04 September 2013

Contract Accountant at International Courier Company

Organisation: International Courier Company
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Job Summary: Providing analytical, Management accounting, financial accounting and reporting to the Beverages UBL contract.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Management accounting and analysis                                                                                   
  • Financial accounting and reporting                                                                                          
  • Liaison with other business units                                                                                             
  • Tactical support for Beverages ESM, BARM, Contract Managers and Uganda FM                                               
  • Balance sheet accounts update and reconciliation of dedicated accounts.            
  • Preparation of ABC weekly and monthly management report                                    
  • Prepare audit schedules in liaison with group internal and external auditors.                          
  • Other responsibilities as delegated by the Beverages BUM, BARM and FM Kenya
  • Daily checking of the contract's transactional activities
  • Preparation of ABC weekly and monthly activity reports   
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for the accounts under UBL contract
  • Preparation of audit schedules for audits and review with BARM                                             
  • Preparation of monthly Stock losses and damages reports and analysis against set tolerance limits                                                                                         
  • Monthly financial reporting and variance analysis of the Business unit's Financial Performance
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts, integrated business plans in line with the group requirements.
  • Analyze and report contract's  process improvement projects and initiatives performances
  • Management of Suppliers/Transporters within the contract by ensuring timely processing, proper approvals, timely payment and timely feedback on supplier account queries.
  • Reconciliation of billing schedules with client's finance teams and securing sign off before invoicing                                                                                         
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing of Contracts revenue streams. Checking  final client invoices tie in with signed off billing schedules                                                                                      
  • Manage contract debt collections by ensuring all the invoices are paid on time. 
  • Preparation of Capital expenditure documents as per the group's Capex plan and manage the contract assets register.                                                                                              
  • Liaison with Accountant payable on transporters payments and transporters deductions plans.
  • Conduct weekly meeting with Manager's within the contract to discuss the contract's financial performance based on ABC reporting           

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a Business Degree. Full accounting professional qualifications e.g. CPA- K /CPA-U or ACCA required
  • Two years accounting experience.                                                                
  • Working knowledge of Oracle accounting systems, IT skills (MS Suite)                    
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.                                    
  • Good analytical and numerical skills                                                                        
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.  

Languages: Proficiency in both English and Kiswahili

How to Apply:
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