Accountant

at Metajua
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 11, 2020
Category Accounting
Audit
Finance
Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

Purpose

Primarily responsible for bookkeeping, payables and receivables and reconciliations.

Responsibilities

  • Accurate bookkeeping in QuickBooks.
  • Invoice and follow up on payments from clients.
  • Prepare timely payments for suppliers.
  • Receive accountability for petty cash use.
  • Remit timely salary payments as per schedule provided by Office Administrator.
  • Prepare cash collection and banking reports.
  • Conduct reconciliations for petty cash, receivables, creditors, and bank and supplier statements.
  • Filing of monthly returns (PAYE, NSSF, VAT, WHT) and annual income tax and Directors returns.
  • File and maintain accounting documents.
  • Maintain an up to date fixed asset register.
  • Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of accounts for audit.
  • Participate in stock taking.
  • Keep track of Amazone and other costs in excel tracking.
  • Any other duty that can be assigned by the immediate supervisor in relation to the above tasks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A second upper Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Studies, Business Management and other Accounting Related Courses from a recognised University with at least CPA level 11.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role working with a reputable organisation.
  • Knowledge in processing accounts payable/receivable, sub-ledger and general ledger entries and reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of computer accounting software systems; (knowledge of Quick Books is an added advantage).
  • Essential Microsoft Excel skills is an added advantage.

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to apply by uploading an application/cover letter in Pdf/Microsoft Word format not exceeding 2MBs stating the exact position they are applying for, current and expected salary, daytime contacts, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three professional referees

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