Finance Jobs – Senior Accountant at 5-Star Hotel

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