Accountant Jobs – KK Group

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: KK Group

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager

 

About US:

KK Group comprises of registered companies that operate diversified business interests including Hospitality, Education, Transport and Logistics, Agriculture and Real Estate. These companies are spread across the country as well as Southern Sudan and the DRC.

 

Job Summary:  The Accountant will assist the Senior Accountant in terms of supervising the department and completing all monthly financial reports, answering ad hoc queries, providing direct support with both internal and external audits of the different companies and providing support supervision to other accountants by ensuring that accounting procedures and internal controls are operated according to the Company guidelines.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Act as a reliever for other Accountants of the group in case of emergencies, periodical leaves etc
  • Filling periodical tax returns (VAT, WHT, Payee etc.) with URA, NSSF and other agencies
  • Handling, compiling and filling the required details/documents and regular follow-up of URA audit
  • Handling, compiling and filling the required details/documents and regular follow-up of NSSF audit
  • Facilitate Internal Audit to ensure that internal controls are designed, documented and implemented adequately to prevent and detect fraud or errors
  • Coordination of periodical External and Tax Audit of the companies
  • Coordination of Insurance matters of group companies at HQ
  • Handle and supervise preparation of petty cash of group companies at HQ
  • Regular inter-company reconciliation for the group companies
  • Monitoring, Analyzing and Compilation of Reports/Accounts of group companies for periodical management review
  • Supervise the Accountants including assigning them duties and responsibilities and ensuring delivery of results and quality financial services
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly financial reports for HQ
  • Report monthly to the Finance Manager on all accounts and generation of reports in the respective Companies.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Bachelor of Science in Accounting or any other related field.
  • Professional qualification of ACCA/CPA
  • At least five years of relevant working experience five years working experience in the related field
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Tally) and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel upcountry and work occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Strong organisational and Interpersonal skills
  • Deadline-oriented, ability to multitask and work independently
  • Good communication and report writing skills,

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are requested to apply online by following this link “KK Group Job Application Form” .

 

A filled and signed application form should be sent to recruitment@kkt.co.ug not later than Friday 16th April 2021.

 

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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