Fresher Accounts Assistant Jobs – Mukwano Group of Companies

Job Title:     Accounts Assistant
Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/AA/30/04/2018
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Accounts
Officer
About US:
The Mukwano Group of
Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in
the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in
soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care
products and plastics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Accounts Assistant will scrutinize
    major suppliers with regard to booking of invoices, payments, debit and
    credit notes on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the suppliers accounts are
    reconciled at least once in every quarter and arrange for their balance
    confirmation and following up on reconciliation.
  • Prepare the cash flow budgets and submit
    monthly reports to the Accounts Officer.
  • Assist to prepare returns with VAT and
    EXCISE for timely submission to URA
  • Assist in depositing all statutory dues
    like NSSF, PAYE, corporate advance tax, VAT and EXCISE etc after checking
    the computations.
  • Check the reconciliation of Gross
    Payment Account and ensure that the physical balance is tallying with the
    General Ledger.
  • Check the supplier’s accounts with
    regard to foreign exchange impact on settlement and give impact to foreign
    exchange gain or loss account.
  • Perform detailed analysis of payables
    balances; prepare reports documenting trends and financials and
    operational performance and ensure timely submission of reports to your
    supervisors.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    supervisor / Financial Controller.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Accounts Assistant must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce or any other
    related field (Majoring in Accounting).
  • Two years of working experience in an
    FMCG/busy environment in the same position with knowledge of computerised
    accounting systems.
  • Professional qualification is an added
    advantage.
  • Excellent professional, integrity,
    confidentiality, analytical, conceptual, creativity, innovative,
    numerical, report writing, communication and customer care skills.
  • Should have a positive attitude, be
    self-driven, flexible, results focused, work under pressure with minimum
    supervision and the ability to work extra hours.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with Mukwano Group should send their applications with copies of
academic credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating
contact details of three (3) referees should to be sent via post or hand
delivered to: The Human Resource Department, Mukwano Group of Companies, P.O.
Box 2671, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can also be sent to:
recruitment@mukwano.com. Please clearly quote the job reference as subject of
your E-mail. Attachments should not exceed 2 MB.
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
Deadline: 11th May 2018
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