Senior Accountant Job Placement – Duma Works

Organisation: Duma
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Financial Controller
About US:
Duma Works is
changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently
connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile platform, we make
finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and
job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform
that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital
process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent on the African
continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used
DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified job candidates.
They are recruiting for a valuable client, a distribution and finance company
that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses
in Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Senior accountant will oversee general accounting operations by controlling and
verifying our financial transactions and records
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyze financial statements and records make adjustments where
  • 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
  • Liaise with the CFO, Financial Controller and Finance Manager to
    improve financial procedures.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant must 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 3
  • Four years’ experience in general or tax accounting.
  • Proven past experience as a senior accountant or accounting
    supervisor with a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages is an added
  • 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
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment and with
    minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CVs
via E-mail to: with the subject line as “3371”,
Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 3371 Okedi Jonathan,
+2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will
not go through.
N.B: You will
receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over
SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be
patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us
understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have
any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
Deadline: 8th June 2018
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