Job Listing: Accounts Assistant

Organization: Hariss International Limited (Riham Group)

Duty Station: Mpererwe – Tula, Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Hariss International Limited is one of Uganda’s leading manufacturers of food and beverages. Since its inception in 2005, the production of both food and beverages has been operating under the brand name RIHAM.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries.
  • Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, scheduling and preparing checks, and resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation.
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Maintain historical records by microfilming and filing documents.
  • Disburse petty cash by recording entry and verifying documentation.
  • Report sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
  • Protect the company’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Keep track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements.
  • Pay employees by verifying expense reports and preparing paychecks.
  • Pay vendors by scheduling paychecks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor inquiries regarding finance.
  • Prepare analyses of accounts and produce monthly reports.
  • Continue to improve the payment process.
  • Perform any other assignments imposed by Management.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Management, or in a relevant discipline.
  • At least three years of experience in a similar role in a busy environment. An understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting skills is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of Pastel, SAP, Quickbooks, or any other accounting package.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their updated CVs via Email to:


Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us within three (3) weeks from the submission deadline.

Disclaimer: Hariss International Limited does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement.

Deadline: 8th March 2024



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