Finance Director Job Opportunity – Eskom

Job Title:     Finance Director  
Organization: Eskom
Duty Station: Kampala and Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
About US:
Uganda Limited is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South
Africa. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira
hydroelectric Power Stations. Their mission is to be the “Centre of Excellence
in Power Concession Management.”
Job Summary: The Finance Director will actively contribute to
the attainment of the company’s business objectives by providing strategic
direction in the areas of finance, and procurement as well as oversee the
development of necessary policies and procedures to ensure standardization in
these areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Significantly contribute to the achievement
    of the company’s business objectives by providing advice and guidance on
  • Initiate the development of strategies that
    will support the achievement of organizational mission, core values and
    business objectives
  • Provide ongoing advice to Management, Audit
    & Risk Committee and the Board on all financial issues.
  • In charge of the management of identified and
    developed processes and strategies to facilitate the effective preparation
    of financial statements in terms of IFRS throughout Eskom Uganda Ltd
  • Engage with Eskom Uganda contractual
  • Identify and manage all key stakeholders for
    the finance and procurement processes
  • Continuously communicate with stakeholders to
    improve Eskom image
  • Confirm reporting in compliance with relevant
  • Co-ordinate timely preparation of accurate
    annual financial statement.
  • Work closely with external auditors and
    arrange for timely review of the financial statements.
  • Coordinate Eskom Uganda’s Internal and external
    Annual Audit Plan
  • Initiate the development and implementation
    of Procurement & Finance policies and procedures and strategies to
    ensure standardisation and transparency.
  • Co-ordinate the identification and management
    of key contractual, legislative and other process peculiar risks to
    Finance and Procurement
  • Develop and implement an internal review
    programme to ensure that the company complies with financial procedures
    and regulations
  • Carry out all necessary actions to ensure
    that the company meets its financial, contractual and legal obligations.
  • Regularly monitor the performance of finance
    and procurement managers and provide continuous guidance to help them meet
    their expected performance
  • Manage the development, implementation and
    monitoring of organisation’s annual budget
  • Provide financial advice and guidance to the
    company’s managers and staff to enable them achieve their objectives.
  • Direct the development and implementation of
    Finance process, procurement process and individual compacts as per the
    business objectives.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Finance & Accounting
  • Professional Qualification in Accounting is a
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a
    managerial/ Director position
  • Two years’ experience of interaction with the
  • Knowledge of Finance Accounting practices and
  • Establishing strategic Direction
  • Selling the Vision
  • Financial Acumen
  • Business Savvy
  • Operational Decision Making
  • Influence
  • Cultivating Networks
  • Compelling Communication
  • Empowerment/Delegation
  • Leading Teams
  • Driving Execution
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their application
letters, copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including three
professional referees to;
Human Resources Manager,
Uganda Limited (EUL),
Power Station,
Box 942, Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 7th August 2016
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