Job Title: Accountant – (1 Position)

Reports to: Director – Golden Courts Hotel 

Duty Station: Arua  


Job Summary: The Accountant will be expected to ensure accurate, timely internal financial reporting in line with accounting principles and procedures in order to guide senior management in decision making.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Control cash book balancing, banking and reporting on company finances.
  • Responsible for posting and updating of all accounts information on Tally system.
  • Support in preparing all the monthly bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts.
  • Reconciliation of statements of accounts for trade payable and receivables.
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly Financial and management reports.
  • Check and verify all online sales and collections on daily basis.
  • Carry out verification of all Local Purchase Orders and procurements.
  • Prepare payment vouchers for the Hotel.
  • Support the Accounts Assistants in daily posting of sales and bank deposit slips and ensure they are filed on daily basis.
  • Verify and confirm authorization for all payments and post the transactions in to the ledger.
  • Support the Cashier in stationary stock control, reorder and coordinate with suppliers.
  • In charge of staff weekly and monthly allowances.
  • Posting salary journals and payments to individual accounts.
  • Responsible for filing and submission of NSSF and PAYE returns.
  • Support the Hotel Director in developing strategies to strengthen internal controls and monitoring systems within accounts department.
  • Support the Hotel Manager in payroll preparation, reimbursements and deductions.
  • Ensure timely closure of books of accounts in preparation for the audit process by reviewing annual bank reconciliations, updating the payables and receivables ledgers, updating fixed assets ledgers.
  • Ensure implementation of the financial work plans according to set budgets and monitoring budget lines to confirm that all activities are in line with annual budget.
  • Ensure that accounting software is up to date by checking that all necessary transactions have been posted on to the software.
  • Support in supervision of staff and ensure a competent and motivated team by coordinating regular financial training, mentoring, coaching and appraising their performance.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Hotel Director.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely general ledger posting, updating and reconciliation.
  • Strong finance internal control and monitoring systems.
  • Timely submissions of financial and management reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance and Accounting option), Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or equivalent.
  • Professional accounting certification like Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years’ working experience in similar post in a reputable organization
  • Ability to use financial and accounting software applications (Tally)
  • Should be a team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • High degree of personal integrity.
  • Excellent Analytical & Report writing skills.
  • Ability to attend to detail, focus on quality and spot errors or mistakes at an early stage


To apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications with certified copies of academic transcripts, detailed CVs with salary history, contact addresses of 3 work related referees to the Group Human Resource Manager, KK Transporters Group, email, not later than Tuesday 21st May 2019. (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size – 5MB) The successful candidate should be able to begin work immediately.

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.