G4S Jobs – Finance Manager

Job Title:   Finance Manager
Organisation: G4S
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About G4S:
G4S is the world’s leading
international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced
business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a
strategic threat. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000
employees. In Africa, G4S is the largest private employer, with 110 000
employees in over 25 countries across the continent.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take
    lead of the Uganda Finance Team;
  • Maintain
    a strong Internal Control Framework that readily adapts to the changing
    needs of the business;
  • Steer
    and / or participate in commercial negotiations with government
    departments, joint  venture
    partners, customers and suppliers;
  • Assist
    in the management of the business, including 5,000 strong workforce with a
    sharp focus on the market, business deliverables and performance targets.
  • Support
    the growth agenda and operational efficiency initiatives;
  • Control
    and where appropriate reduce overhead costs; and
  • Offer
    technical financial support to the Country Manager and business unit heads
  • Optimise
    working capital utilisation and maximise 
    cash flow generation;
  • Appraise
    and approve purchase requisition and payments, with a clear focus of
    closely monitoring overhead as well as direct business costs;
  • Actively
    formulate  the annual  business plan, the annual budget  and the quarterly forecast;
  • Review
    monthly financial reports and variances against budgets/forecast for all
    business units;
  • Intuitively
    review and approve new financial models for new contracts before
    submission to customers;
  • Provide
    capital investment analysis and detailed financial justifications;
  • Oversee
    the treasury function and act in conjunction with Group Treasury to ensure
    efficient cash management and sufficient funding in either shareholder
    funds, treasury loans and/or bank borrowings to meet investment and
    operational requirements;
  • Manage
    ongoing development/improvement of internal control, finance policies and
    procedures;
  • Ensure
    compliance to accounting and group policies and procedures, and statutory
    financial audit requirement;
  • Responsible
    for tax planning, inclusive of transfer pricing with other group
    companies;
  • Company
    Secretarial functions and ensure compliance with local regulations;
  • Finance
    training to finance and non-finance staff of the business;
  • Ongoing
    staff development, performance reviews and succession planning;
  • Play
    a key role in selecting, assessing, negotiating and concluding acquisitions;
    and
  • Perform
    other ad hoc assignments which may be determined from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned G4S job opportunity should hold a
    Postgraduate Tertiary Qualification – CA, ACCA, CIMA.
  • The
    applicant must also be registered with a reputable financial / accounting
    governing body.
  • A
    minimum of five to seven years’ experience in the financial management of
    a large business unit.
  • Possess
    the ability to work both at a strategic and operational level within a
    multinational organization.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply by sending their updates CV via
email to: resourcing@africa.g4s.com
Deadline: 24th July, 2015

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