Fresher Accounts & Procurement Assistant Job Careers – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Organisation: Future
Options Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on
behalf of its valued Client in the Farming Industry.
Job Summary:  The Accounts & Procurement Assistant will
ensure accurate and timely procurement and maintenance of accounting records, controls
and procedures for the Farm  and
management of the supply process and supplier relationships. This position
covers broad and sensitive aspects of the finance function, and the incumbent
is expected to demonstrate flexibility, initiative and honesty his/her approach
to the role.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Data capture: input financial data into Pastel (Accounting
  • Reconciliation of staff-float ledger, prepayment ledgers, supplier
    ledgers, accruals and other reconciliations as may requested of you from
    time to time.
  • Liaise with utility providers and ensure timely reconciliation of
    accounts. Telephone, internet, water and electricity are covered
  • Maintain sufficient and regularly updated accounting records to
    enable the preparation of weekly reports and month-end Management
  • Prepare and regularly update the cash forecast schedule for the
  • Timely submission of statutory returns with their payments: NSSF,
    PAYE, WHT, VAT and LST are covered, plus any other statutory requirement
    as may be gazetted by the government of Uganda.
  • Procurement of canteen and office supplies – rations, stationary
  • Liaise with the stores to ensure timely and adequate supplies are
    maintained to avoided stock outs of supplies.
  • Maintain a daily updated schedule of purchases to ensure timely
    delivery of the same. Consignment details, seller, transporter, date of
    payment, date of shipment, contact person, expected delivery date and
    actual delivery date are covered.
  • Prepare weekly payments as per the authorised schedule, and ensure
    timely delivery of the same to the intended payees.
  • Negotiating favourable exchange rates with the company’s bankers.
  • Assist as a backup to the Assistant Accountant responsible for
    receivables i.e. input of sales and receipts into Pastel.
  • Maintain a clean general ledger.
  • Report any financial irregularities or other theft/suspected theft
    to management immediately.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of internal controls
    and accounting procedures.
  • Implement and maintain reliable accounting procedures consistent
    with international best practice for use in keeping company accounting
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in either B.COM/BBA with a major in
  • One to two years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel and Word)
  • Good acumen for numbers/figures
  • Analytical mindset with problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, organize, analyze
    and relevantly circulate information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask is a must
  • Experience in accounting software Sage Pastel is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to send their applications
enclosing curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates
along with the names and contacts of three referees. Applications should be
sent by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail to the address given below; The
Director, Executive Recruitment, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB
Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone:
+256-414-231204/206, Email:
Deadline: 24th September 2018
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