Jobs: Nile Village Hotel & Spa – Accountant

Jobs: Nile Village Hotel & Spa - Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Organization: Nile Village Hotel & Spa
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

About Us:
Nile Village Hotel & Spa creates personalized experiences for our guests that they will treasure for a lifetime. We are devoted to create an enduring relationships with our guests and staff members by providing a highly personalized service and courteous hospitality in an elegant atmosphere. Our greatest asset, and the key to our success, is our people.

Job Summary: The Accountant will manage the preparation and examination of financial records of the hotel to ensure the customer accounts are accurate and follow up credit customers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet for senior management
  • Producing an accurate set of month-end accounts, with comparisons to forecasts and previous periods monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Prepare budgets and business planning to guide the operation of the business including projected room revenue
  • Reconcile bank statements, comply with financial regulations e.g. VAT & PAYE
  • Prepare supplier payments, report bad debts and keeping a careful eye on the cash flow
  • Submit reports on the daily night audit, daily profit and loss statement,
  • Oversee stores stock level analysis,
  • Undertake procurement analysis, daily food costing and submit reports
  • Verify supplier / customer with source documents to resolve discrepancies and reconcile debtors on the system and physical documents to streamline balances
  • Offer support in coordinating sales activities by sourcing new clients business and retaining existing clients and manage the long term relationship to ensure business continuity
  • Carry out any duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by your supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accountancy or a related field.
  • Possession of Accountancy CA, CPA is desired
  • At least six years of working knowledge / relevant experience, of which 2 years should have been attained at a supervisory level.
  • Knowledgeable in quick books, tally and hotel management soft-wares
  • Practical working experience in Finance Department.
  • Possession of analytical skills as well as business development skills is crucial,
  • Deep understanding of business principles and practices, coupled with organizational and planning skills.
  • Solid finance management skills and knowledge is essential.
  • A mature stable person with settled family will be preferred
  • High levels of integrity
  • Self-starter and high level of self-motivation.
  • Outstanding analytical skills/attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems in a calm, controlled manner.
  • Capacity to work under pressure during busy periods.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage deadlines.
  • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity
  • Ability to think objectively and demonstrate sound judgment

How to Apply:

All candidates should send detailed CVs only to:

Deadline: Friday 20th December 2019