Fresher Accounting Assistant Job Vacancies – Liquid Telecom

Job Title:      Accounting Assistant (Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organization: Liquid Telecom

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager

              

About US:

Liquid Telecom is the leading independent data, voice and IP
provider in eastern, central and southern Africa. It supplies fiber optic,
satellite and international carrier services to Africa’s largest mobile network
operators, ISPs and businesses of all sizes. Liquid Telecom also provides
payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award
winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across Africa
and beyond.

 

Job Summary:  The Accounting Assistant will be responsible
for managing Accounts Receivables, Receipting, and Inventory.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Revenue/Debt Collections

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Performs customer collections and receipting

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Follows up on all the disconnected and closed
customer accounts while following the dunning process as stipulate in the
company’s credit control policy

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Reconciles manual receipts to the system
generated (GP/Pastel/Prism) ones

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Follow up on All debtors and ensuring that
payments are received on time

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Reconciles Bounced Cheques and follows up on
replacement

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Updates customers’ accounts by applying receipts
to the correct invoices captured

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Balances cash collected before handing it over
for banking

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Attends to all incoming calls/emails to accounts
department regarding client inquiries and updates on their account statements

Receiving and Issuing Inventory

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Receives the goods delivered by the suppliers
and performs a 3-way matching of PO, Delivery note and Supplier Invoice

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Receives requisitions from user departments and
issues materials to the correct cost centre to ensure accurate accountability

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Captures batches in the inventory module and
then passes on to the accountant for posting

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Keeps record of All the tools and their
movements

Analysis, reconciliations, and reporting

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Maintains optimal stock levels in accordance
with agreed stock holding policies and timeously communicates with various
stakeholders

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Analyses the aging stocks and communicates to
Finance Manager about obsolete stock

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Facilitates monthly and ad-hoc stock taking
exercises as required by Financial Regulations

Maintains Historical Records, Security, and Cleanliness of the
warehouse/ stores

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Maintains good housekeeping of the stores to
ensure they are clean, tidy and free from hazards

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Ensures that all store items are properly
labeled and identified through a stock code with a detailed bin card

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Liquid Telecom Accounting
Assistant job must possess the following:

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Degree- BCOM, BBA accounting (Desirable)

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Diploma in Accounting or Equivalent (Essential)

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CPA II Professional qualification will be an added
advantage (Desirable)

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One year of experience in a busy organization
preferably in the telecommunication industry (Essential)

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2 Years Extensive knowledge of Accounts
Receivables, receipting and accounting packages (Essential)

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Proficient in using computer software (e.g.
Excel) and accounting application systems

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Knowledge of Billing, ERP and accounting
applications

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Knowledge of pastel accounting system is an
added advantage

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Very strong Communication Skills and the ability
to express concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing

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Highly self-motivated

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Keen attention to detail

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Ability to effectively prioritize and execute
tasks in a high-pressure environment

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Experience working in a team-oriented,
collaborative environment

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Possess strong interpersonal skills

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Ability to work independently

 

How to Apply:

All applications should be submitted to
hr.uganda@liquidtelecom.com

 

Deadline: 2nd
September 2020

 

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