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Accounting Financial

Kampala District, Uganda
July 30, 2020

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SURNAME: Mwesige

OTHER NAME: Junior Richard

DATE OF BIRTH: 1st May 1984




HOME ADDRESS: *** **** ******, ****da or

MOBILE PHONE NUMBER: +256*********



2014-2015 Uganda Management Institute postgraduate diploma in Business Administration

2005-2008 Bugema University Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

2002-2003 Mpanga s. s .s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education

1997- 2000 ST Leo's College Kyegobe Uganda Certificate of Education

1990- 1996 Kahinju Primary School PLE

Professional Bodies

Am registered with the institute of certified Accountants –Uganda


Financial management

Procurement and contract management

sales and marketing

Data management skills

Office Management skills

Customer experience skills

Customer retention strategies

Preparing financial reports



Presentation skills

Customer care skills

Creating strong Client relationships

Accounting skills

IT Skills

Numerical skills

Oral and written communication

Knowledge in accounting packages such as tally,sage, Quick books,SAP,OPERA, Sun systems

financial solutions and Navision

Basic research

Analytical skills

System analysis and design

Values and commitment

I have Strong commitment to the values and principles of volunteerism;

Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;

Ability to adjust to difficult living conditions;

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;




2008 Polling Clerk Bugema University Students' Association

2007-2008 Bugema University Western Uganda Students' Association Sports minister.

2005-2006 Member of electro-commission Bugema University


Able to work with less supervision





English Excellent in written and spoken

Runyakitara Excellent in written and spoken

Luganda Good in spoken

Accounting and Finance skills and experience

I have skills and experience in preparing asset, liability, and capital account entries,compiling and analysing account information, Documenting financial transactions by entering account information, Recommending financial actions by analyzing accounting options, Summarizing current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports, Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents. Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures, Guiding accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions, Reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information, Securing financial information by completing data base backups. Maintaining financial security by following internal controls, Preparing payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements, Answering accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations, Complies tax returns, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions, Preparing special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends. Maintaining customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

Procurement Management

I have skills and experience in preparing quotations, planning, contract management, preparing bid documents,preparing orders and approving requests

Customer Experience skills

Customer Experience Management: improving the experiences customers have with company, with the goal of increasing customer satisfaction.

Formulation and implementation of customer strategies to create a segment of loyal customers.

Regularly assessing how an organization's sales, marketing and service departments work together to deliver seamless customer service.

Monitoring industry trends and expectations in customer service programs, and making recommendations to senior management


Am computer literate with skills in word processing, excel, Microsoft

access, Accounting packages such as Tally and Sage and Navision. programming

languages such as c, ctt, Java, database using sql and visual basic,

computer repair and maintenance, Networking, computer graphics,

webbased applications, internet and E-commerce, Keyboarding and

software engineering

Working experience

From April 2018 up to now am working as a Senior Accountant / Treasury Manager

Sokoni Africa Ltd which has Le petit Village hotel, Le Maison décor shop, Le Gourmet, La Patisserie and Seven hills ranch

Below are the duties I perform

verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable

Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results

Analyze financial information and summarize financial status

Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending

Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant

Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures

Manage the junior accountants.

Handling import payments

Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process

Provide input into department’s goal setting process

Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule

Assist with tax audits and tax returns

Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance

Plan, assign and review staff’s work

Support month-end and year-end close process

Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

Liaise with our Financial manager to improve financial procedures

From October 2017 up to March 2018 I was working as an Accountant- Protea By Marriott Naguru Skyz Hotel on a contract for 5 months

Below are the duties I performed

Assist in managing revenues received and dispersed including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, audit, General Ledger reporting.

Cash handling functions for the hotel and reconcile all cash dropped at the front desk.

Handling mobile money payments

Assist with analysing financial statements on a monthly basis and report any variances to the concerned department heads.

Assist with financial and tax audits.

Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements.

Assist the financial Controller with systems administration, G/L account reconciliation, budget preparations, inventories, monthly closings and full P & L responsibility.

Assist financial Controller with completing the year-end audit process.

Review and approve all reconciliation and audit work papers.

Post city ledger payments in property management system, reconcile and bill all city ledger accounts.

Perform follow-up billing and credit collection documentation and inform Controller of any potential uncollected accounts.

Reconcile credit card back-up to General Cashier Summary and inform Controller of any discrepancies.

Maintain accurate and legible logs for all credit cards.

Reconciles bank statements and credit cards

Prepare wire transfer confirmations for reimbursable invoices.

Verify if credit card service charge is billed correctly for all credit card transactions.

Reviewing all ledger details guest ledger, city ledger and deposit ledgers to validate proper payment and revenue posting.

If any imbalance or difference found on the ledger then co-ordinate with the PMS team to resolving the same.

Review the postings, payments, and revenue and guest balance reports on a daily basis.

Ensure correct taxation are applied on all billing software like Property Management systems (PMS), Point of Sale (POS) and SPA software's.

Maintains accounting databases by entering data into the accounting program.

Assists with reimbursable invoicing.

Set up new accounts in accordance with established credit policy.

Assist in reconciling open account status items.

Input General Cashier Summary and maintain binder.

File and distribute credit card cancellations, bulletins and credit warnings.

Process and follow-up on all returned checks accepted as cash payment.

Record General Ledger and City Ledger reconciliation.

Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.

Maintain Vendor’s permanent files and Certificates of Insurance.

Maintain contracts for vendors.

Process payroll or verify payroll dollars and reports.

Process authorize purchase requests as needed.

Rotating monthly audits of inventories / Enter final inventory totals into spreadsheet.

Maintain Office supplies and order as needed.

Any other job related duties as and when assigned by the financial controller.

Accomplishes accounting and organisation mission by completing related results as needed.

From March 2012 up to 2017 I was working as an Accountant Sapphire Hotel limited

Below are the duties I performed


Handling mobile money payments

Preparing financial reports

Preparing and filing tax returns to URA and being a point of reference for tax purposes.

URA payments processing.

Preparing asset, liability, and capital account entries.

Invoicing compiling and analysing account information.

Preparing vouchers and cheque payments.

Documenting financial transactions by entering account information

Recommending financial actions by analysing accounting options,

Summarizing current financial status by collecting information, preparing financial reports and other reports

Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents.

Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Invoicing and reviewing orders.

Making bank transactions

Asset Management by ensuring all assets are well maintained and updating of an asset register.

Cost management by controlling expenditure.

Assisting in auditing

IT user Support

Procurement and contract management

From March 2010 to March 2012 I was working as an Accountant- Payables Nakasero Hospital Limited. Below are the duties I perform

Managing Bookings with in the hospital electronic accounting and reporting system

Reviewing and verifying invoices and check requests

sorting, coding and matching invoices

setting invoices up for payment

entering and uploading invoices into system

tracking expenses and process expense reports

preparing and processing electronic transfers and payments

preparing and performing check runs

posting transactions to journals, ledgers and other records

reconciling accounts payable transactions

preparing analysis of accounts

monitoring accounts to ensure payments are up to date

researching and resolving invoice discrepancies and issues

maintaining vendor files

corresponding with vendors and respond to inquiries

producing monthly reports

assisting with month end closing

providing supporting documentation for audits

From February 2009 up to February 2010 I was working as IT Support Officer HOFOKAM Ltd. Below are the duties I perform

. installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications;

monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks;

talking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set up systems or resolve issues;

troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults;

replacing parts as required;

providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;

following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system;

supporting the roll-out of new applications;

setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues;

responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;

working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate);

prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time;

rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, such as software developers;

testing and evaluating new technology;

Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment


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