Senior Accountant Job Placement – SolarNow

Job Title:         Senior Accountant  
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial Controller

About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 46 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 600 people. 

Job Summary: The Senior accountant will manage the general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions and records.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keenly analyze financial statements and records make adjustments where necessary.
  • Reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
  • Prepare financial statements and participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into departmental budget setting process
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles for Financial statements
  • Record financial Information for analysis.
  • Guide on procedure and Financial Management
  • Prepare financial reports for taxes, regulatory agencies, and stockholders
  • Liaise with the CFO, Financial Controller and Finance Manager to improve financial procedures.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the SolarNow Senior Accountant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from any accredited University or Institution of learning.
  • Possess relevant certification will be added advantage (e.g. ACCA, CMA or CPA). At least Level 3
  • Four years’ experience in general or tax accounting
  • Previous experience as a senior accountant or accounting supervisor.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages is an added advantage
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment and with minimum supervision.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to with their updated CVs (no other documents).

Deadline: 4th February 2018

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