Reporting and Treasury Manager Employment Opportunity – SolarNow

Job Title:   Reporting and
Treasury Manager

Organisation: SolarNow

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Suggested start date: 1st April 2020

About US:

SolarNow is a
distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar products and
appliances to households and businesses in Uganda and Kenya. The company
started in 2011 and has since opened 49 branches throughout Uganda, 12 more
branches in Kenya, and employs over 800 people. Our company aims to be client
centric and a leading brand. In sales, we transform the lives of satisfied
clients with motivated professional staff. We target the right persons, with
the right product, at the right place with the right message. Our message
follows our economic and inspirational brand personality: make money and power
your life!

Job Summary:  The Reporting and Treasury Manager will be
responsible for supporting the business by providing  information and analysis through  daily, weekly dashboards and reports to
assist  the business and departments in
making value adding operational and strategic business decisions leading to
improved performance and cost management including evaluation and design of
business management solutions. 

·       
Assist
with the updating and maintenance of the strategic plan financials

·       
Preparation
of Annual budgets, forecasts and estimates

·       
Review
and monitoring actual performance against plan to include:

·       
Support
the Credit Management Function with the analysis of key credit information

·       
Revenue
and operating expense performance review and management

·       
Cost,
margin selling price Review and Management through appropriate models and

About you: You
are someone who cares deeply about improving livelihoods in Africa, but you
bring more than passion to the role: you have the grit and resilience to make
change happen. You are excited about understanding this nascent industry, the
SolarNow products, its unique value proposition and the difference they make.
You love enabling the society around you by providing services and products
that have an impact in the community. You are a self-starter, can work with
minimal supervision. You do not compromise on quality and expect the very best
of yourself and others around you. You are creative and are able to ask the
right questions, leading to deep understanding of SolarNow’s potential clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Updating
and Maintenance of Strategic plan financials

·       
Update
the strategic plan Financials for any new assumptions and statistics and generate
a moving 5-year strategic plan model,

·       
Preparation
of annual budgets forecast and estimates:

·       
Create
and maintain a framework for the annual operating cost and Revenue budget
process and manage the process with heads of department and the CFO,

·       
Prepare
and manage re-forecast and estimates as required with HOD’S and CFO

·       
Review
and monitoring actual performance against plan:

·       
Create
and maintain a tracking framework to timeously monitor overall company
performance against plan with MB and HOD’S throughout the period to facilitate
performance improvement interventions

·       
Revenue
and Expense Review and Management – Generate reports for tracking actual versus
budget revenue and expenses with KPI’S for productivity, efficiency and
profitability for management and hold monthly performance management meetings,

·       
Cost,
Margin, selling price by product for review and management – Generate and
up-date cost, margin selling price schedules by product for comparison of
actual with budget and previous months and recommend price margin adjustments
on a monthly basis,

·       
Branch,
Segment and customer profitability Review and Management -Produce and analyze
profitability reports by Branch, segment and customer for use by management to
drive improved business performance and profitability monthly,

·       
Credit
Management and reporting-To prepare daily credit management reports to monitor
performance of funds for cash and credit for review by Treasury manager and
Business managers.

·       
Individual
Entity Performance Review & Management-Produce and Analyze financial
reports for individual entities for MB Review.

·       
Treasury
Management – ensure proper cash flow and working capital management. Monitor
cash collections per fund, through daily cash collection reports with Credit and
business teams to ensure capital and interest repayments can be met

·       
Manage
payment process ensuring timeous processing of payments.

·       
Investor
reporting and relationship management – prepare investor reports and manage
relationships with investors and banks. Maintain a loan schedule and ensure
payment of interest and loan principal as and when they fall due.

·       
To
ensure timely preparation of the monthly FACT Sheet by the 7th of every month.

Key Performance Indicators:

·       
Branch,
Segment, product and customer profitability Review and Management

·       
Individual
Entity Performance Review & Management

·       
Preparation
of monthly management fact sheet and reports

·       
Treasury
Management

·       
Preparation
of Investor Reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Solarnow Reporting and Treasury Manager job must have
over seven years of PQE experience 3 of which must be in a performance
management role

·       
ACCA,
CPA and BA in Finance/Accounting

·       
In-depth
knowledge in the preparation, understanding and use of key performance
management tools

·       
Ability
to lead/manage department heads in meetings

·       
Very
strong spreadsheet modeling excel & accounting and ERP systems knowledge

·       
Good
interpersonal & organization skills & analytical mind and with a keen
eye for detail.

·       
Ability
to produce Timeous and accurate reports.

How to Apply: 

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
updated CVs, three references and one passport photo addressed  to
the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to
recruitmentug@solarnow.eu. Please use the following subject: Application for
Position Title  – “Your Name”.

Deadline: 30th March 2020

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