Finance Manager Employment Opportunity – Sokowatch

Job Title:    Finance Manager
Organisation: Sokowatch
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
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, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatch’s 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.
We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who
are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
Job Summary:   We are
searching for a stellar Country Finance Managers to be based across our office
in Kampala. They will undertake all aspects of financial management for
Sokowatch at a country level, including financial reporting, local tax
compliance management and countrywide audits.
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 time



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
Five
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
·       
Degree
in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; preference ACCA or CPA
·       
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 candidates
should upload their updated CVs to the links below.
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