Posted 2 years ago

Are you a professionally trained and skilled Accountant with a keen eye and well grasp of accounting and financial management? Are you able to provide sound strategic insights for business owners and help manage its financial operations? Our client, a fast-growing mid-level bakery located in Uganda, is seeking to recruit an Accountant who shall also play a key role in ensuring sustainable, profitable growth of the firm with sound internal controls and good corporate governance. He/she shall actively deputize the Managing Director and take leadership role in championing the team towards growth.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Accountant’s roles will include:

• Recording financial transactions and preparing financial reports on timely basis.

• Preparing accounts and filing tax returns on timely basis

• Auditing financial information

• Preparing and presenting budgets, business plans, bank reconciliation statements, commentaries and financial statements

• Prepare cash forecast models using spreadsheets

• Assessing financial operations of the business and recommending best-practices, identifying issues and providing strategic solutions to help the organization run efficiently

• Preparing the staff payroll 

• Offering guidance on cost reduction, revenue enhancement, and profit maximization

• Conducting forecasting and risk analysis assessments

• Setting and implementing a strong internal control system.

Additionally, accountants have a legal obligation to act honestly and avoid negligence in their practices. As such, he/she shall be responsible for ensuring that the employer’s financial records are compliant with the relevant laws and regulations.

Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum of 2 years’ practical experience in accounting position.

• A university graduate in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business or related discipline with sound leadership skills

• Fully Qualified Accountant of Internationally recognized Accounting Qualification (CA/ACCA /CPA)

• Sound technical abilities and up-to-date knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting

Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications and curriculum vitae to before or by close of business of Friday 25th June 2022.

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