Chief Finance Officer Job Placement – FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI)




Job Title:      Chief Finance Officer
Organisation: FINCA Uganda
Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About FINCA Uganda:
FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI) is a subsidiary of FINCA International that
is based in Washington DC, USA serving nearly two million clients in 23
countries across 5 continents. FINCA Uganda Limited (MDI) was the first
licensed micro finance deposit taking institution in Uganda, and currently
offers loans, savings and money transfer services in Uganda, one of the most
competitive and dynamic microfinance markets in the world.
Job Summary: The Chief
Finance Officer (CFO) is a member of the senior management team and will
oversee the Finance and Administration Department. The incumbent is responsible
for all aspects of the organization’s financial systems and processes, plans and
controls. The role is to implement, review and provide financial policies to
FINCA Uganda in line with the accounting policies manual.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develop, review and implement the cash
    management policy and manage the liquidity of the company in line with the
    treasury management tool.
  • Work closely with external audit firms to
    facilitate annual and interim audits, respond to management letter
    comments and implement audit recommendations in line with the Internal
    Audit manual.
  • Develop, enforce, assess and redraft
    policies and procedures for efficient, effective controlled financial
    activities of the organization in line with the Accounting policies and
    procedures.
  • Coordinate the budgeting process and
    develop multi-year budgets in liaison with other departmental heads in
    line with Accounting policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and supervise the procurement
    process that includes purchase and maintenance of all fixed assets that
    should be carried out in compliance with donor and FINCA policies.
  • Keenly monitor the financial performance
    of FU against the approved revenue and expenditure estimates and advise
    management on budgetary control measures within agreed reporting
    deadlines.
  • Conduct a survey of insurance policies and
    annually review all the insurance policies in line with the administrative
    procedures.
  • Supervising, training and developing,
    Finance and Administration staff
  • Tasked with accounting and financial
    reporting as well as carrying out financial analyses.
  • In charge of tax planning, compliance and
    managing relationship with tax authorities.
  • Participation in general management of the
    organization.
  • Overseeing and supervising the procurement
    process.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business
    Administration
  • Membership to a Professional Accounting
    body like CPA or ACCA.
  • Possession of a Masters Degree in
    Accounting and Finance or Business Administration will be an added
    advantage.
  • At least eight years of relevant work
    experience, with two years as a Manager or Supervisor.
  • Previous experience in micro-finance
    and/or commercial banking is highly desirable.
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Strategy and Critical thinking
  • Communication, Persuasion and Collaboration
How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed
CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic
certificates to: ug_jobs@fincaug.org
Deadline: 15th
September 2017
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