Chief Financial Officer Job – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Organization: National Housing and Construction Company Limited
(NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
About NHCC:
The
National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964
and is a Ugandan construction and real estate management company, partly owned
by the Uganda Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing
stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans
to own homes in an organized environment.
Job Summary: The Chief Finance Officer will report to Chief
Executive Officer and will be responsible for optimization of Stakeholders’
expectations through planning, allocation and accountability of the Company’s
financial resources in support of the Company’s strategic goals.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will focus on strategic
    planning through influencing and facilitating development of future
    strategic directions in accordance with company policies and procedure;
  • Develop and manage effective Corporate
    Accounting Procedures that adhere to IAS’s and other best practices;
  • Lead and coordinate the Company wide operational
    planning and budgeting;
  • Establish and maintain an effective and
    optimal treasury functions, aimed at effective working capital management;
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly,
    quarterly and annual monthly financial and management information reports
    in accordance with provisions of the finance manual;
  • Manage the implementation and management of
    an effective, comprehensive and user friendly MIS, Management accounting
    and budget control procedures;
  • Manage all regulatory procedures that bear on
    financial statements, such as tax returns and filing annual accounts;
  • Manage and maintain effective relations with
    company bankers, creditors and shareholders;
  • Offer technical support for productive and
    problem – free internal and external audits;
  • Develop and implement effective investment
    policies and practices; and
  • Perform any other duties as may from time to
    time be directed by the relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Commerce or Business, preferably with specialization in
    Accounting and Finance from a recognized university;
  • Possession of full professional accounting
    qualification and full membership of an Internationally recognized accountancy
    institution, such as ACCA,CPA(UK),CFA;
  • Member of ICPAU or with qualifications to be
    a member during the six months’ probation period;
  • Possesisono of a post graduate qualification
    in Business Administration, Accounting or Financial Management is a must;
  • At least seven years post qualification (as a
    professional Accountant) experience, five of which must have been at the
    level of Head of Finance in a commercial and result oriented organization
  • Previous financial management experience and
    experience in development of financial management strategies is essential
  • Previous experience in construction finance
    modelling and development of innovative financial products in a similar
    organization is required
  • Proficiency in implementing a top range of
    accounting Information Systems/Software
How to Apply: 
All
applicants are strongly encouraged to send their email applications quoting the
relevant job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email
address: esd@kpmg.co.ug.
Please
attach your CV containing your e-mail address, daytime telephone contact,
qualifications, achievements, experience, present position and names &
addresses of three referees together with a cover letter (maximum 2 pages)
summarising why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the
position. Do not attach any other documents at this point. Please clearly state
the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Deadline: 4th March, 2016
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