Senior Accountant Job Vacancy – Transport Company

Job Title:        Senior Accountant  
Organization: Reliable Corporate Solutions (RCS) – (Transport Company)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Corporate Solutions (RCS) is a performance enhancement firm known for people
and organization development. We specialize in developing and strengthening
organization systems through research and information interpretation,
behavioral and attitude change, Staff training, Recruitment, and R & D.
They would like to recruit for a valuable client in the Transport Industry.
Job Summary: The Senior Accountant performs a variety of
professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining,
analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions,
statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the  ledgers and subsidiary financial systems;
assists in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, and year end
closing; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to assigned
management staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform a variety of professional accounting
    functions supporting operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue,
    and expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial systems.
  • Reconcile financial ledgers and records;
    prepare financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary ledgers
    and supporting schedules; research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Keenly review and audit all accounts payable,
    purchase orders, cash receipts, business licenses, payroll, utility
    billing, and other accounting records and transactions; ensure money is
    posted to correct accounts and that all accounts balance.
  • Provide technical support in the development
    of the annual budget; assist in the review and validation of the annual
    budget; create a variety of spreadsheets, documents, and graphs; assist in
    preparing the final budget.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and related
    journal entries for a variety of accounts.
  • Prepare a variety of monthly, periodic, and
    annual financial and statistical reports and account summaries; prepare
    treasurer reports; prepare and file annual State Controllers Report.
  • Render support in the preparation of year-end
    closings and accompanying financial reports.
  • Perform grant accounting work related to
    state or grant agency funding; maintain records for audit purposes.
  • Maintain and track fixed asset inventory
    control records.
  • Actively participate in the year-end audit;
    compile and prepare supporting schedules, work papers, and financial
    reports as requested by auditors.
  • Prepare tax remittances for payment.
  • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous
    manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve issues
    in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Provide responsible staff assistance to
    management staff; perform special department projects as assigned.
  • Serve as department liaison to various
    committees as necessary.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Accounting,, or Finance degree from an accredited college or
  • Hold professional qualifications like ACCA.
  • At least six years of progressively responsible
    experience performing journey to complex accounting and finance work,
    preferably in a busy setting.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates who wish to apply should send their updated CVs
via Email to;
Deadline: 10th March, 2016 by 5:00PM

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