Commercial Forestry Company Financial Controller Jobs in Uganda

Commercial Forestry Company Financial Controller Jobs in Uganda

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership to the finance. accounting and associated functions across the company.

• Be responsible for and manage the strategic and business planning process and the annual budgeting process.

• Perform, or quality assure financial analysis and provide recommendations on investments. short-term and long-tem1 financing and operating strategy for the organization

• Review the company’s accounting and financial reporting systems for improvements and ensure the

• preparation and issuance of all reporting requirements including. but not limited to: monthly reporting packs, annual business plans. quarterly and annual profit forecasts.

• Ensure the financial statements accurately represent the financial position of the company and its operations.

• Oversee and control the development of financial models of operational performance to ensure control of the profitability of every step of the value chain and for risk management purposes.

• Continually monitor the organizations financial obligations, including covenanm and payment schedules, and ensure they are adhered to.

• Ensure financial reporting in compliance with legal and statutory requirements and manage tax matters including corporation tax. transfer pricing. VAT. customs St excise and PAYE and other tax related issues.

• Be part of the senior management team and support and challenge team members to promote improved performance

• Ensure proper maintenance of accounting information and timely posting into accounting system (ERP X3}.

• Undertake analytical review of all accounting records in the ERP systems and prepare reconciliations.

• Advise the Management on matters related to accounting and finance
and ensure that the accounting practices are in accordance with IFRS.

• Advise the Management on matters related to accounting and finance and ensure that the accounting practices are in accordance with IFRS.

Key Requirements:

• Degree in Commerce Accounting! Business Administration (Accounting) and related field.

• Membership to ICPAU or its equivalent

• Minimum 8 Years’ relevant experience in a reputable firm

• Experience in agro-processing or manufacturing industries, preferably in multinational organisations

• Knowledge and experience in using ERP Accounting Systems.

• Demonstrated leadership and proficiency in team building

• Demonstrated capabilities to produce required results under challenging conditions.

• Experience in supporting internal audit and risk assessment.

• Willing to live and work in Jinja.

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should submit an application letter and a CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd. 4th Floor. OTB Centre. Kampala Road. P. O. Box 34934.
    Kampala. Uganda by email:


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  • Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 25th July 2020.

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