Director Finance Employment Opportunity – PKF Uganda

Job Title:      Director Finance
Organization: PKF Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
PKF Uganda envisions being the leading Regional Firm, with a recognized
global presence providing total quality and personalized service through
relationships and empowered manpower and it has been in existence since 1964.
Our client in the NGO Health Sector has an upcoming funding opportunity with a
start date in April 2017.
Job Summary: The Director
Finance will initiate, develop, and monitor the implementation of systems,
policies, and working procedures for managing finance activities in line with
the organization’s mission and objectives
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation
of financial control systems, policies and procedures to maintain financial
discipline in regard to financial policies and regulations of the organization
·        
Initiate, monitor and review timely preparation
and submission of management accounts and financial statements and forecasts in
line with International Financial Reporting Standards and Donor requirements
·        
Prepare a consolidated organization annual
budgets then monitor the preparation and implementation of approved
departmental/program/project budgets by Management and Board of Directors in
line with the Strategic Plan and Annual Work Plans
·        
The incumbent will develop and monitor the
implementation of a strategy for facilitating periodic internal, external and
donor audits’ and implementing related audit findings to improve project
implementation in line with the auditing standards and guidelines
·        
Periodically monitor the financial performance
of the organization against approved revenue and expenditure estimates and
prepare regular reports to advise management and the Board of Directors on
Budgetary control and cost cutting measures within and appropriate use of
assets, facilities, materials, staff salaries and other expenditures in line
with the organization’s financial policies
·        
Develop and maintain partnerships and networks
with the directorate key stakeholders to foster an harmonized and controlled
organization financial system in line with Organization financial policy
·        
Regularly monitor the compliance of the
Directorate teams to Human Resources systems and policies as well as conduct
supervisory Human Resources support activities to maintain a competent and
motivated “team of Leaders” in the Directorates in line with the
Human Resources manual.
·        
Develop a 3 or 5 years’ operation strategy based
on holistic strategic thinking’ for the finance Directorate and monitor its
implementation through the periodic consolidated Balance Score Cards for the
directorate inclusive of the regional offices in line with organization
strategic plan and organization financial policy
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
(honors) degree in Commerce or Accounting or Finance and a Masters degree in
finance or accounting or an MBA with accounting option from a reputable
university.
·        
Membership of any relevant professional i.e.
ACCA or CPA
·        
At least five (5) years working experience in a
related managerial post.
·        
Good IT skills mainly in Microsoft Office
packages coupled with a strong understanding of Finance and accounting software
and knowledge of Navision.
·        
The successful candidate needs to be a team
player with excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and with
strong analytical skills.
·        
Age: Between 30-45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an email application
with a fully updated CV and academic documents, email address and day-time
telephone contact to this E-mail address; pkfhr@ug.pkfea.com
Deadline: 2nd
September 2016
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