Accountant Job – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:  Accountant (Entry Level Jobs)

Organisation: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading microfinance deposit taking institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer and regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing various accounting records/GL supporting schedules.
  • Handling petty cash issues both for Head Office and Branch and receive accountabilities of funds returned by staff.
  • Verifying filing and coding all receipts, payments and in-coming vouchers/documents from branches and Head Office as per Chart of Accounts.
  • Entering and updating all financial data in the computer with meaningful narration and advising staff on various entries.
  • Reconciling various general ledger accounts to ascertain accuracy of data in the IT system and genuineness of transactions for the branches allocated.
  • Participating in the stock taking of assets and maintenance of asset registers
  • Introduce at least 5 VSP accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance); BBA (Accounting or Finance); Bachelor s degree in Accounting & Finance or in a related field majoring in accounting.
  • 2 Principal passes at A’ Level and Credits passes in Math’s and English at O’ level.
  • At least two years of experience in accounts-related roles.
  • ACCA, CPA – Level II.
  • The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, self driven and eager to learn. S/He must possess high organizational skill with good interpersonal, communication and accounting skills.
  • Should have a track record of integrity, well organized and reliable.
  • Age: Below 30 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the HEAD HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, at the address below, or on email: recruitment@pridemicrofinance.co.ug with a detailed curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation from 3 referees, copies of academic transcripts, postal address and a daytime telephone contact. All applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted will be contacted.

Deadline: 3rd June 2023

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