Accountant Revenue Job Placement – SGS

Job Title:      Accountant Revenue
Organisation: SGS
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and
certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality
and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, we operate a network of more
than 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world. SGS has been appointed by
the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) to implement the Mandatory Vehicle
Inspection Services (MVIS) programme involving the development, installation
and operation of vehicle inspection centers on a national scale to improve road
safety by assuring -the road worthiness of vehicles m circulation in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Accountant
Revenue will assist the Financial Controller in ensuring revenue and related
account balances are reported accurately and in line with relevant
International Accounting Standards, legal and statutory requirements as well as
underlying stakeholder agreements for the different company revenue streams.
The incumbent will provide supervisory support to junior staff in the finance
department
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly
    revenue reports and analyses for all divisions.
  • Preparation of monthly revenue and cash
    projections.
  • Offer support in the preparation of
    monthly reports and accompanying schedules, including budget vs. actual
    variance reports and supporting narratives, including follow-up and
    documentation of significant variances identified.
  • Preparation of monthly returns to the
    ministry for all relevant divisions.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly
    bank reconciliations for review by the financial controller including
    follow up of long oustanding reconciling items identified.
  • In charge of monitoring collections from
    customers on a weekly basis including follow up of long
    outstanding/overdue balances.
  • Tasked with  the preparation of recurrent journal
    entries for review by the financial controller.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by management / supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in commerce/ accounting or business related course with
    a professional qualification either of ACCA/ CIMA/CPA.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in a
    similar role in a busy organisation.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    International Accounting Standards, International Financial Reporting
    Standards as well as working knowledge of local tax laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of accounting software and other
    computer applications e.g MS Word, MS Excel etc. Previous experience in
    working with SUN system is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving
    skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and
    ability to multitask.
  • High standards of Integrity
  • Excellent numeric skills
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and
    with tight time constraints
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels within
    the company.
  • Good team player who is also able to work
    independently
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to apply online at the link below. The applicants are required to upload an
application / cover letter in Pdf / Microsoft Word format stating the current
and expected salary, daytime contacts, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three
professional referees and copies of certificates.
Deadline: 28th April
2017 by 5.00 pm.

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