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Friday, May 5, 2017

Accountant Job at Infinity Computers (i3C) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Jobs at:
Infinity Computers (i3C)

Deadline of this Job:
26th May 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Chief Finance Officer and Managing Director
About Infinity Computers (i3C):
Infinity Computers (i3C) has been in existence for over 15 years and it is one of the top IT firms in Uganda offering a full complement of information technology products and services including Domain Registration, web design and Hosting, Email hosting, Building call centre solutions, SSL certificates, Dedicated Servers, hardware and software, and other Telecommunication services. We are known for; scalable and robust data network strategy planning, deployment and management, voice/data integration with various vendor products, e-commerce and e-government solutions, a 24 hour technical computer support Help Desk and Call Center, and information management tools built on web enabled database systems.
Job Summary: The Accountant will process and reconcile a wide variety of accounting documents such as invoices, departmental billings, employee reimbursements, cash receipts, vendor statements, and journal vouchers; review and code financial information; prepare and process documents to disburse funds, make deposits and prepare reports; compile and review information for accuracy; and maintain records. Work is performed by applying knowledge of accounting terminology and using spreadsheets and/or automated accounting systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• The Accountant processes payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements, and statements.
• Calculates rates paid for purchases and all price extensions.
• Verifies items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees.
• Enters, updates, and/or retrieves accounting data from automated systems.
• Captures financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system, according to instructions.
• Reviews on-line transactions for changes and accuracy and corrects errors.
• Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
• Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
• Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
• Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
• Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
• Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
• The jobholder reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
• Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
• Disburses funds using manual/local warrants or petty cash and makes change according to specific instructions.
• Endorses warrants or money orders, prepares account deposit ticket, and deposits money as directed.
• Files and/or removes records and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or its equivalent qualification. A professional certification like CPA, will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of use of accounting systems/software like QuickBooks is an added advantage.
• Comfort in use of the common productivity computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Internet services that include e-mail, instant messaging, social media etc.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Reporting Skills, Record Keeping, Filing/Data Entry Management, plus General Mathematical Skills
• Accuracy & Attention to detail- Job requires maximum attention to detail and Accuracy.
• Confidentiality - Job requires an ethical principal of safeguarding private financial information.
• Very Organized
• Initiative and independence - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges as well as guiding oneself with little or no supervision.
• Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
• Time management and being deadline oriented.
• Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the Accounting concepts, practices, and procedures.
• All employees are Customer Care agents with a special responsibility for customer retention and growth of company revenues.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified candidates should email their cover letters, copies of academic documents, CVs, with names and contacts of three professional referees to