Entry Level Accounts Assistant – Treasury Jobs – SON Fish Farm Ltd

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 Accounts Assistant – Treasury will monitor
and manage the liquidity position, debts and financing facilities. S/he will be
responsible for liaison with the bank, manage cash flow, basic bookkeeping and
petty cash.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Liaison with banks for exchange rate
negotiations, inter-currency transactions and managing foreign currency
Managing the company’s debt/financing facilities
and cash flow and petty cash.
Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly bank
reconciliations and support the month end and year end processes accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Commerce, Finance or Business Administration (Finance).
Banking qualification is an added advantage.
Two years’ practical experience in financial
operations in a business.
Understanding of treasury accounting including
forex, liquidity, cash flow and relevant financial instruments.
Knowledge of banking operations.
Knowledge of accounting standards &
Accuracy and attention to detail with an
aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Keen sense of ethics, integrity and ability to
work under pressure.
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 gkwamboka@lakeharvest.com,
gaipronj@gmail.com, mpkibuukan@gmail.com
copied to rosinde@lakeharvest.com 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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