Fresher Accountant Job Careers – Solarnow

Job Title:         Accountant 
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Accounts Manager
About Us:
About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.
Job Summary: The Accountant will
ensure proper accounting system and a proper financial transaction system; and
ensuring Standard Operational Procedures Compliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain financial security by following
internal controls.
Offer support in the preparation of financial
reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant
financial reporting
The incumbent will maintain internal and
external customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial
information confidential.
Actively contribute to team effort by
accomplishing related results as needed.
Manage the processing of cash receipts,
recording of revenue and receivable and work closely
Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast
to actual variance reports per program and department.
Perform general accounts analysis and
reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer’s benefit
costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
Conceptual understanding of the International
Financial Reporting Standards
VAT Tax returns preparation
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree
in Accounting OR equivalent
At least two years’ experience in the retail
industry or relevant industry
CPA will be an added advantage 
A fit with Solarnow’s values
Keen attention to detail
Good analytical skills
Excellent communication and reporting skills
Able to work with minimum supervision
Good team player
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via
e-mail,, including their updated CVs (no other
Deadline: 11th November, 2016

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