Financial Controller Job Placement – Transport Company

Title:      Financial Controller
Organisation: Transport
Kampala, Uganda
Managements Solutions Africa is a regional Human Resources Management and
Training Consulting firm thriving on professional and ethical recruitment
services, high level management Trainings and focusing on keeping clients
satisfied.  Our client is a leading
transporter of choice in the East and Central Africa region and has set the
highest standards of integrity, safety and best environmental practices whilst
offering its valued clients a requirement oriented logistics solution. The
Company’s head office is in Mombasa Kenya, and it seeks to expand its regional
The Financial Controller will primarily ensure that all Finance
Standards in all areas are ethically met at all times, as determined by the
Company’s Policies and Procedures, and keeping in line with Ugandan laws, and
Rules and Regulations of the Transport Industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively participate and ensure Company’s Finance
Standards and Procedures are met at every stage
Adopt a hands-on approach to operations, be
visible and monitor staff to achieve optimum results, a smooth flow of
operations and flawless execution of all accounts and purchasing functions.
Actively monitor and control operating supplies
inventories and implement strict control systems
Ensure quality management and continuous
improvement of internal systems & procedures
In charge of the achievement of Financial Goals in
Revenue, Expenses and Profits
Develop, implement and evaluate cost effective
Company budgets and business plans to ensure optimum guest satisfaction, sales
maximization and profitability on an on-going basis
Effectively monitor and analyze variations from
the budget and business plan
Drive cost effective Company initiatives with
positive ROIs
In charge of the planning and coordinating of
finance activities with relevant division heads
Ensure the Company’s reporting standards and
deadlines are always met
Manage all day-to-day operations of finance and
accounts department
Preparation of Monthly P & L and Balance
Sheets on timely basis
Approval and signing off of all Bank Reconciliations
and related Cash Reports
Preparation of Monthly accounts
Authorization of all vouchers prior to payments
Responsible for the preparation of operational and
capital expenditure proposals and projections and reconciling with actual
Control cash, credit card and other payments and
ensure strict fraud prevention measurements are in place; and report
immediately to the Directors on any fraud possibilities.
Control and monitor all departmental expenses and
revenues in line with the Company’s polices
Monitor activities regarding billings, discounts,
instructions and compliance with Company credit policy; and ensure that all
company discount and rebate policies are adhered to
Ensuring that departmental training plans are
executed and recorded according to Company policy
Preparing staff schedules which allow for maximum
performance while controlling labor and overtime cost
Constantly review duties of all persons reporting
to him/her. The FC will create a positive and highly motivated team and work
environment, hiring the best, promoting and developing team work and helping
them identify and develop their career goals.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Finance and Accounting plus full professional Accountancy
Qualifications. (Should have fully already completed both these levels of
qualifications). Those with Master’s Degree will have an added advantage.
At least six years’ experience as an Assistant
Financial Controller in a reputable Company.
Working knowledge of SUN & MC accounting
Presentable, Professionally Mature
Exhibit commitment to professional values and work
ethics with high sense of integrity
Able to lead, motivate and bring the best out in a
team of professionals.
Ability to work flexible hours
Fluent in oral and written English, Kiswahili
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs (PDF Only) with the Subject: Financial Controller, do not attach
certificates, to
address the applications to the Executive Director, Impact Management Solutions
Africa, P.O. Box 22152, Kampala.
22nd January, 2016

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