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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 9, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is a company that was formed in 2014 from the merger of SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments beverage bottling operations in Southern and East Africa.

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Job Title

Accountant job at Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda

Job Description

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa [CCBA] is the largest African Coca-Cola Bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of CCBA. We are currently seeking to recruit an Accountant based in Kampala.

Asan Accountant you will report directly to the Financial Accountant.

Key Purpose Statement
To ensure effective financial running and rigorous financial control management and process disciplines

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Internal controls and compliance

  • Preparation of the Monthly Management Reconciliation File (GL File) for review by the Financial Accountant. Follow up with the different team members to ensure that all reconciliations are submitted on time.

  • Prepare and post journals for the finance function. Ensure these are adequately supported.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations relating to the finance function like accruals and suspense receivables

  • Ensure all reconciling items are cleared within 30 days and there are no overdue items.

  • Maintain a monthly folder for all manual journals support and ensure it is accessible by the Financial Accountant/ Finance Manager

  • Finance accruals & Prepayments are reconciled accurately by month's end. All accruals & prepayments should be appropriately supported.

  • Provide support during the internal and external audits where necessary.


Routine Accounting

  • Reconcile and ensure KO DME & Incidence and Monster DME accounts are up to date and fully supported

  • All relevant accounts are reconciled for the management pack by the second Monday after month end.

  • Drink age float banked quarterly

  • Prepare suspense receivables reconciliations and ensure that there are no aged transactions over 30 days.

  • Staff accounts are reconciled 100% and all overdue accountabilities are cleared


SAP Month End & Year End Close

  • Compile and communicate schedules for FI SAP Month End Close timelines

  • Perform system verifications for SAP Actuals Month End Close.

  • All relevant stakeholders are informed timeously of the month-end close timelines and requirements.

  • Ensure all FI checks have been performed for clearance of respective accounts and orders

  • FI Income statements balance on SAP.

  • Month-end close readiness for Insight load.

  • SAP FI reviews and checks concluded in time and calls are logged by stipulated timeline.

  • Prepare month-end file and provide it to FD for review.

  • Undertake HFM reporting and ensure the department obtains greens in reporting

  • Prepare month-end checklists and SAP-HFM reconciliations in adherence to the Group reporting guidelines.

  • Prepare group reporting pack.

  • Group deadlines are met for the close of all FI SAP modules

  • Support in the review of petty cash transactions.

  • Ensure that the PL & BS in HFM tallies with what is in SAP.


Budgeting

  • Balance sheet budgeting for the tactical plan (1 year - 12 month budget, three annual High-level plans).

  • Ensure all transactions posted on the finance cost center are within budget and adequately supported.

Qualifications and Competencies

Skills, Experience & Education

Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy with professional accountancy qualification such as CPA, ACCA, or CIMA; must be a professional member in good standing.


Experience

  • Minimum requirement: 4 years of accounting and financial management experience preferably within a FMCG business environment or equivalent.

  • Competencies

  • Budget controlling

  • Customer/Client Service Orientation

  • Planning, Organizing, and Controlling

  • Assertiveness

  • Customer/Client Service Orientation

  • Planning, Organizing, and Controlling

  • Decisive and Risk Pragmatic

  • Resilient and energetic

  • Customer focused

  • Action Oriented

  • Technical Skill and competence

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How to Apply

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