Jobs – Finance Manager IT Shared Services at MTN-Uganda

Job Title: Finance Manager IT Shared Services
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN Uganda launched commercial services in Uganda, just six months after acquiring and signing of the license. MTN has since grown to be the leading Telecommunications Company in Uganda servicing in excess of 6 Million customers and growing. Despite insufficient infrastructure, MTN has covered in excess of 90% of the population, providing services in over 150 towns and villages and their immediate environments.
Job Summary: The MTN Finance Manager will support Senior and Executive Management with proper financial management for the IT Shared Services Hub for the South East Africa Region (SEA).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for financial Management (Reporting and Planning).
  • Prepare and present forecasts, budgets and business plans for the Shared Services company on an annual basis.
  • Develop, maintain and improve chargeback models and methodologies for costs recoverable from MTN operating companies (OPCOs).
  • Oversee the billing and invoicing processes for recoverable charges from OPCOs.
  • Manage accounts receivables i.e. transaction processing, age analysis, collections/receipts, non-recoverable accounts, reconciliations etc
  • Manage accounts payable cycle i.e. procurement, operating costs, payments, transaction processing, reconciliations etc.
  • Oversee the Hub’s assets, capital expenditure budgets, assets acquisitions, fixed assets registers, depreciations, impairments, disposal etc
  • Formulate and implement cash management, funding of the Hub, cash upstreaming, banking processes, relationships etc
  • Manage various taxes applicable to the Hub.
  • Manage and maintain the general ledger of the Hub.
  • Compile, prepare and present monthly operational and financial performance reports for the Hub including, but not limited to, Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Oversee the Hub’s accounting system and audit processes
  • Perform any other function as may be delegated by the IT Shared Services CIO.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be a Chartered Accountant/Chartered Management Accountant.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in telecommunications/ Information Technology.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in financial management.
  • Preferably have experience working with chargeback methodologies and commercial understanding of pricing, billing among others.
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years experience working with Oracle Financials and IFS Financials.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of risk, control and auditing methodologies.
  • Detailed working knowledge of financial management policies, strategies and methodologies.
  • Deeper understanding of core business processes including project management competencies.
  • Extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry is of added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical and thinking skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to listen and observe.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Conflict-handling and resolution skills.
  • Possess the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
How to apply for the job:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: the Human Resources Manager IT Shared Services, MTN plot 77 Yusuf Lule road opposite Garden City Shopping Mall, Kampala, Uganda.
Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
Deadline: 11th July, 2014 by 5PM
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