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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

September 30, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

We are a Civil Engineering and Construction works-oriented company that was formed in 2002. Abubaker is a limited liability company and was registered in 2002

Our mission is to offer the finest quality product, in a timely manner and maintain the highest standards of service to always exceed client satisfaction

Job Title

Accountant job at Abubaker Technical Services and General Supplies Limited

Job Description

Manage and oversee financial operations, ensure accurate financial reporting, and support the company's financial health and compliance.
Tracking project costs, managing budgets, and providing financial insights to aid decision-making.
Enhance the company’s financial efficiency, and contributing to company financial efficient practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate financial statements, balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.

  • Project Cost Tracking: Monitor and analyze project costs, including materials, labor, and overhead expenses.

  • Budget Management: Assist in developing project budgets, monitor variances, and provide recommendations for cost control.

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Manage accounts payable and receivable processes, ensuring timely payments and collections.

  • General Ledger: Maintain the general ledger, record journal entries, and reconcile accounts to ensure accuracy.

  • Tax Compliance: Prepare and file tax returns, ensuring compliance with relevant tax regulations and codes.

  • Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data, identify trends, and provide insights to improve financial performance.

  • Cash Management: Monitor cash flows, ensure sufficient liquidity, and manage petty cash.

  • Audit Preparation: Assist in preparing for financial audits and provide necessary documentation and explanations.

  • Internal Controls: Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial records.

  • Payroll Processing: Calculate and process employee payroll, including deductions, benefits, and tax withholdings.

  • Financial Software: Utilize accounting software to manage financial transactions, reporting, and analysis.

  • Performs any other duty as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

  • Accuracy of Financial Statements: Ensuring financial statements are accurate and reflect the company's financial health.

  • Budget Adherence: Monitoring project budgets and tracking variances to maintain cost control.

  • Timely Financial Reporting: Prompt preparation and submission of financial reports.

  • Accounts Receivable Turnover: Efficiency in collecting outstanding payments from clients.

  • Accounts Payable Efficiency: Managing accounts payable process to ensure timely payments and favourable terms.

  • Financial Analysis: Providing valuable insights through accurate financial analysis and reporting.

  • Tax Compliance: Ensuring accurate and timely filing of tax returns and compliance with tax laws.

  • Cash Flow Management: Monitoring cash flows and ensuring adequate liquidity.

  • Audit Readiness: Successful preparation for financial audits and compliance reviews.

  • Internal Control Effectiveness: Maintaining effective internal controls to prevent errors and fraud.

Qualifications and Competencies

Work Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Financial Acumen: Strong understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and regulations.

  • Attention to Detail: Accuracy in recording financial transactions and preparing reports.

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze financial data, identify trends, and make informed recommendations.

  • Communication: Effective communication of financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

  • Problem-Solving: Ability to identify and address financial challenges and variances.

  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in using accounting software and tools.

  • Time Management: Efficiently manage multiple tasks, including month-end closing, reporting, and audits.

  • Ethical Standards: Adhering to high ethical standards in financial reporting and dealings.

  • Team Collaboration: Working effectively with cross-functional teams and departments.

  • Adaptability: Ability to handle changing financial circumstances and requirements.

  • Professionalism: Maintain a high level of professionalism and integrity in all interactions.

  • Working experience: Possession 10 years of leadership working experience of which 5 years should have been obtained at a supervisory level or equivalent capacity.


How to Apply

All interested and qualified persons may apply by submitting your application with detailed CVs and academic transcripts with the contacts of 3 professional Referees to our office in Mukono plot 1508, Kigombya P.O Box 29087 Kampala, Uganda OR send your CV on the

EMAIL : recruitment2023@abubaker.co.ug or abubaker.recruitment.co.ug@gmail.com

Not later than 30th September 2023.

NOTE: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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