Petroleum Company Accountant Job in Uganda

Jun 6, 2017

Position: Accountant
Location: Uganda
Industry: Petroleum
Nationality preferred: Kenyan (Living along the Kenya-Uganda border)
Work Permit: Employer to provide   
The Role: To provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and preparing reports.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Accomplish the result by performing the duty.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Skills and Requirements
  • At least 2 years of experience in the Petroleum Industry
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks a must
  • Preferred age 35 years and below
  • Honest, responsible and hardworking
  • Accounting,
  • Corporate Finance
Reporting Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline Oriented
Interested persons to apply at
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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