Accounting Associate Job Opportunities – Andela

 Accounting Associate
Organisation: Andela
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human
potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering
teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC,
SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech
ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical
talent shortage.
Job Summary: The Accounting
Associate will ensure timely preparation of monthly accounts timely, complete
and accurate recognition of expenses, timely payment of suppliers, statutory
deductions and filing of statutory returns. You will report to the Senior
Key Duties and
  • Review transactions for completeness,
    accuracy and proper documentation and approvals prior to processing.
  • Review suppliers, quotations and process
    purchase orders.
  • Ensuring timely posting of invoices and
    payment to suppliers.
  • Ensure timely posting of both
    recurring/non-recurring journal and cashbook entries into the accounting
  • Manage the office petty cash.
  • Manage the fixed asset register by
    ensuring monthly update and reconciliation.
  • Work with the senior accountant to ensure
    statutory returns (WHT, VAT and Income Tax) are filed accurately and
    before cut off dates.
  • Design and maintain a proper manual and
    electronic filing system.
  • Assist in developing reporting processes,
    procedures and internal controls for maintaining the efficient flow of all
    financial transactions.
  • Assist during audits both internal and
  • Perform other duties as and when required
    by senior accountant.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a University
    degree with minimum CPA II qualification
  • Three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in ERP software
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS
    Office tools
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ready to embrace start up pace with a good
    sense of humour
  • Passion to help transform the world
  • Oh, and a chance to change the world
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
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