Financial Accountant Jobs – Uganda Clays Ltd (UCL)

Job Title:    Financial Accountant  
Organisation: Uganda Clays
Ltd (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of Finance
About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay
baked construction products since 1950 and is listed on the Uganda’s Securities
Exchange. The head offices are located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a second
factory situated at Kamonkoli in Eastern Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Financial Accountant will mainly be responsible
for managing accounting activities particularly; facilitating an efficient
payment process to manage resources prudently and managing the financial
information system to ensure that the system meets all user needs to produce
accurate financial information and in so doing support the Head of Finance in
ensuring the overall financial viability of the business.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The incumbent will ensure that the financial
activities of Uganda Clays are fully compliant with the laws of Uganda, client
requirements, and best practice in financial management.
·        
Ensure that timely and accurate payments are
made, according to Uganda Clays policies and procedures, in a way that ensures
good ongoing relationships with staff, vendors, service providers and other
stakeholders.
·        
Ensure that Uganda Clays stores of supplies and
fixed assets are efficiently and effectively managed.
·        
Ensuring that the Financial Information System
provides users and Accountable Managers with the information they need to
accomplish their roles.
·        
Take lead of the Finance Team in a manner that
empowers them to efficiently manage the finances of Uganda Clays and deliver
excellent customer service.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree in commerce, business administration (Accounting) or a related field majoring in
accounting.
·        
Full qualification or part ACCA/CPA/ CIMA
qualification – Level 3
·        
At least five (5) years of experience a in
similar position in a medium sized or large company.
·        
Proficiency in MS Office particularly Excel
& Word, as well as a computerized financial management system.
·        
Tax Training, good analytical and report writing
skills
·        
Knowledgeable in international financial
reporting standards and other accounting best practices.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with relevant
experience, know that they meet the above job requirements and have what it
takes to excel in the above position, should send their applications and CV,
present position, current remuneration, copies of certificates/ testimonials
and addresses of three (3) referees plus day-time telephone contact to this
address:
Head Human Resource and Support Services, Uganda Clays Limited, P.O.
Box 3188 Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
uclays@ugandaclays.co.ug
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will not be entertained and if done
will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: 9th December, 2016
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