JOB TITLE: HEAD OF FINANCE

COMPANY: Agent Banking Company of Uganda Limited (ABC)

LOCATION: Kampala

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

BUSINESS FUNCTION: Finance

 

ABOUT US:

Agent Banking Company is a leading Fintech organization licensed by the Bank of Uganda as a Payment System Operator. We provide shared and interoperable platforms and infrastructure to financial services providers in Uganda, enabling them to serve customers at scale securely and affordably. Our mission is to revolutionize financial services delivery in Uganda by leveraging technology to foster financial inclusion and innovation.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:     

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Finance to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will oversee all financial aspects of our operations, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and driving strategic financial planning to support our growth objectives.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and implement financial strategies, plans, and policies aligned with organizational goals.
  2. Manage financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis processes.
  3. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial standards.
  4. Oversee treasury management, cash flow, and liquidity planning.
  5. Lead financial risk management and internal control processes.
  6. Collaborate with executive management to support decision-making and optimize financial performance.
  7. Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including auditors, regulators, financial institutions, Development Partners, and Funders/Investors.
  8. Mentor and develop finance team members, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; MBA or professional qualification (e.g., CPA, ACCA) preferred.
  2. Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in finance, with at least 3 years in a senior leadership role.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  1. In-depth knowledge of financial management principles, practices, and regulations.
  2. Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret financial data to inform strategic decision-making.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  4. Proven leadership abilities, with a track record of leading and developing high-performing teams.
  5. Experience in the fintech or banking industry preferred.
  6. Familiarity with the regulatory environment in Uganda is an advantage.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and suitability for the role to applications@agentbanking.co.ug.

 Please include “Head of Finance Application” in the subject line.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 12th March 2024

 

At Agent Banking Company, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage qualified candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

Join us in revolutionizing financial services in Uganda