Description

Reports to: CEO with dotted reporting to Credit Director

About US:

SolarNow sells and installs high-quality European standards solar energy solutions in Uganda and Kenya. We offer our solutions to residential, commercial, industrial & agricultural customers with warranty, installation and service. Since 2011, SolarNow has been on a mission to lead the sustainable energy market by offering quality products and services at affordable prices through client-focused & committed professionals.

Our team consists of amazing, passionate professionals committed to transforming the lives of others through solar energy. We take care of our staff who, in turn, take care of our clients and the company. We pride ourselves on doing the right thing, walking in our clients’ shoes, Being Passionate and having fun.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for managing credit control activities of the entire company
  • Responsible to manage a team of 4-5 field Internal Credit Control Officers
  • Responsible to manage/supervise 15-30 branches and other units/departments involved in credit operations within organization
  • Ensure completion of branch audits within established timeline in each Quarter
  • Periodical physical field visits and branch visits needs to be conducted
  • Drive special branch audit wherever required
  • Guide team with sampling and auditing technique
  • Periodical skill development training for the team
  • Provide regular updates to senior management about the overall working environment
  • Prepare consolidated reports on findings, observations and recommendations and present regular reports to the CEO and other required stakeholders
  • Prompt reporting of critical issues observed
  • Ensure uniformity and accuracy in maintenance of records
  • Develop, implement, and maintain internal audit policies and procedures
  • Finding rectifiable areas in current internal control system
  • Implement best audit, credit control and business practices
  • Properly communicate and discuss all the audit findings with the auditee

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Graduation (added preference will be given for M.Com or MBA)
  • 5-7 years of experience on similar role in financial institution/MFI in Uganda
  • Strong written and verbal English commands and a knowledge of a minimum 2-3 additional most spoken local languages
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Questioning mind set
  • Team handling capacity
  • Prior work experience in Financial Institution/ MFI sector
  • Proactive, independent decision maker, good team player
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude and adaptability nature
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Travelling: At least 10-15 days per month to different regions where company is operating
  • Age limit: Below 40 years

Applying Instructions

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs, three references and one passport photo addressed to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to

recruitmentug@solarnow.eu.

Please use the following subject: “Application for Internal Control Manager.”