Senior Finance Manager - Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary

Our client based in Kampala - in the Hospitality industry - is looking for a competent personnel to fill the role of Senior Finance Manager. The ideal candidate must be willing to relocate to Kampala where our client is based.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

This position is ideal for  a Senior Finance Manager that is looking to play a key role as part of the strategy management team. The role would best suit an all-rounder that is able to manage a team as well as provide input into the optimizing of operations and overall strategy formulation.

Purpose of Role 

The ideal candidate must be very conversant with the Hospitality industry and execute a set of activities including comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risks and identify opportunities through monitoring, controlling and evaluating business performance against plan and generating insights to inform decisions and action.

Top Accountabilities

  1. Planning, implementation and management of the Company’s financial strategy (in collaboration with the Directors and senior management team).
  2. Management of Company’s fiscal activities including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and auditing.
  3. Provide leadership in financial planning and treasury management of financial assets and liabilities.
  4. Implementation of internal controls for the business to mitigate financial risks with key emphasis on inventory and the order to bill cycle controls in the restaurants, hotel and supermarket.
  5. Ensure full compliance with requisite statutory and contractual obligations and covenants.
  6. Drive process improvements to improve efficiencies and minimize operational costs.
  7. Manage relationships with key stakeholders including critical suppliers, financiers and regulators.
  8. Provide leadership and direction to the finance and administration team.


  • Qualified Professional Accountant- CPA/ACCA
  • Business related Degree.
  • At least 8 years working experience in a corporate environment preferably in a hospitality industry
  • Proven track record in the area of Financial Accounting / Reporting and Financial Controlling 
  • Capable of working in a deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully engage senior managers as well as other process stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated English proficiency (read, write and speak)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Relevant experience with integrated systems such as SAP is an advantage.
  • MS applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Word, etc.)

Primary Location: Kampala, Uganda


  • Hospitality 
  • Retail/Consumer Goods

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