Financial Accountant Job Opportunity – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports 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 Financial Accountant will primarily ensure the
proper management of company cash and the prompt payment of all company
obligations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Payroll Processes, with
    emphasis on staff Advances
  • Manage the Computation of Business Mangers
    commissions and bonuses
  • Handle all supplier payments using the
    agreed cycle.
  • Responsible for preparing Treasury and
    Collection Reports on a daily basis
  • Actively coordinate the timely posting of
    payment Vouchers and invoices
  • Prepares daily cash report and advises the
    GM Finance on the same to ensure that the company is in position to meet
    working capital requirements and investment of surplus.
  • Prepares local and foreign currency, cash
    flow forecasts
  • Regularly reviews all non-regular payments
    and makes recommendations to the GM Finance for payment
  • Achieves agreed targets. .
  • In charge of producing these daily reports
    i.e. treasury, collections, cash)
  • Provide timely customer service when
    required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a University Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting and
    Finance or any other related field from an accredited institution
  • Hold Professional qualifications in
    Accountancy e.g. ACCA, CPA would be added advantage.
  • A minimum of four or more years’
    experience in Finance and Accounting, preferably in a similar role 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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