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Chief Finance Officer - Uganda - Uganda

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12243
Job Location Uganda
Company Type Logistics
Job Role Chief Finance Officer - Uganda
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Uganda
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Ugandan National
Degree Graduate degree in financial management and accounting and Qualified Accountant

Job Description

  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client, a leading freight and logistics company are looking for a CFO to join their Uganda operations.

Role Context
To develop, manage, and control the country finance, controlling and administration functions, in accordance with overall finance guidelines, legal framework and accounting standards with the objective of supporting the management decision-making process in the country and contributing to the achievement of the business objectives, whilst meeting regulatory requirements.
Key Responsibilities
Provide leadership in the definition of the local finance & controlling strategy, policies and procedures within overall Country context, underpinning the success of the business Promote cost efficient operations with focus on identifying cost saving measures
Sets directions and strategies for controlling and accounting for the country to ensure that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet the organization's short and long-term business objectives and are conducted in accordance with regulations standards.
Establishes financial goals and monitors their implementation on the country level within sub-region and ensures that a red flag system is in place to report problems in a timely manner
Leads, directs, and controls the organization’s financial resources to maintain the short and long-term financial health of a region or market zone business. Owns and develops long term financial planning for the country within sub-region
Approves all investments in the country within delegated authority limits
Ensures accurate, transparent, relevant and timely management reporting to division and executive board, including financial (CREST) and operational data
Approves off monthly IFRS financial statement and ensures fulfilment of any IFRS / statutory / legal requirements
Evaluates investment and acquisition business cases and co-ordinates the review and approval process in compliance with the company policy
Ensures that the planning, budgeting and forecasting process complies with overall financial policies and procedures to support the achievement of strategic targets.
Continuously improves financial processes, systems, tools, and techniques
Takes appropriate measures to remedy financial risk
Ensures proper billing and cash collection processes are in place in the country within sub-region
Analyzes complex issues in finance and significantly improves, changes or adapts existing methods and techniques.
Prepares necessary frequent reports for MD, CFO East Africa, SSA Area office and SMT
Analyze records of internal customer inquiries, purchases, service requests and complaints to identify trends
To monitor finance KPIs, standards and reporting
Balance operational metrics against customer service metrics Convinces others within the organization to accept proposals and solutions where there may be little interest in cooperating or participating

Key Skills

  • Job Role: Chief Finance Officer - Uganda
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Graduate degree in financial management and accounting
Qualified Accountant
Minimum 3 years post article financial management experience in a multi-national company
Excellent operational process knowledge with strategic perspective

Additional Requirements

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