09 June 2017

Fresher Accountant Job Opportunities - Custody and Registrars Services Uganda Ltd (C&R)

Job Title:           Accountant
Organisation: Custody and Registrars Services Uganda Ltd (C&R)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Custody and Registrars Services Limited (C&R) provides share register services in Kenya and East Africa. It offers shareholder services, such as verification of member instructions; maintenance of members' records involving changes of addresses and dividend mandates; counter customer queries, shareholder correspondence, and dealing with general queries and complaints; verification of share certificates presented by stockbrokers; handling various issues involving shareholders, including processing of mail; and comprises of the call center, correspondence center, reference center, broker liaison, and query resolution.  C&R Group (C&R) is a company with a 30-year history in share registry with operations in Kenya and Uganda.

Job Summary: The Accountant will maintain up-to-date financial records of all types; operational expenses, salaries, capital expenditures, investments, cash flow.  The incumbent will maintain up-to-date financial records of all types; operational expenses, salaries, capital expenditures, investments, cash flow. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  • Keenly analyse business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to projects future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Report to the Group CFO and the Country manager, the regarding the finances of the company. 
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs. Develop, implement, modify, and document record keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology in consultation with the Group CFO.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Guide  management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • Manage company’s; debtors and creditors and reporting to the country manager (or person in such acting capacity) and the Group CFO. Appraise, evaluate, and inventory assets and equipment, recording information such as the asset’s description, value, and location. Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Maintain an elaborate filling system for accounting documents: Bank statements, Petty cash vouchers, LPO, invoices, Delivery notes, credit notes and all other accounting documents Other duties as assigned

Key Result Areas:  
  • Financial systems & controls are maintained and upheld 
  • International accounting principles are upheld 
  • Timely budgeting and reporting
  • Up-to-date books of accounts 
  • Team learning and team work

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a B.Com, or BBA (Accounting & Finance); and ACCA, CPA level two as an added advantage;
  • A minimum of two years of related working experience
  • Familiarity with electronic accounting software/ systems/databases; 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should e-mail their updated C.V and cover letter only to: careers@candrgroup.co.ug. lease note the title ‘UGANDA ACCOUNTANT’ as the subject of your email when applying for the job.

Deadline: 15th June 2017

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