Finance Manager Job at HR Firm

Job Title: Finance Manager
NFT Consult Ltd is the leading human resources firm that is seeking to recruit result driven and motivated individuals for the Vacancy above;
Job Summary: The Finance Manager is the key personnel for all financial record keeping, compliance to financial regulations and policies, monitoring of financial controls and maintaining compliance to budgeting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage everything related to finance for both control of income and expenditure.
  • Develop and analyze information to assess the current and future financial status of the company.
  • Establish procedures for custody and control of assets and records.
  • Oversee the flow of cash and financial instruments.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and prepare clear reports for informational, auditing and operational use.
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate monthly management reports i.e. annual profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, revenue analysis reports, VAT, NSSF, PAYE and any others required by the 15th day of the following month.
  • Prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis.
  • Compile, analyze, review and monitor budgets versus expenditures for the company.
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in the internal and external auditor processes.
  • Recommend, develop and maintain financial databases, computer software systems and manual filing systems, including supervision or management of accurate data entry into the financial systems.
  • Recommend and update accounting policies and provide orientation and staff training.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
  • Review client/supplier contracts to obtain a thorough understanding of the financial stipulations.
  • Oversee the company reconciliation process to ensure its accuracy.
  • Oversee the company billing and collection process to ensure its accuracy.
  • Initiate a rigorous collection process on invoices to avoid cash insufficiencies.
  • Advise on the proper allocation of resources.
  • Monitor the accuracy of payroll entries and reconciliation and its timely submission including management of payroll statutory deductions and employee advances to ensure collections and that employees are not over advanced.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial information and reports.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and timely submission of all financial statutory requirements.
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting control procedures.
  • Oversee and implement financial management procedures for all the other company locations outside of Uganda.
  • Ensure, delegating as appropriate, that each service location is adequately managed, staffed and resourced.
  • Establish Policies and Procedures, Employment, Volunteer and Internship Agreements.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities assigned. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Must have a degree in Business Administration with an Accounting option.
  • An MBA with a bias in financial management is preferred.
  • CPA or ACCA qualified.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of standard practices, procedures and documentation used in financial transactions and advanced bookkeeping.
  • Conversant with Quick Books and MS Office Applications.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and policies as per Uganda Revenue Authority
  • Knowledge of international financial reporting standards.
  • Ability to understand financial policies and procedures and experience in effecting compliance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to stakeholders.
  • Hands on information on accounting tools for making monthly reports and trial balance sheets, cash books etc.
  • Back stopping, evaluation and monitoring skills.
How to Apply:
Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.
1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.
4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to
5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly
Deadline: 14th December, 2012
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