Job Summary

Direct and coordinate activities of accountants, cashiers and clerical staff performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Analyze financially information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position, using a calculator or computer.
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of accountants, cashiers and clerical staff performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks.
  • Maintain STIL tax preparation system and tax filing deadlines.
  • Oversee the preparation and filing of corporate, income tax, and other statutory obligations like NSSF, LST, etc.
  • Agree and establish tables of accounts codes and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Collaborate with other managers to prepare annual departmental and corporate budgets.  Monitor actual against budget performance regularly.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and financial reports and submit to the general manager.
  • Check and authorize necessary official documents e.g. requisitions, invoices, etc..
  • Responsible for tax and all other statutory financial matters.
  • Endorse Bank Reconciliations and follow up with the bank and wealth manager as necessary.
  • Plan cash outflow commitments in line with cash inflows and balances to ensure liquidity status of the company.
  • Facilitate payment of employees at the required time and place when the need arises.
  • Maintain full knowledge of traded items, client services, and manufactured steel products.
  • Exercising tight control over capital and revenue expenditures of the company.
  • Develop and implement rigorous expenses control and reduction plans.
  • Focus on debt collection and institute debt recovery measures so as to maintain a sound liquid position.
  • Efficient and expedite customer order execution from the financial aspect to achieve best customer delivery.
  • Must wear PPE and adhere to all safety rules
  • To understand, Implement and maintain all ISO systems in the company.
  • Perform any other duties as they may be assigned

 

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

 Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Business or an equivalent.
  • ACCA, CPA is Must
  • A Masters degree is an added advantage

Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)

  • 5 years’ experience in accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing industry.

 

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Result oriented
  • Excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing

 

 

Share Job Post

Log In to apply now

Mercy Corps
Kampala
| Full Time |
USh Confidential
1mo
Alliance Forum for Development-AFOD
Kampala
| Full Time |
USh Confidential
1mo
Business Summit Africa
Kampala
| Full Time |
USh Confidential
1mo
Kampala
| Full Time |
USh Confidential
1mo