Finance Jobs – Senior Accountant at 5-Star Hotel

Job Title:     Senior Accountant
Organization: 5-Star Hotel
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
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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 Hotel in Mbale.
Job Summary:   The Senior
Accountant will support the Hotel through carrying 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; supports
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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Perform a variety of professional accounting
functions supporting operations; maintain accuracy of general, revenue, and
expenditure ledgers and subsidiary financial systems.
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The incumbent will reconcile 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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Provides 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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Prepare 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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Prepare property tax remittances for payment.
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Quickly 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 related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
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The incumbent should preferably hold a good Bachelor’s
accounting, B.com, or finance degree from an accredited college or university.
Should have
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Possession of professional qualifications like ACCA.
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A minimum of seven years of progressively
responsible experience performing journey to complex accounting and finance
work, preferably in a municipal setting.
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Knowledge of Operations, services and activities of
a general accounting program.
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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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Computerized accounting and financial systems.
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Methods and techniques of analyzing general ledgers
and preparing journal entries.
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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
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Principles of municipal budget preparation and
control.
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Knowledge of the methods and techniques of preparing
financial reports and statements.
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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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Knowledge of office procedures, methods, and
equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word
processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
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Ability to perform a variety of professional
accounting and financial analysis functions.
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Ability to reconcile and adjust financial statements
with the general ledger.
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Prepare and maintain accurate financial statements,
records and reports.
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Ability to perform mathematical calculations with
speed and accuracy.
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Budget development skills
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Operate a variety of office equipment including a
computer and associated word processing and spreadsheet applications.
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Analyze complex financial transactions and formulas.
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Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
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Ability to interpret and apply applicable federal,
state and local laws, codes and regulations.
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Maintain efficient and effective financial systems
and procedures.
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Ability to examine and verify financial documents
and reports.
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Work independently in the absence of supervision.
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Understand and carry out oral and written
instructions.
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Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and
in writing.
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Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to apply should send their updated CVs via Email
to; office@rcsconsult.net.
Deadline: 30th September 2015
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