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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Finance manager Job at RECO industries Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance manager

Jobs at:
RECO industries Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Monday 13th February 2017

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Background to the Project:
RECO industries Ltd is implementing USAlD/UGANDA‘s Production for improved Nutrition project. The project works to reduce the burden of under nutrition by providing Ready to Use Therapeutic and supplementary foods to pregnant women, breast feeding mothers, and people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. The project seeks to fill the vacant position below;
Position: Finance Manager
No. of positions: one
Reports to: Chief of Party
Duty station: Kampala
Work Hours: Full time.
Contract Period: March 2017 to July 2017 (5 months only)
Position Summary
The Finance Manager has overall responsibility and accountability for the finance management component of the project. The Finance Manager has a functional reporting responsibility to the Chief of Party. S/he shall develop and maintain internal management and reporting procedures to ensure efficient management of project financial resources.
Key duties & responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the project finance department to optimize financial performance bringing about costs savings and efficiency.
  • Responsible for the overall budget monitoring and performance of the approved project budget,
  • Manage all aspects of accounting and regular audit for the project.
  • Implement and institutionalize strong internal control mechanism (financial) for the project.
  • Nurture finance team talent in the project.
  • Ensure that the project meets all its financial commitments.
  • Implement financial guidelines and procedures for all project offices and ensure unit staff appraisals are done on timely basis.
  • On an ongoing basis make recommendations to Project Management to encourage the continuous improvement of financial performance and implementation of relevant policies and procedures within the project.
  • Conduct field visits to field offices to check on operations and build the capacity of the field teams in areas that require improvement.
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow statements.
  • Review and submit periodic financial reports to the Chief of Party prior to submission to USAID within the stipulated deadlines.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained ill compliance with Project policies and procedures
Qualifications, skills and experience

  • A Chartered Accountant/CPA with a minimum post qualification work experience of 8 years and a university degree in Business Administration, finance and Accounting from a reputable University.
  • At least 8 years ‘work experience in a similar position in a reputable Organization.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Experience and initiative to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Job application procedure
Please email to an application, a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates/testimonials and details of 3 referees addressed to: The Human Resource Officer USAID/UGANDA Production for Improved Nutrition Project
Only online applications will be accepted. Deadline for submission is Monday 13th February 2017. Applicants should ensure they have the required qualifications, experience and are willing to join immediately.