2 Accounts Manager Job Opportunities – Kiboko Group

Organisation: Kiboko Group
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance Manager
About US:
Kiboko
Group was established in 1992 with the incorporation of Kiboko Enterprises in
Uganda. Initially focused on the distribution of roofing sheets, the business
has since expanded in a group of four diversified companies. These range from
pharmaceutical distribution, pharmaceutical manufacturing, distribution of
fast-moving consumer goods and premium-quality financial services. Through its
vision, the company has retained a close connection to the communities it
serves, by supporting countrywide medical campaigns in Uganda and supporting
the development of local talent. The company is headquartered in Uganda,
Kampala and has operational offices across East Africa, in Burundi, Kenya,
Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.
Job Summary: The Accounts Manager will be responsible for supervising
the day-to-day operations in finance department and preparation and submission
of timely reports to management. The incumbent will also ensure greater
ownership, scrutiny and management of the balance sheet accounts and develop a
cash-focused culture within the company to safeguard future profitability and
shareholder value. The incumbent will provide administrative and financial
management services to Management reporting for the departments of Directors,
Human resource, security, and general finance in a bid to reflect the correct
picture of the balance sheet via cash floats accounts and general accounts
within the balance sheet to improve working capital. The job’s primary purpose
is to monitor and ensure company accounts are up to date and follow up on
outstanding payments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Managing financial and accounting function on
    day to day basis of required interval.
  • In charge of preparing and presenting
    management information reporting with required analytical skills.
  • Forecasting well in advance of financial
    positioning of company and taking required action or reporting to
    management to avert any financial discomfort.
  • In charge of preparing monthly, quarterly and
    yearly balance sheet, PCC account and prepared various comparable
    analysis.
  • Keep tight and vigil watch on budgetary
    allocation and remain within the budget.
  • Responsible for preparing cost analysis, cost
    sheet and identify areas of potential saving or cost cutting and recommend
    the cost cutting measures to management.
  • Regulate, monitor and ensure effective
    liaison with bank and various financial institutions, keep close watch on
    each activity and fulfill all obligatory requirements.
  • Ensuring of preparing paying or filling all
    required statutory obligation on required time.
  • Responsible for monitoring Cash/Bank, Journal
    Vouchers and Ledgers
  • Making Supplier Payments (TT) to the Group of
    Companies
  • Follow up Debtors Collection for the Stores
  • Office administration Works
  • On Daily Basis, tracks of Cash flow banking
    from Branches to Banks
  • Monitoring forex rates daily basis
  • Responsible for monitoring company Accounts.
  • Preparation of VAT Returns Monthly
  • Monitoring Payroll
  • Process of Monthly Local Purchases Payments
  • Summary of Petty Cash Monthly
  • Charged with the preparation of Bank
    Reconciliation
  • Receivables and Payables Analysis
  • Monthly Schedules preparation
  • Monitoring PAYEE, NSSF Returns
  • Reconciliation of Sundry Debtors and
    Creditors
  • Monitoring and Suggestions to local staffs
  • Preparation of Monthly Sales Report
  • General Duties as assigned by Directors time
    to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a B.com,
    BBA with an emphasis in Accounting, Or a Finance degree from a reputable
    institution.
  • Possession of professional qualifications
    like CPA or ACCA is required.
  • A minimum of five years of related work experience
  • Proven working experience as Accounting
    Manager
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office,
    accounting software and databases
  • Proven ability to manipulate large amounts of
    data
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles,
    practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to direct and supervise
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge in Tally and related
    programs.
  • Good data analysis & statistical skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Positive leadership to guide the work force
    on efficiently discussing the duty.
  • Be able to build a strong team, develop good
    corporate Governance at work and dignity to the identity to the work.
  • Positive Attitude
  • Open and Decisive.
  • Language: Intermediate level of English and
    one other language.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
updated CVs either by hand delivery to:
The
Human Resource Manager,
Kiboko
Group of Companies,
Location:
Plot Nos. 28B, 32B, 34B, UMA Show Grounds, Lugogo
Postal:
P.O. Box 31376, Kampala, Uganda
Via
E-mail to: kelcareer@kiboko.co.ug. Please
kindly indicate the position you’re applying for in the subject line of your
email i.e. Application _Accounts Manager.
Deadline: 21st March 2016 by 5:00pm

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