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Kampala, Uganda



May 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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Job Title

Sr. Accountant job at Lawns Restaurant

Job Description

Sr. Accountant role involves both Accounts and Purchase function. He/she will play a crucial role in managing the procurement & accounts activities for The Lawns Restaurant. He/she will also be responsible for managing the financial aspects of The Lawns Restaurant, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and transparency in all financial transactions.

He/she will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing high-quality ingredients, supplies, and equipment to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant. He/she shall also have a strong background in accounting, attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate with various departments within the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

Supplier Management:

  • Identify, evaluate, and build relationships with reliable suppliers of food, beverages, and other restaurant-related products.

  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements, including pricing, delivery schedules, and quality standards.

  • Continuously assess and monitor supplier performance, ensuring adherence to agreed-upon terms.

Inventory Control:

  • Develop and implement effective inventory management strategies to optimize stock levels and minimize wastage.

  • Conduct regular stock assessments, track usage patterns, and forecast demand to prevent shortages and excess inventory.

  • Implement systems to ensure the rotation of perishable items and the disposal of expired products.

Purchase Planning & Management:

  • Plan weekly/monthly purchases

  • Ensure timely purchase of materials as per the business demand


  • Collaborate with department heads to develop weekly and monthly budgets and financial forecasts.

  • Monitor and analyze budget variances, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.

Bookkeeping and Transactions:

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting activities, including the recording of financial transactions, invoicing, and accounts payable/receivable.

  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records, maintaining a systematic filing system.

Tax Compliance:

  • Prepare and file monthly and annual tax returns in compliance with Ugandan tax regulations.

Audit Coordination:

  • Liaise with external auditors during annual audits, providing necessary documentation and support.

  • Implement audit recommendations to enhance internal controls and financial processes.


Qualifications and Competencies

Bachelor’s Degree:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is usually required.

  • A master’s degree in accounting or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on accounting can be advantageous.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA):

  • A CPA license is highly preferred and often required.

Other Certifications:

  • Additional certifications such as Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) can be beneficial.


Professional Experience:

  • Typically, a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience is required.

  • Experience in public accounting or a similar senior accounting role in a corporate environment is often preferred.

Industry Experience:

  • Experience in the specific industry of the hiring company can be advantageous (e.g., healthcare, manufacturing, technology).

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