Several Finance Officer Job Opportunities – International Freight Company

Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (International Freight Company)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FIG Consult Limited
is recruiting for a new re-known International Freight Company.
Job Summary: The Finance Officer will ensure excellent administration and control of
the finance function giving priority to effective internal controls and
profitability of the business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare annual budgets.
  • Oversee the preparation of annual audits
    and ensure final approved audit reports
  • The incumbent will draft and ensure
    implementation of sound financial policies.
  • Ensure achievement of company financial
    goals through timely reporting, scheduling of expenditures, analyzing
    adverse variances and initiating corrective action among
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial
    reports on a timely basis.
  • Take lead of the company in avoiding
    legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation and by
    recommending new financial and internal control procedures
  • Guide other departments into
    interpreting accounting policies and drafting departmental annual budgets.
  • Supervise and ensure that all accounting
    records are maintained on time and kept safely.
  • Update and maintain utmost
    confidentiality of all financial information at all times.
  • Keenly monitor all departmental
    expenditures to ensure adherence to approved budget.
  • The incumbent will ensure that all
    statutory financial obligations are settled within the recommended time.
  • Ensure that credit customers are invoiced
    immediately after completing the job.
  • The incumbent will ensure that all verbal
    and written external queries from Customers and suppliers are responded to
    immediately with proof.
  • Ensure that procurement procedures are
    adhered to as stipulated in the Quality manual.
  • Approve Annual Departmental budgets
  • Supervise external auditors
  • Reprimand Accounts personnel or suggest
    corrective actions on any employee involved in financial impropriety.
  • Send weekly finance report
  • Perform any other duty as will be
    assigned by the Supervisor from time to time. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finance
    Officer job placement must hold a first Class Bachelor’s degree majoring
    in Business or Accounting qualification.
  • Possession of Professional Accounting
    qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA  is desired.
  • At least two years’ experience in the
    same or similar position
  • Hands on Computer knowledge with use of
    accounting package, preferably Tally ERP9, Navision.
  • Customer care, team building,
    performance management
  • Good team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent financial report writing
NB: This is a temporary assignment for a period of 4 months. The applicant
should be ready to start work immediately.

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters
and updated CVs via email to with the subject line
quoted as “Finance Officer – International Freight Company
Deadline: 18th June 2018 by 5.00pm
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