Manager, Finance Employment Opportunity – Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

 

Job Title:    Manager, Finance

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Managing
Director/Chief Executive Officer

 

About US:

Uganda Electricity
Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of
electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk
to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for
all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Manager, Finance is responsible for the
provision of overall strategic direction for the finance function with a key
focus on corporate finance, financial reporting, providing a framework of
planning and ensuring that the balance sheet exposure and bottom-line
performance are managed efficiently and effectively.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Monitor
the day-to-day financial operations of the Company and steer the development
and delivery of the Finance Strategy within the overall Corporate Strategy to
deliver sustained growth of shareholder value.

·       
Coordinate
the business planning and budgeting initiatives of the Company in respect to
its revenue requirements on an annual, medium—term and long—term basis for both
Corporate and Projects.

·       
Responsible
for the Company’s financial and delivery of the Finance Strategy within the
overall Corporate Strategy to deliver sustained growth of shareholder value.

·       
Coordinate
the business planning and budgeting initiatives of the Company in respect to
its revenue requirements on an annual, medium—term and long-term basis for both
Corporate and Projects.

·       
Responsible
for the Company’s financial accounting and reporting requirements and
operational financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis.

·       
Manage
the Company’s financial risks and develop appropriate controls to minimize
exposures to the Company.

·       
Ensure
compliance with applicable statutory codes and accounting principles,
regulations, financing agreements and financial reporting framework (IFRS).

·       
Build
and strengthen effective stakeholder management mechanisms including but not
limited to regulators, project financiers, banks, sector players, tax
authorities, government ministries, agencies & departments, customers.
clients and suppliers within the ambit of the Finance Department.

·       
Ensure
compliance to policies, systems and processes to safeguard Company assets.

·       
Lead the
Company tax planning measures in consultation with Management and tax
consultants to mitigate exposures.

·       
Oversee
the financial advisory role for the Senior Management team, and staff on
management and utilization of the Company’s resources.

·       
Organize,
lead and manage the Finance Department in accordance with the Staff Regulations
and other Company Polices.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in either of the following disciplines —
Economics, Commerce, Finance, Accounts or Business Administration is a must.

·       
University
Degree with Honours in either of the following disciplines — Economics.
Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Accounts, Business Administration or
Engineering.

·       
Must
possess a professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA,
CIPFA or ICAEW and must be a member of ICPAU.

·       
Should
have demonstrated experience in financial accounting, management accounting and
taxation.

·       
Should
have at least eight (8) years’ experience as Head of Finance /Finance Manager
or Finance Director in a reputable organization.

·       
Familiarity
with the electricity and energy sector is an added advantage.

·       
Proven
good management and interpersonal skills.

·       
Strategic
thinking and ability to work and produce accurate and timely reports in an
environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

·       
Proven
record of integrity.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal, particularly Staff/ Management relation. oral and excellent
communication skills that address various stakeholders.

·       
Must
possess a valid driving permit.

·       
Ability
to develop as well as drive strategy for growth.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal, particularly Staff Management relation, oral and excellent
communication skills that address various stakeholders.

·       
Must
possess a valid driving permit.

·       
Ability
to develop as well as drive strategy for growth.

·       
Age: Below fifty-four (54) years

 

How to Apply:

 All suitably qualified candidates should
submit their written applications together with their copies of relevant
certified academic credentials transcripts included, curriculum vitae, copy of
a valid National Identity Card, list of three referees (on Character and
Experience) with their names, details of contact numbers. physical addresses
and emails addresses to the following: The Company Secretary, Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited, 4th Floor, Head Office, Plot 10 Hannington
Road, P. O. Box, 7625, Kampala.

 

Applications should
be submitted either by: Hand to the Company Secretary at the physical address
indicated above OR Online to The Company Secretary, Uganda Electricity
Transmission Company Limited in a single document to: Recruitment@uetcl.com

 

Deadline: Friday, 26th February 2021 by 5.15
p.m. (East African Time).

 

NB:

·       
No
applications shall be accepted after the aforementioned deadline. UETCL is an
Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to diversity and gender equality.

·       
Any
canvassing or interference with the selection process by any candidate or a
third party connected/affiliated to the applicant will result in the immediate
disqualification of the applicant.

·       
The
successful candidate for the position will be required to satisfy the
requirements below:

·       
Present
a Letter of Good Conduct from Interpol

 

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