Finance Manager Job Placement – Crest Foam Mattresses

Job Title:     Finance Manager
Organisation: Crest Foam
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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
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
Preparing and submitting budgetary performance
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
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
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
Deadline: 21st November 2015

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