Accounting Officer Job Opportunities – EnerGrow

 

Job Title:    Accounting Officer

Organization:  EnerGrow

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

EnerGrow provides
demand stimulation services for utility companies and mini-grid companies,
increasing consumption of energy amongst existing connections and incentivizing
new customers to seek a connection. EnerGrow is an appliance financing company
based in Uganda, founded in December 2017.

 

EnerGrow is
conducting a pilot financing project for women led businesses in Mbale District
to identify opportunities and inform its program methodology. Their aim is to
grow sustainable, productive business that can increase electricity demand in
Uganda in the long run.

 

Job Summary: The
Accounting Officer is responsible for bookkeeping, including maintaining
company financial records, monthly billing and reports for review by the
management team. This includes, but is not limited to: accounts receivable and
payable, payroll, payroll taxes, quarterly payroll tax reports, invoicing,
personnel payroll records, monthly, quarterly and yearly business reports,
computer data entry of time slips as well as working with the company’s
accounting firm and insurance agent and other items as needed by management. This
role will cover the pilot project in Mbale.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Fully in
charge of bookkeeping including all month and year end journal entries.

·       
Compilation
and preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements for the project.

·       
Maintain
employee records including but not limited to hours, salary, mileage and
personal time off, etc.

·       
Process
payroll monthly, file all payroll taxes and forms monthly, quarterly and
yearly.

·       
Maintain
payroll files and reports.

·       
Maintain
all client accounts of time, billings and payments.

·       
Collection
of accounts receivable when necessary.

·       
Prepare
all monthly client invoicing and vendor payments for management team approval
and mailing.

·       
Keeping
records and tracking of all company assets purchased and in use.

·       
Update
records when assets are removed and no longer in use.

·       
Prepare
and maintain grant reporting and estimating.

·       
Provide
advice and assistance in making decisions in the areas of finances, analysis,
financial software and accounting as requested by accountant.

·       
Working
cooperatively with the company’s accountant.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a
related discipline, preferably with other professional qualifications.

·       
Four years
of experience in asset based lending or related activities

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills

·       
Have
demonstrated ability to make sound professional decisions.

·       
Maintain
client and business confidentiality.

·       
Be
detail oriented, organized and accurate.

·       
Demonstrate
the ability to work with numbers and understand a broad range of common
financial matters in a timely manner.

·       
Be able
to work with diverse personalities.

·       
Be
willing to pursue collection of accounts receivables.

·       
A team
player who can manage efficiently in a changing environment

·       
Ability
to work independently

·       
High
level of integrity

·       
Fluency
in English and Lugisu/Lumasaba

·       
Strong
skills MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

·       
Strong
written and verbal communications skills

·       
Commitment
to excellence, outstanding work ethic, and attention to detail

·       
Resourcefulness
and creative problem solving

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated resume and cover letter to tom@ener-grow.com. In your cover letter,
please state what excites you most about this role, and what you think will be
most challenging about it.

 

Deadline: 30th October 2020 by 6pm

 

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