Finance Manager Job Placement – Central Coffee Farmers Association (CECOFA)

Job Title:  Finance Manager
Organisation: Central
Coffee Farmers Association (CECOFA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About US
Central Coffee
Farmers Association (CECOFA) is a farmer-owned organization based in Wakiso
district of central Uganda. Formerly known as Nsangi Coffee Farmers’
Association. The organization was originally founded in 2005 by a small group
of entrepreneurial farmers. CECOFA is now made up of 3664 farmers within the
districts of central Uganda. CECOFA brings together coffee farmers from the
Central region (Wakiso, Masaka and Bukuya) region and helps them improve their
farming practices, access the international market, and receive technical
training and support. CECOFA’s vision is to help alleviate poverty in their
district through market-based sustainable agriculture practices.
Job Summary:  The Finance Manager will direct the
stewardship of company assets, proactively mitigate against financial risk, and
ensure efficiency in financial systems in line with CECOFA’s Vision, Mission,
Core Values and long term Strategic Directions. The position holder shall be an
experienced business professional with background in Finance and accounting;
exemplifying depth in the understanding of Ugandan medium enterprise business
environment; with a track record in successful delivery of key financial
outputs in a fast paced agri-business enterprise. This position will direct and
develop the accounts department, HR, Administration, IT department and
procurement department spearheading financial planning, procurement management,
Policy development and implementation, statutory compliance and risk
management, Cash flow forecasts as well as revenue/credit cycle management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Financial
planning cycle
·        
Creditor
servicing
·        
Implementation
of Internal controls
·        
Financial
performance with emphasis on cost control.
·        
Legal
compliance
·        
Credit
worthiness
·        
Finance
staff performance
·        
Finance
staff turnover rate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must be a holder of B.Com degree or equivalent
·        
Full
CPA/ACCA or equivalent qualifications
·        
Thorough
Computer knowledge and hands-on proficiency in quick books
·        
People
skills
·        
Communication
skills
·        
Problem
solving skills
·        
Cost
accounting and budgeting skills
·        
Five years
of experience in senior finance management
·        
The
applicant must be performance-driven
·        
Must
display positive attitude.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to send their
updated CVs and cover letters with three professional referees to the address
or e-mail below. All applications should be marked: ‘Job position – CECOFA’.
Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
People Performance
Group,
Plot 8 Kitante
Close,
P.O. Box 12405
Kampala.
Email to: info@ppg.co.ug
NB:
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those that qualify will
be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Friday, 24th August 2018 by 5pm
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