Job opportunity for Accounts Assistant at Britam

Job opportunity for Accounts Assistant at Britam
Job Title:    Accounts Assistant
Organization: Britam
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial Accountant
About US:
Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the East African region and offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management, Banking and Property. The product range includes life, health and general insurance, pensions, unit trusts, investment planning, wealth management, off-shore investments, retirement planning, discretionary portfolio management, property development and private equity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Ensure that proper books of accounts are maintained to satisfy legal and internal requirements including but not limited to cash registers and cash banking reports;
·         The incumbent will prepare and submit timely and accurate accounting information;
·         Act as company’s cashier by receiving all monies;
·         The job holder will also safe guard company assets;
·         Ensure premiums received are correctly allocated to policies and action taken on the issue arising there from resolution of the suspense and data issues;
·         Perform any other duties as required by the Financial Accountant
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent degree;
·         Hold professional accounting qualification i.e. ACCA or CPA;
·         A minimum of three years’ experience in a similar or equivalent position;
·         Computerized accounting applications such as SUN accounting systems;
·         Computer literacy skills with proficiency in Ms Office Suite of packages
·         Excellent communications skills both oral and written.
·         Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
·         Ability to work in a fast paced and highly entrepreneurial environment;
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills including note taking and
·         Summarizing skills and the ability to communicate well at all levels in a clear, appropriate and timely manner;
·         Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
·         Strong team player with excellent leadership skills;
·         Customer focus and orientation.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by Clicking Here
Deadline: 30th October 2015
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