Financial Controller – Automotive Company

Job Title:      Financial Controller
Organisation: Automotive
About NFT:
NFT Consult, a
leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a
leading company in the automotive industry in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Financial Controller will mainly ensure
the operation and maintenance of the financial control systems and the timely
preparation of accurate financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of operating and managing the company’s
financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems; initially this will be
very hands on and encompass all aspects of day to day accounting
Ensure that strong internal control environment exists
within the entire company
Own the preparation of reports, budgets, accounts,
commentaries and financial statements to specific deadlines; including monthly
management accounts, annual statutory accounts for all internal and external
Ensure control of income, cash flow and expenditure
to agreed budgets
Manage working capital requirements, payments and
Ensure adherence and compliance with all local
statutory reporting requirements i.e. payroll, purchase taxation, corporate
taxation reporting, etc.
Own the local installation of companywide accounting
system, train users where necessary.
Ensure the business operates within company policies
and assist in developing and localizing policies where appropriate.
Build and maintain external relationships with key
parties, e.g. bank, auditors, lawyers, local authorities.
Recruit, manage and develop direct reports in
accordance with the agreed resource plan.
Work closely with Company Finance functions to
refine process, systems and approaches used as a template for other group
Provide the business unit with sound financial
analysis and guidance in order to grow the business profitably
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must be a Qualified Accountant with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting, or similar qualification
At least five years of post-qualification
Prior experience in managing a finance department
with 3 or more individuals with differing skills and experience.
User knowledge of accounting systems/ERP essential.
SAP experience desirable
Past experience in manufacturing environment an
Computer literacy skills i.e. MS Excel and database
Possess the ability to manage multiple projects with
tight timelines from conception through execution.
Willingness to work long hours at times when the job
requires it.
Ability to work at a high strategic level
Excellent written and oral English language skills
Experience of working in a fast paced commercial
Personal integrity and obvious gravitas
Self-motivated with business acumen
Strong interpersonal and relationship builder skills
Analytical thinking
Strong communication and influencing skills
Enthusiastic with a can do attitude
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on
the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web
link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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