Accountant, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2203685818
Accountant, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 23, 2024


This role will ensure financial records of the Company are accurately and timely prepared working in liaison with Kerry shared services teams, group teams and other site colleagues.

The roles will also be responsible in ensuring tax and internal control compliance.

Work Location : Uganda Reporting to : Compliance Lead Key responsibilities General Ledger Accounting Ensure timely and accurate recording of the company’s financial transactions.

Ensure production and review of monthly Management accounts and associated reconciliations within the specified monthly deadlines.

Ensure accurate maintenance of the company’s General Ledgers Liaise with external auditors and submitting request documents during audit Maintain fixed assets register and reconcile to General Ledger control account Perform timely balance sheet reconciliation and ensure any exception and aged items are cleared Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Compliance Lead from time to time.

Account Payables Receive invoices all invoices and ensure timely and accurate recording Match invoices to approved PO or requests Process invoices in accounting system Prepare payment schedules and obtain payment approval Reconcile supplier statements and resolve and issues Accounts Receivables Follow up customers for payments Raise credit/debit notes on proper approval Prepare customer statements and resolve and issues Receive and allocate all customer payments Banking and Treasury Administration of Petty cash.

Liaise with the company Bankers on a regular basis.

Perform periodic bank/Cash reconciliations Timely processing of payments Tax and Compliance Prepare all tax returns for review and ensure timely submission Ensure timely processing of direct and indirect tax payments Liaise with revenue authorities on queries, audits etc Ensure tax compliance and periodic follow up of tax clearance certificate Ensure all tax accounts are fully reconciled.

Compliance Ensure full compliance will all Kerry standard processes and procedures Ensure compliance with country legal and regulatory requirements Adhoc Responsible for departments filing Support Product/Process costing - ensuring that yields, labor and direct overhead standards reflect the true cost of manufacture.

Support in preparation of KPI reports for the site Support Inventory control - including stock take, stock reconciliation and inventory valuation is aligned to Kerry’s Inventory Policy.

Qualifications and skills Fully qualified accountant with minimum 3 Years post qualification experience working in a busy accounting department Registered with relevant accounting body ie.


Strong knowledge of IFRS and Accounting Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting Highly proficient in advanced excel Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us.

A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number.

In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews.

Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar).

Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses.

In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-CST1 Posting Type: LI

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Accountant

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