Finance and Operations Officer Jobs – Trailblazer Logistics Solutions

 

Job Title:    Finance and Operations
Officer

Organisation: Trailblazer
Logistics Solutions

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX
1,000,000 / (monthly – gross)

Timeline: Full-time
job starting ASAP

 

About US:

Trailblazer
Logistics Solutions is a young and growing company that deals in transportation
(car hire services), safaris and other logistical support to other firms and
non-profit organisations. We work with client and partners regardless of their
religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions.

 

Job Summary:  Trailblazer is seeking a full-time talented
Finance and Operations Officer who will support the company in its financial
and administrative management. She/he will work closely with the company
directors and will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation
of the company. She/he will ensure compliance with Trailblazer rules and
regulations alongside its clients’ policies, procedures, guidelines and rules.
She/he will be reporting to the managing directors of the company.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Financial
management and reporting of the company’s financial status

·       
Preparing
and maintaining the business account in accordance with the company financial
policies an procedures and to ensure financial compliance, accuracy and
completeness of data for its inclusion into statement of accounts and
adjustment of budgets related to the business

·       
Supporting
development and leading implementation of financial policies and procedures

·       
Maintaining
efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payments etc), accountability
standards, procedures and records

·       
Supporting
all staff on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and
other financial matters, and calculating and authorising payments due for claims
and services

·       
Preparing
monthly financial reports in line with the monthly reporting timetable

·       
Making
all payments, processing all approved payments of supplier/service provider
invoices on the basis of complete documentation for bank and cash

·       
Responsible
for all cash transactions including payment and follow up on proper
accountabilities for cash expenditures

·       
Preparing
payment vouchers for all payments

·       
Tracking
cash advances and ensuring no outstanding advance for over a period of a month

·       
Accurately
preparing necessary documents, compiling source documents and submitting
complete documentation to the managing director for approval

·       
Daily
posting of all the paid transactions in the cash book

·       
Establishing
the cash requirements, and maintaining adequate cash levels and related cash
controls

·       
Responsible
for banking activities

·       
Ensuring
the safeguarding of all available funds under her/his control

·       
Scanning
of vouchers and supporting documents and ensuring proper filing in accordance
with client requirements

·       
Maintaining
financial files (physical and soft copies) and records

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business
Administration or a related field from a recognised institution

·       
Two (2)
years of relevant professional experience

·       
Demonstrated
experience with the finance/accounting and administration functions

·       
Excellent
knowledge in preparing financial reports and efficiency in QuickBooks or Tally

·       
Proven
commitment to accountable practices, integrity, and team work

·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office Programs, particularly Excel spreadsheets and World

·       
A
professional certification such as ACCA/CPA is a major added advantage

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and a cover letter outlining (i) why you are interested in the position and
(ii) how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.

 

Email to:
info@trailblazer.co.ug

 

NB: Applications
will be reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be invited
for an interview.

 

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