Fresher Assistant Accountant – Cashbooks Job Vacancies – Crown Beverages Limited (Pepsi Company)  

Organization: Crown Beverages Limited

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Financial Accountant

Crown Beverages Limited was founded and incorporated as Lake
Victoria Bottling Company on 29th March 1950. Then, the Uganda government owned
the majority shares while a few elite indigenous Ugandans owned the minority
shares. In 1965, LVBC became the Pepsi Cola franchise in Uganda and started
bottling global soft drinks including; Pepsi, Mirinda, Gingerly among others.
In December 1997, CBL went into joint ownership with International Pepsi Cola
Bottling Investments, (IPCBI) of South Africa, who bought 51% shares in the CBL
and injected in more capital and also had a controlling team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Monthly Reconciliation of Bank Accounts: Reviewing
    bank statements daily and prepare daily bank reconciliations. Making sure all
    account entries that link to cash book balances are accurately and timely
    posted in the system. Preparing bank transfers for all cash and cheque receipts
    promptly. Performing monthly reconciliation for all the USD and UGX Bank
    accounts with the cash books and submit them for approval on a monthly basis.
    Performing a monthly general ledger reconciliation for the bank and other
    related accounts such as the leases and loans accounts. Processing payment in
    the payment system and prepare cheques as and when requested.
  • Managing Petty Cash: Accurately and
    timely posting petty cash and Chief Cashier expenses into the system.
  • Posting Transactions that Appear on Bank
    Statements as Part of Invoice or Payment Proof:
    Liaising with the bank
    regarding any unclear entries on the bank statements. Carrying out the timely
    and accurate posting of transactions on bank statement that is not invoiced to
    the right account.
  • Monthly Reconciliation of Loan and Lease
    Timely and accurate posting of the loan/ lease payments and
    charges to the system to the respective account codes. Reconciling the loan and
    lease sub-ledgers accounts to the general ledger and schedule to ensure
    accuracy and completeness.
  • Stock Taking: Participating in the
    physical monthly, quarterly and annual stock counts. Participating in the stock
    reconciliation of the various stock areas/ items counted.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Finance, Accounting or any other related degree Level 2 ACCA/CPA or PGD in
    relevant field is added advantage
  • One year of experience in accounting
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Analytical ability

All candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of your academic certificates to the
Human Resource Manager, Crown Beverages Limited, P.O. Box 20021, Kampala.


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