Assistant Manager Accounts – Roofings Group

Organisation: Roofings
  Kampala, Uganda
Group is a leading manufacturer of steel and plastic building materials within
East Africa. Our head offices are situated about 6km outside Kampala city
centre in Lubowa, along Entebbe road. Other group companies include; Roofings
Rolling Mills (located in Namanve) and Roofings Polypipes (located in Lubowa).
The Assistant Manager Accounts will be overseeing the overall
accounting data entry and processing function, including review and posting
accounting transactions in the Accounting System.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Render support in the development, monitoring,
implementing and reviewing of financial accounting policies, procedures and
processes to ensure risk minimization in the treasury function of the company
and its affiliates
In charge of managing the overall accounting data
entry and processing function, including review and posting accounting
transactions in the Accounting System
Develop and manage master file information
(creditors, debtors, payroll, inventory, assets) on the accounting system in
line with the policies of the company and its affiliates and as well as the
contractual obligations of the company and its affiliates
Oversee the cash cycle of the company (debtors,
creditors and inventory) in a manner that ensures optimal resource utilization
Manage liabilities and commitments within budget
constraints, including; recording, reconciliation and settlement
Manage receivables due to the department,
including; the recording, collection, banking and write-off of irrecoverable
amounts in line with company polices
Manage and guide management on the Economic Order
Quantities and Stocking Levels at all times
Manage General Ledger and Subsidiary Ledger
reconciliations (including bank, debtors, creditors, payroll, suspense and
intercompany and interdepartmental accounts)
Manage, Review and Ensure Accuracy and Approval of
the Statutory Returns for Payroll, Domestic Taxes and other Levies as may be
determined by Statutory Instruments from time to time
Oversee the issuing, recording, reconciliation,
replenishment, safeguarding, and accounting of petty cash
Maintain statutory and other relevant registers
with supporting documents for the financial accounting function
Keenly analyze and interpret data in order to
provide financial management information for decision making
Provide accounting and financial information and
responses to risk, audit, assurance providers and other stakeholders as may be
authorized by the immediate supervisor
Manage the Financial Accounting section personnel
in a manner that fosters growth, motivation and ensures smooth functioning of
the Financial Accounting Function  
Skills and Experience:  
The applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in
Commerce (B.Com), Accounting or any other Finance related field
Accounting qualification i.e. ACCA, CPA, CIMA or
other internationally recognized professional accounting qualification.  
A minimum of three or more years’ experience in a
senior role in Accounting & Finance functions.
Intermediate/Advanced Computer Literacy skills
Past experience in the steel industry will be an
added advantage.
Prior experience with working on an Oracle based
ERP system will be an added advantage.  
to Apply: 
The applications
accompanied by relevant academic testimonials, curriculum vitae, with names and
contact details of three (3) referees, plus recommendation letters can be sent
to: or hand delivered to the address below:
Resources manager
Plot 126
Lubowa Estate Entebbe,
P. O. Box
7169, Kampala. Uganda
Please include job title in subject matter if applying through email.
14th June 2015
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