Finance Controller (General Ledger) job at M-KOPA
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Vacancy title:
Finance Controller (General Ledger)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, December 01 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 17 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose:
As the dynamic leader of our finance department, you will play a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and financial integrity. Your mission is to not only ensure the seamless execution of finance operations but also to champion robust controls that safeguard the integrity of our financial records.

In this exciting position, you'll be the go-to expert, offering timely guidance, invaluable information, and unwavering support to inform strategic business decisions. You will report to Finance Manager.

What you will do:
• Finance Operations Ownership
• Oversee the accounts payable process.
• Oversee the Inventory and Consignment process.
• Own the Month-end closure process
• Supervise, support, train and offer guidance to direct reports as well as other staff on best practices and M-Kopa's finance policy
• Partnership accounting. Develop and maintain bi-lateral relationships with M-Kopa's material business partners and stakeholders
• Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as assigned majorly in relation to operations.
• Monitor and support the PO process end to end.
• Support in recommendations for process improvements and automations to ensure efficiency in Finance Operations.
• Oversee and monitor Operational actions that have an effect on the reporting

General Ledger
• Full ownership of the General ledger ensuring all transactions and entries are complete, exist and are accurate for all TB lines
• Reviews and Approvals
• General Ledgers control. Journal approvals
• Purchase Orders
• Expense accountabilities

Experience/Education/Skills Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting (or its equivalent).
• Member of Professional Accountancy Body – ACCA/CPA preferred

Knowledge and Experience :
• Book keeping and basic accounting principles;
• Intermediate Excel skills;
• Experience in using Finance ERPs , Microsoft Dynamics an added advantage
• At least 2 years Finance Operational experience

Core competencies:
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Planning and Organizing
• Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Team work
• Attention to detail and ownership
• Team Leadership and management skilss
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Initiative and ability to build relationships

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 01 December 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 17-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-11-2067
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