Accounts Assistant Career Jobs – Britam

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant
Organization: Britam
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial
Accountant
About US:
Britam is a
leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities
Exchange. The group has interests across the East African region and offers a
wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management,
Banking and Property. The product range includes life, health and general
insurance, pensions, unit trusts, investment planning, wealth management,
off-shore investments, retirement planning, discretionary portfolio management,
property development and private equity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Ensure that proper books of accounts are maintained
to satisfy legal and internal requirements including but not limited to cash
registers and cash banking reports;
·        
The incumbent will prepare and submit timely and accurate
accounting information;
·        
Act as company’s cashier by receiving all monies;
·        
The job holder will also safe guard company assets;
·        
Ensure premiums received are correctly allocated to
policies and action taken on the issue arising there from resolution of the
suspense and data issues;
·        
Perform any other duties as required by the Financial
Accountant
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor
of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent degree;
·        
Hold professional accounting qualification i.e. ACCA
or CPA;
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar or
equivalent position;
·        
Computerized accounting applications such as SUN
accounting systems;
·        
Computer literacy skills with proficiency in Ms
Office Suite of packages
·        
Excellent communications skills both oral and
written.
·        
Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work
in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
·        
Ability to work in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial
environment;
·        
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
including note taking and
·        
Summarizing skills and the ability to communicate
well at all levels in a clear, appropriate and timely manner;
·        
Strong attention to detail and high level of
accuracy;
·        
Strong team player with excellent leadership skills;
·        
Customer focus and orientation.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 30th October 2015

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