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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Accountant job in Uganda

JOB OPPORTUNITY at Uganda Tea Corporation

Uganda Tea Corporation; one of the leading tea producers and exporters in Uganda with estates of 5000 acres and a workforce of approximately 2000; is seeking to recruit a talented, self motivated, analytical, and attention to details candidate for the post of an Accountant with details as below.

Summary of tasks will include but not limited to; applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Preparing profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions
Establish, maintain and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
Prepare, and review budgets and expenditures
Prepare and review accounting and related reports for accuracy and completeness
Prepare and review; budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents
Prepare and review revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control
Resolve accounting discrepancies
Maintain the manual filing systems
Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits
Other duties as assigned.

The Ideal candidate should have the following attributes and competencies to be able to perform this role effectively;
Willingness to work closely within our small, growing team
Have an aptitude for figures
Have knowledge of Tally accounting software
Be able to work well under his/her own initiative
Be accurate and proficient in all tasks
Be able to communicate efficiently with our suppliers and customers as necessary
Capable of meeting strict deadlines

Required Qualifications
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles
Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications
Knowledge of Tax compliance and statutory legislation requirement for Uganda
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
Must have successful completed his/her ACCA or CPA exams
A Bachelor's Degree in Finance is an added advantage
Must have three to five years of accounting experience and
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.

Applicants with comprehensive CV, copies of transactions and certificates together with applicant’s telephone number and email address should be sent to the address below not later than 15th January 2011.

Uganda Tea Corporation
P O Box 8955
Kampala - UGANDA

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