Fresher Accountant Jobs – eLipa

Job Title:  Accountant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: eLipa

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Group CFO


About US:

eLipa is a reliable payment processing services provider that supports instant payment processing using mobile money, mobile banking, debit and credit cards and eLipa wallet. We are now also active in Tanzania with our pan African expansion into Rwanda.


Job Summary:   The Accountant will oversee the company’s financial operations and ensure its financial success


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies. priorities, and procedures relating to management accounting, budget, and/or payroll
  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Assist in Treasury Management Responsible for monitoring merchant transactions Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review.
  • Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend to the management effective resolutions.
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to the management.
  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely manner.
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts.
  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.
  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company
  • policies and regulations.
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures.
  • Ensures the credibility of the accounts of the company in accordance with the standards determined by management.
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
  • Ensure tax returns are filed on a timely basis
  • Perform intercompany, receivables and payables reconciliations. Assist in drafting of relevant agreements
  • Provide support to related companies as and when required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field
  • Must possess a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing
  • At least five years of experience
  • Extensive corporate and personal tax experience
  • Exceptional computer skills. including Microsoft Office and databases
  • Expertise working with XERO Must possess a valid CRB Certificate or Report from a recognised Credit Reference institution.
  • Well-conversant with IFRS financial statements
  • Consistent, accurate, and thorough with an eye for details
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Able to work well with other team members across cultures.
  • Time management must adhere to strict deadlines for reporting, filing and auditing financial reports Detail-oriented
  • Ethical Honest and Transparent
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Experience in working with multifunctional teams operating in various locations.
  • Excellent Bilingual communication skills
  • Experience having worked in a Pan African context will be an added advantage


How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their applications and updated CVs via Email to:


Deadline: 16th February 2024.


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Date Posted 2024-02-13
Valid Through 2024-02-16
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization eLipa
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda