Fresher Accountant Job Vacancies – Metajua


Job Title:    Accountant

Organization: Metajua

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager


About US:

Metajua over 250,000 small holder farmers across 6 countries and agriculture
value chains have been progressively and durably connected to export market
since we started business in 2012. The company came out of the frustration of
running agro-product sourcing projects with paper and excel tools to collect
and generate information. Now we’re a leading farmer relation and supply chain
management platform in Eastern and Southern Africa, and our clients are buying
collectively over 100 MT of product from small farmers a day. We democratize
technology for cooperatives, SMEs and larger businesses, creating innovative
products that makes our customers to better interact with farmers, facilitate
farmers’ financial inclusion and stakeholders’ value from increased supply
chain efficiency.


Job Summary:    The Accountant will be mainly responsible
for bookkeeping, payables and receivables and reconciliations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Accurate bookkeeping in QuickBooks.

Invoice and follow up on payments from clients.

Prepare timely payments for suppliers.

Receive accountability for petty cash use.

Remit timely salary payments as per schedule provided by
Office Administrator.

Prepare cash collection and banking reports.

Conduct reconciliations for petty cash, receivables,
creditors, and bank and supplier statements.

Filing of monthly returns (PAYE, NSSF, VAT, WHT) and
annual income tax and Directors returns.

File and maintain accounting documents.

Maintain an up to date fixed asset register.

Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of accounts
for audit.

Participate in stock taking.

Keep track of Amazone and other costs in excel tracking.

Any other duty that can be assigned by the immediate
supervisor in relation to the above tasks.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a second upper Bachelor’s degree
in Accounting, Business Studies, Business Management and other Accounting
Related Courses from a recognised University with at least CPA level 11.

At least two years’ experience in a similar role working
with a reputable organisation.

Knowledge in processing accounts payable/receivable,
sub-ledger and general ledger entries and reconciliations.

Knowledge of computer accounting software systems;
(knowledge of Quick Books is an added advantage).

Essential Microsoft Excel skills is an added advantage.


How to Apply:

suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged to apply by
uploading an application/cover letter in Pdf/Microsoft Word format not
exceeding 2MBs stating the exact position they are applying for, current and
expected salary, daytime contacts, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three
professional referees




Deadline: Monday 24th August 2020 by
5.00 pm


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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