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Head of Finance Job at Company in Kampala - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 17th November 2018
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Posted: 06-11-2018
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-11-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-11-2062
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance

Jobs at:
Company in Kampala

Deadline of this Job:
17th November 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 6th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Our client is one of the oldest and largest agro- chernical distributing companies which imports, repackages and distributes agro-chemicals in Uganda. lt is also known for top quality products and customer based services in the range of exceptional insecticides, fungicides, bactericides, immune boosters, fertilizers, anti-stress chemicals and a number of selective and non-selective herbicides is looking for a Head of Finance

The successful candidate will leads and overseas all financial functions including accounting, budgeting, credit, insurance, tax and treasury. Additionally the role will support the development of analyses that inform business decisions across a wide range of matters and partners with functional areas in the organization to drive the execution of initiatives.

Financial Control

  • ln collaboration with the General Manager, preparation of budget and Mid Term Plan according to Corporate requirements, instructions and policies
  • Performance of continuous reforecast of the activity and anticipation of year-end landing
  • Analysis of budget deviations
  • Management of expenditures centrally,
  • Consolidation of sales and financial reporting
  • Developing policies and regulations in the accounting functions

Inventory management

  • Maintaining the inventory management process
  • Developing regulations managing the inventory management
  • Control of economic order quantises
  • Determination of reorder levels
  • Control of stock costs

The potential candidate will required to write the following periodic reports:

  • End of year statutory report
  • Periodic management quarterly reports
  • Cash flow projection and forecasts
  • General maintenance of the integrity of the general ledger of the company accounts

Asset management and control

  • Advise management on insurance of assets
  • Provision of asset management report on a quarterly basis
  • Advise management on asset revaluation
  • Carry outthe regularasset verification execrise

Internal Control

  • Implementation,application and control of all Corporate guidelines, instructions and policies
  • Detection and prevention offrauds
  • Liaison with internal and external audit


  • Preparation and submission of all tax declarations and documentation in line with legislation and calendar
  • URA Audit Contact


  • Finance Liaison for all legal issues and Litigations

Cash Management

  • Monitoring of cash flows as needed
  • Management of treasury information systems in cooperation with General manager


  • Degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance, Master's degree in MBA finance may be of added advantage
  • Professional qualification in ACCA, CPA is a must
  • Experience of finance management in production or processing, manufacturing environment for not less than five years with least three years at senior position.
  • Experience in people management
  • Knowledge of local tax, accounting and legal Affairs

Job application procedure
If you think you qualify forthe position, please send your application letter together with curriculum vitae (CV) and. names and contacts of three referees to:

Deadline is 17th November 2018. Please indicate Your expected monthly salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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