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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Head of Finance and Administration Job at Top Finance Bank Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance and Administration

Jobs at:
Top Finance Bank Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 30th April 2018 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Top Finance Bank Limited is regulated by Bank of Uganda and since inception in 2014 has been at the forefront of providing financial services to the public with a special emphasis to the SME and the civil service.
Top Finance Bank is seeking to recruit a qualified and competent person for the following vacant position.
HEAD OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Job Summary
Reporting to the Managing Director, the job holder will manage the Bank‘: Finance function in accordance with the established professional standards, policies and procedures and give a general strategic and operational guidance on all financial matters of the bank.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • coordinating the Budgeting, planning and preparation of the bank's strategic business plan
  • coordinating the external, internal & BoU Audits and ensure these are completed in a timely manner
  • Oversight of compliance with corporate and country financial reporting practices
  • Management of periodical reporting to management, holding company and regulators and other stakeholders
  • Managing communications with the bank's Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and other stakeholders on financial matters
  • Oversight of the Bank's financial transaction recording process in line with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Development, improvement and oversight of revenue and expenditure consistency checks and balances that promote performance management
  • Management support through cost benefit analyses of investment and financing proposal
  • Managing relationships with funding institution partners
  • Participation in credit risk and mark set risk management processes
  • Provision of tax planning and compliance expertise
  • Overall development of the Finance function within the institution and adaptation to needs of changing environment with process improvements
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Managing Director of the Bank
Competence requirements
  • Strong strategic and conceptual skills
  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Customer centricity
  • Solid business acumen and financial skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid planning and project management skills
  • Enterprise risk management skills
  • Strong decision-making, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Supplier relations and negotiation skills
  • Networking skills, tact and diplomacy; with ability to influence key people inside and outside the Bank
  • Very strong presentation skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build internal and external networks
  • Ability to work under pressure, and exercise excellent judgment
Qualifications
  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related
  • Full qualification in a professional accounting course – ACCA or CPA
  • Solid computer competency in Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, Word, and PowerPoint, knowledge of accounting packages desired
  • Minimum of five years of post-qualification experience two of which should be at senior management level.
  • Must be a person of integrity, must be sensitive to quality and equity, must be proactive, a quick thinker, analytical and be ready to adhere to the highest professional standards
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Must have excellent presentation skills.
Job application procedure
If your qualifications and experience match with any one of those described above, please send a detailed application letter of not more than 1 page explaining why you consider yourself ideal for the position, together with your CV, copies of your academic certificates and transcripts to: recruitment@topfinancebank.co.ug Please quote Head of Finance and Administration role in the subject line.
Closing Date: Monday, 30th April 2018 by 5:00pm
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted
Hand delivered applications can also be received at Top Finance Bank, Plot 53, Kampala Road