Director of Finance

Kampala, Uganda
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Numida is a financial services technology company based in Kampala, Uganda and we are building the digital and financial products that enable African small businesses to thrive. Through our mobile app Ugandan entrepreneurs can manage their sales, expenses, and credits, keep track of their stock so that they never miss a sale, and access convenient and unsecured business loans disbursed via mobile money in 24 hours. To date we have served more than 500 small businesses in Uganda.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Finance that will clear a path for Numida’s growth by establishing high-performing financial processes and systems that will drive measurable value. The Director of Finance will be a member of the Management Team. The role is a combination of an operations role (managing accounting and financial control functions) and a strategy role (working with the Management Team to establish a financial strategy for the profitable, long-term growth of the business). The role is reserved for someone who has 5+ years of experience in accounting management and finance, including experience in a financial institution.

Your responsibilities will include:
– Financial accounting and reporting
– Financial strategy
– Risk management
– Payroll preparation and administration
– Information technology for the finance function

– University degree in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration
– CPA, ACCA, CFA or MBA designation is an asset
– 5+ years of experience of progressive responsibility in accounting and finance, with at least 2 years of management experience (experience in FinTech an asset)
– Knowledge and background in GAAP, including the presentation and reporting of GAAP based financial reports
– Experience in credit including strong experience with loan accounting
– Strong strategic, finance skill set evidenced by the ability to analyze business models, forecast financing needs and raise capital at attractive rates
– Strong financial modeling, budgeting, valuation, financial analysis experience
– Ability to communicate complex financial information to both finance professionals and non-specialists
– Experience with the consolidation of multiple foreign entities, with multi-currency accounting and complex intercompany transactions
– Familiarity with foreign exchange risks and mitigants
– Familiarity with capital markets strategies

Additional Information

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