Title : Accountant
Reports to : Tax and Accounting Manager
Duty station : Jinja
Available number of positions : 2
Deadline of application : 31 January 2021
WASSHA Africa Uganda Ltd is a fast-growing start-up solar energy company in Uganda offering alternative energy solutions to people who have no or limited access to power. We empower them by offering affordable and clean energy service to enhance their businesses and/or improve their standards of living.
Our company vision is “Unlock Humankind’s Limitation” and aim to change what was “unable” to “able”.
We are part of the WASSHA group with presence in Japan, Tanzania and with expansion prospects to several countries in Africa. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to achieve the vision together.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Daily posting of all company transactions into QuickBooks after obtaining all relevant supporting documents
Follow up on all requisitions raised by the different departments and ensuring all relevant supporting documents are obtained before payments are raised and made
Prepare all Balance Sheet reconciliations accurately and timeously before set deadlines on a monthly and annual basis
Keep track of company fixed and variable obligations and ensuring timely settlement of the same.
Reconcile bank balances on a daily basis
Updating regular and ad-hoc suppliers' records into the system and ensuring the entire procurement chain process is executed accurately before initiation of payment requests
Timely filing of PAYE, NSSF, LST and Income tax returns while ensuring compliance with the country tax laws and also identifying any developments to be incorporated
Ensuring all internal control processes are fully adhered to
Offering administrative support to the overall business unit
Any other duties within your line of work that maybe assigned by the Tax & Accounting Manager or any other member of the Senior Management Team
Skills & Qualifications:
A University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or an equivalent from a credible institution.
Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a busy finance and administration team
Experience of processing financial transactions and maintaining financial records
Experience of information management and using Microsoft Excel and other IT tools to manage and store data
Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to manage a busy and varied workload
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including great interpersonal skills.
Good working knowledge of QuickBooks and ability to learn new soft wares that maybe introduced to manage work processes
Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure
A team player towards the common vision of the company
Be honest, disciplined and with integrity
Part qualification of CPA/ACCA
How to apply:
Send CV, Application Letter and academic transcripts, CIPS certificate in PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 31st January 2021 at 18:00 (EAT)
Prompt applicants will be contacted first
Ensure to indicate the JOB TITLE in the SUBJECT HEAD of the email.