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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Finance Manager Job at Central Coffee Farmers Association - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager 

Jobs at:
Central Coffee Farmers Association 

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 24th August 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Central Coffee Farmers Association (Canola) is a farmer owned organization based in Wakiso district of central Uganda. Formerly known as Nsangi Coffee Farmers’ Association. The organization was originally founded in 2005 by a small group of entrepreneurial farmers. CECOFA is now made up of 36641armers within the districts of central Uganda.

CECOFA brings together coffee farmers from the Central region (Wakiso, Masaka and Bukuya) region and helps them improve their farming practices, access the international market, and receive technical training and support. Cecofa’s vision is to help alleviate poverty in their district through market-based sustainable agriculture practices.

Position: Finance Manager
Responding: Executive Director
Supervising: Accountant, Stores. HR &
Department Finance, Procurement, HR & IT
Other accountabilities: Board of Directors

Purpose of Position:
To direct the stewardship of company assets, proactively mitigate against financial risk, and ensure efficiency in financial systems in line with CECOFA’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and long term Strategic Directions.

Position Overview:
The position holder shall be an experienced business professional with background in Finance and accounting: exemplifying depth in the understanding of Ugandan medium enterprise business environment; with a track record in successful delivery of key financial outputs in a fast paced agri-business enterprise. This position will direct and develop the accounts department. HR, Administration, IT department and procurement department spearheading financial planning, procurement management, Policy development and implementation, statutory compliance and risk management, Cash flow forecasts as well as revenue/credit cycle management.

Key Performance measures
  • Financial planning cycle
  • Creditor servicing
  • implementation of Internal controls
  • Financial performance with emphasis on cost control.
  • Legal compliance
  • Credit worthiness
  • Finance staff performance
  • Finance staff turnover rate
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Holder of B.Com degree or Equivalent
  • Full CPA/ACCA or equivalent qualiļ¬cations
  • Thorough Computer knowledge and hands-on proficiency in quick books
  • People skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Cost accounting and budgeting skills
  • 5years' experience in senior finance management
  • Must be performance driven
  • Must display positive attitude.

Job application procedure

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications should be marked: ‘Job position
CECOFA‘. Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018 at 5pm
Address: People Performance Group
Plot B Kitante Close
P.O. Box 12405 Kampala.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those that qualify will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.