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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Accountant Job at Duma Works - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Jobs at:
Duma Works

Deadline of this Job:
20th December 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring. They are efficiently connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a valuable client.
About Client:
We are the leading industrial and commercial printing and packaging firm in Uganda, employing over 200 permanent employees and 150 part-time employees. We are a part of a consortium of printing companies in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Angola. The group has over 30 years of experience, having established the first industrial printing press in DR Congo in 1985 and has since been the market leader for industrial and commercial printing in all four countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Send monthly client statements & follow up on cheque payments
  • Knowledge and able user of ERP system
  • Required to liaise with international clients and export sales persons to manage export process, including IDF, payments, customs duty / vat, etc.
  • Oversee preparation of the monthly payroll, relevant statutory returns and explain any variations in payroll from one month to the other
  • Liaise with the Accounts Manager to determine accurately the company’s gross profit performance (cost analysis) for each site
  •  Receive supplier’s invoices, assign correct codes, batch them and post them into the system after they are reviewed by the Director
  • Posting of LPOs on the accounting software
  • Record all transfers received by the company through the bank
  •  Accurately update the cash book and prepare bank and general ledger reconciliations
  •  File finance related documents and accounting records to ensure easy tracing
  • Follow up on clients through invoices and monthly statements
  • Review and query petty cash payments
    Check petty cash vouchers for proper authorization and acknowledgment of cash by recipients and ensure proper posting of the same
    • Ensure filing of copies of all documents supporting payments into relevant files
    • Promptly obtain new tax guidelines for each year from the Income Tax Department or whenever tax changes are announced to ensure that deductions are correct and are paid in a timely manner at all times
    • Oversee proper recording of debtors and creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances
    • Provide necessary information/documents required by auditors from time to time
    • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the management from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Must have Kenyan or Ugandan passport
  • Must be willing to commit long term
  •  Educational background in Finance and accounting
  • Exposure to debt recovery
  • Exposure to finalization of accounts
  •  Exposure to general hard core accounting
  • Exposure to export document procedures, and goods clearance
  • Best follow up and better control with local and export sales client
  • Knowledge of cash flow forecasting
  • Exposure to ERP and basic computer skills like excel, word and power point
  • Good English language–Verbal and written
  • Good in reporting and goal oriented
  • Good team player
  •  Keen attention to detail
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to:  with the subject line as “3151”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3151 Okedi Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.