Accounts Assistant Job Vacancies – Latitude Trade Co.

Job Title:   Accounts Assistant
Organization:
Latitude Trade Co
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
Latitude Trade
Company is a rapidly growing business with the mission of sustainably
increasing incomes and reducing risk for small farm businesses in East Africa.
Our strategy is to disrupt smallholder farmer value-chains through quality
improvement, supply-chain collaboration and value addition. With offices in
Western Uganda, the company partners with smallholder farmers to buy, process
and trade ethically-sourced specialty agricultural products. Our specialty
cocoa beans are used by bean-to-bar chocolate makers throughout the world, and
our own craft chocolate is sold in stores domestically.
Job Summary:  The Accountant will report directly to the
Director in Kampala and serve as the coordinator of finance and accounts for
the company across operations and products.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Manage company documentation, including
expense receipts, delivery documentation, employee contracts, etc. with
assistance from the cashiers
·       Review and submit weekly account reports on
stock and finance compiled by store managers and cashiers
·       Coordinate banking, payroll, and routine
taxes (PAYE, VAT, and NSSF)
·       Coordinate routine audit of accounts and
submission of tax returns
·       File invoices and follow-up with customers on
receivables
·       Draft and submit budgets
·       Coordinate fulfillment of any requirements
for financiers or donors



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in
relevant Account or Finance field, CPA or ACA preferred
·       Fluent English
·       At least three years of experience as an
accountant in Ugandan registered company
·       Previous management experience or experience
overseeing field activities
·       Advanced knowledge of MS Office and
Quickbooks (required)
·       Good communication skills via email, phone,
and report writing
·       Willingness to relocate to rural area for
extended periods
Remuneration & Benefits
Monthly salary will
be based on experience. The candidate will additionally be provided with the
following benefits:
·       On-site lunch during work days
·       Regular feedback and professional development
from your manager
·       Opportunities to engage in relevant trainings
and continuing education
·       Retirement contributions and rewards based on
tenure with company
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates please forward CV (file labeled with your full name or you will not
be considered) including a list of 3 recent professional references to
jobs@latitudetrade.co
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