CAREER OPPORTUNITY – ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT (1 Post)
Uganda Securities Exchange Limited (USE),E a duly licensed securities exchange that deals with the buying and selling of securities is looking for a qualified, dynamic and self-motivated Assistant Accountant in its Finance and Administration department. Under the direct Supervision of the Management Accountant, the job holder will perform the following duties.
Duties and responsibilities:
Assist in the Implementation of the established financial and accounting procedures of the Exchange and ensure they are adhered to on a daily basis.
Coordinate the preparation and implementation of USE budgets. Assist other departments in the preparation and monitoring of their budgets.
Timely update of data in NAVISION accounting package.
Provide an input into the preparation of the USE management accounts and reports.
Timely monthly Bank reconciliation of USE and Guarantee Fund Bank accounts.
Compiling and maintaining an accurate and comprehensive Fixed Assets Register and ensure the assets therein are insured.
Maintain an accurate position of the USE’s accounts receivable and payable and ensure prompt collection and payment.
Preparation of statutory accounts and filing of returns as required by law.
Assist the Administration in-charge with administration duties such as procurements and supervision of service providers.
Assist in the preparation of invoices, purchase orders and receipts.
Management of petty cash transactions.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience
Ideal Profile of an Applicant:
Have atleast a second upper degree in Accounting, Finance or a relevant field from a recognized institution.
Membership to ACCA or ICPAU(CPA) will be an added advantage.
Have at least 3 years of working experience in a similar position and reputable organization.
Be an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills.
Industry experience will be an added advantage.
Must be computer literate with skills and experience in office applications and accounting packages (Preferably NAVISION).
Interested individuals should apply by submitting the following in a sealed envelope clearly marked
‘Application for Post of Assistant Accountant’:
● A letter of interest (not more than two pages in length) describing knowledge, skills and
abilities as they relate to the criteria outlined in this recruiting announcement.
● A detailed resume with copies of relevant testimonials attached.
● A list and contact details of three referees – professional and personal.
The above should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive
Uganda Securities Exchange Limited
P.O Box 23552
Deadline: To be received within 14 days of date of this advertisement.
N.B. Any form of canvassing will lead to the automatic disqualification of your application.
The remuneration package for this position is competitive and is commensurate with the
terms and conditions of the Exchange.