Senior Accountant – Group Opco-Fintech Finance Jobs – MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited

Job Title:   Senior Accountant – Group Opco-Fintech Finance

Organisation: MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: General Manager – Financial Operations


About US:

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.


Job Summary:   The Senior Accountant – Group Opco-Fintech Finance will:

  • Review all assigned Opcos Escrow/Trust account reconciliation.
  • Review all assigned Opcos revenues and liquidation in line with group standards.
  • Review of all agent commission payments (subscriber registration, commission, Assisted payment commission, DST payments).
  • Supervision of the Analyst Financial Operations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review daily bank reconciliation and recommend immediate corrective action.
  • Ensure end to end follow up on all reconciling items in Trust bank reconciliation.
  • Review of weekly journal captured to ensure they are properly accounted for and authorised.
  • Review of weekly restricted cash in Opcos business to ensure it reconciles with the General Ledger.
  • Ensure that MTN Fintech transaction revenues are reconciled, recognized, liquidated, and posted correctly in General Ledger.
  • Ensure that agent commissions are reconciled, reviewed, and paid within agreed timelines.
  • Validate and ensure all Journal posted in EWP and ERP system are authorized as per DOA and posted accurately.
  • Support with review of Opco Business cases and update product finance risks.
  • Ensure all assigned Opcos have in place all the finance processes in place that align to group standards.
  • Ensure that all incidences logged for Fintech action are resolved within 48 hours.
  • Supervision of Finance Analyst staff.
  • Ensure Audit recommendations are followed up and objectively closed.
  • Oversee reconciliation of all system accounts.
  • Authorise the posting of all ERP entries raised by the team supervised.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the MTN Uganda Mobile Money Senior Accountant – Group Opco-Fintech Finance job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Commerce or equivalent combination of applicable education and experience required.
  • Possession of professional courses like ACCA and CPA is most desirable.
  • At least three years of experience as an accountant.
  • Knowledge of process and financial control
  • Fintech regulation and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Risk management and control improvement within a Fintech product and infrastructure environment.

Knowledge & Training:

  • Digital Financial Services
  • Information management.
  • Project management.
  • Good knowledge of Fintech Fraud
  • Knowledge of Fintech business processes
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Group accounting policies and procedures
  • Basic risk management skills
  • Ability to transfer skills
  • A good working knowledge in office automation tools: Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, SQL.
  • Understanding of Fintech registration and liquidation procedures
  • Knowledge of current and relevant legislation
  • Familiar with MTN Fintech products and services
  • Added advantage ; data reconciliation and usage analysis.

Behavioral Qualities:

  • Integrity
  • Fast comprehension.
  • Proactive
  • Self- confident
  • Tactical and strategic thinker
  • Eager to learn Unquestionable professional & ethical standards & ability to represent the company in highly confidential & sensitive matters
  • Ability to work unsupervised and team orientation – strengthening teams
  • Resilience – maintaining composure and dealing effectively with stress
  • Strong detail focus – attention to detail and accuracy
  • Operate with integrity (high ethics)
  • Methodical and systematic
  • Reliable and dependable

Skills/Physical Competencies:

  • Must have the ability to build and work as part of a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Creative
  • Problem solving skills
  • Relationship building
  • Analytical skills – weighing up the pro’s and con’s; making sense of information
  • Conflict management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines



  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • In compliance to the Data Protection & Privacy Laws of Uganda, MTN Uganda will use your application documents for purposes for which they were intended for.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join MTN Uganda Limited in this capacity should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 20th September 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-18
Valid Through 2023-09-20
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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