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Head of Finance

M-KOPA SOLAR
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

You have 27 days left to apply for this job.

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Job Summary

The Head of Finance will be responsible for creating forecasting models, assessing risk in the
company and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations. This role ensures
crafting of financial strategies and maintaining company’s financial health to increase
profitability in the long run.

Responsibilities

KEY
ACCOUNTABILITIES
  1. Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results
  2. Approve or reject budgets
  3. Conduct risk management
  4. Evaluate and decide on investments
  5. Allocate resources and manage cash flows
  6. Conduct profit and cost analyses
  7. Strategic Leadership: To develop and implement customer support strategies for the advancement of the call centre operations
  8. Support pricing, procurement, payments
  9. Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
  10. Consult Group finance about funding options and recommend cost-reducing solutions
INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS
Experience:
Proven work experience as a Head of Finance or similar role
Education:
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • MSc/MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA/CPA) is a plus
Competencies:
  • In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
  • Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills
  • Leadership abilities
Skills:
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, performance management, coaching and mentoring skills. Problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

Please have a scan or photo of these documents ready when you start the application:

Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourselfEducation certificate - the official certificate for your highest education
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