Controller/ Accountant Jobs – JGH Group

 

Job Title:    Controller/ Accountant

Organisation: JGH
Group

Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda

 

About US:

JGH Group is a
global procurement and trading company working with major organizations and
governments, mainly within the sectors of Construction Materials,
Electrification, Security Equipment, Machinery and Marine. With more than 60
years oi trading experience. JGH is a respected player in the international
trading arena, currently with offices in Denmark, Kenya and Uganda. The Marine
division of JGH Group {JGH Marine} builds and delivers a wide range of vessels
from small boats to midsize and larger vessels and ferries for use all over
Africa and Latin America and other developing countries around the world.

 

Job Summary:  The Controller/ Accountant JGH Africa is new
and needs to be developed and the Employee is expected to participate in the
development proactively with the Chief Controller and the CFO in Copenhagen and
with the local General Manager and the Site Manager in Jinja.

The Employee will
use Excel and Business Central to a large extent to perform the tasks and will
be expected to develop skills in the systems as he/she progresses in the
position. Reporting administratively to the local General Manager and
functionally to the finance Team in Copenhagen.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Cost
control of ongoing Marine projects in Africa in concurrent dialogue with the
Senior Controller in Copenhagen.

·       
Manage
Books of account for JGH Group local entity in Uganda (under establishment}.

·       
Monitoring
that project cost is managed inside budgets. Adjust planning and project
calculations as required to always show an updated Latest Best Estimate.

·       
Implementation
and usage of Microsoft Business Central at building site in accordance with JGH
Group policies, accounting plan and controlling principles.

·       
Supporting
the altitude and culture on cost controlling in the JGH Group as the leading
figure on Controlling in the Africa organization.

·       
For
larger construction projects participate in the preparation of the control
sheet and possible support the projects managers with bid preparation.

·       
Prepare
Liquidity Overview on regular basis for local spending.

·       
Managing
local bank relations including preparation of local payments under JGH Group
policies. Bringing new ideas for improved controlling and efficiencies in the
entire JGH Group.

·       
Support
to the Africa management team on ad hoc basis as required

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a university degree in accounting with a professional
accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA or their equivalent;

·       
At least
three years of experience in audit

·       
Experience
in review of financial reports and budgets;

·       
Experience
of local and international accounting policies. procedures, standards and
relevant laws;

·       
Strong
experience in problem solving and analytical skills;

·       
Knowledge
in Microsoft Business Centre/NAVISION;

·       
High
levels of integrity and honesty

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their updated CVs and cover letters with 3 work related referees to
the e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs

 

Email:
application@ppg.co.ug

 

Deadline: 1st January 2021 

 

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