Director of Finance Employment Opportunity – Village Power

Job Title:       Director of Finance
Organization: Village Power
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Village Power’s core focus is to empower people in
Uganda to improve their standard of living by building a last mile- customer
centric distribution & service network that provides great value for money
solar home systems, appliances and services to people mainly in rural areas.
Job Summary: The Director of Finance
will play the very important role of overall financial management. You will develop
and ensure the implementation of financial strategies, as well as advise,
support and inform decisions at all levels. The tasks include but are not
limited to: budgeting, controlling, forecasting, managing debt, improving
revenue and maintaining a healthy financial position to enhance the confidence
of all stakeholders.
The duty
station for this role is at head office in Kampala, although one may be
required to travel upcountry from time to time. This Function is part of the
Village Power Uganda top management team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Directing financial planning & strategy
Analyzing complex financial data
Setting financial targets
Analyzing and reporting on financial performance
Developing and ensuring the implementation of
customer centric accounting processes
Overseeing audits
Ensuring tax compliance
Ensuring compliance to accounting regulations
Preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets
Reviewing department budgets
Providing the organization with an efficient
administrative framework
Managing internal controls
Overseeing credit management and the
Pay-as-you-go platform
Assessing, managing and minimizing risk
Overseeing procurement & company imports
Training and supporting the finance and
administration team

Skills and Experience:
A qualified professional with proven financial
management experience of at least 5years+ and an understanding of the above
essential duties & responsibilities
Certification in a professional course such as
Proficiency in accounting software
Strategic acumen
Strong numerical and analytical skills
Broad knowledge of accounting principles
Ability to effectively communicate complex
financial data and information to non-financial expertise
High attention to detail and accuracy
Solar industry and or micro finance knowledge
would be of advantage
 A high
degree of integrity, growth orientation, hunger for results, simplicity, customer
centricity as well as an appreciation for a fun and positive working
How to
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