Job Title: Accountant – Jireh Associates Jobs 2021
Organization: Jireh Associates
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Jireh Associates Profile:
Jireh Associates is a consultancy firm offering various services such as accounting and financial reporting, internal audit, tax and strategic planning amongst others
The Accountant will be part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate Accounting and finance function. She/ he assists in the administration of the financial functions using a variety of computer software and systems to perform duties.
Roles and responsibilities:
Posting and updating financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounts IQ system, according to instructions with speed and accuracy.
Adhere to procedures set out in financial policy and apply the necessary controls in place to minimize any risks that may occur.
Ensuring that statutory obligations are timely filed including PAYE, NSSF, withholding tax, income tax and Local Service Tax.
Reconcile control accounts by accurately capturing the assets and liabilities in the ledgers and quickly and accurately resolve all differences and maintain a fixed asset register
Assist in the planning, production and review of monthly and year-end financial statements including the Income statement, Balance sheet and cash flow statement.
Ensure transparency, accountability and effective use of financial resources in line with the set financial systems and guidelines
Liaise with internal and Statutory Auditors, supervision and control of the day-to-day functioning of the Accounts Department.
Enrich systems of financial monitoring and control to better align policies, practices and procedures with international accounting standards
Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation, and tax planning advice
Liaising with URA and banking providers
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting).
At least CPA Level 1
Two years of working experience
Working Knowledge of ERP Systems such as Tally and QuickBooks
Proficiency in MS Excel
Ability to prepare year-end accounts as well as tax returns
NB: Please indicate the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing Date: 24th September 2021
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