Job opportunity for Finance Manager at Crest Foam Mattresses

Job opportunity for Finance Manager at Crest Foam Mattresses

Crest Foam MattressesJob Title:     Finance Manager

Organisation: Crest Foam Mattresses

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job ID: 4141

About US:

Crest Foam Mattresses was established in 1986 and produces the best value mattresses in Uganda – a balance between price and quality. Our product engineers are continuously working to improve our mattresses, in order to ensure customer satisfaction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·         Ensure accounting documents are fully verified, authorized and kept securely.

·         Ensure maintenance and updating of price list for all company productsconsistent with the price policy.

·         Ensure timely submission and payment of all statutory returns.

·         Mentor and line manage the Finance team managers by regularly appraising, mentoring and coaching them to improve their performance and that of the department.

·         The Finance Manager will develop and continuously review financial strategies, policies and procedures in support of the overall business strategy, financial standards and compliance to statutory requirement by;

·         Initiating, formulating, assessing and reviewing financial policies and procedures in order to align them with the business strategy

·         Ensuring that all financial policies comply with the statutoryrequirements at all times.

·         Providing financial advisory services to the staff, management and the Board.

·         Critically reviewing of financial operations to identify opportunities to improve internal controls and streamlining financial business processes in accordance to professional accounting standards.

·         The incumbent will ensure timely financial planning and control the implementation of annual budget by:

·         Working closely with department heads in the preparation, review, and implementation of the annual budget.

·         Authorizing expenditure in line with approved budget.

·         Preparing and submitting budgetary performance reports.

·         Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and implement improvement strategies as appropriate by:

·         Reviewing Monthly Management Report & Accounts  and preparing periodic financial review reports.

·         Evaluating and recommending suitable cost reduction opportunities  and controls on  pricing and credit control management.

·         Analyzing budgetary performance and preparing quarterly reports.

·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·         The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Commerce

·         Professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA.

·         At least five years’ experience in a large FMCG / Manufacturing Company with at least 3 years’ experience at senior management.

·         Working knowledge of Automated accounting systems

·         Knowledge of IFRS/IASs

·         Computer literacy i.e. proficient in PC skills (MS word, Excel)

·         Strong written and oral communication skills

How to Apply:

​All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications by clicking on this link.

Please upload the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format) which should include your contact information and three work related references and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be included.

Deadline: 21st November 2015

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