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Accounting Officer Job Opportunities - EnerGrow


Job Title:    Accounting Officer

Organization:  EnerGrow

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

EnerGrow provides demand stimulation services for utility companies and mini-grid companies, increasing consumption of energy amongst existing connections and incentivizing new customers to seek a connection. EnerGrow is an appliance financing company based in Uganda, founded in December 2017.


EnerGrow is conducting a pilot financing project for women led businesses in Mbale District to identify opportunities and inform its program methodology. Their aim is to grow sustainable, productive business that can increase electricity demand in Uganda in the long run.


Job Summary: The Accounting Officer is responsible for bookkeeping, including maintaining company financial records, monthly billing and reports for review by the management team. This includes, but is not limited to: accounts receivable and payable, payroll, payroll taxes, quarterly payroll tax reports, invoicing, personnel payroll records, monthly, quarterly and yearly business reports, computer data entry of time slips as well as working with the company’s accounting firm and insurance agent and other items as needed by management. This role will cover the pilot project in Mbale.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Fully in charge of bookkeeping including all month and year end journal entries.

·        Compilation and preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements for the project.

·        Maintain employee records including but not limited to hours, salary, mileage and personal time off, etc.

·        Process payroll monthly, file all payroll taxes and forms monthly, quarterly and yearly.

·        Maintain payroll files and reports.

·        Maintain all client accounts of time, billings and payments.

·        Collection of accounts receivable when necessary.

·        Prepare all monthly client invoicing and vendor payments for management team approval and mailing.

·        Keeping records and tracking of all company assets purchased and in use.

·        Update records when assets are removed and no longer in use.

·        Prepare and maintain grant reporting and estimating.

·        Provide advice and assistance in making decisions in the areas of finances, analysis, financial software and accounting as requested by accountant.

·        Working cooperatively with the company’s accountant.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a related discipline, preferably with other professional qualifications.

·        Four years of experience in asset based lending or related activities

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·        Have demonstrated ability to make sound professional decisions.

·        Maintain client and business confidentiality.

·        Be detail oriented, organized and accurate.

·        Demonstrate the ability to work with numbers and understand a broad range of common financial matters in a timely manner.

·        Be able to work with diverse personalities.

·        Be willing to pursue collection of accounts receivables.

·        A team player who can manage efficiently in a changing environment

·        Ability to work independently

·        High level of integrity

·        Fluency in English and Lugisu/Lumasaba

·        Strong skills MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

·        Strong written and verbal communications skills

·        Commitment to excellence, outstanding work ethic, and attention to detail

·        Resourcefulness and creative problem solving


How to Apply:

All candidates should send an updated resume and cover letter to In your cover letter, please state what excites you most about this role, and what you think will be most challenging about it.


Deadline: 30th October 2020 by 6pm


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