Fenix International Global Financial Operations Associate Jobs in Uganda
Fenix International Global Financial Operations Associate Jobs in Uganda Job Overview
Fenix is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and disciplined Global Financial Operations Associate with a passion for entrepreneurship, renewable energy, and financial inclusion as well as relevant experience in financial operations & accounting.
This position is a unique leadership role in a fast-paced start up at the front lines of renewable energy and mobile payment technology.
The Global Financial Operations Associate will report directly to the Global Financial Operations Manager as well as collaborate with other directors to manage the Accounting Team and ensure timely and accurate reporting as well as implement processes and controls to ensure best practices and adherence to global accounting standards and tax laws.Help to oversee and assist countries with all monthly reporting and analysis
Review completion of financial reconciliations and inventory management
Support country operation teams
Assist & monitor inventory deliveries
Provide support to country operations teams with production & inventory tracking
Examine opportunities to increase efficiency, communication & systems between teams
Provide SAP training & support
Assist Director of Finance to improve SAP ERP system roll out by rolling out new modules, reporting and dashboards & lead API roll out
Roll out Materials Planning module in SAP, coordinating closely with the operations team to better forecast and execute inventory ordering
Roll out Budgeting and Forecasting module in SAP, coordinating closely with country leads and department heads to enable annual team budgeting and forecasting within SAP
Develop and roll out Hana dashboard reporting to take the place of EBITDA reporting via an interactive daily sales/COGS report along with weekly expense estimates
Develop additional custom reporting both in SAP and Tableau to support global and country teams
Roll out API, ensuring correct data capture between Fenix DB and SAP on a daily basis and creating Tableau reporting to test and validate API
Maintain APIs going forward
Participate in global financial reporting activities, including:
Oversee monthly financial reporting including financial reporting for war room, steering committee and ad hoc financial reporting.
Oversee budget and forecast vs. actual reporting, coordinating with global department heads and country teams to assess and respond to differences
Oversee compilation weekly EBITDA tracking tools across all specific new markets
Maintain and improve Fenix Chart of Accounts across all operations
Assist in conducting at least 3 strategic analysis initiatives to help improve Fenix operations, cash flow management, tax & accounting
Required Skills & Experience
B.A or B.S in Accounting, IT or Business
Minimum 3 years of professional experience
Significant experience in operational finance, specifically in budgeting and forecasting
Advanced proficiency in SAP Business One
Advanced quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in excel
Ability to work with a multicultural team of financial operations staff
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills (English)
Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature
Attention to detail, strategic thinker
A passion for Fenix and our customers!
Highly Desired Skills
Familiarity with rolling out an API a plus
Higher level certifications in accounting, ERP IT or finance
Work experience in a multinational company or financial institution, preferably with operations in Africa
Understanding of rural BOP markets, microfinance, mobile telecom and/or renewable energy industries in East Africa
French or Portuguese a plus
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th August 2019
Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/.
Fenix offers a competitive salary, equity and a fun work environment.
We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.
For more information and job application details, see; Fenix International Global Financial Operations Associate Jobs in Uganda
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