Finance Manager

People Performance Group

Accounting / Finance / Insurance

uganda - Kampala full-time Closing date - 22/12/2018

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: None

Minimum years of experience: 5

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office,MS Excel,MS Outlook


Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The position has 3 primary responsibilities :
Provide financial assistance and support during the project(s) implementation phase in the country; monitor CAPEX and operating expenses during the implementation phase and ensure compliance with local regulations, corporate guidelines and budgeted expenses.
Is accountable for all financial, reporting, controlling and accounting aspects of the company. Supports the local GM by providing relevant information through high quality and timely reports, for the operation of roughly 60 people across the country and ensures compliance with local regulations and operating guidelines.
Liaise with Group Headquarters to ensure consistency in financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes and specific project business model. Participate to overall tax optimization.

ROLE:

Build, implement and run an effective finance function to ensure efficient daily support to the local organization.
Ensure “order to cash” and “procure to pay” processes are properly implemented and comply with local regulations.
Guarantee and ensure implementation and follow-up of internal and external accounting standards, group policies and tax rules. Establish financial statements in line with standards (both statutory and management financial statements).
In charge of all internal controlling aspects and integrity of business and financial processes.
Monitor, review and assess financial performance. Analyze and explain monthly results and variance with budget. Propose and implement corrective actions aiming to achieve and exceed approved targets.
Interact with customers, suppliers, external auditors, banks, tax authorities and various entities (chamber of commerce, associations)
Operational contact and responsible for liaising towards auditors, external financial bodies such as court auditors, regulatory bodies, and any other relevant partners and authorities.
Explore and evaluate options and implement initiatives to continually improve finance performance
In charge of implementing, running and supervising customer invoicing as per customer contractual requirements, cash monitoring, cash collection and cash optimization. Plan financing needs and liaise with Group HQ
Ensure compliance with fiscal requirements. Propose relevant processes/actions for tax optimization.
Establish accurate budget, forecast, financial simulations and specific analyses and reports in consultation with the relevant executive team members and the GM. Coordinate locally with functional and cost center heads to establish a realistic budget and liaise with Group HQ.
Responsible for timely collection of receivables and for payables
Ensure timely and accurate, weekly monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the GM and to Group HQ.
Participate to negotiation with local equipment suppliers.
Ensure information dissemination by providing the GM and if needed the others department high quality returns and reports timely.. Format of financial fact sheets will be defined in accordance with the GM.
The FM is in charge of implementing and maintaining a Score Card outlining the financial performance of the company


How to Apply

 To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
Plot 8 Kitante Close
P.O.Box 12405
Kampala
Email: application@ppg.co.ug
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification. 

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