Finance Careers – Management Accountant at Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
56Reports to:  General
Manager-Finance
About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s
most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor
newspapers, Enyanda, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor
Business Directory.
Job Summary:  The
Management Accountant will be responsible for supporting management with
decision making through provision of accurate and timely management accounting
reports, data on business performance, effective cost accounting system and
effective budgetary controls systems for the business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare Management Accounts and other
    reports, as directed by your supervisor,
  • Update and maintain the Fixed Assets
    Register
  • Prepare the Monthly and Annual Tax Returns
    and other statutory obligations
  • Actively co-ordinate the preparation of
    Audit Schedules
  • Regularly review the Inter-company
    accounts and prepayments
  • Produces the P/L accounts for each
    business unit and guides on budgetary performance / department expenses
  • Oversees the costing and stores personnel
    to ensure accuracy and quality of work and makes recommendations as
    necessitated
  • Serves as the focal person on SAP and
    provides assistance and guidance in SAP as required
  • Oversees the bank reconciliations
    personnel to ensure accuracy and quality of work and makes recommends as
    required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Management Accountant should
    preferably hold a University Degree in Commerce, Business Administration.
    Accounting and Finance, Statistics or any other related field from an
    accredited institution. Possession of a Master’s / Post Graduate Degree in
    Financial Management or Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • Possess professional qualifications i.e.
    Certified Public Accountant with relevant, professional qualifications
    e.g. ACCA, CPA.
  • Five or more years’ working experience in
    Finance and Accounting, preferably in an FMCG company.
  • Working knowledge of SAP is an added
    advantage
How to Apply:
All potential job suitors with a desire to work in one of Uganda’s
leading Media Houses, Monitor Publications should express their interest by
sending their applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with a working
daytime telephone contact to:  Head of
Human Resources  Specialist, Monitor
Publications Limited, P.O. Box 12141, Kampala. Uganda or via E-mail to:  resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com.
Deadline: 30th April, 2015

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