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Accountant at Awamo Uganda Ltd

awamo Uganda Ltd., Illuminata Nakyejjwe Close, Kampala, Uganda
negotiable

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Overview

The job entails managing awamo’s bookkeeping, preparation of various financials reports, supporting awamo’s audit process, as well as supporting awamo’s IT and product teams in regards to accounting related features in awamo’s core banking system.

Required Qualifications

Academic/Skills

  • Degree in accounting or business-related fields
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

Work experience

  • Hands-on experience in financial administration, planning, budgeting, controlling, documentation, and reporting
  • Practical knowledge and competence in using accounting software such as QuickBooks and Xero
  • Proven experience with transfer pricing is a plus
  • Proven experience with SACCO-/MFI-accounting is a plus

Personality

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities & duties

  • Monitoring of operational budgets
  • Responsible to monitor and authorize financial transactions of the operational budget as per established procedures
  • Maintaining up-to-date accounts
  • Handling customs matters
  • Responsible for compliance with regards to all financial matters
  • Compiling and submission of timely and complete monthly, quarterly, annual financial reports
  • Coordination with our tax advisors in Uganda and abroad
  • Working collaboratively with our Ugandan branches on all finance related issues
  • Coordinating the audit progress with our German team
  • Providing input for the annual budgeting process
  • Support product & IT team to improve accounting related features in awamo’s core banking system – awamo® 360
  • Testing accounting related product functionality
Central Region, Uganda

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