Financial Control Manager (FCM) Job Opportunity – GIZ

Control Manager (FCM)
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
of Finance and Administration
About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal republic of
Germany with International operations in Uganda, GIZ Implements commissions for
the German government and other national and international, public and private
sector clients within the framework of the international Cooperation between
the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Financial Control Manager (FCM) will play a central role to develop adaptive
financial control systems to support crucial functions within Accounting and
Control & Advisory departments. The incumbent will also enhance Quality
Management and provide accurate and relevant financial Management Information
to the Management Team in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build a strong IT-based system to
    generate reports out of the ERP and bookkeeping systems which facilitate
    the control and steering of GIZ countrywide reporting. Co-operation and
    exchange with the Financial Management Team in GIZ Head Office in Germany
    Monitor crucial aspects on a monthly basis and report on trends and
    challenges to the GIZ Management team.
  • The Financial Control Manager will also
    work closely with the Head of Control & Advisory to support the
    Control & Advisory Department by assisting in the preparation of
    countrywide Internal Controls.
  • The Financial Control Manager could
    participate and scale up his/her profile in Internal Controls, both by
    further developing methodologies and by practical application.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in accounting or business administration Preference will be given
    to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management
    Accountant designations.
  • Five years of experience in this area of
    progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a
    large corporation
  • Knowledge in Organizational development
    is of advantage
  • Strong knowledge of IT based tools
    (primarily expert level knowledge of EXCEL or other data analysis tools)
  • Deep understanding of financial process
    and accounting principles
  • Proven strong analytical skills to set
    up criteria on which such analysis will be based and to present them in a
    quick to understand, intuitive way
  • Being precise and accurate with a strong
    emphasis on delivering quality results
  • Good presentation skills
  • Command of German language is an
    additional asset
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs (max. 3
pages) and a cover letter (max. 2 pages) addressing the applicant’s motivation
by email to: Please quote the subject heading as “Financial
Control Manager.”
Application and CV should be in one document.
Deadline: 15th April 2018
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