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Chief Finance Officer

Cairo Bank Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 16, 2021.

Cairo Bank Uganda Carreer opportunities in Uganda Chief Finance Officer Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Cairo Bank Uganda

# Job Description

Job Purpose:
• To provide leadership and overall oversight in the execution of the Finance
department roles and takes overall responsibility for financial planning,
management and control, financial reporting as well as putting in place a
strong internal control environment to ensure the integrity of all financial
information. Lead strategy formulation and execution process and ensure
compliance to tax requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for overall supervision of activities, administration and
efficient daily operations of the Finance department.
• Develop, cascade and monitor the implementation of financial strategy and
work plans/Activity plans aligned to the overall bank strategy.
• Technical support in areas of financial management, accounting, budgeting
and strategy.
• Train, motivate and manage performance of the finance team to enhance staff
productivity thorough daily supervision of the team’s activities, feedback and
provision of leadership in line with the HR policies.
• Monitor expenses and control costs within the Bank by carrying out periodic
monitoring, evaluation, control and approval of budget requests and
assessment/review/evaluation of Bank’s financial condition, financial position
and recommend viable alternatives for cost effective operation.
• Develop performance measures that support the bank’s strategic direction and
champion the achievement of revenue targets on interest income and off-balance
sheet earnings through continuous monitoring of business performance and
profitability performance mechanisms in line with the bank’s overall strategy.
• Provide strategic support and directives to various business offices within
the Bank during the Bank audit by regulatory authorities/external auditors,
Review the findings and recommendations made by the internal & external
auditors and drive adherence to internal and external policies to meet
compliance requirements of the Bank and regulatory authorities.
• Prepare, present and interpret financial reports to Management, Board of
Directors, relevant shareholders and to direct and supervise preparation of
all fiscal reporting.
• Ensure performance management of all staff under his/her directs supervision
to ensure that departmental goals and objectives are meant in line with the
overall Department. Set annual performance targets considering, quality, and
efficiency of the banks Finance section.
• Develop and maintain functional systems for submitting accurate and timely
periodic information to Bank of Uganda and Uganda Revenue Authority URA,
National Social Security Fund NSSF and any other regulatory authorities in
accordance with the applicable regulations and Laws of Uganda.
• Drive adherence to GL compliance, best practice financial management
governance and other regulatory and non- regulatory policies and standard.
• Pursue positive perception of the bank by all regulatory authorities and
agencies and liaise with concerned units in preparing all responses to queries
from the regulatory authorities and other agencies;
• Ensure proper functioning of day to day controls, periodic monitoring
activities and timely resolution of risk issues and attend governance meetings
and implement resolutions out of governance forums relating to Finance and the
• Takes full responsibility for performance management of all direct reports,
focusing on all aspects of sound people management through mentorship and
coaching sessions as well as implementing robust succession planning within
the department.
• Ensure prudent management of key finance risks to the organization, coming
up with effective means/policies to address them.
• Provide input into Treasury investment appraisals and analysis against
return while ensuring adequate liquidity for loan disbursements and
operational expenses throughout the Banks’s network while ensuring that the
Bank’s operations are conducted in conformity to capital requirements as
stipulated by FIA and other capital guidelines issued by Bank of Uganda.

Education .
• University degree preferably in Business or Accounting coupled with full
professional accounting qualifications plus.
• Professional Qualifications compulsory with CPA as a MUST possession/ have.
• Must be a registered member of ICPAU.
• Comprehensive understanding of the Banking practice and theory in operating
systems and internal reporting requirements.
• Understanding of the local regulatory requirements.
• Understanding of IFRS.
• Strong analytical skills and an eye for details.

• At least 5 years’ experience in a core Finance function of a busy
financial institution.

Skills and competencies.
• Leadership and Team building
• Good communication skills
• Professional disposition, Strategy formulation & Business Awareness,
Creativity & Innovation Networking skills.
• Resource Management, Delegation & Empowerment, Ability to Inspire & Manage
• Analytical Thinking, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Diversity Management
• Interrogatory skills and Communication skills.
• Fraud Detection & Control; Internal Audit practice.
• Policy and Regulatory Interpretation skill and Implementation capability
• Capacity to plan and anticipate challenges and provide proactive solutions.
• Integrity and capacity to challenge actions of peers.
• Ability to work under pressure in a highly challenging environment

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested candidates should send their application letters together with
their curriculum vitae to the Head Human Resources at
**[email protected]**

Cairo Bank Uganda Carreer opportunities in Uganda Chief Finance Officer Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Cairo Bank Uganda

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