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Monday, April 9, 2018

Financial Control Manager Job at GIZ International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Financial Control Manager

Jobs at:
GIZ International

Deadline of this Job:
April 15th 2018.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Background: -
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned by the Federal Republic of Germany with International operations in Uganda, GIZ Implements Commissions for the German Government and other national and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of the international cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of Uganda. GIZ is searching for suitable qualified applicants to fill the position of Financial Control Manager.

A. Responsibilities:
The Financial Control Manager (FCM) will:
  • Play a central role to develop adaptive financial control systems to support crucial functions within Accounting and Control & Advisory departments,
  • Also enhance Quality Management and provide accurate and relevant financial Management Information to the Management Team in the country.
    The Financial Control Manager performs the following tasks:
B. Tasks.
The main tasks are:
  • Build a strong IT based system to generate reports out of the ERP and bookkeeping systems which facilitate the control and steering of GIZ countrywide reporting.
  • Co-operation and exchange with the Financial Management Team in GIZ Head Office in Germany
  • Monitor crucial aspects on a monthly basis and report on trends and challenges to the GIZ Management team.
    The Financial Control Manager will also work closely with the Head of Control & Advisory to support the Control & Advisory Department by assisting in the preparation of countrywide Internal Controls.
    The Financial Control Manager could participate and scale up his/her profile in Internal Controls, both by further developing methodologies and by practical application. In this part of his/her role, the Financial Control Manager will have a dotted reporting line to the Head of Control & Advisory.

C. Require qualifications, competences and experience:
Professional experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience in this area of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations. Knowledge in Organizational development is of an advantage
Other mandatory requirements
  • A strong knowledge of it based tools (primarily expert level knowledge of excel or other data analysis tools)
  • A deep understanding of financial process and accounting principles
  • Proven strong analytical skills to set up criteria on which such analysis will be based and to present them in a quick to understand, intuitive way 
  • Being precise and accurate with a strong emphasis on delivering quality results
Additional knowledge, competences:
  • Good presentation skills
  • Command 0f German language is an additional asset
Job application procedure
all interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their applications and CV to the Human Resource Department through  not later than April 15th 2018. Please note: This is a national position. Only those applications with the subject heading “Financial Control Manager” will he accepted. Application and CV should be in one document.