Job Title: Senior Accountant

Company Name: Old Mutual Uganda
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Old Mutual Uganda is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Senior Accountant to manage the accounting function of the company professionally and ensure the company meets its financial obligations on a day-to-day basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for overall operations of the finance function, including daily finance operations, project management, audit execution, and compliance at an operational level.
  • Generate financial information and reports.
  • Analyze and report on variances.
  • Maintain a suitable financial control environment.
  • Support with IFRS 17 reporting and other financial reporting requirements.
  • Manage operational activities within the accounting function, supervise and motivate staff to ensure successful discharge of duties.
  • Coordinate complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or other departments.
  • Document and monitor internal controls in support of the auditing team.
  • Ensure that accounting procedures comply with international financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and provide business analytics relevant for decision-making by Exco management.
  • Ensure that monthly and annual accounts are prepared within the stipulated time to assist management and directors in prompt decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with tax authorities and the commissioner of insurance requirements.
  • Support team career development through training programs, mentorship, and fostering team spirit.
  • Ensure a strong financial control environment through reviews of processes and controls, implementation of audit recommendations, and the controls improvement program.
  • Support stakeholder engagements such as internal and external audits, regulatory bodies, banks, and other key consultants/stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with all other industry-relevant regulations.

Required Qualifications

  • A University degree in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, or an equivalent.
  • Qualifications in ACCA/CPA.

Skills

  • Accounting
  • Ensure Compliance
  • Finance
  • Financial Operations
  • Financial Reporting Standards (FRS)
  • IFRS 17
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • People Management
  • Professional Etiquette
  • Teamwork

Education

  • Honors Degree (Hons) in Finance and Accounting (Required)

Experience

  • No specific job experience required.

Work Hours

  • 8 hours per day

Application Process

To apply for this position, please CLICK HERE TO APPLY by 07/07/2024. In your application, include your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experiences align with the job requirements.

About Old Mutual Uganda

Old Mutual is a premium African financial services organization offering a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 14 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management, and Banking and Lending. We are rooted in our purpose of Championing Mutually Positive Futures Every Day and believe that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.

 

 



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