Accountant job at Cartwright Auditors
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Cartwright Auditors

Deadline of this Job:
05 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Our client, a leading freight and logistics Company seeks to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill the position of an Accountant in their Finance Department. The ideal candidate should be able to help the company in complying with all its statutory requirements and meeting other industry standards.

Job Description and specifications.
The position of an Accountant requires a person that is energetic, flexible and a team player. He/she should be hard working and able to work independently with minimal supervision, should be flexible with a high degree of integrity, should be eager to learn and contribute to the growth and development of the Finance Department.

Key responsibilities.
He/she will be responsible for;

• Providing timely financial reports, discussing these and interpreting financial information to the company’s management and the board both verbally and in writing.
• Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends.
• Analyzing of change in the business and advising accordingly.
• Formulation of strategic and long-term business plans and researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance.
• Developing financial management mechanisms aimed at managing risks in both Local and Export markets.
• Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction strategies and opportunities.
• Management of the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems.
• Handling both external and internal auditors, responding to audit queries and resolving all management letter points.
• Managing external relationships with key business stakeholders including lawyers, Company bankers, URA, KCCA, NSSF, Company Suppliers and Customers.
• Ensuring in the strictest sense compliance with statutory requirements. He/she will be responsible for preparation of the Company payroll.
• Production of accurate financial reports for management and external parties including auditors, to specific deadlines.
• Management of the company’s budgetary process including production of budgetary performance reports and enforcing budget discipline.
• Sourcing for funding for the company’s activities including management of working capital for the company.
• Keeping abreast with changes in financial reporting standards, tax regulations, employment laws and other pertinent legislation in Uganda.
• Be responsible for all supporting documentation for Company transactions and being in charge of the company fixed assets register

Reporting Lines.
The accountant is a senior position within the Company and reports to the Company’s Managing Director.

Academic & Experience Requirements.
• The ideal candidate should have obtained CPA level two and with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting and administration role, one of which must be at managerial or assistant managerial level.
• Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, and majoring in accounting would be an added advantage.
• Proficient in using Accounting Software like Tally, Quick Books. He/she should also be thorough with Microsoft Office packages like Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
• He/she must be excellent in report writing, possess strong organization and leadership skills.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Application process for interested candidates having the above qualifications and experience should email their application quoting the above job title to  and  . Please attach your CV including your email address, day time telephone contact, qualifications, achievements, experience, present position and names and addresses of three referees.
Closing date for receipt of applications will be 5th December 2022. Only those short listed will be invited for interviews. If you’re not contacted 2 weeks from the airing of the advert, consider yourself not selected for the role.
For further clarification please call +256-704-570724/ +256-781-613077

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 December 2022
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 01-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-12-2066
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