Finance Jobs – Accountant at Security Company

Job
Title:  Accountant
 
Organization: Security
Company
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Reliable Corporate Solutions (RCS) is a
performance enhancement firm known for people and organization development. We
specialize in developing and strengthening organization systems through
research and information interpretation, behavioral and attitude change, Staff
training, Recruitment, and R & D. They would like to recruit for a valuable
client, a Security Company.
Job Summary:  The Accountant carries out a variety of
professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining,
analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions,
statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the  ledgers and subsidiary financial systems;
support in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, and year end
closing; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to assigned management
staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Carry out a variety of professional accounting
functions supporting operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue, and
expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial systems.
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In charge of reconciling financial ledgers and
records; prepare financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary
ledgers and supporting schedules; research and resolve discrepancies.
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Regularly review and audit all accounts payable,
purchase orders, cash receipts, business licenses, payroll, utility billing,
and other accounting records and transactions; ensure money is posted to
correct accounts and that all accounts balance.
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Offer technical support in the development of the
annual budget; assist in the review and validation of the annual budget; create
a variety of spreadsheets, documents, and graphs; assist in preparing the final
budget document for approval by City Council.
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In charge of preparing bank reconciliations and
related journal entries for a variety of accounts.
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Prepare a variety of monthly, periodic, and annual
financial and statistical reports and account summaries; prepare treasurer
reports; prepare and file annual State Controllers Report.
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Support in the preparation of year end closings and
accompanying financial reports.
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Perform grant accounting work related to state or
grant agency funding; maintain records for audit purposes.
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Maintain and track fixed asset inventory control
records for the City.
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Participate in the year-end audit; compile and
prepare supporting schedules, work papers, and financial reports as requested
by auditors.
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In charge of preparing property tax remittances for
payment.
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Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner;
provide information within the area of assignment; resolve issues in an
efficient and timely manner.
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Provide responsible staff assistance to management
staff; perform special department projects as assigned.
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Serve as department liaison to various City
committees as necessary.
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Perform any other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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The applicant must hold a good Bachelor’s
accounting, B.com, or finance degree from an accredited college or university.
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Possession of professional qualifications like ACCA.
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At least five years of progressively responsible
experience performing journey to complex accounting and finance work,
preferably in a municipal setting.
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Working knowledge of operations, services and
activities of a general accounting program.
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Knowledge of the principles and practices of
accounting and auditing including general ledger, debit, credit, journal
entries and audit procedures.
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Principles and practices of governmental accounting.
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Working knowledge of computerized accounting and
financial systems.
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Methods and techniques of analyzing general ledgers
and preparing journal entries.
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The applicant must be proficient in Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles.
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Principles of municipal budget preparation and
control.
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Methods and techniques of preparing financial
reports and statements.
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Working knowledge of the principles and practices of
financial record keeping and reporting.
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Principles of business letter writing and report
preparation.
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Office procedures, methods, and equipment including
computers and applicable software applications such as word processing,
spreadsheets, and databases.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who
wish to apply should send their CVs via Email to; office@rcsconsult.net.
Deadline:
14th August, 2015 by 5:00pm.
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