Finance And Operations Manager, Kampala

Last update 2024-04-20
Expires 2024-05-20
ID #1934404037
Finance And Operations Manager, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified November 23, 2023


Overview We are hiring! Our client in Kampala is looking for an experienced Finance and Operations Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience in the FMCG industry, specifically chocolate. They should have expertise in supply chain and inventory management. The Finance and Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing financial activities and operations within the organization. This position requires strong financial management skills, as well as the ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams effectively. This position is currently open to Ugandan nationals.To apply or for more information, follow the link below:Responsibilities:Financial Management: Analyse financial data and provide insights to support strategic decision-making.Develop and monitor annual budgets, financial forecasts, and cash flow projections.Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements.Manage financial transactions, including accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and vendor relationships.Implement and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets.Conduct financial analysis and prepare timely and accurate financial reports for management. Operations Management: Streamline operational processes to increase efficiency and productivity.Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for key operational activities.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth operations and coordinated efforts.Identify and implement process improvements to drive operational effectiveness.Oversee inventory management, procurement, and supply chain activities.Manage relationships with key vendors and negotiate contracts. Team Leadership and Development: Build and develop a high-performing finance and operations team.Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering their professional growth.Effectively communicate goals, expectations, and performance metrics to the team.Coach and mentor team members to improve individual and team performance.Collaborate with other departments to promote a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Strategic Planning: Contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic plans and goals.Provide financial analysis and insights to support strategic decision-making.Evaluate potential investment opportunities, acquisitions, or partnerships.Identify and mitigate financial and operational risks.Monitor industry trends and changes in regulations that may impact the organization. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; MBA preferred.Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance and operations management.Experience in FMCG, specifically chocolate productionStrong knowledge of financial management principles, practices, and regulations.Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and reporting.Excellent leadership and team management skills.Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements and operational efficiencies.Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.Proficiency in using financial management software and MS Office Suite. Join our team and contribute to the continued success of our organization by efficiently managing the finance and operations functions!

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Finance and operations manager

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