ACCOUNTANT

People Performance Group

Accounting / Finance / Insurance

uganda - Kampala full-time Closing date - 22/12/2018

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: None

Minimum years of experience: 5

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office,MS Excel,MS Outlook


Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Provide financial assistance and support during the implementation of the project in Uganda; monitor CAPEX and operating expenses during the implementation
Run financial, reporting, and accounting aspects of the company. This will involve supporting the local FM for an operation of roughly 60 people across Uganda and operating within the agreed processes and systems of the division.
Liaise with Group Headquarters to ensure consistency in reporting processes.

ROLE:

Ensure “order to cash” and “procure to pay” processes are properly implemented and comply with local regulations.
Guarantee and ensure implementation and follow-up of internal and external accounting standards, group policies and tax rules. Establish financial statements in line with standards (both statutory and management financial statements).
Interact with customers, suppliers, external auditors, banks, tax authorities and various entities (chamber of commerce, associations)
In charge of cash monitoring, cash collection and cash optimization.
Ensure compliance with fiscal requirements.
Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
Participate to negotiation with local equipment suppliers.

PROFILE:

Experienced Accountant with at least 5 years’ experience in finance and within an international service / project based organization.
Bachelor of commerce degree, with a concentration in Accounting or Finance or a relevant field, or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
High level of integrity.
Performance oriented.
Excellent analytical skills.
Fluent in English.
Good knowledge of local regulations and tax system in Uganda.

JOIN US!
Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employees.
Respectful entrepreneurship and a long-term vision are key for success.
Our people contribute to a more secure world.
Diversity at all levels of an organization is a strength.

We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion.


How to Apply

 To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
Plot 8 Kitante Close
P.O.Box 12405
Kampala
Email: application@ppg.co.ug
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification