Finance Manager

at Puma Energy
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 15, 2024
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Main Purpose:

Responsible for financial policies and internal controls. Manage annual budget process, control Costs, Capex, debtors, cash flow, Fixed asset register and archiving. Ensures that all internal and external reporting requirements are met. Responsible for ensuring that local company secretarial requirements are met.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring compliance with Company Secretarial and Statutory Requirements, including accounting standards and policies.
  • Ensuring Group Accounts and performance reporting deadlines and requirements are met. Providing financial and non-financial MI to the business.
  • Management of in-country function including management of Foreign Exchange, investment and the borrowing funds and relationships with the banks.
  • Maintenance of the Internal Control Environment and liaison with internal & external auditors. Ensuring financial infrastructure and systems are maintained.
  • Understand and monitor key financial and control risks and ensure mitigations are in place.
  • Tax administration & optimization.
  • Liaison with Retirement Fund Administrators and Investment Advisors.
  • Co-ordinate legal issues and the association with the assistance of Legal Counsel.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Professional Accounting qualification - C.A. or equivalent qualification.


  • Seasoned professional with extensive understanding of the business, knowledge of financial systems and local legislation.

Skills: Accounting Skills

  • Associate Tax Reviews
  • Business Knowledge
  • IT Efficiency
  • Leadership Skills
  • Numeric & Analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and local language is a must


  • Performance Bias
  • Business Insight
  • Leading People
  • Team work
  • Wise Decisions
  • Innovation

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

  • Internal – FIN dept. / C&C, Internal Auditor
  • External – External auditors, attorneys, tax institutions, advisors.
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