Finance and Operations Officer Jobs – Trailblazer Logistics Solutions


Job Title:    Finance and Operations

Organisation: Trailblazer
Logistics Solutions

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX
1,000,000 / (monthly – gross)

Timeline: Full-time
job starting ASAP


About US:

Logistics Solutions is a young and growing company that deals in transportation
(car hire services), safaris and other logistical support to other firms and
non-profit organisations. We work with client and partners regardless of their
religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions.


Job Summary:  Trailblazer is seeking a full-time talented
Finance and Operations Officer who will support the company in its financial
and administrative management. She/he will work closely with the company
directors and will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation
of the company. She/he will ensure compliance with Trailblazer rules and
regulations alongside its clients’ policies, procedures, guidelines and rules.
She/he will be reporting to the managing directors of the company.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

management and reporting of the company’s financial status

and maintaining the business account in accordance with the company financial
policies an procedures and to ensure financial compliance, accuracy and
completeness of data for its inclusion into statement of accounts and
adjustment of budgets related to the business

development and leading implementation of financial policies and procedures

efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payments etc), accountability
standards, procedures and records

all staff on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and
other financial matters, and calculating and authorising payments due for claims
and services

monthly financial reports in line with the monthly reporting timetable

all payments, processing all approved payments of supplier/service provider
invoices on the basis of complete documentation for bank and cash

for all cash transactions including payment and follow up on proper
accountabilities for cash expenditures

payment vouchers for all payments

cash advances and ensuring no outstanding advance for over a period of a month

preparing necessary documents, compiling source documents and submitting
complete documentation to the managing director for approval

posting of all the paid transactions in the cash book

the cash requirements, and maintaining adequate cash levels and related cash

for banking activities

the safeguarding of all available funds under her/his control

of vouchers and supporting documents and ensuring proper filing in accordance
with client requirements

financial files (physical and soft copies) and records


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business
Administration or a related field from a recognised institution

Two (2)
years of relevant professional experience

experience with the finance/accounting and administration functions

knowledge in preparing financial reports and efficiency in QuickBooks or Tally

commitment to accountable practices, integrity, and team work

in Microsoft Office Programs, particularly Excel spreadsheets and World

professional certification such as ACCA/CPA is a major added advantage


How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and a cover letter outlining (i) why you are interested in the position and
(ii) how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.


Email to:


NB: Applications
will be reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be invited
for an interview.


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