Fresher Finance Officer Job Opportunities – Yauga General Merchants Limited (YGM)

Job Title:   Finance Officer

Organization:Yauga General Merchants limited (YGM)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Supervisor
Finance Manager


About US:

Yauga General
Merchants limited (YGM) is a global Company with its head office in Kampala.
With the aim of the Board of Directors and Management to employ qualified,
innovative and energetic professionals and support staff to execute the mandate
of the Company to take a lead role in developing large scale mechanised modern
agriculture in Northern Uganda. As we look forward to Increased quality distribution
of goods in the area and become a lead agency for Distribution in Uganda.


Job Summary: The
Finance Officer will support the Finance department’s management of accounting
systems, policies and procedures in compliance with YGM’ established accounting
standards, Generally Accepted  Accounting
Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations. As part of an experienced finance
team you will help coordinate daily financial activities through preparation
and delivery of financial services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Review and
supporting documentation of financial transactions to ensure all requireddocuments are accurate and complete.

·       Help ensure
maintenance of all data required for processing financial transactions forassigned accounts in Sun Systems financial
accounting package.

·       Record delegated
financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Reviewvarious accounts to detect irregularities.

·       Prepare
delegated financial reports, as needed,

·       Help share
information with and staff on financial accounting policies and proceduralcompliance issues.

·       Assist Finance
department- Cashier

·       Complete project
documentation forassigned
activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on
promising practices.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal
candidate must hold a B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, and
Business Administration strongly
preferred. Courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or

·       At least two
years accounting experience, preferably with an international or localNGO, or a financial/banking institution

·       Familiarity therelevant public donors’ regulations a plus.

·       Proficient in
Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of SunSystems financial accounting package or similar
financial reporting software a plus.

·       Excellent
analytical skillswith ability
to detect and report inconsistencies

·       Excellent
organizational skills with great attention to detail

·       Ethical conduct
in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes ofethics

·       Proactive,
resourceful, solutions orientedand results-oriented

·       Ability to work

·       Good oral and
written skills in English


How to Apply:

All interested
candidates should send their applications including a cover letter, update copy
of resume with 3 referees and Copies of academic documents (in one document) addressed
to the HR Manager, Yauga Merchants Limited to and 
copy .Kindly indicate Finance Officer in the subject line of the email.

Due to the COVID-19
pandemic only online applications shall be considered. Only shortlisted candidates
will be conducted By YGM. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification. Women are encouraged to apply. YGM is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

 Deadline: 10th
August 2020

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