Accountant job vacancy at KSK Associates Uganda


Job Title: Accountant
Organisation: KSK Associates (Manufacturing Company)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About KSK:
KSK Associates is a Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy Services including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning, Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk Management and Information System Solutions. They would like to recruit for a valuable client in Manufacturing Industry. The company deals in manufacturing of various products for the Ugandan market.

Job Summary: The Accountant will primarily be responsible for financial management and preparation of financial statements for the company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the preparation of payment vouchers and supporting documentation for both cash and bank payments to suppliers;
• Capturing approved payment requests into accounting software;
• Follow up of accountability and advances following procedures in the accounting manual;
• Posting tax invoices and receipts in the accounting system;
• File all accounting documents in a professional manner;
• Filing of monthly VAT,PAYE and NSSF returns and any other statutory returns;
• Manage all remittances to Uganda Revenue Authority in relation to tax matters and any other government organisations should the need arise;
• Prepare and maintain floating debentures;
• Prepare business plans for future projects;
• Following up on accounts from the clients and reconciliation of clients’ accounts;
• Prepare Quarterly Financial Reports due for Board of Directors;
• The incumbent will also be providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions;
• Ensure that spending is kept in line with the budget;
• Carry out required inventory counts stock and costing of stock;
• Manage inventory verification and counts on a periodic basis;
• Responsible for analyzing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts;
• Working closely with other Department managers to put the finances and accounts in context in the business;
• In charge of monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed;
• Prepare weekly/monthly finished goods costing for the company and provide highlights on any exceptions arising from those costing and their impact on product pricing;
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned to you.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant should preferably hold a good degree in commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized University or relevant discipline;
• Minimum part qualification in ACCA, CPA or CIMA is desirable;
• A minimum of five years of related work experience in a similar busy environment;
• Good managerial skills with an ability to make decisions;
• Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of financial requirements and tax policies;
• Excellent analytical skills and Ability to work under minimum supervision;
• Ability to maintain and keep confidential information;
• Ability to work long hours, multitask assignments and work under pressure;
• Self motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines with good integrity and confidentiality;
• Working knowledge of computerized accounting software is an added advantage;
• Ability to maintain personal professional development and competencies on financial issues;
• Be a good team player
• Excellent interpersonal, excellent communication and creative thinking skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together with:
• Attached copies of all academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
• Detailed CVs and working mobile telephone numbers;
• Three work references and or/academic references;

Send the complete applications via soft copy to; [email protected] You may also physically deliver your application to any of our offices. Kindly address applications to;

The Recruitment Officer
KSK Associates
Financial Consultants
Plot 24A, Hannington Road
P.O. Box 70434

Deadline: 18th September 2015 by 5:00pm