Finance Manager Job Placement – Crest Foam Mattresses

Job Title:     Finance Manager
Organisation: Crest Foam
Mattresses
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job ID: 4141
About US:
Crest Foam
Mattresses was established in 1986 and produces the best value mattresses in
Uganda – a balance between price and quality. Our product engineers are
continuously working to improve our mattresses, in order to ensure customer
satisfaction.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Ensure accounting documents are fully verified,
authorized and kept securely.
·        
Ensure maintenance and updating of price list for
all company products consistent with the price policy.
·        
Ensure timely submission and payment of all statutory
returns.
·        
Mentor and line manage the Finance team managers by
regularly appraising, mentoring and coaching them to improve their performance
and that of the department.
·        
The Finance Manager will develop and
continuously review financial strategies, policies and procedures in support of
the overall business strategy, financial standards and compliance to statutory
requirement by;
·        
Initiating, formulating, assessing and reviewing
financial policies and procedures in order to align them with the business strategy
·        
Ensuring that all financial policies comply with the
statutory requirements at all times.
·        
Providing financial advisory services to the staff,
management and the Board.
·        
Critically reviewing of financial operations to
identify opportunities to improve internal controls and streamlining financial
business processes in accordance to professional accounting standards.
·        
The incumbent will ensure timely
financial planning and control the implementation of annual budget by:
·        
Working closely with department heads in the
preparation, review, and implementation of the annual budget.
·        
Authorizing expenditure in line with approved
budget.
·        
Preparing and submitting budgetary performance
reports.
·        
Conduct periodic financial analysis to
identify and implement improvement strategies as appropriate by:
·        
Reviewing Monthly Management Report &
Accounts  and preparing periodic
financial review reports.
·        
Evaluating and recommending suitable cost reduction
opportunities  and controls on  pricing and credit control management.
·        
Analyzing budgetary performance and preparing
quarterly reports.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Business Administration or Commerce
·        
Professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA.
·        
At least five years’ experience in a large FMCG /
Manufacturing Company with at least 3 years’ experience at senior management.
·        
Working knowledge of Automated accounting systems
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Knowledge of IFRS/IASs
·        
Computer literacy i.e. proficient in PC skills (MS
word, Excel)
·        
Strong written and oral communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their
applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload
the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format)
which should include your contact information and three work related references
and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be
included.
Deadline: 21st November 2015

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