Team Leader, Budgeting and Reporting at Watoto Church Ministries

Application ends: May 31, 2022
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Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader, Budgeting and Reporting.

Organization:  Watoto Church Ministries.

Duty Station: Watoto Church Downtown, Kampala

Watoto Church Ministries has experienced exponential growth in the past couple of years composed of
multiple Celebration Centers (Campuses) and diverse Community care initiatives that include Child
Care, Community and Neighborhood, Education and FN Radio amongst others. In all of this, Watoto
remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.

We are seeking to recruit a Team Leader, Budgeting and Reporting to provide strategic direction to
the budgeting and reporting including development of policies and strategies, financial planning,
management reporting and ensuring timely production of the quality reports that enable the Ministry
to make timely decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities {but not limited to)

1. Financial Planning & Analysis

• Oversee all aspects of preparing the annual budget and spearhead the development, collection and
formulation of annual operating plans and budgets.
• Liaise with Team Leaders to develop and manage cost projections to support the budgeting and
annual operating planning process.
• Develop presentations for budget meetings and operational reviews.
• Support the Programs and Support Functions in managing their spending budgets.
• Forecast, budget and review monthly revenues, expenses, and key financial operational statistics.
• Oversee and direct teams in the preparation of account and financial analysis. Develop a
quarterly forecasts and annual operating budgets.
• Analyse financial performance versus forecast and plan, investigate variances, and communicate
findings and recommendations to leadership team.
• Develop operational, profitable, expense analysis and other key performance metrics to help
Leadership understand the health of the organization.
• Ensure compliance with the statutory bodies and internal controls and support in the formulation
and review of Finance Policies, Procedures & strategies
• Support internal audit in identification and Implementation of risk management plans.

2. Financial and Management Reporting

• Oversee the generation of timely management reporting, performance management, measuring trends,
budgeting analysis and other financial activities.
• Supervise provision of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis with
recommendations for corrective action.
• Oversee the preparation for the annual audit and ensure audits are effectively managed.
• Develop and produce reports and analysis of current and prior year performance, identify trends,
and track potential risks and opportunities.
• Provide financial modelling, financial analysis, and valuation support for new initiatives and
other ad-hoc financial projects.

3. Management and Coordination of Team activities

• Supervise the overall operations of the Planning & Analysis team and ensure that staff are
performing according to their job descriptions and department work plans.
• Conduct staff appraisals and determine training needs and support to coach and mentor them.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience.

• Mandatory requirement: the applicant should be a born again Christian, a member of Watoto Church
and a member of a cell group.
• The applicant for the role should hold at least a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (minimum of an
upper second class) in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, master’s
degree in Finance or Business Administration is an added advantage.
• A minimum of seven years’ working experience in a busy finance function with at least three
years in a leadership role.
• Full member of ACCA, CPA, or similar certification
• Proficiency P in an accounting system and Microsoft Office Applications.
• Excellent leadership skills
• Excellent report writing skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply as follows:
1. Go to www.watotochurch.com
2. Go to Employment Opportunities
3. Find the job advert and apply by completing the form.
4. Submit your CV, academic and professional documents, and a cell/pastor’s
recommendation letter to careers@watotochurch.com (Subject Line: Job Title – First Name, Last Name)

DEADLINE; 31st / May/2O22.

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE SHORT LISTED AND CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.