Jobs at:Workforce Africa
Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, February 10 2024
Date Posted: Monday, February 05 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed
About the job
Location: Kampala (with frequent travel)
Start Date: Immediately
Our client is a rapidly growing social enterprise in Uganda sourcing specialty cacao for export and producing bean-to-bar chocolate at origin. Working with over 5,000 certified organic smallholder farmers, our mission is to sustainably increase incomes and reduce risk for our suppliers while positively impacting the community and environment surrounding our operations. We aim to provide chocolate makers and consumers in East Africa and around the world with the highest quality, transparently sourced and fully traceable Ugandan cocoa products.
The position is a full-time, in-country-based office reporting to the Managing Director. The core responsibilities include:
• Make Tally entries for raw cocoa operations and chocolate manufacturing operations
• Receive, review and confirm source documents for inventory movements
• Review stock counts, confirm and reconcile inventories for cocoa and chocolate
• Supervise Accounts Assistants and cashiers responsible for sourcing operations with a specific focus on:
o MM / Petty cash reporting and budgets
o Verification of accountability for expenses
o Submission and confirmation of inventory reports
o Balancing of buyers and pre-finance for sourcing
o Verification of stocks and dispatches
• Track and report monthly on average costs per inventory item
• Track, report on, and work to minimize losses in production and stores departments.
• Carry out audits and site visits to confirm inventory and accountability.
o Fluent English
o 5-8 years of experience in accounts department for a Ugandan-registered company or entity
o Prior experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing or coffee trading entity (required)
o Degree in relevant Account or Finance field, progress completed towards CPA or ACCA
o Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Tally ERP
o Positive attitude, attention to detail and strong English communication skills
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
Job application procedure
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, kindly send your detailed CV quoting the job title on the email subject “Cost Accountant” to: firstname.lastname@example.org by or before 10th February 2024
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