Financial Controller Employment Opportunity – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Organisation: Future Options
Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which
now seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client, a progressive
international renewable energy business in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Financial
Controller will steer the efficient accounting and financial administration of
the company business and associated companies. The job’s purpose is to manage
the day-to-day financial administration of these companies so as to facilitate
their smooth running and compliance with internal policies and external
requirements.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide leadership to the finance function
within the company to ensure professionalism, growth of team members and
efficiency of service rendered.
·        
Manage effective corporate accounting procedures
that adhere to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
·        
Regularly monitor and ensure compliance with the
various lender requirements as per the executed agreements.
·        
The jobholder will ensure compliance with all
internal controls and financial procedures.
·        
Ensure effective cash flow management through
tight control of inflows and outflows and regular cash forecasting.
·        
Ensure an effective process of recharging of
costs from the company to the relevant Special Purpose Vehicles is implemented,
monitored and adapted to meet business needs.
·        
Ensure procurement requests are executed in a
timely and cost-efficient manner and in accordance to procurement guidelines
and policies.
·        
Ensure compliance with applicable domestic tax
regulations and liaise with tax authority and tax advisors when required.
·        
Take the lead on tax planning.
·        
Ensure annual financial audits for all SPV’s are
completed on time and to budget and that all filing requirements are adhered to
and address any matters raised during audits.
·        
The incumbent will develop, implement and ensure
all weekly, monthly and annual reporting requirements are prepared to a high
standard of accuracy as per issued deadlines. This will include interpretation
of financial reports to management by providing appropriate commentary to
financial performance and position.
·        
Prepare, supervise and monitor annual budgets.
·        
Prepare forecasts as required to ensure all
risks and opportunities are accounted for.
·        
Keenly review, update and ensure compliance to
all accounting and procurement policies.
·        
The incumbent will ensure appropriateness of
accounting software and make improvements where necessary.
·        
Manage interfaces with other software such as
ERP systems.
·        
Ensure that the financial regulatory
requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
·        
Manage company policies regarding debt
management, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
        
·        
The applicant must be a well-grounded finance
professional who is a qualified member of a recognized accountancy body or
holder of an equivalent qualification
·        
At least ten years of post qualification
experience. Big 4 or audit background preferred with significant commercial /
industry experience in operating business
·        
Fluency in English (written and oral) is
essential.
·        
Local Ugandan tax knowledge is a pre-exquisite.
·        
Possess advanced numeracy and analytical skills
•Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically
strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate
at both strategic and operational levels
·        
An ownership and management mentality and
approach
·        
Openness to new ideas and ways of thinking and
working
·        
Exceptional communication skills at all levels
·        
Ability to handle high levels of pressure and
critical decision-making.
·        
High degree of integrity and transparency
combined with commitment to good governance.
·        
Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring
mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth
and success
·        
Great team work skills and ability to develop
excellent working relationships with colleagues at all levels in the business
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Advanced Excel and other
Microsoft Office software capabilities
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with updated curriculum
vita including contacts of three professional referees to: The Director, Future
Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O.
Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda via email to: 
reception@futureoptionsug.com
NB: Please include the
title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the
email.
Deadline: 28th October 2016
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