Entry Level Accountant Jobs – Duma Works

Job Title:               Accountant
Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional
human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how
growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012,
hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time
and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a
valuable client.
About Client:
We are the leading industrial and commercial printing and packaging
firm in Uganda, employing over 200 permanent employees and 150 part-time
employees. We are a part of a consortium of printing companies in Uganda,
Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Angola. The group has over 30 years of
experience, having established the first industrial printing press in DR Congo
in 1985 and has since been the market leader for industrial and commercial
printing in all four countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Send monthly client statements & follow up
on cheque payments
·        
Knowledge and able user of ERP system
·        
Required to liaise with international clients
and export sales persons to manage export process, including IDF, payments,
customs duty / vat, etc.
·        
Oversee preparation of the monthly payroll,
relevant statutory returns and explain any variations in payroll from one month
to the other
·        
Liaise with the Accounts Manager to determine
accurately the company’s gross profit performance (cost analysis) for each site
·        
Receive supplier’s invoices, assign correct
codes, batch them and post them into the system after they are reviewed by the
Director
·        
Posting of LPOs on the accounting software
·        
Record all transfers received by the company
through the bank
·        
Accurately update the cash book and prepare bank
and general ledger reconciliations
·        
File finance related documents and accounting
records to ensure easy tracing
·        
Follow up on clients through invoices and
monthly statements
·        
Review and query petty cash payments
·        
Check petty cash vouchers for proper
authorization and acknowledgment of cash by recipients and ensure proper
posting of the same
·        
Ensure filing of copies of all documents
supporting payments into relevant files
·        
Promptly obtain new tax guidelines for each year
from the Income Tax Department or whenever tax changes are announced to ensure
that deductions are correct and are paid in a timely manner at all times
·        
Oversee proper recording of debtors and
creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances
·        
Provide necessary information/documents required
by auditors from time to time
·        
To perform any other duties that may be assigned
by the management from time to time



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
Must have Kenyan or Ugandan passport
·        
Must be willing to commit long term
·        
Educational background in Finance and accounting
·        
Exposure to debt recovery
·        
Exposure to finalization of accounts
·        
Exposure to general hard core accounting
·        
Exposure to export document procedures, and
goods clearance
·        
Best follow up and better control with local and
export sales client
·        
Knowledge of cash flow forecasting
·        
Exposure to ERP and basic computer skills like
excel, word and power point
·        
Good English language–Verbal and written
·        
Good in reporting and goal oriented
·        
Good team player
·        
Keen attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: 
apply@jobs.dumaworks.com with the subject line as “3151”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 3151 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions
to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If
you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
Deadline: 20th
December 2017
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