Alliance One US Finance Jobs – Accounts Assistant – Treasury

Organisation: Alliance One
Tobacco
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Job
ID:
1863
About
US:
With
its global headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Alliance One proudly
claims broad geographic processing capabilities, a diversified product
offering, and an established customer base, which includes all of the major
consumer tobacco product manufacturers. They select, purchase, process, pack,
store, ship, and, in certain developing markets, provide agronomy expertise and
financing for growing leaf tobacco.
As
a leading independent leaf tobacco merchant, Alliance One International
provides worldwide service to the large cigarette manufacturers. Multinational
manufacturers of consumer tobacco products rely on independent merchants such
as Alliance One to supply the majority of their leaf. As a result Alliance One
purchases tobacco in more than 45 countries and serves manufacturers of
cigarettes and other consumer tobacco products in over 90 countries.
Alliance
One’s revenues are primarily comprised of sales of processed tobacco and fees
charged for related services to manufacturers of consumer tobacco products
around the world. They do not manufacture cigarettes or other consumer tobacco
products.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensures the timely payment of all
AOU Uganda suppliers.
·        
Enters bank payment vouchers in the
cash book.
·        
Files cash book payment vouchers
following the sequential numbering for cheques and bank transfer
instructions.   
·        
Ensures that bank balance schedules
are updated with bank transactions processed daily.
·        
Ensures timely posting of all payment
related transactions in SAP.
·        
Ensures withholding tax is deducted
from payments as appropriate and captured to the relevant account in SAP.
·        
Ensures that petty cash accounts are
reconciled to the General Ledger on a monthly basis.
·        
Intuitively reviews monthly Supplier
statement reconciles to Accounts Payable.
·        
Receives advice on open item managed
GL accounts to process/clear.
·        
Produces an accounts payable vendor
report for review after every payment run.
·        
Initiates discussions with suppliers
to clear any outstanding issues.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Accounts Assistant – Treasury
should hold a Diploma in a Business related field. Possession of a Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting is an added advantage
·        
At least two years’ experience
·        
Data entry skills
·        
Good working knowledge of
spreadsheets
·        
Keen attention to detail.
·        
Working knowledge of Accounting
systems, SAP an added advantage
·        
Possess the ability to multi task
How
to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates should submit their updated CVs/resumes including
contact information and two work-related references to the Human Resources
Manager, Alliance One Uganda, E-mail to: PTukahirwa@aointl.com
Deadline:
25th March 2015

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