Accountant Job Opportunities – SON Fish Farm Ltd

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization:  SON Fish Farm Ltd
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda
Reports to:   Finance Manager
About US:
SON Fish Farm Ltd is an established commercial tilapia fish
farm, incorporated in 2005, as a Limited company, the pioneer cage fish farming
on Lake Victoria and started operations in 2006. SON Fish Farm has its own
hatchery for tilapia seed production, using earthen ponds, the grow out is done
exclusively in cages, located in Lake Victoria. It sales and distributes whole
round fresh Tilapia fish in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, as Lake Harvest brand.
SON is part of Lake Harvest Group, with other operations in Kenya, Zimbabwe,
Zambia, Malawi, Botswana and South Africa. It is located in Bugungu Prison,
Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District and employs close to 100 staff directly and
over 1000 people indirectly through fish trading and supply of farm inputs,
across East Africa.
Job Summary:  The Accountant shall ensure proper management
and accountability for SON Fish financial resources, maintain a functioning
accounting system. Support to prepare budgets, financial reports, maintain
accurate books and all funds are fully accounted for. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Assist in preparation and maintaining internal
controls and Fixed Assets Register.
Assist in preparation of budgets, financial
reports and working with auditors.
Assist in filling of the statutory obligations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Commerce, Finance or Business Administration (Accounting).
A certified accounting qualification (level II)
i.e. ACCA, ACA, and CPA or equivalent.
Three years of work experience with direct
involvement in financial management and general ledger functions and
month-end/year end process in a business.
Experience in using computerized accounting i.e.
(Pastel, QuickBooks).
Updated on the current on statutory obligations
and tax and reporting, accounting standards & principles.
Keen sense of ethics, integrity and ability to
work under pressure.
Accuracy and attention to details with aptitude
for number and quantitative.
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply
by submitting their applications and CV which must include at least 3 reference
contacts (2 professional, 1 character references, including your supervisor and
the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to the Finance
Manager via email to,,
copied to and quoting the position applied for.
Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 3 pages only. No
other attachment is required at this stage.
The address is P.O. Box 322, Jinja – Uganda; Tel: +256 (0)
33 2 276348, Mob: +256 756 879502/+256756879720
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted by 23rd January 2020.
Deadline: 18th January 2020
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