Careers in Banking – Head of Finance at KCB

Job Title:  Head of Finance
Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
Job Ref: KCBU09/2015
About KCB:
KCB Bank Uganda which is part
of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was established in
1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania,
South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in
the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in the region
with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking services on
a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the year 2007
and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten commercial banks. Currently KCB
Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road,
Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua,
Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja that offer
trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    the timely budgeting, planning and presentation to EXCO and Board. Budget
    implementation, control and taking corrective measures to ensure budget
    revenue is realized.
  • Managing
    and running the process of accounts for payables and receivable.
  • Ensure
    compliance and governance by timely submission of statutory financial
    reports,
  • Actively
    participate in the Board Audit Committee.
  • Revenue
    and cost management by ensuring maximum returns on loan-able funds,
    improve generation and collection of non interest based revenue and ensure
    value for money for costs incurred.
  • Actively
    coordinate external audit and ensure this is completed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible
    for all other operations in finance department like maintaining the
    General Ledger, Fixed Assets register and review/ reconcile all the banks
    accounts.
  • In
    charge of the preparation of monthly management accounts and reports.
  • Chair
    the Procurement committee and oversee the procurement process as per the
    laid down policy and budget.
  • Conduct
    training, coaching and performance reviews for the finance team.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should be a Member of professional accounting body (CPA,
    ACCA) and hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Possession
    of a Masters’ Degree in relevant field will be added advantage.
  • The
    candidate should have a minimum of ten or more years’ experience in
    finance, accounting or both, five of which must be in a senior management
    position
  • The
    job holder should have adequate knowledge and good experience in financial
    reporting, strategy & budget formulation, taxation, payroll management
    among others.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with detailed CVs stating their current positions,
remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting job title to:
recruitment@ug.kcbbankgroup.com
Deadline: 8th April,
2015
NB: If you have not heard from us by 22nd
April 2015 please consider your application unsuccessful.

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