Fresher Finance Jobs – Accountant at Altus Foods

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Altus
Foods (U) Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
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.
Job
Summary:
The Accountant will be
mainly responsible for the management and reconciliation of balance sheets,
ensuring all entries are supported with exacting documentation
Key
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
sides
·        
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
Qualifications,
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.
How
to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should apply online be sending their updated CVs at
the web link below.
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 15th July 2015
Deadline:
10th July, 2015
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