/tracking and evaluation mechanisms are in place on a regular basis (Daily, weekly, monthly etc.) 
  • Regularly develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances 
  • Provide insight on spending trends, cost-savings initiatives and margin opportunities 
  • Conduct/review financial feasibility studies of new projects to assure that those projects are in line with the company’s investment/business strategy 
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met. 
  • Ensure timely and complete year-end closing in preparation for the annual audit 
  •  Coordinate with external auditors in planning effective and efficient audit programs  
  • Build constructive relationships with key financial institutions and assure that the 
  • business is compliant with all the requirements/compliance with regards to any banking services availed (debt, O/D etc.). 
  • Review the daily bank status reports and cash flow forecasts and initiate the necessary directive to optimize the use of cash across the company’s operations 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or a related field 
  • Proven experience of more than 7 years as a Financial Manager in an E-commerce environment would be an advantage, however not compulsory 
  • Professional qualifications such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office(Excel, Word, and Powerpoint) 
  • Personal integrity; ability to keep company confidence 
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers 
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems 
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills 
  • Excellent communication and people skills 

How to apply: 

All applications will be received and Reviewed through Brightermonday Portal by Clicking on the ‘Apply Here’ section or login to apply 

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