Our Client, National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NH&CC) is a construction and real estate management company, whose mandate is to increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.
The Company strives to: design, construct and sale high quality homes in an organized environment; Offer consultancy services in real estate development and management; Provide construction services for medium and large-scale projects; and Offer Property Management Services in its efforts to strengthen the capacity of the company to effectively and efficiently deliver its mandate.
NHCC seeks to recruit qualified and competent persons to fill the Chief Finance Officer and Chief Engineer positions.
Chief Finance Officer:
The Chief Finance Officer will report to Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for optimization of Stakeholders’ expectations through planning, allocation and accountability of the Company’s financial resources in support of the Company’s strategic goals.
Key duties and responsibilities will include the following:
  • Focus on strategic planning through influencing and facilitating development of future strategic directions in accordance with company policies and procedure;
  • Develop and manage effective Corporate Accounting Procedures that adhere to IAS’s and other best practices;
  • Lead and coordinate the Company wide operational planning and budgeting;
  • Establish and maintain an effective and optimal treasury functions, aimed at effective working capital management;
  • Lead the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual monthly financial and management information reports in accordance with provisions of the finance manual;
  • Lead the implementation and management of an effective, comprehensive and user friendly MIS, Management accounting and budget control procedures;
  • Manage all regulatory procedures that bear on financial statements, such as tax returns and filing annual accounts;
  • Manage and maintain effective relations with company bankers, creditors and shareholders;
  • Provide support for productive and problem – free internal and external audits;
  • Develop and implement effective investment policies and practices; and
  • Perform any other duties as may from time to time be directed by the relevant authority.
Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business, preferably with specialization in Accounting and Finance from a recognized university;
  • A full professional accounting qualification and full membership of an Internationally recognized accountancy institution, such as ACCA,CPA(UK),CFA;
  • Member of ICPAU or with qualifications to be a member during the six months’ probation period;
  • A post graduate qualification in Business Administration, Accounting or Financial Management is a must;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years post qualification (as a professional Accountant) experience, five of which must have been at the level of Head of Finance in a commercial and result oriented organization
  • Previous financial management experience and experience in development of financial management strategies is essential
  • Experience in construction finance modelling and development of innovative financial products in a similar organization is required
  • Proficiency in implementing a top range of accounting Information Systems/Software;
How to apply
If your qualifications and experience match any of these roles, please email your application quoting the relevant job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email address: esd@kpmg.co.ug.
Please attach your CV containing your e-mail address, daytime telephone contact, qualifications, achievements, experience, present position and names & addresses of three referees together with a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) summarising why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the position. Do not attach any other documents at this point.
All applications should be sent via email. Please clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Closing date for receipt of applications will be 4th March 2016.
All candidates applying for these positions will be selected on merit and only those short listed will be invited for interviews.
Please note that the positions will remain open until they are filled.
For any questions regarding the application process please contact Executive Selection Division, KPMG on +256 414 347833, +256 414346294 or +256 414 340 315.
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