Fresher Finance Jobs – Accountant at Altus Foods

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Altus
Foods (U) Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Chief Executive Officer
About US:
Altus Foods
(U) Limited is a Kampala based company that specializes in the production and
export of fresh fruits and vegetables from Uganda-East Africa. It works with a
country-wide network of farmers who form the company’s supply base of produce.
The company works closely with this network of farmers to ensure the use of
high-yielding seeds and modern agronomical practices.
The Accountant will be
mainly responsible for the management and reconciliation of balance sheets,
ensuring all entries are supported with exacting documentation
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Taking overall responsibility for managing and
reconciling five balance sheets, ensuring all entries are supported with
exacting documentation and intercompany balances are fully reconciled on both
Carrying out daily and weekly cash flow forecasts,
taking inputs from Purchase Ledger, Processing and the retail business units
Managing the cash reconciliation team to ensure
they’re performing their duties efficiently
In charge of preparing statutory accounts and
liaising with the audit partners
Ensuring accounting policies are compliant with
international accounting principles and implementing any processes that are
required to meet these
Responsible for monitoring and setting controls
and procedures within the finance department
Completing Corporation Tax packs for the Group
Making sure that the business is up-to-date with
any changes to regulations
Ensuring timely and accurate compliance with
statutory tax obligations
Ensuring the month-end close routine is followed
and producing month-end accounting reports
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Chief
Executive Officer
Skills and Experience:  
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an Honors
Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business
Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or
Finance and Accounting from a recognized institution.
A minimum of two years of post qualification
experience in a financial institution.
Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in MS
Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management).
Professional and polished verbal and written
communication skills excellent telephone communication skills are essential.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the fruit
and vegetable export industry will be an added advantage.
to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should apply online be sending their updated CVs at
the web link below.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 15th July 2015
10th July, 2015
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