Junior Accountant

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Reconciling petty cash account, obtaining 100% supporting documents for the expenses incurred, and transferring entries to the respective correct General Ledgers (GLs).

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Requirements:

1.   A degree preferably in accounting/finance/commerce obtained within the last 1 -2 years

2.   CPA level 1 or enrolment for the same

3.   Work experience, if any, will be an added advantage

 

Responsibilities :

  • Reconciling petty cash account, obtaining 100% supporting documents for the expenses incurred, and transferring entries to the respective correct General Ledgers (GLs).
  • Analysis of expense general ledgers for mispostings and correction of the same
  • Analysis of the trend in the expenses, identification of pilferage or cost control opportunities and follow through the implementation/resolution to closure
  • Inputting finance related journal entries into the accounting system.
  • Reconciling inventory stock account balance in the accounting system with stock system Balance.
  • Ensuring proper record keeping by the proper filing of invoices and other documents.
  • Maintenance of general ledgers in the accounting system
  • Following up users for erroneous postings.
  • Proper analysis of overdrawn accounts reversals to their respective income and liability accounts
  • Preparing batches for the journal entries posted and attaching supporting documents for validation purposes.
  • Relieving and ad-hoc duties in finance department especially in supplier payments.
  • Revenue assurance through review of actual charged vs expected
  • Preparation of statutory/regulatory returns and ensuring compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • Preparation of Internal and External Audit Schedules may be required from time to time.
  • Reconciliation and preparation of prepayments and monthly accruals accounts respectively, booking amortization instructions and analysis of prepayments.
  • Preparation of monthly reports such as average balances, Bills discounted & Balance sheet currency wise used in management reports preparation.
  • Budget schedules:-Population of actual/forecast/budget numbers.
  • Preparation of audit confirmations and validating a certificate of balance to customers.
  • Posting of journal entries and GL maintenances, review of management codes & upload of management accounts adjustments in the accounting system.
  • Tracking and analysis of payments to international lenders
  • Provision of technical advice and accounting support to other Functional Units within the company.
  • Support the Supervisor on all matters relating to the operations of the finance department that includes, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations and overall financial discipline
  • Preparation of Intercompany settlement every Month.
  • Supervision of stock-taking exercise to ensure that all the items of stock are physically counted and reconciled with the accounting records shown on the bin cards and the stock ledger within a specified period with reasons for the variances
  • Supervision of Monthly stock taking exercise done by the procurement department
  • Update of industry/competitor data.
  • Adhoc assignments e.g. surveys/questionnaires/analysis, etc. that may be assigned from time to time.

 

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