Fresher Accounts Assistant Job Careers – Mukwano Group of Companies

Job Title:     Accounts
Assistant   
Organization: Mukwano
Group of Companies
Job Ref: MIUL/AA/04/03/2019
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Payables
About US:
The Mukwano Group of
Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in
the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in
soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care
products and plastics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Scrutinize major suppliers with regard to booking of invoices,
    payments, debit and credit notes on a regular basis.
  • Ensure the suppliers accounts are reconciled at least once in every
    quarter and arrange for their balance confirmation and following up on
    reconciliation
  • The incumbent will prepare the cash flow budgets and submit monthly
    reports to the Manager – Payables.
  • Support the Manager- Payables in preparing returns with VAT and
    EXCISE for timely submission to URA
  • Assist Manager- Payable in depositing all statutory dues like NSSF,
    PAYE, corporate advance tax, VAT and EXCISE among others after checking of
    computation.
  • Keenly check the reconciliation of Gross Payment Account and ensure
    that the physical balance is tallying with the General Ledger.
  • Check the supplier’s accounts with regard to foreign exchange impact
    on settlement and give impact to foreign exchange gain or loss account.
  • Perform detailed analysis of payables balances; prepare reports
    documenting trends and financials and operational performance and ensure
    timely distribution of reports to Management.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Manager Payables /
    Financial Controller.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mukwano Accounts Assistant  job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Business Administration, Commerce or any other related field with
    specialty in Accounting.
  • Additional certification qualifications in accounting packages like
    CPA, ACCA, etc is an added advantage.
  • Two years of working experience in an FMCG environment in the same
    position with knowledge of computerised accounting systems
  • Excellent professional, integrity, confidentiality, analytical,
    conceptual, creativity, innovative, numerical, report writing,
    communication and customer care skills.
  • Should have a positive attitude, be self-driven, flexible, results
    focused, work under pressure with minimum supervision and the ability to
    work extra hours
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with Mukwano Group should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th March 2019
NB: Only
successful candidates will be shortlisted and contacted not later than one week
after deadline.
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