Fresher Finance Jobs – Group Management Accountant at Roofings Group

Job Title:       Group Management Accountant
Organisation: Roofings Group
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Roofings Group
is a leading manufacturer of steel and plastic building materials within East
Africa. Our head offices are situated about 6km outside Kampala city centre in
Lubowa, along Entebbe road. Other group companies include; Roofings Rolling
Mills (located in Namanve) and Roofings Polypipes (located in Lubowa).
Job Summary:  The Group Management Accountant will be in charge
of preparing, developing and analyzing key financial information to ensure that
the organization’s management makes well- informed decisions to ensure future
stability, growth and profitability. The information prepared shall be timely,
accurate and informative to decisions that add value to the shareholders’
interests. He/she will provide a high quality support service by liaising with
management colleagues on all aspects that affect the company’s financial
standing. The role has a future focus and shall involve analysis and comparison
of the performance of a business, provide explanation to the performance and
seek future focus from the line managers with regard to protecting the
shareholders’ interests. Other responsibilities shall involve proposing
alternatives to prevent problems adapt to changing circumstances and improve
value. In implementation of the agreed solutions, the Management Accountant
shall be involved by managing and reducing operational and production costs and
helping managers through implementing newer, more effective strategies and
monitoring of budgets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Prepare and submit abridged monthly management
financial reports for each individual company and consolidated by the 10th of
the following month
The Group Management Accountant will also prepare
monthly financial reports for each individual company and consolidated by the
15th of the following month and should contain the following;
o   Financial
o   Executive
Director’s Report
o   Corporate
o   Independent
Internal Audit Review
o   Financial
o   Comparisons
with prior performance YoY, MoM, M-1oMo
o   Budget Variance
o   Reasons for
Performance on each material Financial Statement Line
o   Future Focus
o   Operational
§  Economic
§  Segmental
o   Product wise –
Tonnage, Revenue, Gross Profit o Geographical – Tonnage, Revenue, Gross Profit
o Outlet Performance —Tonnage, Revenue, Gross Profit
o   Committee or
Departmental Reports (E.g.: Risk and Internal Controls Management, Marketing
and Sales, Pricing, Production, HR, Operations – Materials/ Logistics/ etc,
Health and Safety, Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility)
o   Financial
Statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance
o   Notes to the
Financial Statements
Prepare Quarterly Financial Reports for Board by the
20th of the month following the end of the Calendar Quarter for each individual
company and consolidated
The incumbent will also be providing a support
service by working with all departments and the management team to help make
financial decisions
Ensure that spending is kept in line with the budget
Guiding management of the financial implications and
consequences of business decisions
Analyzing financial performance and contributing to
medium and long-term business planning/forecasts.
Working closely with other function managers to put
the finances and accounts in context
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating financial
information systems and suggesting improvements where needed
Prepare weekly/monthly finished goods costing for
group companies and provide highlights on any exceptions arising from those
costing and their impact on product pricing.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a good bachelor’s
degree in Accountancy or Finance Discipline or Economics
The Group Management Accountant must be a fully
qualified accountant (ACCA or CPA) and/ or a Qualified Chartered Management
Accountant, preferably CIMA
At least two years’ experience in a similar position,
preferably in a manufacturing setting with multi-distribution points and
multination entities.
Prior experience in ERP environment, preferable.
Excellent numerical skills and ability
Keen attention to detail/accuracy
High integrity
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to work in a team
Taking initiative – be proactive rather than
Ability to communicate well & Influence others
i.e. clear and effective written and oral communications
Ability to negotiate skillfully to effect a positive
Sensitivity to cultural factors in communication and
listening to others and being responsive to their comments.
How to Apply:
applications accompanied by relevant academic testimonials, curriculum vitae,
with names and contact details of three (3) referees, plus recommendation
letters can be sent to: or hand delivered to the address
Human Resources
Plot 126 Lubowa
Estate Entebbe,
P. O. Box 7169,
Kampala. Uganda
NB: Please include job title in subject matter if
applying via Email.
Deadline: 28th August 2015

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