Country Finance Manager Job Placements – Sokowatch

Job Title:     Country Finance Manager
Organization: Sokowatch
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by
revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small
shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide
services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything
a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary. Thousands of retailers
across Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatchs mobile ordering and delivery
platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible
while also accessing growth financing for the first time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Produce financial reports related to budgets,
accounts payable, accounts receivables, expenses, etc.
Review, monitor and manage budgets
Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies
Oversee fixed assets register
Predict and monitor financial trends
Report and liaise with leadership regarding all
financial activities in the assigned market
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual tax
declarations, including payroll, operating and business taxes
Prepare monthly financial statements for
reporting to management
Deliver fully auditable financial statements to
external auditors
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in
Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; preference ACCA or CPA
At least  5+ years of accounting experience, preferably
in retail, at a company with over $100,000 USD in annual turnover, or at a
leading regional or international accounting firm
Prior work experience across East African
markets preferred
Negotiation skills and the ability to develop
solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
High degree of proficiency with accounting and
administration software, preferably QuickBooks
A collaborative team player with integrity and a
desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, start-up environment
Fluency in English (both oral and written) and
the ability to communicate with sophistication within a business setting.
 How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates please submit your CV and
a brief statement of interest to  clearly indicating the position on the subject
line. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: 29th
February 2020
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