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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Job Information Chief Financial Officer Job at Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries (KPI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Financial Officer 

Jobs at:
Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries (KPI) 

Deadline of this Job:
14th September 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 31 August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
JOB DETAILS:Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries (1996) Ltd (KPI) which is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in the East African Region, has an exciting and a rare senior management vacancy to fill. The successful candidate will play a major role in shaping the future growth of KPI and the pharmaceutical sector within industrial Promotional Services (IPS), the for profit part of AKDN.
Chief Financial Officer

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Develop and Implement the finance strategy for the Company.
  • Review financial policies, procedures and controls in collaboration with senior management and advise on improvements to ensure high level of consistent financial performance.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts to support business decisions and possible outcomes to support business decisions.
  • Take the lead on preparation of annual budgets/board meetings.
  • Close collaboration with the IPS Group Finance to achieve synergies.
  • Report to and work with the CEO on all financial matters, a key member of the senior leadership team to drive performance and strategy.
  • Overseeing the Finance and IT Function to ensure integrity.
  • Focus on the management development of the Finance team.

Job Qualification/competencies
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting/finance or related field from a recognized university
  • Qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or ACCA
  • Membership with the relevant professional body
  • Good understanding of computerized financial systems, preferably SAP
  • Results-driven personality eager to partner with upper management to organize, plan and achieve company financial goals.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills and a team player.
  • A highly ethical and moral individual.
Job Experience
  • At least 7 years of financial experience in the manufacturing sector with upto 3 years at senior management level.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or FMCG sector preferred.
  • Fully conversant with Uganda Tax Laws and IFR Standards.
Duty station — Kampala
Job application procedure
Send applications to: Head of Human Resources/Administration by email to Deadline: 14th September 2018. Phase note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.