Accountant Career Jobs – Shakes Labour Force Limited

Job Title:    Accountant
Organisation: Shakes Labour Force Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Shakes
Labour Force Limited is a Recruitment and HR Consulting firm based in Kampala
with focus on all elements of HR processes and practices across all sectors
across the Globe. We  provide flexible,
tailored Recruitment and HR solutions for all individual requirements, whether
a large corporate company, Small to medium Enterprises (SMEs), a start-up
business or  an individual seeking
consultancy for personal career growth. They would like to recruit for a
valuable client, a well-known company with over 45 years’ experience across
Uganda.
Job Summary: The Junior Accountant will be responsible for
three main areas transactions, reporting and reconciliation. The successful
candidate record and post all accounting entries, prepare various reports and
prepare and analyze account reconciliations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital
    account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • The jobholder also documents financial
    transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing
    accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by
    collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement,
    and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by
    auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing
    and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by
    coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • The incumbent also reconciles financial
    discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing
    data base backups.
  • Process Accounts Payable paperwork in
    accordance with company workflows.
  • Record all fixed asset purchases/disposal,
    track asset movements and maintain depreciation schedule.
  • Render support in the preparation of periodic
    financial statements and budgets
  • Correspond with other departments to ensure
    proper accounting for purchases and expenses.
  • Keenly review accounting entries for accuracy
    and correct errors.
  • Manage petty cash account
  • Assist with payroll system and payroll
    related items
  • Assist with year-end audits.
  • Perform other such accounting, financial, or
    administrative tasks as may be required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should at least hold a BS/BA
    degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of three years’ experience ideally
    in accounting.
  • At least three years’ experience in creating
    reports, managing payroll and reconciling accounts.
  • Highly self-motivated, efficient and skilled
  • The applicant must be someone who can think
    outside of the box, doesn’t need to be managed heavily and able to work
    under pleasure in the fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong initiative able to work with minimal
    supervision
  • Keen attention to detail
NB: Immediately available candidates are preference.
How to Apply:  
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send updated resumes to
info@shakeslabourforce.com addressed to:
Company
Secretary,
Shakes
Labour Force Ltd,
Kajjansi,
Entebbe Road,
Nakigalala
Road,
Sports
Centre Block,
​Kampala, Uganda.​
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