Financial Manager Job Opportunity at Kobil Uganda Limited

Kobil Uganda Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of KenolKobil Limited – a leading and fast growing oil company active in Africa. The company wishes to recruit for the following position to support its current operations and future planned growth. As part of the senior management team the successful candidate will enjoy a competitive package and other benefits as per KenolKobil group HR policy.
Position:  Financial Manager
Reporting to the General Manager, Uganda with a dotted line to the International Finance Manager, Kenya
Major Duties and Responsibilities include amongst others:
·         Managing the activities of the finance department and coordinating the process of corporate financial planning, budgeting, control and reporting
·         Ensuring systems and accounting records are set up properly, accurately, complying with statutory requirements, IFRS requirements and that procedures and processes are in place to maintain the standards
·         Advising management of financial implications of business activities and initiatives to maximize profitability and or corrective actions to be taken
·         Facilitating preparation of monthly and other periodic financial and management reports and keeping custody of all finance and accounting records
·         Ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of management and monthly Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet reports together with comprehensive variance analysis
·         Responsible for managing the company treasury function, hedging strategy, managing banking relationships and facilities, including negotiating new facilities where required
·         Responsible for company tax issues and ensuring statutory compliance
·         Responsible for cashflow management with particular emphasis on timely collections and efficient management of TAR
Required Person Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         Nationality – Preferably Ugandan
·         University degree preferably B.Com (Accounting option)
·         Qualified accountant CPA/ACCA or equivalent
·         Computer literate with strong working knowledge of Oracle an added advantage
·         Excellent working knowledge of Uganda tax laws
·         Solid working experience in a Financial environment, having managed various functions within a structured finance department
·         Analytical, results oriented person able to meet strict deadlines
·         Willingness to work long hours when required
·         A pro-active and assertive individual with good interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
·         Person should be able to take initiative and work independently with minimum supervision
·         Must be a strong team player
How to Apply
Well drafted CVs with a cover letter should be sent by email to: or by post to our Kobil Uganda Offices at the address below:
Kobil Uganda Limited
P.O. Box 27478,
Kampala, Uganda
Closing date for applications: 31 July 2012 (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)
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