3 Assistant Accountant Job Placements - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Finance

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary: The Assistant Accountant will provide support to the finance team in the maintenance, reporting, management of the company financial resources and administration and advice accordingly in relation to the Company's overall accounting process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide financial information including analysis of the financial status and projected out-turns and participated in the production of standard accounting reports.
  • Offer technical support in the development of budgets, monitor budgets & savings and ensure significant items are correctly reported in consistency with the department's priorities.
  • Ensure that correct accounting policies are being applied when budgeting and analyze spend profiles and ensure they are in line with budget and priorities.
  • Reconcile total value of receipts with physical cash, bank slips for all bank deposits, brokers' fees receipts and record in the register.
  • The jobholder will also maintain terminal dues and philately ledgers, prepare payroll on memory soft, capture payroll on pastel produce monthly pay slips, capture payment vouchers and update files for Philately Contracted Agents, and attach signed agreements
  • Obtain up-to-date contracts from Legal Department, rental income desk, contracted customers desk at EMS, GPO, DPO's and Sorting Centre and update the register as per contracts signed.
  • Perform general accounts receivables and payables functions for instance
  • Prepare and submit customer invoices Code, post and receipt payments and coordinate deposit activities.
  • Keenly monitor customer accounts for non-payment or delayed payment and Check, verify and process invoices Sort, code and enter accounts payable
  • Prepare ad hoc reports that address operational requirements and ensure that financial information tells a clear and complete story.
  • Reconcile debtor's balances against the client's documentation for EMS, Postage Prepaid, Mail bags, Easy mail and all Tenants.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and accurate financial reports
  • Adherence to financial procedures
  • Increase in compliance ratings
  • Budget monitoring and control
  • Transactional error rate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Accounting (Commerce, Business Administration or Accounting) from a recognized University.
  • Preference will be given to people already pursuing or who hold professional accounting courses
  • At least four years of related accounting experience
  • Knowledge of financial and management reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 24th July 2017

NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications

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