Finance Jobs – Accountant at Security Company

Title:  Accountant
Organization: Security
Kampala, Uganda
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Carry out a variety of professional accounting
functions supporting operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue, and
expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial systems.
In charge of reconciling financial ledgers and
records; prepare financial statements and reports, general and subsidiary
ledgers and supporting schedules; research and resolve discrepancies.
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.
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.
In charge of preparing bank reconciliations and
related journal entries for a variety of accounts.
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.
Support in the preparation of year end closings and
accompanying financial reports.
Perform grant accounting work related to state or
grant agency funding; maintain records for audit purposes.
Maintain and track fixed asset inventory control
records for the City.
Participate in the year-end audit; compile and
prepare supporting schedules, work papers, and financial reports as requested
by auditors.
In charge of preparing property tax remittances for
Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner;
provide information within the area of assignment; resolve issues in an
efficient and timely manner.
Provide responsible staff assistance to management
staff; perform special department projects as assigned.
Serve as department liaison to various City
committees as necessary.
Perform any other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant must hold a good Bachelor’s
accounting,, or finance degree from an accredited college or university.
Possession of professional qualifications like ACCA.
At least five years of progressively responsible
experience performing journey to complex accounting and finance work,
preferably in a municipal setting.
Working knowledge of operations, services and
activities of a general accounting program.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of
accounting and auditing including general ledger, debit, credit, journal
entries and audit procedures.
Principles and practices of governmental accounting.
Working knowledge of computerized accounting and
financial systems.
Methods and techniques of analyzing general ledgers
and preparing journal entries.
The applicant must be proficient in Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles.
Principles of municipal budget preparation and
Methods and techniques of preparing financial
reports and statements.
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of
financial record keeping and reporting.
Principles of business letter writing and report
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including
computers and applicable software applications such as word processing,
spreadsheets, and databases.
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates who
wish to apply should send their CVs via Email to;
14th August, 2015 by 5:00pm.
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