Accounting & Finance Degree Jobs at SolarNow – Chief Accountant

Job Title: Chief Accountant
Organisation: SolarNow Services (U) Ltd.
Location: Kansanga, Kampala
SolarNow Services (U) Ltd. is the Ugandan subsidiary of SolarNow BV; a Dutch company distributing high-quality solar energy solutions to off-grid customers with a 12-months credit facility. The company employs around 30 staff in Uganda and works with 40 franchises. SolarNow has a no-nonsense & commercial approach. For more information:   
Job Summary: The Chief Accountant is supported by a team of 1 to 2 accounts officers. The fast-growing business is currently developing a state-of-the-art integrated management information system. The Chief Accountant oversees the migration to the new system early 2013. SolarNow offers attractive career opportunities to high-performers in the local and international context.
Duties & Responsibilities
·         Correct and complete back office processing of transactions;
·         Deliver accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting;
·         Liaise with (inter)national auditors, government banks, insurers, etc; and
·         Internal control
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
·         Hands-on pragmatic approach with good people skills and dynamic team player
·         Positive and self-motivated attitude, preferably with passion for the company’s goals.
·         Degree level plus an accountancy qualification.
·         Multiple years of professional experience including legal, audit, compliance and budgeting responsibilities.
·         Exposure to large debtor ledgers and/or warehousing systems will be an advantage.
NB: Salary: SolarNow offers market conform remuneration.
How to Apply
Suitable and motivated candidates should send their CV and motivation letter (no other attachments) to
Deadline: 10th October, 2012

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