MTN-Uganda Telecom Jobs – Finance Manager IT Shared Services

Organization: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: IT Shared Services CIO
About MTN:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda,
providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN
Uganda launched commercial services in Uganda, just six months after acquiring
and signing of the license. MTN has since grown to be the leading
Telecommunications Company in Uganda servicing in excess of 6 Million customers
and growing. Despite insufficient infrastructure, MTN has covered in excess of
90% of the population, providing services in over 150 towns and villages and
their immediate environments.
Job Summary: The MTN Finance Manager will support Senior
and Executive Management with proper financial management for the IT Shared
Services Hub for the South East Africa Region (SEA).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for
    financial Management (Reporting and Planning).
  • Prepare and present
    forecasts, budgets and business plans for the Shared Services company on
    an annual basis.
  • Develop, maintain and
    improve chargeback models and methodologies for costs recoverable from MTN
    operating companies (OPCOs).
  • Oversee the billing
    and invoicing processes for recoverable charges from OPCOs.
  • Manage accounts
    receivables i.e. transaction processing, age analysis,
    collections/receipts, non-recoverable accounts, reconciliations etc
  • Manage accounts
    payable cycle i.e. procurement, operating costs, payments, transaction
    processing, reconciliations etc.
  • Oversee the Hub’s
    assets, capital expenditure budgets, assets acquisitions, fixed assets
    registers, depreciations, impairments, disposal etc
  • Formulate and
    implement cash management, funding of the Hub, cash upstreaming, banking
    processes, relationships etc
  • Manage various taxes
    applicable to the Hub.
  • Manage and maintain
    the general ledger of the Hub.
  • Compile, prepare and
    present monthly operational and financial performance reports for the Hub
    including, but not limited to, Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Key
    Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Oversee the Hub’s accounting
    system and audit processes
  • Perform any other
    function as may be delegated by the IT Shared Services CIO.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be a Chartered
    Accountant/Chartered Management Accountant.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in
    telecommunications/ Information Technology.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in
    financial management.
  • Preferably have experience working with
    chargeback methodologies and commercial understanding of pricing, billing
    among others.
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years
    experience working with Oracle Financials and IFS Financials.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of risk,
    control and auditing methodologies.
  • Detailed working knowledge of financial
    management policies, strategies and methodologies.
  • Deeper understanding of core business
    processes including project management competencies.
  • Extensive knowledge of the
    telecommunications industry is of added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and thinking skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to listen
    and observe.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Conflict-handling and resolution skills.
  • Possess the ability to work as part of a
  • Good written and verbal communication
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job
Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates
(originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of
three referees addressed to the: the Human Resources Manager IT Shared Services,
MTN plot 77 Yusuf Lule road opposite Garden City Shopping Mall, Kampala,
Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer. Only successful
candidates will be contacted. Please note that presentation of false academic
documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
Deadline: 11th July, 2014 by 5PM

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