07 June 2017

Fresher Assistant Accountant Arua Bureau Job Placement - Vision Group

Organisation: Vision Group
Duty Station: Arua, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Accountant

About Us:
The Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a multimedia business housing newspaper, magazines, internet publishing, television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).

Job Summary: The Assistant Accountant will handle all finance related tasks at the bureau with a high degree of integrity

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will receive and receipt cash and cheques/ drafts from clients to recognize revenue, reduce indebtedness by clients and account for all collections.
  • Pay out petty cash/imprest for vouchers that are authorized by Station Manager/ News Editor in order to facilitate staff at the bureau to do their work and buy office material.
  • The incumbent will also issue orders for walk in clients in the absence of sales executives; receipt the payments and type out the advert.
  • Issue tax invoices to clients who bring in business e.g. announcements, adverts, talk shows in order to facilitate timely payments by the clients.
  • The jobholder will also collect payments from the field from clients to aide in debt collection.
  • Make calls and remind clients of payments in order to ensure that the clients pay up for the announcements made.
  • Keenly monitor asset movement in the bureau in order to keep track of office assets and keep record of the operational status or condition of the assets
  • Receive announcements, receipt them, follow up to ensure that they are aired and file them once they expire (Radio Ads) in order to track revenue for the company and for further reference.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Assistant Accountant must hold a diploma in Business Studies from a recognized University.
  • At least two years’ work experience in a busy environment.
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency in Ms. Word, Excel and any accounting package.
  • Highly analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi task and deliver in a tight deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High sense of integrity.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Organized and timely.
  • Fluency in English and Lugbara.

How to Apply:
All those reeling to work in Uganda’s leading media house, The New Vision, should send applications and updated CVs to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 9th June 2017

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