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Friday, August 31, 2018

Accountant Job at Farm Source Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Jobs at:
Farm Source Ltd (FSL) 

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Wednesday 12th September, 2018 at 4:00p.m. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 30th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Farm Source Ltd (FSL) is a private limited Firm established in 2006 to provide Veterinary Medicines, Agricultural Chemicals, improved seeds, and extension services. To date, the firm has expanded into six sales outlets and it operates three farms engaged in mixed farming and a nursery bed. Effective 2017, a new business model was developed aimed at turning around the Company into Agricultural production.
FSL now invites qualified and interested persons ready to work with a motivated team to submit detailed applications for the position of Accountant that exists in the Company.
Reporting To: Manager Finance & Administration
Responsible for: Accounts Assistant
Salary Grade: F3

Job Purpose:
To plan, budget and coordinate disbursement of funds and its accountability, according to finance and accounting regulations.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  1. Participate in the preparation of budgets, as well as review and take part in the budgetary control exercise and activities.
  2. Reconciling bank statements to iron out discrepancies with cash books
  3. Preparing and submission of financial statements and reports
  4. Prepare and submit monthly reports on outstanding prepayments, deposits and advances.
  5. Prepare a reconciled report with the Procurement unit with regard to prepayments, advances and deposits
  6. Coordinate the update of financial data to ensure a reliable and secure accounting system that provides timely accurate and quality financial information
  7. Preparation of final accounts and financial statements in liaison with the auditors.
  8. Maintain the farm’s General Ledger and its subsidiaries and ensure integrity of the same
  9. Recommend suppliers for payments, as well as review from time to time and ensure strict adherence to the established Authority levels
  10. Maintain the Company’s Fixed Asset Register and ensure that periodic reconciliations, physical counts, pruning and updates are carried out.
  11. Prepare Monthly Tax Returns, file tax returns to URA, and pursue tax credit certificates regularly.
  12. Monitor the billing for accuracy and timeliness every month
  13. Supervising Accounts Staff and evaluating their performance
  14. Any other duties related to the above as may be assigned from time to time.
Personal Qualifications
  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting Option) from a reputable University or Institution
  2. Level two or possession of full professional qualification from an internationally recognized accountancy institution, such as ACCA, CPA (UK), CFA, CIMA is added advantage.
  3. Should have at least two (2) years’ experience in accounting or related experience from a reputable organization
  4. Computer literacy in MS-office package especially MS-word, MS-excel is essential.

  1. Results-oriented
  2. Good presentation and reporting abilities.
  3. Interpersonal, human relations and team management skills.
  4. Analytical and accuracy skills.
  5. Coordination and networking skills.
  6. Computer proficiency skills.
  7. Maturity, high ethics and integrity.
  8. A confident, independent, articulate and reliable personality.

Job application procedure
Applications should bear the tittle of the position with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees, one recent passport size photograph, photocopy of the National Identity Card, applicants’ daytime telephone contact and photocopies of all academic certificates.

The applications should be addressed to the Director Farm Source Limited P.O Box 631, Mukono, Kampala or preferably sent via email and should reach not later than Wednesday 12th September, 2018 at 4:00p.m. Applicants who send via email should ensure that attachments are sent as a single document..