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Friday, 19 April 2013

FINANCE MANAGER - Radio Sapientia


Radio Sapientia Limited is a company wholly owned by the Uganda Episcopal Conference, an umbrella organization for all the Catholic Bishops in Uganda. It operates a radio from its headquarters within the complex of the Catholic Secretariat at Nsambya.

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Job category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: April 29, 2013 - 5pm
Reports to: Managing Director
The Finance Manager is a member of management reporting directly to the Managing Director. The successful candidate will be offered a three (3) year renewable contract. Main Purpose of the job:
To safeguard Company’s assets by developing and maintaining an effective finance and accounting function.
To maintain accurate financial and accounting records and provide the Board of Directors and management with reports and information for performance evaluation, planning and decision making.
Duties and responsibilities:
Planning, supervising and coordinating all activities in the finance department and providing professional and administrative guidance and advice to management.
Receiving, interpreting and executing all finance decisions made by the Board of Directors and as directed by the Managing Director.
Compiling annual estimates and, through the Managing Director, presenting to the Board of Directors for approval.
Preparing statements showing the Company’s performance and financial position.
Developing and maintaining an efficient system of budgetary control.
Maintaining all accounting and financial data and systems necessary to record all transactions of the Company in accordance with generally accepted international accounting standards and the provisions of the Companies Act.
Ensuring that all accounting procedures and documents are adhered to safe guard Company’s assets.
Ensuring that all revenues dues to the company are properly recorded, banked and accounted for.
Ensuring that all expenditures are properly and genuinely authorized and accounted for.
Ensuring that Government taxes are paid on time and other statutory deductions made at the source are properly accounted for and paid.
Appraising all proposed capital projects and investments.
Preparing and presenting the financial statements.
Ideal candidates should possess good interpersonal skills, be innovative and of high moral character and integrity.
Should possess a degree in finance and accounting.
Should be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda or other recognized professional Accountancy body.
A postgraduate degree or diploma in business administration will be an added advantage.
Should possess computer skills relevant to the job.
Should have relevant working experience of at least five (5) years of which three (3) should be in a managerial position in a medium sized company.
Contact/How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above specifications should submit their applications, CV and copies of certificates and testimonials to: The Managing Director Radio Sapientia Limited Catholic Secretariat, Nsambya P O. Box 29994, KAMPALA