JOBS: Chief Financial Officer at National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

JOBS: Chief Financial Officer at National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
NHCCJob Title Chief Financial Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
About NHCC:
The National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.
Job Summary:  The Chief Financial Officer will mainly ensure optimization of Stakeholders’ expectations through planning, allocation and accountability of the Company’s financial resources in support of Company’s strategic goals
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         The incumbent will focus on strategic planning through influencing and facilitating development of future strategic directions in accordance with company policies and procedure.
·         Develop and manage effective Corporate Accounting Procedures that adhere to IAS’s and other best practices.
·         Steer and coordinate the Company wide operational planning and budgeting.
·         Establish and maintain an effective and optimal treasury functions, aimed at effective working capital management.
·         Manage the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual monthly financial and management information reports in accordance with provisions of the finance manual.
·         Oversee the implementation and management of an effective, comprehensive and user friendly MIS, Management accounting and budget control procedures.
·         Manage all regulatory procedures that bear on financial statements, such as tax returns and filing annual accounts.
·         Manage and maintain effective relations with company bankers, creditors and shareholders.
·         Provide technical support for productive and problem – free internal and external audits.
·         Develops and implements effective investment policies and practices.
·         Perform any other duties as may from time to time be directed by the relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business, preferably with specialization in Accounting and Finance from a recognized university.
·         A Post Graduate qualification in Business Administration, Accounting or Financial Management is a Must.
·         Possession of full professional accounting qualification and full membership of an Internationally recognized accountancy institution, such as ACCA, CPA(UK),CFA Member of ICPAU or with qualifications to be a member during the probation period.
·         At least seven (7) years post Qualification (as a professional Accountant) experience, five of which must have been at the level of Head of Finance in a commercial and Result Oriented Organization.
·         Proficiency in implementing a top range of accounting Information Systems/Software.
·         High degree of creativity and innovation
·         An independent and professional thinker who is able to take balanced and clear decisions on issues, while adhering, fully to professional ethics.
·         Principled, self-confident and knowledgeable and willing to promote his position with an open mind.
·         Wholly committed to meeting deadlines
·         Proven good presentation and reporting abilities.
How to Apply for the job:
All interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications clearly marked “Application for the position of Chief Financial Officer and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of testimonials & three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or  Email to:
Deadline: 25th September, 2015 by 4.00p.m (Local time)

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