Assistant Accountant/Cashier Job at The New Vision

Organisation: The New Vision Printing and Publishing
Company Ltd
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Treasury
About New Vision:
The Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing &
Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a
multimedia business housing newspaper, magazines, internet publishing,
television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising and
distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an
expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).
Job Summary: The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for
the daily receipting and banking of company funds, ensure safe custody of funds
while at New Vision premises and prepare weekly banking reports to assist in
decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Do timely receipting of cash and cheques
    in order to recognize the revenue
  • Invoicing cash adverts and announcements
    in order to recognize the sales made
  • Match off invoices that are being paid for
    in order to ensure that what is paid for matches with what is invoiced
  • Ensure balancing of the cash and cheques
    received to match with the receipts in order to effect proper banking
  • Prepare cash and cheques for banking in
    order to provide safe custody for the funds
  • Prepare weekly reports for banking in
    order to facilitate the accounts assistant/chief cashier in preparing the
    management reports
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a Diploma in
    Business Studies preferably in Accounting or Finance.  
  • Computer literacy skills with knowledge of
    any accounting packages
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and
    reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum
    supervision in tight deadline driven commercial environment
  • Ability to network with electronic media
    section, Sales and Marketing Department as well as agencies.
  • Ability to communicate in Runyakitara.
How to Apply:
All those reeling to work in Uganda’s leading media house, The New
Vision, should send applications to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New
Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 13th September 2013
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