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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 6, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Job Title

Country Finance Manager job at Future Options Consulting Ltd

Job Description

Ability to provide Management with Cash flow projections and working capital requirements for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of the Management team in influencing and setting the strategy of the business.

  • Compile report and advice on the business performance against strategy and plans.

  • Build a clearly defined financial model and key operational profit drivers for the business that are understood by the Management team.

  • Provide expert financial input and support into commercial decisions i.e. motivation for Capital expenditure etc.

  • Perform detailed analysis on the business identifying and reflecting key opportunities to improve performance and refine strategies.

  • Establish the financial business case for initiatives and ensure that they are aligned with the business strategy.

  • Influence and administer the business expense and capex budgets.

  • Prepare rolling forecasts for the business and manage business in line with forecasts.

  • Prepare annual budget in line with strategy.

  • Prepare and present budget, forecast and actual results at Board Meetings.

  • Ability to draft and present Board Papers.

  • Understand country specific tax legislation.

  • Ability to assess and implement sound financial internal control in line with organisation and partner expectations.

  • Ensure that all reconciliations are performed timeously and presented to Company SA quarterly for review.

  • Continuously build talent and succession within the team and establish & maintain a suitable finance structure.

  • Lead and develop team to deliver agreed financial operating plans.

  • Engage with External Auditors.

  • Ability to manage the Treasury function of the business ensuring alignment with company standards and best practices.

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications

  • Financial qualification – CPA or ACCA

  • 3 to 5 years post qualifying experience with retail (or similar) environment experience. (Auditing will be an added advantage)


Knowledge, Skills & Competences

  • Able to develop and use complex financial models and to define key profit drivers.

  • Able to explain financial models to line management.

  • Able to use models for ongoing Business performance assessment and management.

  • Able to develop and present clear financial management information.

  • Able to implement balanced scorecards aligned to strategy and to manage performance.

  • Able to analyze financial information and make clear recommendations for improvement to line management – even when this is unpopular.

  • Able to communicate complex and often contentious matters to a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writing.

  • Able to inspire and motivate others around them

  • Able to effectively use latest decision support technologies (e.g. Oracle, Excel)

  • Proficient in the English & In-country languages.

How to Apply

All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to send their resumes by email to sharon@futureoptions.org Applications and CVs should be in one document and a maximum of 5 pages only and sent electronically, quoting the refere. Applications should be received by 5.00pm on 6th October 2023. Please note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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