Chief Accountant Job Opportunity – NEC Uzima Ltd

Job Title:   Chief
Organisation: NEC
Uzima Ltd
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
NEC Uzima Ltd is a subsidiary
of National Enterprise Corporation Ltd a commercial arm of Ministry of Defence
and Veterans Affairs (MODVA). NEC Uzima Ltd is involved in manufacturing;
processing and distributing bottled Natural mineral water under the brand name of
Uzima Natural mineral water.
Job Summary: The Chief
Accountant will primarily ensure robust financial systems and controls across
the business and optimal working capital management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    that the day to day transactions are posted in the system and supporting documents
    are properly filed.
  • Ensure
    integrity and reliability of the Accounting system by ensuring that all
    the responsible accounts staff and Credit Controller do their work
  • Advise
    on the management of debtors, creditors and petty cash accounts.
  • Ensure
    that there is sufficient cash to meet statutory obligations (PAYE, VAT,
    Provisional NSSF)
  • Stock
    management; Accuracy of stock records (quantities & pricing), slow
    moving and fast moving stock, obsolete and reserved stock and advise
    management on way forward depending on trends.
  • Fixed
    Asset Management; Accuracy of fixed assets in the system and on ground,
    control of misuse, theft of Company assets, ensure optimal utilization of
  • Timely
    preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports, budgets and
    accounts. Prepare accounts for the Finance Committee Board.
  • Advise
    the different departments and consolidate their budgets, ensuring accuracy
    and that they are submitted in time.
  • Cost
    management; ensure the most efficient management of expenses and
  • Job
    Complexity/Level of Judgment
  • Authorize
    petty cash
  • Review
    all payments before they are paid out.
  • Review
    transactions before preparing Financial Statements
  • Answerable
    to Internal and External Auditors, Finance Committee Board on the
    financial aspects of the Company.
  • Answerable
    to URA officials on tax inquiries

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting
  • Certified
    Public Accountants of Uganda Certificate
  • At
    least four years’ experience in a similar position
  • Computer
    proficiency in accounting packages
  • Excellent
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send an
updated resume (CV), copies of certificates, references and cover letter
addressed to: Human Resource and Legal officer NEC Uzima Ltd, Plot 2 Muwesi
Road Bugolobi.
Deliver your application
documents to NEC Uzima Ltd Head Office to the Human Resource office Telephone:
0392000270/0787365217, email;
Deadline: Monday, 26th February, 2018 by 4:00PM
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