Senior Accountant Job Placement – SolarNow

Job
Title:        
 Senior
Accountant 
 
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial
Controller
About US:
SolarNow is a
distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and
appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011
and has since opened 47 branches throughout Uganda, 12 more branches in Kenya,
and employs over 800 people.
Job Summary: The
Senior accountant will oversee general accounting operations by controlling and
verifying our financial transactions and records for SolarNow.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
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.
·        
Advise
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
ideal candidate for the SolarNow Senior Accountant job placement should
preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from any
accredited University or Institution of learning.
·        
Relevant
certification will be added advantage (e.g. ACCA, CMA or CPA) Minimum Level III
·        
Four or
more years’ experience in general or tax accounting
·        
At least
three years of 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 V-lookups and pivot tables
·        
Strong
problem solving and analytical skills
·        
Proven
experience with SPV accounting, asset financing and inventory accounting
·        
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
recruitmentug@solarnow.eu with their updated CVs (no other documents). Please
indicate position title as the subject of the Email.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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