Accounting Associate Job Opportunities - Andela


Job Title:             Accounting Associate
Organisation: Andela
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

Job Summary: The Accounting Associate will ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts timely, complete and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory deductions and filing of statutory returns. You will report to the Senior Accountant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Review transactions for completeness, accuracy and proper documentation and approvals prior to processing.
  • Review suppliers, quotations and process purchase orders.
  • Ensuring timely posting of invoices and payment to suppliers.
  • Ensure timely posting of both recurring/non-recurring journal and cashbook entries into the accounting system.
  • Manage the office petty cash.
  • Manage the fixed asset register by ensuring monthly update and reconciliation.
  • Work with the senior accountant to ensure statutory returns (WHT, VAT and Income Tax) are filed accurately and before cut off dates.
  • Design and maintain a proper manual and electronic filing system.
  • Assist in developing reporting processes, procedures and internal controls for maintaining the efficient flow of all financial transactions.
  • Assist during audits both internal and external.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by senior accountant.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a University degree with minimum CPA II qualification
  • Three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in ERP software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS Office tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good sense of humour
  • Passion to help transform the world
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.


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