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Position Details: Accountant

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 1
Salary Range:


The client is anintegrated professional consultancy specializing in procurement and logistics withinUganda.


JobTitle:                     ACCOUNTANT                                            

ReportsTo:                 FINANCEMANAGER                                  

Supervises:                 N/A     

Salary:                         UGX 1,300,000



As the Accountant, yourrole is to:

a)    to complete payments and control expenses byreceiving payments, plus processing, verifying and reconciling invoices

b)    Highlight the day-to-day management of allpayment cycle activities in a timely and efficient manner.


·         Prepares asset, liability, and capital accountentries by compiling and analyzing account information

·         Documents financial transactions by enteringaccount information

·         Keeping  track  of  all  payments  and  expenditures,  including  payroll,  purchaseorders, invoices, statements, etc.

·         Reconciling processed work by verifying entriesand comparing system reports to balances

·         Maintaining historical records

·         Paying employees by verifying expense reportsand preparing pay checks

·         Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks andensuring payment is received for outstanding credit

·         Generally responding to all vendor enquiriesregarding finance

·         Preparing analyses of accounts and producingmonthly reports

·         Continuing to improve the payment process

·         Summarize current financial status by collectinginformation

·         Preparing balance sheet, profit and lossstatement, and other reports

·         Reconcile financial   discrepancies   by   collecting   and   analysing   accountinformation

·         Secure financial information by completing database backups

·         Maintain financial security by followinginternal controls

·         Prepare payments by verifying documentation, andrequesting disbursements.

·         Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizingaccount information and trends

·         Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financialinformation confidential

·         Perform other duties as required by the employerfrom time to time.

·        Inventory management


PERSON SPECIFICATION                                     


ü  Bachelor’s Degree inappropriate field of study or equivalent work experience in a commercialenvironment and/or the government sector.


Required Skills andCompetences            

ü  Confidentiality

ü  General Math Skills andaptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

ü  Excellent timemanagement skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

ü  Accuracy and attentionto detail

ü  Problem Analysis andProblem-Solving Skills

ü  Excellent written andverbal communication skills

ü  Strong organizationaland planning skills in a fast-paced environment

ü  A creative mind with anability to suggest improvements

ü  Good inter-personalskills

ü  Ability to workindependently with limited supervision

Minimum Experience andTraining:                                              

ü  3 years’ experience asan Accountant or Accounts Payable

ü  Intermediateunderstanding of accounting and reporting standards


Deadline is Friday, 24th  May, 2019.



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