Planning and Reporting Manager Job Careers – Grainpulse Ltd

Job Title:   Planning and Reporting Manager

Grainpulse Ltd

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Head Finance

About US:

Grainpulse Ltd is a
first of its kind integrated agribusiness company and Uganda’s number one dealer
in Agro Inputs, Grain and Coffee. We continue expanding everyday to meet our
clientele needs.

Job Summary:  The Planning and Reporting Manager will be
responsible for carrying out analysis and reporting aspects of finance
operations management for Grain pulse including corporate accounting,
regulatory and financial reporting, across the business pillar operations. The
ideal candidate should possess strong analytical abilities, exceptional
problem-solving skills a flair for numbers, highly organized processes, and
excellent leadership experience. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Co-ordination and review of budget / monthly
& quarterly forecasts to ensure that the company’s objectives are reflected
in the same.

·       Challenge and ensure clear action plans are
in place to ensure validity of the planning processes to deliver budget,
Performance Improvement Plans & strategic plans for the business unit.

·       Preparation of accurate and timely monthly
financial reports (Key financial ratios based on Balance Sheet, Profit &
Loss and Cash flow statements) for internal management decision-making for
Grainpulse Limited. This is to be preceded by

·       Analysis and reconciliation of the trial
balance to the management accounts that will involve challenging information
provided as well as advise corrective measures to be taken to resolve any
outstanding unreconciled items. The sources of reporting are the Cost of
Production report from the plant, Sales and Volumes reports from commercial,
SGA reports, Fixed Assets report and the trial balance.

·       Perform detailed analysis of the monthly
overall performance files and Quarterly Business Reviews ensuring consistency
of information with other reports e.g. Sales & Volumes, Navision etc. to
advise management on corrective actions and enable decision making.

·       Lead all project feasibility study on a
financial perspective to ensure the accuracy and consistency of assumptions as
well as related financial KPIs

·       Challenge the period end process to ensure
correct and timely posting of transactions through review of balance sheet
(reconciliations/ inventories, movement, etc.) ensuring appropriate action is
taken where required.

·       Develop accounts reconciliations, journal
entries, data compilation and analyses ensuring accuracy and timely delivery of
accounts including actual, reforecast, intercompany, notes etc.

·       Coordinate the process of external and
internal audits by providing the necessary support to deliver the audit in

·       Perform troubleshoots on all financial
reports, completed audits, identified trends to determine improvement plans.

·       Perform accounting controls by executing
policies and managed assigned balance sheet accounts, perform account
reconciliations and make necessary corrections.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must possess a First
Degree in a business-related field. Professional Accounting qualification in
CPA (K), ACCA, ACA, and ACMA is an added advantage.

·       He or she must have at least 3 years finance
management work experience.

·       Experience in FMCG is an added advantage.

·       The ideal candidate must be in possession
with the necessary strong technical accounting skills and ideally with some
experience in reporting and controlling.

·       The ideal candidate must have the ability to
hold others to account and exercise good judgement – know when to have a light
touch and when to intervene.

·       He or she must also be a skilled
communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability.

·       The ideal candidate must have exposure to
working in multicultural/multilingual environments.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with
detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be
presented at the interview) and copies of stamped salary pay-slips for the
months of April, May and June 2020 to

NB: Please note that
presentation of false information/documents will lead to criminal prosecution.

Deadline: Friday 17th July 2020

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