Senior Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis Careers – MTN Uganda Limited

Job Title:     Senior Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis

Organisation: MTN Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Finance Officer


About US:

MTN Uganda is a subsidiary of MTN Group, a multinational Telco operating in Africa and Middle East, with over 280milllion subscribers, making it the largest in Africa. MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.


Job Summary:   The Senior Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis will primarily communicate financial plans, budgets, and support report on financial performance to required stakeholders. In addition, Senior Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis will work in partnership with the Finance Business Partners and optimization of financial reporting and budgeting processes and programs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategy Implementation

  • Lead creation of sub-divisional strategy in line with overarching divisional goals, with emphasis on client experience (internal and external)
  • Ensure effective implementation of sub-divisional strategy by means of providing direction, structure, business plans and support.

Staff Leadership and Management

  • Source, induct, and manage talent in accordance with legislative guidelines.
  • Ensure open communication channels with staff and implement change management interventions where necessary.
  • Provide definition of roles, responsibilities, individual goals, and performance objectives for the team
  • Set KPIs and provide regular performance feedback through a well-defined and implemented performance review program.
  • Develop and implement a training plan to build and develop skills within the team.
  • Performance manages resources in accordance with HR policy and legislation where necessary.
  • Actively participate in leadership team and develop skills of own team other working groups and ensure adherence to Group governance.


  • Set up / participate in ad hoc and operational meetings Participate and provide inputs in tactical meetings Report at process and functional level.
  • Manage and resolve escalations that have impact on critical path of service delivery Escalate issues that will result in significant time, scope, employee/customer, or cost impact if not resolved.
  • Manage and provide solutions to issues that require formal resolution.
  • Set up and manage project status meetings.
  • Review and identify key risks, issues and dependencies and set mitigation actions Manage budgets.
  • Sign-off / make decisions regarding operational changes.
  • Provide inputs on all projects initiated.
  • Review key risks, issues and dependencies and set mitigation actions Manage budget.


  • Review reports monthly from the SSC and CoE relating to progress made.
  • within the sub-division and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organization
  • Review reports on an ad hoc basis on specific projects (as required)


  • Manage sub-divisional budgets in line with business objectives Manage project or initiative budgets in line with business objectives.

Operational Delivery

  • Define Business Plan
  • Define templates, drivers, targets as per MTN policy on performance management.
  • Evaluate environmental variables and market conditions to develop long-term strategies to support current and future customer needs.
  • Manage the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and long-term plans for the Opco, i co-ordination with Opco decision support and management teams.
  • Review and sign off Annual Operational Budget and projection of expenses.
  • Ensure direction and proper understanding of all cost centers/departments in developing budget plans.
  • Develop guidelines for developing the budget for the Opco.
  • Analyze and prepare budget estimate for the organization, obtain appropriate approval from the Board, as applicable.
  • Ensure finalization of budgets for various departments and business units with support from the respective Heads

Financial Planning, Budgeting and Reporting

  • Review and provide inputs for financial planning, budgeting process and control process.
  • Validate if financial planning and budgeting of the Opco is in line with strategic plans, initiatives, and policies of the Opco and the Group
  • Review Financial Reports for accuracy and validate adherence to MTN and regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate and ensure adherence to all standards, statutory policies, procedures, and guidelines pertaining to Finance and Tax, conduct meetings for review and timely action.

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor direct reports to ensure staff motivation is high.
  • Ensure skill transfer for staff development, motivation and business continuity.
  • Ensure the team is led, motivated, and rewarded to achieve high performance areas.
  • Guide and direct suppliers and third parties in achieving Opco objectives.
  • Identify staff training and development needs and implement necessary actions Manage team (including recruitment, on-boarding, attrition)
  • Set goals and objectives for direct reports, monitor progress, and maintain motivation.
  • Set up appropriate structure to meet departmental management objectives.
  • Provide an advisory function on governance and best practices in client experience.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the MTN Uganda Senior Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in finance or any related course
  • Postgraduate in Finance and/or relevant professional qualification (e.g., Chartered Accountant)
  • 7-11 years of work experience in financial analysis and reporting
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a senior management level within a financial unit of a leading organization
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (preferred)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) (preferred)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (preferred)
  • Knowledge in Finance division in Telecommunication industry
  • Experience of financial and accounting standards and procedures
  • ERP related knowledge




  • Identifies, recognizes & builds future talent Complexity and Ambiguity
  • Ensures Ethical Stakeholder Management
  • Displays courage to take tough decision Partnering.
  • Empowering others
  • Information processing
  • Risk management

Skills / physical competencies:                                                                                                                                                         

  • Analytical Accounting
  • Research & Development ERP related knowledge
  • Performance Management

Behavioral qualities:                                                                                                                                                            

  • Complete candor
  • Relationships
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Innovation
  • Is culturally aware and adaptable.



  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • In compliance to the Data Protection & Privacy Laws of Uganda, MTN Uganda will use your application documents for purposes for which they were intended for.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join MTN Uganda Limited in this capacity should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 25th October 2023


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Date Posted 2023-10-20
Valid Through 2023-10-25
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization MTN Uganda Limited
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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