17 Jun 2014

Business Analyst Job in Uganda - The New Forests Company

The New Forests Company is a UK-based sustainable and socially responsible forestry company with established, rapidly growing plantations and the prospect of a diversified product base for local and regional export markets which will deliver both attractive returns to investors and significant social and environmental benefits. Visit for more information

Job Purpose
Reporting to the CEO Uganda/Rwanda, the Business Analyst will be responsible for Financial and commercial analytics and continuous improvement implementation across the various operations including forestry, pole plant, saw mill, charcoal and logistics.

In particular, you will be expected to;

  • Improve visibility of opportunities and risks based on sound analytics of various operations.
  • Be involved in various projects undertaken by new forests to ensure efficiency including travelling to various project sites and operation areas in Uganda
  • Develop close working relationship with the various HoDs to strengthen the commercial aspect of their businesses Close working relationship with the various
  • Generate analytical results and implementing initiatives to drive continuous improvement into the various operations
  • Provide financial analysis, insight, decision making support and recommendations to management teams on an as needed basis
  • Support the company’s financial shaping and forecasting processes. interpret and present plans for corrective action as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
  • A qualified CPA (Kenya) or equivalent accounting qualification.
  • A minimum of five years experience in financial analysis or a similar role.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and abilities to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Experience working with various accounting software; experience working with ERP financial system
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills in English
  • Strong attention to detail

How to apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter demonstrating why you are the best suited candidate for this role, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by Close of Business Wednesday 18th June 2014.

Adept Systems
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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