Financial Accountant Job Opportunity – KSK Associates

Job Title:    Financial Accountant  
Organisation: KSK Associates
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
KSK Associates
is a Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy Services
including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning,
Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk
Management and Information System Solutions. They would like to recruit for a
valuable client.
Job Summary:  The Financial Accountant will work in liaison with
the rest of the team in order to ensure consistency and best practice is
developed and maintained across the function, proactively driving the ongoing
improvement of firm practices and performance. External contact will mainly be
but not limited with suppliers, clients, URA and Bankers through the statutory
reporting, tax and treasury aspects of this role
Job Purpose: The Financial
Accountant will take ownership of all aspects of the Financial Accounting, Tax
and Treasury functions of the firm;
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
In charge of the preparation of payment vouchers and
supporting documentation for both cash and bank payments to suppliers;
·        
Entering approved payment requests into accounting
software;
·        
Follow up of accountability and advances following
procedures in the accounting manual;
·        
The incumbent will be in charge of posting tax
invoices and receipts in the accounting system;
·        
File all accounting documents in a professional
manner;
·        
In charge of filing of monthly VAT, PAYE and NSSF
returns and any other statutory returns;
·        
Work closely with Uganda Revenue Authority in
relation to tax matters and any other government organisations should the need
arise;
·        
Prepare business plans for future projects;
·        
Following up on accounts from the clients and
reconciliation of clients’ accounts;
·        
Prepare and submit quarterly financial reports;
·        
The incumbent will also be providing a support
service by working with all departments and the management team to help make
financial decisions;
·        
Ensure that spending is kept in line with the
budget;
·        
In charge of analyzing financial performance and
contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts;
·        
Working closely with other Department managers to
put the finances and accounts in context of the business;
·        
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating financial
information systems and suggesting improvements where needed;
·        
Prepare weekly requisitions, pay suppliers and post
all information in accounting system;
·        
Perform any other duties that may be assigned to
you.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in
commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized University or
relevant discipline;
·        
Part professional accounting qualification in ACCA,
CPA or CIMA is essential;
·        
Deadline-Oriented, very proactive, Accounting,
Audit, Financial Skills, Analyzing Information, Reporting Writing, Research
Skills, Statistical Analysis, Business Knowledge.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together
with:
·        
Attached copies of all academic qualifications
(transcripts and certificates);
·        
Detailed CVs;
Send the
complete applications via soft copy to; recruitment@kskassociates.net. You may
also physically deliver your application to any of our offices. Kindly address
applications to;
The Recruitment
Officer
KSK Associates
Financial
Consultants
Plot 24A,
Hannington Road
P.O.  Box 70434
Kampala-Uganda
Deadline: 11th December 2015
by 5:00pm
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