Entry Level Jobs – Assistant Accountant – Stores at Vision Group

Organisation: New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Accountant – Stores
About New Vision:
The Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing &
Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. It is a
multimedia business housing newspaper, magazines, internet publishing,
television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising and
distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with an
expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).
Job Summary:   The Assistant Accountant Stores will support
the Senior Accountant – Stores in Inventory and Non-Current Assets management
unit and also ensure it executes its duties efficiently and effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure items issued tally with the requisitions
and that they are authorized by the Heads of Departments.
Reconcile allotted supplier accounts and stock
Accurate fit timely verification and
reconciliation of returns for both Head office and regional bureaus.
Weigh returns and parcel them for sale in order to
ensure that they weigh 20kgs before they are sold.
Keenly verify number of used plates transferred to
stores and ensure that they have the right documentation.
Count/weigh overs & damages to ascertain their
quantities & weights in preparation of scrap for sale.
Ensure timely preparation of reports and proper
filing of documents for quick reference and decision making.
Issue requisitioned items to staff on instruction
and guidance from the Manager & Senior Accountant.
Mentor and supervise the offloading of deliveries
from suppliers into stores and their placement into the right shelves in
accordance to specified procedures and ensure supplies delivered tally with
ordered quantities
Conduct Quarterly Asset counts to confirm
existence and condition of Assets.
Carry out weekly stock counts to ensure adequacy
of stocks and accuracy of stock records

Skills and Experience:  
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in
Business Studies preferably in Accounting.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and
reporting skills.
Highly computer literate with knowledge of
accounting packages.
Possess the ability to work independently with
minimum supervision in a tight deadline driven commercial environment.
Ability to network with user departments, customers
and suppliers.
How to Apply:
All those reeling to work in Uganda’s leading media house, The New
Vision, should send applications to: Chief Human Resources Officer, The New
Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box 9815, Kampala, Uganda or
deliver to their front desk at the main reception.
Deadline: 12th June 2015

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