Entry Level Jobs – Assistant Accountant at Monitor Co-operative Savings & Credit Society Limited

Job Title:  Assistant Accountant

Organization: Monitor
Co-operative Savings & Credit Society Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Monitor Co-operative Savings
& Credit Society Limited (“the SACCO”) has got a current membership of
450 and assets in excess of UGX. 3 Billion. The SACCO has got fully functional
offices that enable it to run its day to day business.
Job Summary: The
Assistant Accountant will be responsible for improving the cash flow of the
SACCO through effective credit management and ensuring that all revenues are
appropriately disclosed and work is guided through the application of GAAPS and
IFRS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for the daily reconciliation of the debtors’ control account and the sales
    ledger to ensure that any reconciling items are resolved on a daily basis.
  • Timely
    posting of accountabilities, deposit slips and payment vouchers to
    facilitate timely generation of management accounts.
  • Regularly
    review sub-ledgers to check mis-postings and recommending corrective
    actions.
  • Prepares
    audit schedules and coordinate queries by internal and external auditors.
  • Filing
    tax returns and liaising with Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on
    tax-related matters.
  • Prepare
    monthly collection summaries for use in the daily liquidity report.
  • Carry
    out the purchasing function adhering to best practices in the conduct
    thereof.
  • Daily
    updating and maintenance of inventory records in QuickBooks which includes
    prompt product costing, purchase order processing and posting of stores
    requisition vouchers.
  • Monthly
    reconciliation of the physical stock balance with the system balance.
  • Maintenance
    of an accurate staff debtors schedule at all times.
  • In
    charge of the timely preparation of various credit control reports
    including but not limited to a continuous review of existing credit
    customers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounts/Finance
  • Professional
    ACCA/CPA Level II
  • At
    least two years’ working experience
  • Solid
    knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software
  • Excellent
    multi-tasking ability and attention to detail
  • Good
    knowledge and understanding of confidentiality surrounding critical
    business information
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their updated CVs and copies of academic
documents to:
The Secretary,
Monitor Co-operative Savings
& Credit Society Limited
Monitor Publications Ltd
Plot 29-35 8th Street
Industrial Area,
Namuwongo
Kampala, Uganda.

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