Financial Controller – Automotive Company




Job Title:      Financial Controller
Organisation: Automotive
Company
About NFT:
NFT Consult, a
leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a
leading company in the automotive industry in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Financial Controller will mainly ensure
the operation and maintenance of the financial control systems and the timely
preparation of accurate financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of operating and managing the company’s
financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems; initially this will be
very hands on and encompass all aspects of day to day accounting
·        
Ensure that strong internal control environment exists
within the entire company
·        
Own the preparation of reports, budgets, accounts,
commentaries and financial statements to specific deadlines; including monthly
management accounts, annual statutory accounts for all internal and external
stakeholders.
·        
Ensure control of income, cash flow and expenditure
to agreed budgets
·        
Manage working capital requirements, payments and
approvals
·        
Ensure adherence and compliance with all local
statutory reporting requirements i.e. payroll, purchase taxation, corporate
taxation reporting, etc.
·        
Own the local installation of companywide accounting
system, train users where necessary.
·        
Ensure the business operates within company policies
and assist in developing and localizing policies where appropriate.
·        
Build and maintain external relationships with key
parties, e.g. bank, auditors, lawyers, local authorities.
·        
Recruit, manage and develop direct reports in
accordance with the agreed resource plan.
·        
Work closely with Company Finance functions to
refine process, systems and approaches used as a template for other group
deployments
·        
Provide the business unit with sound financial
analysis and guidance in order to grow the business profitably
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must be a Qualified Accountant with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting, or similar qualification
·        
At least five years of post-qualification
experience.
·        
Prior experience in managing a finance department
with 3 or more individuals with differing skills and experience.
·        
User knowledge of accounting systems/ERP essential.
SAP experience desirable
·        
Past experience in manufacturing environment an
advantage.
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. MS Excel and database
experience
·        
Possess the ability to manage multiple projects with
tight timelines from conception through execution.
·        
Willingness to work long hours at times when the job
requires it.
·        
Ability to work at a high strategic level
·        
Excellent written and oral English language skills
·        
Experience of working in a fast paced commercial
environment
·        
Personal integrity and obvious gravitas
·        
Self-motivated with business acumen
·        
Strong interpersonal and relationship builder skills
·        
Analytical thinking
·        
Strong communication and influencing skills
·        
Enthusiastic with a can do attitude
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on
the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web
link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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Duty Station: Kampala,
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