Job Summary

Ensure all accounts practices are well met according to the accounting standards, and checking and preparation of necessary financial reports as per management.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Position Designation: Accountant 

Function: Finance 

Location: ARUA 

Country: Uganda 

Reports to (designation): Branch Manager 


Main purpose of the position: 

Ensure all accounts practices are well met according to the accounting standards, and check and preparation of necessary financial reports as per management. 


Key responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that accounting practices meet statutory requirements and are in accordance with  professional accounting standards 
  • Ensure that financial information is accurately entered into Solomon accounting package  and in a timely manner;  
  • Maintain an updated fixed assets register that reconciles physical assets to the fixed assets  module and general ledger in Solomon accounting package;  
  • Generate monthly and quarterly reports and statements for financial management as stipulated in the finance manual. 
  • Monitor utility bills and ensure payment of the same. 
  • Preparing monthly VAT reports  
  • Monitoring and Updating the URA Portal Monthly requirement like Password amendment returns acknowledgment & history etc. 
  • Creditor’s reconciliations against statements of accounts. 
  • Following up on Debit balances for creditors 
  • Checking and preparation of necessary financial reports as per management. 

Budget 

  • Tight control on expenses within budget. 

Procurement responsibility 

  • Procurement of items (specific to role) as approved in line with the budget

Working conditions 

  • Good working environment with less ergonomic Risk 

Qualifications required: 

  • Minimum academic qualification: A degree in Accounting and Finance.  ⮚ Qualifications as an added advantage: CPA/ ACCA 
  • General work experience (years): A minimum 5 of Years 

Skills Required 

  • Organization and attention to detail. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Systems analysis and Mathematical and deductive reasoning. ∙ Critical thinking and Active learning. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Time management. 

Personality profile 

  • Strong work ethics and personal integrity 
  • Highly motivated and creative  
  • High energy, positive and inspiring  
  • Confident, self-assured, participative style
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