Finance Career Jobs – Accountant at Adrikos

Job Title:  Accountant
Organization: Adrikos
Duty Station: Lungujja,
Cosovo, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance
About US:
Adrikos has been in existence
for over 40 years. It is our mission to produce high quality Ugandan products,
made in Uganda, for Ugandans. We pursue excellence in ourselves, services and
products with an aim to give you Quality at a budget price. Through creation of
jobs and leveraging technology we are improving lives and also contributing to
the economic development and growth of our home country. It is the passion and
the fearless pursuit of a dream by the founders to grow this company into
Uganda’s leading distillery.
Job Summary:  The Accountant will provide monthly financial
statements to the BOD.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare
    and produce monthly financial statements for the executive committee
    meetings to be ready by the 6th day of the following month as well as
    annual accounts of the company.
  • Keep
    proper books of accounts, ensure that cash collections are banked intact
    reconcile the cash books to the bank statements and follow up on all
    reconciling items.
  • Guide
    the  management on the financial
    stand of the company in order to regulate its expenditure.
  • Prepare
    the payroll putting into consideration overtime, PAYE deductions, NSSF
    payments and staff advances.
  • Supervise
    and co-ordinate all the activities in accounts section.
  • Ensure
    that all depot managers and suppliers settle their obligations, are
    invoiced & informed regularly and co-ordinate collection of
    reconciliation of inventory in the store department
  • Prepare
    submission and filing of all Tax returns and ensure timely computation of
    VAT Returns to the relevant authorities.
  • Responsible
    for monitoring of effectiveness of internal control systems and taking
    corrective action where necessary.
  • Custody
    and proper monitoring of the use of cheque books.
  • Ensure
    that all funds released are properly accounted for.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned to him by the Manager
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, ACCA
    certified or CPA
  • At
    least four years’ experience in a busy organization in the same industry
  • High
    degree of Integrity
  • Concern
    for quality and order
  • Team
    work and co-operation
  • High
    confidentiality levels
  • Excellent
    people skills
  • Customer
    care skills
  • Self
How to Apply: 
If you feel that you are the
right candidate for this position, please post your updated CV at  and copy
Please quote the position you
are applying for in the subject line.
Deadline: 10th March 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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