Accountant Jobs – Uplex & Associates Public Accountants

Job Title:  Accountant  

Organisation: Uplex & Associates Public Accountants

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About Organisation:

Uplex & Associates Public Accountants is a leading accounting firm renowned for its dynamic and innovative approach to delivering exceptional financial and advisory services. Our unwavering commitment to integrity, professionalism, and excellence has established us as a trusted partner for a diverse clientele, including SMEs and large corporations throughout the Kampala metropolitan area and across Uganda.

Specializing in comprehensive accounting, auditing, and tax services, Uplex & Associates caters to the unique needs of startups, medium-sized enterprises, and well-established companies. Our firm has carved out a significant niche in supporting SMEs and the Engineering & Construction sector with their specific accounting requirements.


Job Summary:   The Accountant will play a vital role in overseeing the firm’s accounting functions and assisting the Managing Partner in the strategic and operational leadership of the firm. This position requires a skilled and dedicated professional with a solid accounting and financial management background. The ideal candidate will be capable of managing financial tasks while contributing to the firm’s overall strategy and growth.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounting and Financial Management

  • Oversee accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, budgets, forecasts, and reports.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with regulatory standards and internal policies.
  • Manage cash flow, financial planning, and budgeting processes.
  • Conduct financial analysis to support business decisions and strategic planning.

Tax Planning and Management

  • Manage all aspects of tax planning, compliance, and reporting.
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns and other statutory requirements.
  • Provide strategic tax advice to optimize the firm’s tax position and minimize liabilities.
  • Ensure all tax accounts are fully reconciled.

Business Development

  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities to expand the firm’s client base and service offerings.
  • Build strong relationships with key clients, stakeholders, and partners.
  • Represent the firm at industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities.

Operational Management

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the accounting department to ensure efficiency and productivity.
  • Implement and improve accounting systems, processes, and technologies to enhance operational performance.
  • Develop and manage departmental budgets and resource allocation


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field. CPA or equivalent certification required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in accounting and financial management.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and tax laws.
  • Proven experience in business development and operational management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).


Required Competencies:

  • Financial Acumen
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Development
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Operational Efficiency


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter (combined into one PDF document of maximum 5 pages) outlining their qualifications and experience, and contact information for three professional references to


NB: Applications will be reviewed regularly, so early applications are encouraged.


Deadline: 28th June 2024


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Date Posted 2024-06-24T13:42
Valid Through 2024-06-29T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Uplex and Associates Public Accountants
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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