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Finance Assistant at StartHub Africa

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Job Listing: Finance Assistant

Deadline: 02/04/2024

Full-time, based in Kampala, Uganda

Expiry date: 02nd April 2024

Job Summary: Join StartHub Africa as a Finance Assistant and play a vital role in supporting financial operations to ensure smooth execution of financial tasks. This full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda, offers an opportunity to contribute to the success of African startups. As a Finance Assistant, you will manage accounts payable/receivable, assist with budgeting and forecasting, handle cash and advance management, ensure compliance, and generate financial reports. We are looking for a detail-oriented, proactive individual with a passion for finance who thrives in a collaborative environment.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

Financial Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including ledgers, journals, and databases.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly documented and recorded in accordance with organizational policies and accounting standards.
  • Reconcile bank statements and other financial accounts regularly to ensure accuracy.

Invoice Processing and Payments:

  • Process invoices, purchase orders, and expense reimbursements promptly and accurately.
  • Verify invoices for accuracy, proper authorization, and compliance with organizational policies.
  • Prepare and issue payments to vendors and suppliers in a timely manner, following approved payment methods.
  • Manage staff advances and ensure accountability as per financial policy.
  • Manage bank and Xente payments.

Budget Support:

  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of budgets in collaboration with the finance team and departmental managers.
  • Track budget expenditures and variances, and prepare reports for review by management.
  • Provide support in analyzing budget trends and identifying areas for improvement or cost-saving opportunities.

Compliance and Regulation:

  • Assist in ensuring compliance with relevant financial regulations, laws, and policies.
  • File returns (VAT, PAYE, WHT, NSSF, LST).
  • Support internal and external audits by providing documentation and assistance as required.

Administrative Support:

  • Assist with the preparation of financial documents, reports, and presentations as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather financial information and support cross-functional projects.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, and familiarity with financial software.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial terminology.
  • Professional certification such as CPA or CFA is desirable. Women are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure: To apply, please visit: Apply Here

STARTHUB – Jobs in Uganda

About STARTHUB AFRICA:

  • Industry: Finance
  • Location: Kampala

StartHub Africa is dedicated to fostering financial growth and innovation in Uganda. Join our team and be part of a dynamic organization committed to supporting startups and driving economic development in Africa.

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