Senior Accountant Jobs – The Lawns Restaurant

Job Title:    Senior Accountant

Organization: The Lawns Restaurant

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Lawns is one of the leading fine dining restaurants located in Kololo Kampala.


Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant role involves both Accounts and Purchase function. He/she will play a crucial role in managing the procurement & accounts activities for The Lawns Restaurant. He/she will also be responsible for managing the financial aspects of The Lawns Restaurant, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and transparency in all financial transactions. He/she will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing high-quality ingredients, supplies, and equipment to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant. He/she shall also have a strong background in accounting, attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate with various departments within the organization.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Supplier Management:

  • Identify, evaluate, and build relationships with reliable suppliers of food, beverages, and other restaurant-related products.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements, including pricing, delivery schedules, and quality standards.
  • Continuously assess and monitor supplier performance, ensuring adherence to agreed-upon terms.

Inventory Control:

  • Develop and implement effective inventory management strategies to optimize stock levels and minimize wastage.
  • Conduct regular stock assessments, track usage patterns, and forecast demand to prevent shortages and excess inventory.
  • Implement systems to ensure the rotation of perishable items and the disposal of expired products.

Purchase Planning & Management:

  • Plan weekly/monthly purchases
  • Ensure timely purchase of materials as per the business demand


  • Collaborate with department heads to develop weekly and monthly budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Monitor and analyze budget variances, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.

Bookkeeping and Transactions:

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting activities, including the recording of financial transactions, invoicing, and accounts payable/receivable.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records, maintaining a systematic filing system.

Tax Compliance:

  • Prepare and file monthly and annual tax returns in compliance with Ugandan tax regulations.

Audit Coordination:

  • Liaise with external auditors during annual audits, providing necessary documentation and support.
  • Implement audit recommendations to enhance internal controls and financial processes.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

The applicant should have relevant qualifications


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs via Email to:


Deadline: 29th May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-05-15T16:26
Valid Through 2024-05-30T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization The Lawns Restaurant
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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