Several Fresher Branch Accountant Job Opportunities – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Organization: Finance Trust
Bank (FTB)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Branch Manager
About Us:
Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking
over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI).
Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of
over 350,000 depositors and over 28,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36
branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services
including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills
payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium
entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.
Job Summary: The Branch
Accountant will coordinate all financial accounting functions, undertake
planning and budgeting, and carrying out all other duties at the branch in line
with the operations of the financial regulations of FTB.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Inform and advise the Branch Manager and
    staff about the financial affairs of the branch
  • Routinely monitor and supervise the
    performance of Banking Officers, Customer care Officers and Office
    Assistants through coaching, mentoring and verification of their work.
  • Manage and supervise branch assets to
    ensure compliance to the asset management policy.
  • Monitor savings portfolio management
    through documentation, recording and verification.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports and
    schedules to Finance and Operations departments.
  • Regularly monitor the liquidity of the
    branch through preparation of cash flows, bankings & drawing funds on
    behalf of the Branch.
  • Maintain proper books of accounts and
    ensure security of all branch documents
  • Ensure proper security of the premises and
    company records and ensure compliance to internal controls.
  • Keep record of Bank keys and safes,
    monitor dual control and register of access to strong room through
    maintenance of various registers.
  • Manage expenditures, income, loans and
    savings within the annual approved budget.
  • The incumbent will attend to internal and
    external auditors during their routine audits.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicants for the Finance Trust Bank Branch
    Accountant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in BCom
    (Accounting), BBA, BBAM (accounting Option) or other business related
    field from a recognized University.
  • Possession of additional professional
    qualification in accounting will be an added advantage.
  • One (1) year of working experience as an
    Accountant in a busy organisation is a requirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and
    analyze numbers.
  • Good leadership abilities and skills
  • Demonstrated a high level of integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and
    overtime.
  • Team work oriented and willingness to
    guide and train others
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should submit their applications which should
include; photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three
reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number
to; Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe, P. O.
Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 10th February, 2017
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