Senior Accountant Job Placement – Java House


Organization: Java

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Java House is one of
the leading coffee houses with branches all of over East Africa. Our coffee
houses would not be what they are without the effort, commitment and passion of
the Java House team who make sure each branch is a place where everyone feels
at home. Quality and professionalism are deeply rooted in our culture and we
ensure that every cup poured and every plate served is a reflection of our
promise of offering only the best.

Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant will be tasked with the
management of financial movements and ensure value for money activities

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Keeping an up to date cash report.
  • Receiving and processing all vendor invoices for payments and
    verifying all invoices both branches and commissary
  • Invoicing-Coffee sales and keeping a record of the monthly sales and
    generating monthly statements.
  • Inventory Management.
  • Utility management- payment, postings and monitoring of variations
    in consumption.
  • Management of Leases: Rent, Service Charge & Promotions, Parking
    fee payments, fuels.
  • Overall management of payables. Management of supplier payments
  • Communicate with suppliers to resolve account queries and advise on
    payments plan.
  • Accrue unpaid/not invoiced services.
  • Support Finance manager as delegated (e.g. checking payment
    vouchers) Ad reports as required by management.
  • Budget preparation, comparison to actuals; and related analysis
  • Oversee management of petty cash commissary /branch
  • Participate in stock receiving’s & periodic stock takes
  • General ledger analysis and posting, utility bill managements Ageing
    analysis, rents & contract adherence
  • Keep up to date cash report

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a PGD in financial management
  • BCOM- Accounting/Auditing
  • Two years of experience in accounting
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Financial background and experience in financial analysis
  • Good systems skills and knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning
    processing systems
  • Knowledge of internal control systems
  • Understanding workflow processes
  • Understanding procurement and payment cycles

Core Competencies

  • Experience of invoicing, payments, as well as internal controls
  • Advising on the financial implications. 
  • Ability to interpret and
    communicate financial data to non-financial managers
  • Motivated and driven to achieve through hard work and determination.
  • Good communication skills. management and coordination skills
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Measuring financial risks and then developing and implementing
    strategies to minimize that risk.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft office packages and data storages

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications online at the link below.

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