Job Title: Project Accountant
Transport Solutions Limited (ITSL)
Transport Solutions Limited (ITSL) offers innovative business solutions Public
Transport and Fleet Management, Transport Information Management Systems,
Electronic Content Management, and other related services. We do this by
integrating technology to end-user processes and experiences. ITSL is a young,
dynamic business-support and management consulting ﬁrm with big dreams and a
pipeline of exciting opportunities. The latest project in our portfolio is a
complex but rewarding client-facing public-private partnership in the transport
Job Summary: The Project Accountant will be responsible
for managing the overall finance operations the Project with a focus on budget
tracking, expenditure monitoring, reporting, cash flow management, fixed
payments and variable expenses.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for sustainable budgets management as per cash
flow projection and in compliance with finance and procurement guidelines
Manage project funds including processing payments via
petty cash and submission of approved payment requests to the Finance and
Produce periodic reports for management
Monitor expenditure, forecast and report timely.
Prepare and Update Cash flow statements.
Ensure financial management and controls in relation to
the project are in place and being followed.
Update Fixed Assets Register in system, ensuring
appropriate accounting for fixed assets including proper treatment of
Keenly verify expenditures and payments to vendors based
on approved procurement plans and processes, purchase requisitions and purchase
Keenly analyse advances to staff, offices, and other
receivables by month of origin; and make timely adjustments in the Advance
Registers as per the finance system’s generated listings and advance register
Responsible for proper archiving of financial documents.
Ensure consistent billing & financial reporting at
project level by following best practices.
Review project budgets and work plans to guarantee
Coordinate consultant payments.
Closely monitor account receivables and ensure collection.
Coordinate period project audits.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
Administration, Commerce, Finance & Accounting
ACCA, CPA or a related will be added advantage.
Proficiency with accounting software e.g. Quick Books, Sun
Significant knowledge and experience of all core financial
management activities including accounts payable, cash management, budget
development, Statutory requirements and standard accounts
At least three years’ experience in project Accounting.
Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication
Ability to establish critical working relationships
Ability to work in a multicultural diverse environment and
Demonstrated ability to adhere to strict confidentiality
involving internal/ external information.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
with minimal supervision.
Preparedness to undergo a police check
Availability to travel domestically if required
Ability to work flexible hours.
Age: between 25 to 30 years.
Proficiency in numeracy skills and good computer skills
(Excel Especially, Word)
Ability to prioritise work issues to meet deadlines with
minimal supervision and adjust to constantly changing situations while
maintaining focus on delivery and follow- through
Good analytical and conceptual thinking skills with proven
Ability to lead and motivate others, strong self-awareness
Ability to work creatively, effectively and under own
Planning and organizing skills
Keen attention to details
Experience with financial reporting requirements
Good financial management skills, systems set up &
Experience in complex accounting and finance systems
including reporting, budgeting, audit and compliance.
Knowledge of Tax laws and systems in Uganda
How to Apply:
candidates should submit their resumes, letter of motivation and copies of
supporting documents to [email protected]
Deadline: 15th January
2021 by 5:00pm
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