Charles Kadde is a Certified Public Accountants holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting from Makerere University. With over 16 years of experience in various areas such as Portfolio Management, financial management, administration, Credit control, accounting and reporting, budgeting and fiscal management. Provision of both pre and post investment Technical assistance to SMEs by advising them on their business model and growth strategy. An effective communicator, with an analytical mind, high level of integrity and ability to meet deadlines
Charles Possess a wide understanding of the local and international taxation through various trainings and practical application of the different tax heads such as Income tax, Import taxes, monthly statutory returns, interpretation of major tax laws and payroll management. Knowledgeable on compliance and financial regulations related to donors funds such as; USAID, African Development Bank (AfDB), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Argidius Foundation.
Currently Finance and Portfolio Manager at Yunus Social Business Foundation a position he has served 2016 to date. As a Finance and Portfolio manager, he is responsible for general financial support and administration of the aforementioned projects, ensuring accurate, reliable books of accounts, providing accurate and timely financial reports to stakeholders. Liaising with internal and external auditors, financial consultants and tax authorities and providing professional guidance with respect to financial management to the Managing Director and the Board for decision-making.
As Portfolio manager he analyses the portfolio health and ensures timely reporting on the portfolio businesses invested in and providing technical assistance (TA) in the areas of best financial reporting practices, how to develop an effective Board, strategic business planning issues of sale, marketing and branding for market visibility and business growth, how to develop effective internal controls in all areas of operation.
Before Joining YSB Charles work at Bata Shoe company Uganda for 9 years starting as Commercial Accountant in 2007 before becoming the Chief Accountant and Credit controller, during this time the company grew from an annual Turnover of 9 billion to over 30 billion as well as moving from loss making to profit making. By the time I left, we were paying dividend year on year. All these where achieved through the tight internal controls developed and implemented, strategic thinking together with the management team. During this time I also worked closely with external Auditors, Tax Authorities and liaison with Banks for smooth running of banking operations. Charles also has an eye for Talent and training the team for great results.
Charles Kadde also work as an Accountant and Administrator with Budadiri Arabica Coffee Factory a Social business that works with Coffee farmers from whom they buy coffee at premium prices besides training and supporting the farmers in best agronomic practices, processes and exports spatiality coffee in the European and American markets.