Financial Accountant Job Vacancy – Q-Sourcing Limited

Organisation: Q-Sourcing
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Limited is an East African human resource consulting and outsourcing company,
combining unparalleled experience and expertise across business functions. Q
Sourcing is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African
Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. They would
like to recruit for a valuable client.
Job Summary: The
Financial Accountant will primarily manage the financial business operations
and prepare the financial accounting and management reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work
    in liaison with finance staff and manage the conversion process from Quick
    books accounting software to Sage Evolution.
  • The
    incumbent will manage accounting data entry into SAGE accounting software,
    processing and output (i.e. financial reports).
  • Oversee
    the reconciliation of General Ledger accounts for all assets and
    liabilities and ensure their their balances are correct and representative
    of the respective operations.
  • In
    charge of preparing and posting relevant month end closing accounts
    adjustments in the system.
  • Prepare
    the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and to streamline a
    number of reporting processes to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Guide
    Management on the Budgeting execution; monitor and evaluate Projects/
    Departmental Budgets to ensure performance within budgets.
  • Develop,
    enhance and implement effective accounting and SOP’s including sound
    internal controls and ensure adherence to company financial and
    non-financial policies.
  • Ensure
    that effective Financial Risk management procedures are implemented to
    cover risks related to credit control, forex, interest exposure and
  • Analyze
    business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and
    obligations, project future revenues and expenses.
  • To
    manage statutory and regulation requirements and to ensure effective tax
    planning and computations (i.e NSSF, LST, PAYE, Withholding, VAT, and
    Corporation tax).
  • Provide
    supporting documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Work
    closely with external auditors while in their annual audit exercise and to
    follow up recommendations, implementation of issues raised by the internal
    auditors and external auditors
  • The
    Financial Accountant guides management on budgeting and all financial
    Accounting matters.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Financial Accountant should preferably hold a Degree in BCOM, BBA with a
    bias in accounting.
  • The
    applicant must be a fully qualified accountant ACCA/CPA
  • At
    least five years’ experience in an accounting role, preferably in a busy
    work environment.
  • Working
    knowledge of SAGE EVOLUTION accounting package is mandatory.
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of accounting principles including accrual
    accounting, reconciliations, general ledger journals, preparedness to
    learn more complex principles
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal with individuals at
    all levels, team working and customer care skills, combined with
  • Excellent
    organizational and time management skills, including a highly methodical
    approach and the ability to keep track of multiple pieces of work,
    combined with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.
  • Adopts
    a proactive approach with an ability to work on own initiative with
    limited supervision, while recognizing issues that require referral.
  • Good
    IT skills, particularly in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a comprehensive CV
via e-mail to: Please kindly mark your application as
“Application _ Financial Accountant” in the subject line of your
Deadline: 14th August, 2015

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