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Accounts assistant Officer

Location:
Kampala, Uganda
Posted:
April 28, 2022

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Najjemba Ester Katwere

Kiwatule, Kampala, Uganda +256********* adqwp9@r.postjobfree.com

Profile

An enthusiastic employee, student and individual. Work experience includes serving as an internship at the Bank of Uganda, Assistant Accountant at Jumia Uganda, Innovation Project manager at Silk Events and currently Accountant at Ecomart supermarket Kiwatule

Academic qualifications include a Bachelors in Economics and Business.as well as an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business awarded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Current Occupation

Assistant Accounts officer

Nationality

Ugandan

Sex

Female

Date of Birth

27/07/1996

Age

25

Marital Status

Single

Skills & Abilities

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Extensive knowledge in Quickbooks

Familiarity with accounting software

Quick and accurate data entry

Fiscal budgeting

Sharp attention to detail

Account reconciliations

General ledger accounting

Proficient in using Microsoft Office for my work. Also trained in using statistical application software such as STATA and SPSS. Finally, I have gained experience and skills in developing financial models using Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for the purposes of assessing viability of business cases and for the valuation of businesses.

Experience

Assistant Accountant Ecomart Supermarket July 2021-PRESENT

Produce budgets for the business and implement strategies for cost savings

Analyze budgets and other financial information and advise where savings could be made.

• Collect supplier invoices received at the reception and ensure they have all supporting documentation

• Ensure supplier invoices are submitted to the user departments for acknowledgement and follow up for final submission to finance for booking.

• Assist with document filing for the department that is invoices, petty cash requisitions, accountabilities, payment vouchers, receipts, letters etc.

• Assist with weekly bank reconciliations.

• Assist with petty cash reconciliations.

• Assist with supplier account reconciliations.

• Assist with customer account reconciliations.

• Assist with General Ledger account reconciliations as assigned.

• Assist with stock take activities as and when assigned.

• Assist with booking General Ledger entries as and when assigned.

• Delivery of documents as required e.g to URA, banks, customers etc

Innovation Project manager SILK EVENTS UGANDA January 2021-June2021

·Responsible for project management of new concepts.

·Works hand in hand with cross functional stake holders to facilitate ideation.

·In charge of launch of new product and services innovations.

·Collaborations and management of senior executives as well as maintaining strong relationships with external partners.

Assistant Acoounts JUMIA September 2020- January 2021

Roles

·Reconcile Invoices and Identity discrepancies.

·Create and Update Expense Reports

·Prepare Bank Deposits.

·Enter Financial Transactions into internal databases.

·Maintain Digital And physical financial reports

·Review And file Payroll documents

·Participate in quarterly and annual audits

INTERN BANK OF UGANDA JUNE 2019-JULY2019

· Attended pre-scheduled orientation and induction meetings to learn about the bank, its activities and objectives. Furthermore, to get acquainted with the daily operations of the statistics department and its various divisions.

· Took part in various tutorials such as Debt Sustainability Analysis, Reviewing Bilateral and Multilateral Loans and Grants reports and Balance of Payments accounting.

· Participated in both the training of interviewers and launch of the Private Sector Investment Survey, 2019.

· Attended commercial bank supervision meetings as part of the Monetary Statistics and Data Dissemination division. Visited Centenary bank, DFCU bank and Bank of Baroda.

· Participated in data collection, entry, and analysis for the Consumer Confidence Survey of June 2019.

Data collection was done via telephone interviews.

Education

DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS September 2021 MAT ABACUS UGANDA

· Major: Accounting and Business

· Description: Currently pursuing Level 1 of ACCA and the Ethics and Professional Skills Module.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS AND BUISNESS 2016-2020 HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

· Major: Economics and Business

· Minor: Economics

· Related coursework: Wrote a dissertation on “The Effect of the Financial Sector on Private Domestic Investment in Uganda”.

UGANDA ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION DECEMBER 2015 MAKERERE COLLEGE SCHOOL

· A’ Level Subjects: Math, Economics, Geography.

UGANDA CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION DECEMBER 2012 GAYAZA HIGH SCHOOL

LANGUAGES

· Fluent in English, Luganda (native tongue) and Chinese. English fluency results can be submitted following completion of a test.

REFEREES

Lamech Seruwu

Chief Finance Officer

Ecomart Supermarket

Mbogo Road 1

Kiwatule, Kampala

+256*********

Joan Lubega

Head of Marketing

Silk Events

Plot 132/ P.O.Box 12635

Spring Road

+256*********

Mr. Arnold Bagubwagye

Assistant Director

Financial Markets Departments

Bank of Uganda

+256*********

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