Finance Manager Career Opportunity at Pan Afric Impex

Job Title: Finance Manager
Organisation: Pan Afric Impex
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Pan Afric
Pan Afric Impex Transport Division, is a market leader in large scale
transportation and logistics in Uganda and the East African region. Since 2006
they have increased the fleet of Scania trucks from 50 to over 160 with routes
to DRC, South Sudan, Rwanda and Kenya.
Job Summary: The Finance
Manager (FM) will oversee the design, implementation and monitoring of
Financial Management strategies. The job holder will be providing financial
management, budgeting and controls including accounting systems, budget
management and prepare monthly management accounts and weekly quick reports
with appropriate variance analysis reports. The FM will be responsible for
budget control across the organisation enforcing appropriate budgetary
behaviour from the rest of the Senior Management Team.
Key Duties and
  • Plan, supervise, monitor, and coordinate
    the program accounts in line with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Compile and prepare accurate and timely
    end-of-month, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Effectively manage project cash flow and
    liquidity positions to maintain an appropriate level of available
    operating funds for project activities.
  • Keep track of the budgets to ensure funds
    are properly utilized in the allocated time period.
  • Ensure that payments are made on time and
    are properly allocated to the budgeted line items.
  • Carry out monthly budget to actual
    analysis and advise the Transport Manager on any major variances.
  • Verify suppliers’ invoices and supporting
    documents before being authorized by signatories for payment.
  • Review accountabilities for staff advances
    against supporting documentation and intended activity; follow up on
    outstanding staff advances that are in non-compliance with policy.
  • Responsible for the design and implement
    an effective internal control system to ensure the prevention and detection
    of both incidental and intentional errors and fraud.
  • Oversee the management of the petty cash
  • Ensure PAYE and NSSF are remitted before
    the deadline to avoid paying penalties.
  • Intuitively check and ensure the accuracy
    of input VAT schedules prepared by the Assistant Accountant.
  • Prepare staff payrolls as by the contract
    and timesheets. Ensure that all statutory deductions and other deductions
    are accurately done.
  • Ensure confidentiality of payroll
  • Review all journal vouchers before they are
    posted into the computerized accounting system.
  • Ensure that posting in both the manual and
    computerized systems is done online and reconciled on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that cheque books are properly and
    securely kept and account for all leaves in the cheque book.
  • Maintain an updated list of bank accounts
    held indicating the signatories on the accounts.
  • Ensure effective filing of accounting
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a University
    Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Financial Management.
  • Full qualification with a professional
    accounting body such as ACCA, and CPA.
  • A minimum of five years of proven
    leadership, managerial and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Income tax act and
    NSSF statutes.
  • Excellent analytical skills, flexibility,
    honesty, creativity; takes initiative
  • Good command of the English language
  • Strong report writing
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send CVs and cover letters with three
work related referees including copies of certificates to the address or e-mail
below. All applications shall be marked: “Pan Afric – Finance Manager”. E-mails
that exceed 2 MB will not be considered.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close
E-mail to:
Deadline: 4th July
2014 by 5pm

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