Accountant Job Careers - KSK Associates

Job Title:   Accountant
Organization: KSK Associates
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About KSK:
KSK Associates is Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy Services including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning, Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk Management and Information System Solutions. We have operations in Uganda, Rwanda and Dubai. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and knowledgeable individual as an Accountant for our client, a manufacturing company.

Job Summary: The Accountant will primarily be in charge of the general accounting function including;  maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and bank reconciliations, inventory management, journal entries, managing accounts payable/receivable , assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting  the accounting department etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will prepare journal entries;
  • The jobholder will complete general ledger operations;
  • Responsible for monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements;
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts;
  • Draw up monthly financial reports;
  • Prepare analysis of accounts as requested;
  • The Accountant will also administer accounts receivable and accounts payable;
  • Prepare tax computations and returns;
  • In charge of account/bank reconciliations;
  • Regularly review and process expense reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or equivalent;
  • Level II 2 professional qualification i.e. CPA/ACCA;
  • At least three to five years’ experience preferably in Manufacturing or Trading Company;
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and practices;
  • Working knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation;
  • Computer proficiency in relevant accounting software, especially Microsoft Excel, Tally and Quick Books;
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Good problem analysis and solving skills;
  • Ability to handle day-to-day accounting functions;
  • Skills in maintaining and updating fixed assets register with assets coding;
  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure;
  • Good team player;
  • Good technical accounting skills;
  • Inventory management and controls.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together with:
  • Attached copies of all academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and mobile telephone numbers;
  • Three work references and or/academic references;

Send the complete applications via soft copy to; You could also physically deliver your application to our offices. Kindly address applications to;

The Recruitment Manager
KSK Associates
Financial Consultants
Plot 24A, Hannington Road
KSK Green Campus
P.O Box 70434 Kampala-Uganda.

Deadline: 22nd April, 2016 by 5PM

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