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Published: Jan 11, 2022 (8 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

REPORTS TO: FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

DEPARTMENT: FINANCE

DUTY STATION: KAMPALA – WORKERS HOUSE/HEAD OFFICE

MAIN PURPOSE:

The jobholder is responsible for managing the overall Fund Revenues for all investment classes of Fixed income, Equity and Real Estate and has the primary day-to-day responsibility of overseeing fund debtors. The jobholder also plays a fundamental role in the preparation of Financial Statements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A good bachelor’s degree in a numerical field and professional qualification in accounting like ACCA, CPA. A degree in Master of Business Administration is an added advantage

RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with at least 2 at a Managerial Level practising accounting concepts

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High analytical skills and ability to deal with figures.
  • Integrity and confidentiality as the job exposes one to very confidential income and investment information.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to clients and be able to interact with diversity of individuals.
  • Supervisory and Leadership skills.

Interested individuals should send copies of academic credentials, application letters and detailed CVs addressed to [email protected] by Friday 21st January 2022, for registration and onward transmission.

Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate.



Responsibilities

REPORTS TO: FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

DEPARTMENT: FINANCE

DUTY STATION: KAMPALA – WORKERS HOUSE/HEAD OFFICE

MAIN PURPOSE:

The jobholder is responsible for managing the overall Fund Revenues for all investment classes of Fixed income, Equity and Real Estate and has the primary day-to-day responsibility of overseeing fund debtors. The jobholder also plays a fundamental role in the preparation of Financial Statements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A good bachelor’s degree in a numerical field and professional qualification in accounting like ACCA, CPA. A degree in Master of Business Administration is an added advantage

RELATED JOB EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with at least 2 at a Managerial Level practising accounting concepts

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High analytical skills and ability to deal with figures.
  • Integrity and confidentiality as the job exposes one to very confidential income and investment information.
  • Good oral and written communication skills to clients and be able to interact with diversity of individuals.
  • Supervisory and Leadership skills.

Interested individuals should send copies of academic credentials, application letters and detailed CVs addressed to [email protected] by Friday 21st January 2022, for registration and onward transmission.

Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate.



  • Increase customer satisfaction; Roll out communication programs for timeliness and accuracy of periodic investments and revenue reports.
  • Increase profitability, increase revenues, maximize revenue collection. Generate cost reduction initiative.
  • Undertake Business process engineering and improve productivity.
  • Supervise Investments and treasury back office function
  • Ensure all investments are fully authorized as per investments policy before being booked in the accounting system.
  • Creation of fixed income customers in the system.
  • Ensuring all the investment principles for the three investment classes are accurately and timely booked in the system.
  • Review the booked transactions and update them to the General ledger for fixed income investments and staff mortgages.
  • Monitoring of all investments and their maturity dates to ensure that accurate amounts are settled and on time to increase the pool of funds available for investment.
  • Ensuring that all recalled funds are receipted and accurately applied to open invoices that they relate to in the system.
  • Ensure all rolled over investments accurately comply with the new terms of investments to boost revenue collections.
  • Follow up with banks to ensure all supporting documentation to investments is received and tally with the agreed terms.
  • Ensure safe custody of all investment documentation.
  • Monitoring of both local and foreign money markets.
  • Monthly obtaining of prevailing forex rates and update in the system to revalue all foreign currency denominated assets.
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of the investments to the General Ledger and are supported with certificates of deposits.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly fixed income reports.
  • Ensure adequate financial procedures are in place before equity transactions are booked in the system.
  • Creation of equity customers in the system
  • Ensure timely and accurate booking of all equity purchases and/or disposals.
  • Monitoring of the Stock Markets, Uganda Securities Exchange, Nairobi Stock Exchange and Rwanda Stock Exchange to ensure accurate revaluation of equities and restatement in the system.
  • Ensuring all information obtained from the brokers is accurate and the commissions charged are as per agreed terms and conditions.
  • Liaising with stockbrokers and custodians on all new purchases and disposals to ensure that the information provided tallies with the actual movement of funds on the bank statement
  • Liaising with our associates to ensure that all the financial information provided from their side is accurately and timely recorded in the system.
  • Making accurate and timely provisions for dividends declared and follow up of payments when they fall due.
  • Reconciliation of equity ledgers, capital gains, losses and dividend ledgers.
  • Preparation of monthly equity reports.
  • Ensure reconciliation of Fund Managers and Custodian reports.
  • Ensuring payment documents for real estate are properly authorized.
  • Ensure timely revaluation of investment properties and restatement in the system.
  • Writing terms of reference for revaluation requirements.
  • Preparation of monthly real estate report.
  • Ensuring the section and the department is applying all relevant accounting standards appropriately
  • Ensuring accurate recording of all accrued interest, rental invoices and dividend income.
  • Ensuring maximization of revenue collections.
  • Ensuring the agreed rates of interest is applied to the correct principal placements and to the right banks.
  • Review of captured invoices and receipts and update them in the system to the General ledger.
  • Ensuring that accurate interest is timely paid on all investments.
  • Ensuring reconciliation of interest, rent and dividend income to income receivable.
  • Ensure all tenants have valid tenancy agreements.
  • Ensure timely billing and collection of all rent and utilities.
  • Ensuring reconciliation between our records and the property agents.
  • Enforcement and initiation of penalties of non-complying tenants.
  • Alerting the Property Manager and Letting Agent of defaulting tenants.
  • Ensure accurate and timely booking of recoveries.
  • Follow up defaulting debtors and forward to Legal department for re-enforcement.
  • Ensure automation of the investments, reconciliation and revenue processes.
  • Review and recommend, as needed, modifications to the existing system to improve efficiency.
  • Supervise Revenue staff and ensure that they are performing at acceptable levels and conforming to the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Conduct analytical reviews of business performance areas and avail value-adding advice.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to derive key insights for value addition
  • Proficient in customer and client handling to enable relationship management
  • Prepare reports and conduct presentations on output to clients and stakeholders.
  • Ensure preparation of Financial Statements in accordance with the relevant accounting standards.
  • Ascertain compliance of finance policies and procedures to relevant laws and guiding principles
  • Knowledgeable in Oracle system performance and advise on key customizations to improve efficiencies.
  • Review and recommend, as needed, modifications to the existing system to improve efficiency.


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