Finance Jobs – Accountant at Aikan HR

Job
Title:    Accountant
Organisation: Aikan HR
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Job
ID:
2157
About
US:
Aikan HR is one of Uganda’s
leading HR consulting companies and trusted strategic HR advisory partner, aikan’s
services include aikan Jobs, aikan Recruitment, aikan Internship, aikan
Leasing, aikan Payroll and aikan OD.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The
    job holder will be tasked with the preparation of timely and accurate
    monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Compile
    and analyse financial information to prepare financial statements
    including monthly and annual accounts.
  • The
    Accountant will prepare monthly Bank reconciliation statements by
    monitoring and resolving bank issues including fee anomalies and check
    differences.
  • Regularly
    review financial transactions by auditing documents to ensure financial
    records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and
    procedures.
  • In
    charge of reconciling and resolving financial discrepancies and
    irregularities by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Maintain
    the security of financial information by following international
    accounting standards and ensuring database backups.
  • Offer
    technical financial support in budget and forecast activities.
  • Handle
    all payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
  • Ensure
    that all Statutory payments (PAYE/VAT/Withholding Taxes/corporate tax, etc.)
    are made
  • Manage
    and prepare the payroll
  • Prepare
    annual returns for the Company and Directors
  • Manage
    and track company Assets.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Accountant career opportunity should hold a University
    Degree from a reputable institution.
  • A
    full member of an International Accounting Professional body such as CPA,
    ACCA or its equivalent
  • A
    member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
  • At
    least five years of post-qualification experience preferably with Audit
    Experience.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of Accounting principles
  • Strong
    knowledge in financial reporting
  • Payroll
    management experience
  • Knowledge
    of state regulations and requirements
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. working knowledge of Accounting software preferably TALLY
  • Ability
    to design and operationalize processes.
  • Possess
    the ability to effectively communicate in English.
  • Excellent
    planning and organizational skills
  • Ability
    to lead and work with and through teams.
  • Ability
    to take initiative and act before being told.
  • Ability
    to focus on key goals and deliver results.
  • Ability
    to focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability
    to pursue high standards in line with agreed organizational values and
    standards of professionalism
  • Ability
    to work under pressure.
  • Ability
    to set up and establish internal controls
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send
their applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload
the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format)
which should include your contact
information and three work related references and a one page statement
describing your suitability for the role should be included.
Deadline:
31st July 2015
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