Assistant Accountant

at Britam
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 15, 2024
Category Accounting
Audit
Finance
Insurance
Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

Job Purpose

Support the Senior Account to ensure all Finance procedures and processes are carried out within the set guidelines and targets for Uganda as assigned.

Key Responsibilities

  • Posting all the journals into the general ledger and cash book entries
  • Preparing bank and other GL reconciliations
  • Ensure that there is data integrity by preparation of all reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Posting all the transactions entries, accruals and other end month adjustments/ closing entries
  • Processing of payments including commissions and other supplier payments within the proper procedures to minimize risk to the company.
  • Facilitate both internal and external audits
  • Filing statutory and regulators returns
  • Monitoring the company’s liquid capital and ensuring complies with regulatory requirements. Investing any excess cash
  • Managing Accounts Receivables and Payables.
  • Performs any other duties as required

Key Performance Measures

As described in your Personal Score Card

Knowledge, Experience And Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent
  • 2-4 years’ experience in busy finance environment
  • Professional accounting certification e.g. ACCA or CPA Part 2
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Accounting Software and MS 365
  • Strong Ethical Standards
  • Time Management
  • High Organizational and Communication Skills

Primary Location

Uganda-Kampala-Kampala

Organization

Britam Asset Managers Company(Uganda) Limited

Job Level

Entry Level

Job Type

Permanent

Shift

Day Job

Contract Type

Full-time

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