Fresher Accountant Jobs – Farm Source Ltd (FSL)

Job
Title:            Accountant

Organisation: Farm
Source Ltd (FSL)

Duty Station: Mukono,
Uganda

Reports to: Manager
Finance & Administration

About US:

Farm Source Ltd
(FSL) is a private limited Firm established in 2006 to provide Veterinary
Medicines, Agricultural Chemicals, improved seeds, and extension services. To
date, the firm is engaged in import and distribution in all regions of Uganda,
farm production in Mukono and retail through sales outlets in the districts of
Mukono and Kamuli.

Job Summary:  The Accountant will plan, budget and
coordinate disbursement of funds and its accountability, according to finance
and accounting regulations..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Actively
participate in the preparation of budgets, as well as review and take part in
the budgetary control exercise and activities.

·        
Reconciling
bank statements to iron out discrepancies with cash books

·        
Preparing
and submission of financial statements and reports

·        
Prepare
and submit monthly reports on outstanding prepayments, deposits and advances.

·        
Prepare
a reconciled report with the Procurement unit with regard to prepayments,
advances and deposits

·        
Coordinate
the update of financial data to ensure a reliable and secure accounting system
that provides timely accurate and quality financial information

·        
Preparation
of final accounts and financial statements in liaison with the auditors.

·        
Maintain
the firm’s General Ledger and its subsidiaries and ensure integrity of the same

·        
Recommend
suppliers for payments, as well as review from time to time and ensure strict
adherence to the established Authority levels

·        
Maintain
the Company’s Fixed Asset Register and ensure that periodic reconciliations,
physical counts, pruning and updates are carried out.

·        
Prepare
Monthly Tax Returns, file tax returns to URA, and pursue tax credit
certificates regularly.

·        
Monitor
the billing for accuracy and timeliness every month

·        
Supervising
Accounts Staff and evaluating their performance

·        
Any
other duties related to the above as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or
Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting
Option) from a reputable University or Institution

·        
Possession
of full professional qualification from an internationally recognized accountancy
institution, such as ACCA, CPA (UK), CFA, CIMA is added advantage.

·        
A
minimum of two (2) years’ experience in accounting or related experience from a
reputable organization

·        
Computer
literacy in MS-office package especially MS-word, MS-excel is essential.

Competencies

·        
Results-oriented

·        
Good
presentation and reporting abilities.

·        
Interpersonal,
human relations and team management skills.

·        
Analytical
and accuracy skills.

·        
Coordination
and networking skills.

·        
Computer
proficiency skills.

·        
Maturity,
high ethics and integrity.

·        
A
confident, independent, articulate and reliable personality.

How to Apply:

Applications should
bear the tittle of the position with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating
names and addresses of three referees, one recent passport size photograph,
photocopy of the National Identity Card, applicants’ daytime telephone contact
and copies of all academic certificates. The applications should be addressed
to the Director Farm Source Limited and sent via email farmsource.co.ug@gmail.com.
Applicants should ensure that attachments are sent as a single document and use
the Job title as E-mail subject.

Deadline: 18th June 2019 by 4:00pm

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