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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 14, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

We are Africa’s largest on-ground human resource agency, offering comprehensive business support services through our own locally registered entities, offices, and dedicated staff in nine African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi, Nigeria, South Africa, and the Democratic Republic of Congo!

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Job Title

Accountant job at Career Options Africa Group

Job Description

Career Options Africa Group is a HR Consultancy firm specialized in Local and International recruitment, HR outsourcing and immigration support in Africa with offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi, Nigeria, South Africa and South Sudan.
Our client, a tour operations company in Uganda, is looking for an experienced and highly skilled mid-level Accountant to join their growing team.

THE JOB
As the Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial reports, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations, and assisting with tax and audit matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all accounting operations, including accounts payable/receivable, general ledger entries, payroll, and bank reconciliations.

  • Ensure all financial transactions are accurately recorded and classified in accordance with the company's policies and accounting standards.

  • Analyze financial information to prepare accurate and timely reports like income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and budgets.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts, ensuring alignment with business goals.

  • Collaborate with other departments to develop financial strategies, policies, and procedures for effective financial management.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of financial transactions, ensuring compliance with local financial regulations and industry standards.

  • Conduct regular internal audits to identify discrepancies, irregularities, or inefficiencies, and propose appropriate corrective actions.

  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to management, supporting informed decision-making on resource allocation, cost reduction, and revenue enhancement.

  • Monitor and reconcile accounts payables/receivables, ensuring timely invoicing, payments, and collections.

  • Collaborate with external auditors during fiscal audits, providing necessary documentation and information as required.

  • Monitor, evaluate, and update financial policies and procedures, ensuring their adherence across the organization.

  • Resolve financial-related inquiries, concerns, and issues from both internal and external stakeholders in a professional and timely manner.

Qualifications and Competencies

The job holder should have the following qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • Proven 3-4 years of experience working as an Accountant, preferably within the tourism industry.

  • Proficient in accounting software, with a strong knowledge of Excel.

  • Solid understanding of accounting principles, procedures, and regulations.

  • Professional certification in Accounting (CPA) level II is mandatory.


THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB

  • The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret financial data.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a team and independently.


WHAT WE ARE OFFERING THE RIGHT PERSON

  • We are offering a competitive salary to the right person.

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How to Apply

Visit www.careeroptionsafricagroup.com and www.hreastafrica.com for more details on this position.
Send CV only to recruitment.ug@careeroptionsafricagroup.com by 16th February 2024 with a subject heading, ACCOUNTANT. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and qualified candidates called for an interview as soon as their CVs are received.
Kindly indicate current, last, or expected salary in the CV.
Candidates who do not hear from us within 20 days of application should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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