Accounts Assistant – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Title:   Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Kampala, Uganda
Financial Accountant

Publications Limited (MPL),  a Nation
Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The
Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe
FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

The Accounts Assistant will support the Financial Accountant in managing
Cash transactions of MPL by disbursing petty cash, receiving cash and cheques
and banking the receipts in accordance with Company procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Make over the counter payments to suppliers and
staff for both Monitor & E. Africa
Post Petty Cash Vouchers
Receipt all the Cash and Cheques received on a
daily basis
Ensure that all cash and cheques received are
banked intact on a daily basis
The incumbent will be tasked to prepare reports -Weekly
Cash Summaries, Monthly Cash status etc
Undertake the allocations of receipts to invoices
on customers’ accounts 
Performs any other duties as assigned by the Financial

Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate for the Accounts Assistant job
should hold a bachelor’s degree in any business- related course or a Diploma in
Business Studies, Accountancy or any other related field from an accredited
Possession of CPA Level 1 would be added
A minimum of three years’ working experience
preferably in a similar role in an FMCG company
Working knowledge of an Accounting package
High standards of Integrity
Discrete, trustworthy and reliable
Excellent numeric skills
Willingness to work long hours
Keen attention to detail
Ability to work well under pressure and with tight
time constraints
Excellent oral and written communication skills

to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs
and academic documents with a daytime telephone number via E-mail to:

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd December 2016

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