Job for Financial Controller at Automotive Company

 Job Title:    Financial Controller
Organisation: Automotive Company
About NFT:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a leading company in the automotive industry in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Financial Controller will mainly ensure the operation and maintenance of the financial control systems and the timely preparation of accurate financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         In charge of operating and managing the company’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems; initially this will be very hands on and encompass all aspects of day to day accounting
·         Ensure that strong internal control environment exists within the entire company
·         Own the preparation of reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries and financial statements to specific deadlines; including monthly management accounts, annual statutory accounts for all internal and external stakeholders.
·         Ensure control of income, cash flow and expenditure to agreed budgets
·         Manage working capital requirements, payments and approvals
·         Ensure adherence and compliance with all local statutory reporting requirements i.e. payroll, purchase taxation, corporate taxation reporting, etc.
·         Own the local installation of companywide accounting system, train users where necessary.
·         Ensure the business operates within company policies and assist in developing and localizing policies where appropriate.
·         Build and maintain external relationships with key parties, e.g. bank, auditors, lawyers, local authorities.
·         Recruit, manage and develop direct reports in accordance with the agreed resource plan.
·         Work closely with Company Finance functions to refine process, systems and approaches used as a template for other group deployments
·         Provide the business unit with sound financial analysis and guidance in order to grow the business profitably
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must be a Qualified Accountant with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or similar qualification
·         At least five years of post-qualification experience.
·         Prior experience in managing a finance department with 3 or moreindividuals with differing skills and experience.
·         User knowledge of accounting systems/ERP essential. SAP experience desirable
·         Past experience in manufacturing environment an advantage.
·         Computer literacy skills i.e. MS Excel and database experience
·         Possess the ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines from conception through execution.
·         Willingness to work long hours at times when the job requires it.
·         Ability to work at a high strategic level
·         Excellent written and oral English language skills
·         Experience of working in a fast paced commercial environment
·         Personal integrity and obvious gravitas
·         Self-motivated with business acumen
·         Strong interpersonal and relationship builder skills
·         Analytical thinking
·         Strong communication and influencing skills
·         Enthusiastic with a can do attitude
How to Apply for the job
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create aprofile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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