Apply for Financial Accountant Job Opportunity at Monitor Publications Limited

Job Title:  Financial Accountant

Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, Enyanda, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Financial Accountant will primarily ensure the proper management of company cash and the prompt payment of all company obligations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the Payroll Processes, with emphasis on staff Advances
  • Manage the Computation of Business Mangers commissions and bonuses
  • Handle all supplier payments using the agreed cycle.
  • Responsible for preparing Treasury and Collection Reports on a daily basis
  • Actively coordinate the timely posting of payment Vouchers and invoices
  • Prepares daily cash report and advises the GM Finance on the same to ensure that the company is in position to meet working capital requirements and investment of surplus.
  • Prepares local and foreign currency, cash flow forecasts
  • Regularly reviews all non-regular payments and makes recommendations to the GM Finance for payment
  • Achieves agreed targets. .
  • In charge of producing these daily reports i.e. treasury, collections, cash)
  • Provide timely customer service when required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or any other related field from an accredited institution
  • Hold Professional qualifications in Accountancy e.g. ACCA, CPA would be added advantage.
  • A minimum of four or more years’ experience in Finance and Accounting, preferably in a similar role in an FMCG company.
  • Working knowledge of SAP is an added advantage

How to Apply for the job:

All potential job suitors with a desire to work in one of Uganda’s leading Media Houses, Monitor Publications should express their interest by sending their applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with a working daytime telephone contact to:  Head of Human Resources Specialist, Monitor Publications Limited, P.O. Box 12141, Kampala. Uganda or via E-mail to:

Deadline: 30th April, 2015

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