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Financial Analyst

FullTime Uganda, Kampala Posted 11/08/2022, 1 year ago

Industry: Commercial & Retail Industry

Role: Finance

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 11/10/2022

Client: Carrefour

Our client, the largest franchisee of French giant group CARREFOUR owned and operated by MAJID AL FUTTAIM in Uganda is looking for a Financial Analyst. The middle East based group is currently operating more than 375 Carrefour Stores in 17 countries with more than 37000 employees

Job Purpose

The Financial Analyst is responsible for establishing a reliable financial reporting system in compliance with internal guidelines and procedures, provides management with relevant financial data for the decision-making process. The role holder is also responsible for recommending areas of improvement in order to achieve targets 

Duties and Responsibilities

Budget and Forecasting

  • Assist with monitoring allocated budgets to ensure compliance and highlight possible issues
  • Provide inputs on the preparation of budget when necessary and provide inputs on cost reduction measures
  • Partner with relevant function heads, by providing them with analysis and advice in the planning process with regards to budgeting, strategic plans and periodic forecasts for their respective departments

Internal Control and Audit

  • Ensure alignment of procedures with developed by the Finance function
  • Guarantee that the fixed asset register is properly maintained
  • Ensure that payroll is processed accurately and timely
  • Control suppliers’ payment terms and consequences
  • Monitor stock-check, sleeping stock, receiving controls and analyze shrinkage result
  • Perform audits on Central Cash Office to minimize cash flow risks, prepare corrective actions and proposals for improvement
  • Ensure the strict implementation of Internal Audit recommendations
  • Review, develop and implement the finance strategy that supports the company’s corporate and business strategies Capex


  • Oversee the preparation of performance analysis reports
  • Prepare business presentations and reports for management periodically and ad hoc basis when required
  • Provide summary of asset information to the management regularly
  • Responsible for business analysis and modelling including:
  • Monthly financial closing (budgetary control, P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow)
  • Monthly forecast
  • Annual budget
  • Stores turnover
  • Cash flow

Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of the performance management process by setting objectives, monitoring performance, and provide constructive feedback and provide inputs to senior management
  • Provide mentorship for the purpose of developing a continuous talent pipeline for key roles
  • Provide inputs on training needs and coordinate with the HC department to ensure facilitation of training requirements
  • Develop and implement on the job-training for the team
  • Provide inputs for the development of annual manpower plan
  • Ensure the implementation of the organisation’s corporate policies and relevant procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Finance, Business Administration or Commerce
  • MBA in the same field advantage
  • CPA or CMA is preferred
  • 5+ years in a similar position
  • 2+ years in retail business is preferred


  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Project management
  • Strong Ms Excel and Power Point Skills
  • Strong communicator and presentation skills

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