Plant Controller Careers – Hima Cement

Job Title:    Plant Controller

Organisation: Hima Cement Ltd

Duty Station:  Uganda

Vacancy Code: KSEX01

Reports to: Country Controller (CC)


About US:

Hima Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd which is a member of the Holcim Group. Holcim is the leading producer of building materials in the world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is “To be the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience.”


Job Summary:  The primary role of the Plant Controller is to spearhead plant financial aspects, support the Country Controller in ensuring compliance with the internal controls at plant level. The Job holder is the finance contact person at the plant responsible for liaison between the corporate and industrial aspects of the business.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out plant performance analysis while involving the CC, communicate results and interpret variations to management for decision making.
  • Manage month end processes for the business unit including liaising with other departments for generation of relevant reports and KPIs
  • Reconciliation of the trial balance to ensure that all relevant transactions have been captured. This includes review of the production report (15A), process orders and other SAP postings.
  • Responsible to supervise, monitor, evaluate and implement all accounting activities and systems for collecting, analysing, verifying and reporting financial information.
  • Ensure compliance to internal controls and maintain records of the same to ensure adherence, liaise with internal and external auditors to ensure audits are completed on time
  • Responsible for optimising working capital through setting targets for material holding days through liaison with other departments.
  • Responsible for carrying out forecasts of the plant performance, championing the budgeting process and analysis against the actual performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Hima Cement job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Bachelors of Commerce qualification from a recognized University.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in ACCA, CIMA or CPA or other related qualification.
  • At least three years’ work experience preferably in a busy commercial or industrial environment and with exposure to industrial or FMCG business processes is an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of the accounting regulatory framework and standards are some of the key requirements in this role.
  • Self-driven, results oriented.
  • Able to plan and prioritise
  • Comfortable dealing with people and a good listener
  • Reliable, tolerant & determined
  • Able to work extended hours when required
  • Flexibility to work anywhere within Uganda is added advantage



  • Hima cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
  • Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


How to Apply:

All candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).


Human Resources Manager – Corporate

Hima Cement Ltd

P.O Box 7230 Kampala


Deadline: 3rd November 2021


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