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Fresher Accounts Associate US Company Jobs – Greenlight Planet

Fresher Accounts Associate US Company Jobs – Greenlight Planet

Job Title:   Accounts Associate

Organisation: Greenlight Planet

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Associate Finance Manager, East Africa

About US:

Greenlight Planet is a US-based global leader dedicated to delivering safe, affordable solar energy products to more than 2 billion people who live off the electric grid around the world. Our Sun King solar- powered lights and phone chargers are used in more than 5 million homes in South Asia, East Africa and West Africa today. Our mission is to replace the dirty and dangerous kerosene lanterns used by under-electrified consumers across the globe.  Our products have earned huge recognition, including a ranking as “the best solar lamp” by the Economist Magazine and ‘best-in-category’ prizes from the World Bank’s Lighting Global program. The Company has also won numerous awards including the recent 2016 Ashden International Award – the world’s most prestigious green award for excellence in sustainable energy.

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Job Summary: The Accounts Associate will be responsible for the AP and AR Functions of Greenlight Planet Uganda Limited.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Tasked with the reconciliation of processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Responsible for receiving and processing all Purchase Orders, Invoices, Expense Forms, and request for payments.
  • Performing daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliations of Cash, Bank and Mobile Money Accounts.
  • Confirmation of Customer Receipts and follow up on Customer Accounts that are overdue.
  • Maintaining filing systems of all accounting and finance documents and vouchers in a manner which ensures ease in retrieval and reference.
  • Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Scheduling and preparing payments on the payment tracker.
  • Reconciliation and adjustment of accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions and subsequent matching of the same.
  • Tasked with verifying vendor and customer Accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Disbursing petty cash by recording entry; and verifying documentation.
  • Assisting in the filing of VAT Returns as well as reconciliation of the same.
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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal Accounts Associate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or other related qualification from a recognised institution
  • A minimum of two to three years of accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Good team player and proactive to learn.
  • Must be honest and of high integrity.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with strict deadlines and with minimal or no supervision.
  • Is highly proficient in Data Entry and Management.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English language
  • Highly flexible and willing to stretch and achieve over and above base expectations.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Greenlight Planet are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

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