Controller, Requires Relocation to Uganda

Recruiting Company Point Lookout, NY 2018-12-19
$150,000 a year

ganda. All that's missing is U.

The number 1 qualification for this job is 7 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, consulting, or banking.

The number 2 qualification for this job is "Willing to relocate to Uganda"

The number 3 qualification for this job is "Excited to relocate to Uganda".

Seriously, you have to want to relocate to Uganda.

Other "must haves":

BS degree in Accounting. A CPA designation is preferred.

A minimum of 7 years experience as a Controller and/or with experience in accounting, corporate finance, banking, consulting, treasury functions, etc.

You will have at least 8 direct reports, all of them Ugandans.

Although the job is based in the capital, a city of 1.2 million, you will be traveling to the farms at least three days per week. This means travel into the countryside of Uganda. Uganda is at level 2 on the 4-step state department's traveller's caution scale. "2" is "Exercise increased Caution".

Looking for someone who will stay long term with the company in Uganda. This job will lead to promotion to CFO.

Base salary indication is $150,000. Will consider higher salary requirements. Be sure you include your salary requirement in the cover letter when you apply.

Full benefits, vehicle, travel allowance.

From the job description:

Lead finance and accounting team for this diversified agricultural venture in East Africa. Oversee financial planning & budgeting, liquidity management, financial accounting & reporting, risk management, contracting & procurement, tax and audit supervision. Bachelor's degree in accounting required (CPA preferred). Minimum 7 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, consulting, banking, and/or treasury functions. Must have a proven track record of skill competency and management potential. The right candidate will have a passion for food security in developing countries, and an interest in relocating to East Africa.

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting, Controlling, Banking, or Consulting: 7 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • CPA (Preferred)
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