Accountant Job Placements – Uganda Kolping Society (UKS)

Job Title:     Accountant
Organisation: Uganda Kolping
Society (UKS)
Duty Station:  Hoima, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
About US:
The Uganda Kolping Society (UKS) is a Catholic Social Action
Organisation which is part of the International Kolping Society (IKS), based in
Cologne Germany and founded by Fr. Adolph Kolping. It is a worldwide network of
Kolping families organised variably at Local, Regional and International levels.
Uganda Kolping Society owns Companies of Kolping Microfinance (U) LTD and
Kolping Holdings (U) Ltd.
Key Duties and
Supervise the collection of Revenue in the
The incumbent will prepare books of accounts and
accounting records of the company;
Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets,
preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs;
Manage, control and account for the financial
resources of the company;
The jobholder will prepare and coordinate
budgets and work plans for the ‘ Company;
Reconcile bank statements against the cash book,
and any other record of the Company.
Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns,
ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements;
Prepare monthly pay rolls and ensure all the
necessary deductions are made;
Prepare financial statements and progressive
reports analysing them to provide advice to the Company;
Keenly analyze company operations, trends,
costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future
revenues and expenses and provide advice;

Qualifications, Skills and
The Accountant should preferably hold an honours
Bachelors Degree in either Commerce ( Accounting option) or Business
Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or
Finance and Accounting plus full Professional Accounting Qualification such as
ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognised University or institution Or Full
professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a
recognised University or institution and accredited by the ICPAU plus a
postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management from a recognised institution
A minimum of three years of working experience
from a reputable organisation
Financial Management skills and experience
Experience in planning budgeting and
Problem solving and Decision making;
Good communication skills
Concern for quality and standard;
Ethics and Integrity;
Time Management.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should fill in
application forms, download
and send them alongside copies of your academic certificates, a
detailed CV, three referees (with written recommendations) one of whom should
be a priest and day time telephone contact addressed to:
The Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Kolping Society,
P. O. Box 76, Hoima. Uganda
Deadline: 17th November 2017 by
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