Technical Accountant Assistant Job Placements – African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
The African Trade
Insurance Agency (“ATI”) is a pan-African multilateral financial institution
established in 2001 by African States. ATI was originally launched with the
technical and financial support from the World Bank Group and has had more
recent support from the African Development Bank.
Job Summary:  The Technical Accountant Assistant will assist the Technical Accountant in
the maintenance of accurate technical accounts, as per approved policies and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assist in
processing all the business transactions from the underwriting department
ensuring that the
commissions, acquisition costs and reinsurance premiums are captured accurately
·       Ensure proper
filing and safe custody of accounting documents
·       Assist in
reconciling reinsurance treaty returns with the accounting records before
processing the
·       Assist on
reinsurers and brokers’ payments and
ensuring proper allocation of payments
·       Assist in
allocating premium receipts
·       Assist in
analyzing premium receipts and in determining any available free cash for
·       Perform bank
reconciliations for premium and any other technical acco
·       Assist in
booking bad debts
·       Assist in
requesting third-party statements and performing third-party reconciliations
when possible
·       Handle cash
(petty cash, per diems, cash withdrawals & remittances) and cash deposits
·       Assist in
managing travel expenses
·       Attend to audit
queries as and when required
·       Perform basic
book keeping functions as may be requested
·       Perform such
other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance
·       Holds or working
towards a Professional accounting qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA
·       At least two (2)
or three (3) years of relevant experience
·       Experience in the insurance sector would be an added
·       Basic knowledge
of IFRS and accounting procedures
·       Familiarity with
accounting systems, preferably SAGE
·       High degree of
honesty and integrity
·       Rigorous
·       Ability to
ize tasks
·       Ability to work
under tight deadlines
·       Ability to work
cohesively to achieve results through teamwork
·       Computer
literacy and familiarity with accounting systems, Excel and the other standard office
computer applications
·       Good written
ication skills
How to Apply:
Please submit the following to
  • An Application Letter (cover letter)
  • CV including details of your current
    remuneration package along with details of three referees
  • Personal History Form, Click Here
  • Candidates are expected to be completely
    fluent in English therefore all applications must be submitted in English
NB: Please
note that once your application is submitted, ATI will only contact
short-listed candidates. ATI does not accept unsolicited job applications.
Deadline:  11th
July 2020 at 5:30 pm
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