Financial Analyst Career Opportunity – Thoughtworks

Job Title:   Financial Analyst
Organisation:
Thoughtworks
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job ID: 1204
About Us:
Aikan HR Consultants seeks to
recruit for its valuable client, Thoughtworks, a software company and a
community of passionate purpose-led individuals. Their purpose is to deliver
technology to address clients’ toughest challenges, all while seeking to
revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage
    profitability and commercial awareness of client engagements.
  • Manage
    finance/commercial needs of office locations.
  • Serve
    as the finance liaison with Market Leadership teams.
  • Work
    in liaison with the Pan Africa Finance Manager to identify/fill gaps in PA
    operations.
  • Collaborate
    with Global Finance team to develop best practices and processes.
  • Support
    in tax preparation of PA business.
  • Render
    ad-hoc support to the PA Leadership Team, PA Operation Leads and Global
    Controller.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a master’s degree in Finance or Accounting or a
    fully qualified member of any one of the Accounting bodies such as CPA,
    ACCA.
  • At
    least five years’ experience in financial management.
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Access,
    and Word)
  • Past
    experience in the use of Finance management systems and tools
  • Possess
    the ability to utilize technology to create focused management information
  • A
    positive, can-do attitude and the proven ability to learn quickly and
    adapt to an ever changing business environment.
  • Ability
    to communicate effectively both in oral and writing.
  • Ability
    to take initiative.
  • Ability
    to drive and deliver set results.
  • Ability
    to lead, work with and through teams.
  • Ability
    to pursue high standards of excellence in line with agreed policies and
    procedures.
  • Ability
    to identify and appreciate the values, concerns and feelings of others.
  • Ability
    to plan, coordinate and organize.
  • Ability
    to change plans in light of new information or the demands of changing
    circumstances.
  • Added
    Advantage
  • Working
    knowledge of PeopleSoft financial management software.
  • Past
    experience working with a multinational company or international NGO.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications by clicking on this
link
.
Please upload the following in
your application; an updated CV / resume should include your contact
information and three work related references and a one page statement
describing your suitability for the role should be included.
Deadline: 31st January 2015

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