Financial Manager Career Job at National Housing and Construction Company Limited

Job Title: Financial Manager
Organisation: National Housing and Construction Company Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary:  To supervise the processes of financial reporting and maintain a reliable and secure accounting system, that provides timely, accurate and quality financial information to management and the Board in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Company Policies and Procedures.
Key Responsibilities:
·              Provides Management with periodic updates on business performance by performing financial analysis of key operating financial information.
·              Ensures that internal controls, procedures and policies in the company’s financial reporting process are adequate and functional and comply with IFRS and other best practices.
·              Maintains the Company’s General Ledger and its subsidiaries and ensures integrity of the same in accordance with company policies and procedures. This may include reconciliations, adjustments, confirmations, circularization, etc.
·              Proposes and implements improvements in accounting and reporting systems along with internal controls to facilitate accurate and timely reporting. 
·              Ensures accurate process accounting that wholly complies with IFRS.
·              Manages the expenditure process and ensures that the risk of fraud is mitigated as per the company’s policies and procedures.
·              Maintains the Company’s Fixed Asset Register and ensures that periodic reconciliations, physical count, pruning, and updates are carried out in accordance with company financial policies and procedures. 
·              Responsible for preparation of final accounts and financial statements in liaison with the external auditors.
·              Supervises staff and appraises their performance regularly.
·              Assists with ongoing compliance efforts.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·              A Bachelor’s degree in business or statistics, preferably with specialization in Accounting and Finance.
·              A full professional accounting qualification and full membership of an internationally recognized accountancy institution, such as CPA (U), ACCA, CPA (K).
·              A post graduate qualification in a relevant field would be an added advantage.
·              Must be computer literate and competent in supervising and usage of top Accounting Information Systems on the market.
·              Ability to work with minimal supervision.
·             A minimum of five (5) years accounting/financial management experience in a vibrant commercial organization.
How to Apply:
Applications clearly marked “Application for the position of Financial Manager” and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of testimonials & three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,
P.O Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or by email:
Deadline: 20th February, 2013 by 4.00p.m
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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