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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Chief Accountant Job at NEC UZIMA LTD - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday February 26, 2018 by 4:00PM or 1600Hrs East Africa time

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NEC UZIMA LTD is a subsidiary of National Enterprise Corporation Ltd a commercial arm of Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs (MODVA).
NEC Uzima Ltd is involved in manufacturing; processing and distributing bottled Natural mineral water under the brand name of Uzima Natural mineral water is looking for individuals to fill the position of Chief Accountant.
Job Purpose:
To ensure robust financial systems and controls across the business and optimal working capital management.
  • Ensure that the day to day transactions are posted in the system and supporting documents are properly filed.
  • Ensure integrity and reliability in the Accounting system by ensuring that all the responsible accounts staff and Credit Controller do their work efficiently.
  • Advise on the management of debtors, creditors and petty cash accounts.
  • Ensure that there is sufficient cash to meet statutory obligations (PAYE, VAT, Provisional NSSF)
  • Stock management; Accuracy of stock records (quantities & pricing), slow moving and fast moving stock, obsolete and reserved stock and advise management on way forward depending on trends.
  • Fixed Asset Management; Accuracy of fixed assets in the system and on ground, control of misuse, theft of Company assets, ensure optimal utilization of assets,
  • Timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports, budgets and accounts. Prepare accounts for the Finance Committee Board.
  • Advise the different departments and consolidate their budgets, ensuring accuracy and that they are submitted in time.
  • Cost management; ensure the most efficient management of expenses and purchases.
  • Job Complexity/Level of Judgment
  • Authorize petty cash
  • Review all payments before they are paid out.
  • Review transactions before preparing Financial Statements
  • Answerable to Internal and External Auditors, Finance Committee Board on the financial aspects of the Company.
  • Answerable to URA of´Čücials on tax inquiries
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountants of Uganda Certificate
  • Computer proficiency in accounting packages
  • Good communication skills
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar position
Job application procedure
If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver your resume (CV), copies of certificates, references and cover letter addressed to: Human Resource and Legal officer NEC Uzima Ltd, Plot 2 Muwesi Road Bugolobi.
Deliver your application documents to NEC Uzima Ltd Head Office to the Human Resource office Telephone: 0392000270/0787365217, ' email;

Deadline for receipts of application is Monday February 26, 2018 by 4:00PM or 1600Hrs East Africa time.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday, March 9, 2018 before 4:00pm. All documents submitted to NEC Uzima Ltd for this recruitment process shall remain a property of NEC Uzima Ltd.
NEC Uzima Ltd is an equal opportunity Employer.