Job Opening: Senior Accountant
Organization: Interswitch
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Head, Finance
Deadline: Apply by May 5, 2024

About Interswitch:
Interswitch is a leading African integrated payments and digital commerce platform company headquartered in Lagos. Founded in 2002 in Nigeria, Interswitch has evolved to become a key player in consumer financial services through its platforms Quickteller and Verve.

Job Summary:
The Senior Accountant will oversee financial operations, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations. They will provide strategic financial guidance to senior management by reporting on key statutory, regulatory, and management reports, and monitor day-to-day financial activity to drive prudent financial decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop financial plans and budgets.
  • Monitor and evaluate financial performance against budget and forecast.
  • Analyze revenues, commissions, and expenses to ensure appropriate recording.
  • Update and ensure compliance with accounting policies and IFRS.
  • Oversee day-to-day accounting activities, including accounts payable/receivable and bank reconciliations.
  • Provide support and advice on technical accounting queries.
  • Analyze financial statements monthly and report variances.
  • Conduct spot checks of cash count exercises and review payment schedules.
  • Ensure timely balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Facilitate financial and tax auditing processes.
  • Communicate and liaise with external auditors.
  • Stay updated on updates to accounting standards and local regulatory requirements.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Financial Accounting or related field.
  • Professional certification: At least level 3 of CPA or ACCA.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role in a comparable organization.
  • Experience in audit for professional services is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
Send applications with updated CVs via Email to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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