No Experience Accounts Officer Job Opportunities – SolarNow

Job Title:       Accounts Officer
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar
product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company
started in 2011 and has since opened 46 branches throughout Uganda, employs
around 600 people.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable:
Supplier invoice: You book
supplier invoices in an accurate and timely manner
Balance reconciliation: You
reconcile supplier AGING summary and customer balance reconciliations with the
general ledger.
Payments: You prepare
supplier and staff payments
Account Receivable: The incumbent will post payments to
customers’ accounts, verify and file bank statements. You reconcile client
balances, staff cash/salary advance accounts, prepayments and prepare bad debt provisions.
Taxes & Audit:
Managing Audit: The incumbent
will prepare and provide required audit information and enforce internal controls
in compliance with the legal and audit policies and ISAs.
Taxes: You file TAX returns
(PAYE, WHT, VAT, NSSF) and manage correspondences with URA and NSSF in line
with the statutory guidelines (Income tax act and NSSF act).
VAT: VAT posting
Stock: The jobholder will manage
average cost prices, correct VAT on Vatable stock items, carryout physical
stock counts and reconciliations with the stock listing as per SAS.
Financial Management:
Bank & Cashflow Management:
You prepare cash flow plan and update bi-weekly in line with the set policies
and procedures. Manage correspondences with the banks and maintain accurate
monthly bank balances; reconciliation of cash received by Finance through
mobile money on behalf of SNUG and SAFI.
Budgeting: Keep track of
company budget and departmental expenditure reports. You also check for
strengths and weaknesses in the internal controls surrounding the budgetary process.
You book all company Assets in SAS, maintaining a fixed Asset register and
carrying out Asset verification checks, disposals as per the policies and procedures.
Reporting (incl Balance Sheet):
You prepare the balance sheet, income statements, statement of changes in
Equity and notes to the financial statements in line with the set policies,
procedures, IFRS and IASs. Prepare internal and external monthly reports.
Maintain balance sheet schedules for Cash advances, salary advances, security
funds and prepayments as per the policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the SolarNow Accounts Officer
career opportunity must hold a certificate in professional courses like CPA
level 2, ACCA level 1 is an added advantage.
Accounting professional Values: Integrity,
Honesty, Professionalism and Objectivity.
Working knowledge of Accounting packages
especially Open ERP is an added advantage.
Result oriented, capable to adapt to a dynamic
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Word
and Excel.
Highly motivated and passionate about work.
Good and consistent performance record.
Excellent organizational skills.
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Problem solving and analytical skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their motivation letters and updated CVs to:
Deadline: 1st December 2017

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