Finance & HR Manager

Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a fast growing bakery located in Uganda is seeking to recruit a Finance and Human Resource Manager who shall effectively lead the Finance function by providing sound financial management and strategic insights for decision making. The post holder shall also play a key role in ensuring the sustainable, profitable growth of the Company with sound internal controls and good corporate governance. He/she shall also oversee the HR function, and deputize the Managing Director. The Finance and Human Resource Manager’s roles will include but not limited to:

  1. Maintain proper books of account, and producing value-adding management accounts and related daily, weekly and monthly, analytically and reconciling reports to enable effective decision making which will sustainably and profitably grow the business and achieve the Company’s financial targets.
  2. Maintain and continually improving effective internal controls to safeguard the company resources and optimize use of existing resources.
  3. Prepare tax returns and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time.
  4. Evaluate financial operations to recommend best-practices, identify issues and strategize solutions and help organization run effectively and efficiently.
  5. Offer guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement, and profit maximization.
  6. Conduct forecasting and risk analysis assessments.
  7. Design, maintain and continually improve on appropriate quality KPIs and standards in order to uphold high quality in all aspects of the business, both financial and non-financial, report on these monthly and make recommendations to continually improve the business.
  8. To be innovative in continuous design and improvement of processes, performance measures and relevant initiatives in order to embed an impactful continuous improvement culture which grows the business and improves efficiency and effectiveness.
  9. To provide strong leadership to the Senior Management team, effectively deputizing the MD, and providing strong strategic guidance.
  10. As HR Manager, to lead by example, as well as provide effective leadership across the Company, embedding the Company’s mission, values and culture, and making our Human Resources a true source of differentiation.
  11. Additionally, she/he shall have a legal obligation to act honestly and avoid negligence in their practices. As such, he/she shall be responsible for ensuring that the employer’s financial records are compliant with the relevant laws and regulations.

Qualifications and Experience

A university graduate in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business or related discipline with a second-class degree or better.

Fully qualified or Finalist in ACCA, CPA or other internationally recognized accounting certification.

Computer knowledge with ability to use a computerized accounting package e.g., QuickBooks, Tally, Dynamics with Practical experience with ERP systems is an added advantage.

Strong financial management skills from bookkeeping, to management and statutory reporting, budgeting and liquidity management.

Good understanding of tax and other applicable statutory requirements.

Highly analytical, numerate, logical and structured, with ability to think outside the box.

A strong leader with excellent communication skills, business-oriented individual capable of developing and implementing strategies to grow the businesses, influencing and great interpersonal skills.

A self-starting problem solver with strong administration and organisational skills, strong control, compliance and risk management mindset.

Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in a busy, computerized environment.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications and curriculum vitae to on or before the close of business on Friday 30th April 2021.

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