Accountant Job Opportunities – Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE)

Job
Title:         
 Accountant
Organisation: Soroti
Fruits Limited (SOFTE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Finance and Administration Manager
About US:
Soroti Fruits
Limited (SOFTE) is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC). The company will also produce ready to drink
fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably
Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples.
Job Summary:
The Accountant will provide routine financial management & accounting
support relating to budget execution, preparing financial statements, tracking
accountability and supervision of day to day operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Compare analyze financial information and prepare financial
    statements including monthly and annual accounts.
  • Prepare budgets taking care of funds to pay bills and salaries to
    employees.
  • Produce and file reports with accuracy and detail and submit timely
    financial reports
  • Oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues
    and expenses ie, handing cash, potty cash and cheques.
  • Monitor and support taxation documents, ie tax returns.
  • Prepare payment invoices
  • Handle Bank reconciliations
  • Perform Inter account transfers.
  • Data entry in the accounting system.
  • Keep records and manage debtors and creditors.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and
    Accounting OR Bachelor’s degree with a bias in accounting option from a
    recognized university higher institution of learning
  • Full or part professional qualifications in accountancy obtained
    from a recognized awarding institution by the Institute of Certified
    Accountants of Uganda
  • Three years of working experience in accounting especially in a
    factory setting
  • Proficiency in the use of Accounting software preferably QuickBooks.
  • Computer literate: proficient in Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook, and
    PowerPoint
  • Self-Driven Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • A team player with ability to work under pressure
How to Apply:
Applications
accompanied with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should
be addressed to
The Chief Executive
Officer,
Soroti Fruits
Limited,
Plot 1-4, Pineapple
Road, Soros Industrial & Business Park, Arapai,
P.O.Box 154, Soroti.
Email to:
hr_softe@udc.go.ug 
Deadline: 22nd March 2019
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