Job in Uganda at SolarNow Services (U) Ltd

Job Title: Manager of Finance

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the functions of the Manager of Finance are
i) to maintain controllership
ii) deliver accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting
iii) manage delinquency and costs iv} provide planning and forecasting
iv) assist in the development and management of the business.
The Manager of Finance will be expected to easily fulfill the general finance functions. During the initial period of 6-12 months he/she will also be working to refine and implement the financial and business reporting mechanisms. Subsequently the role will focus on scaling up to a highly centralised, multi-country operation.

Financial Responsibilities
• Ensure accuracy of the accounts on a daily basis, if appropriate.
• Ensure timely and accurate payment, taxation and records of monthly payroll.
• Maintain consistency throughout different reporting structures.
• Preparation and review of monthly and annual financial reporting materials for the management team.
• Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting and cash flow for administration, existing programs, and proposed new sites.
• Coordinate all audit, tax and regulatory activities.

Administrative Leadership and Management Responsibilities
• Manage the organization's physical infrastructure and branch based inventory.
• Serve as a business partner to the Operations Manager for SolarNow's financial, budgeting and administrative processes - including HR, Logistics and running of HQ

Job requirement

• Degree level plus an accountancy qualification.
• Multiple years of professional experience including legal, audit, compliance and budgeting.
• Resource development is preferred, and/or completion of a training contract with a recognised market leader.
• He/she will have worked in a leadership position and have demonstrated ability to set priorities, creating efficiencies, and guiding people to work efficiently and effectively.
• Exposure to large debtor ledgers and/or warehousing systems will be an advantage.
• The individual should be technologically savvy, with examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency.
• The candidate should be flexible and a self-starter: able to multi-task and be highly detail-oriented.
• Personal qualities required Include integrity, credibility, and a commitment to SolarNow's mission.
• Job base is our HQ in Kampala and might require occasional travel upcountry.
• SofarNow offers a market conform salary based on qualifications and responsibilities.
• SolarNow is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Suitable candidates may send their CV and application letter to:


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