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Qssu-mhs-cfo-chief Finance Officer., Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2024-05-23
Expires 2024-05-23
ID #2151285509
Qssu-mhs-cfo-chief Finance Officer., Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified May 11, 2024


About This Job: Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of client, Microhaem Scientifics (MHS), we are looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced Chief financial officer (CFO) to work in Uganda.

Job Title: Chief financial officer (CFO)Reporting Lines: Managing Director Job summary: MHS is growing, and we need a leader who can guide the financial systems that empower us.

We’re searching for an experienced chief financial officer to join our team of high-performing professionals and keep our finances positioned for continued success.

The CFO will have a day-to-day, ongoing impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position.

This seasoned strategist not only will understand current accounting practices and trends, but also will have experience raising capital and adapting to change, whether it’s through growth or downsizing.

As a member of senior management, the CFO will be comfortable in a leadership role that requires clear and effective communication skills.

Objectives of this role Take responsibility (either directly or via staff) for all cash management, investments, insurance, budgeting, and financial reporting, and help drive the company’s financial strategy and hiring needs.

Coordinate development of annual operating, capital, and program budgets, as well as reporting for the same Ensure cash flow is compatible with operations by overseeing day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal-control activities of the organization.

Develop and implement best practices and tools to ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization that has strong fiscal management, project coordination, cross-team communications, and workflows.

Comply with national and local financial requirements by studying existing and new legislation and taking appropriate action.

Responsibilities Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, profitability goals and directing staff.

Accomplishes finance human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counselling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; and planning and reviewing compensation strategies.

Managing the financial planning and budgeting process for the company.

Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

Managing relationships with external stakeholders such as bankers, auditors and investors.

Implementing and maintaining strong internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure financial integrity.

Leading and developing the finance team, providing mentorship and guidance to support their professional growth and development.

Collaborating with other departments, such as operations and sales, to drive financial performance and support overall business objectives.

Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; and implementing change.

Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund expansion.

Develops financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; and developing action plans.

Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results, initiating corrective actions, and minimizing the impact of variances.

Maximizes return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with the investment community.

Reports financial status by developing forecasts, reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements.

Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

Accomplishes finance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Required skills.

Financial planning and strategy Managing profitability Strategic planning and vision Quality management Promotion of process improvement Forecasting Corporate finance Budget development Required qualifications.

Five or more years of experience in executive leadership roles Excellent leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills.

Understanding of advanced accounting, regulatory issues, and tax planning Working knowledge of how to raise capital outside traditional lines of credit.

Added Advantage: MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience.

Master’s degree preferred.

Certified Public Accountant certification a plus.

Minimum 10 years’ experience in accounting and financial management practices.

Experience in a senior management position.

Proficiency with accounting software, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Solid IFRS and GAAP skills.

How to apply: All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as above should submit their applications, under the job vacancy.

Note: The deadline for applications is not later than 05:00 pm, Friday, 3 May 2024 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Qssu-mhs-cfo-chief finance officer.

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