Title : Accountant

Reports to : Tax and Accounting Manager

Duty station : Jinja

Available number of positions : 2

Deadline of application : 31 January 2021

About us:

WASSHA Africa Uganda Ltd is a fast-growing start-up solar energy company in Uganda offering alternative energy solutions to people who have no or limited access to power. We empower them by offering affordable and clean energy service to enhance their businesses and/or improve their standards of living.

Our company vision is “Unlock Humankind’s Limitation” and aim to change what was “unable” to “able”.

We are part of the WASSHA group with presence in Japan, Tanzania and with expansion prospects to several countries in Africa. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to achieve the vision together.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Daily posting of all company transactions into QuickBooks after obtaining all relevant supporting documents
  • Follow up on all requisitions raised by the different departments and ensuring all relevant supporting documents are obtained before payments are raised and made
  • Prepare all Balance Sheet reconciliations accurately and timeously before set deadlines on a monthly and annual basis
  • Keep track of company fixed and variable obligations and ensuring timely settlement of the same.
  • Reconcile bank balances on a daily basis
  • Updating regular and ad-hoc suppliers’ records into the system and ensuring the entire procurement chain process is executed accurately before initiation of payment requests
  • Timely filing of PAYE, NSSF, LST and Income tax returns while ensuring compliance with the country tax laws and also identifying any developments to be incorporated
  • Ensuring all internal control processes are fully adhered to
  • Offering administrative support to the overall business unit
  • Any other duties within your line of work that maybe assigned by the Tax & Accounting Manager or any other member of the Senior Management Team

Skills & Qualifications:

Minimum requirement

  • A University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or an equivalent from a credible institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a busy finance and administration team
  • Experience of processing financial transactions and maintaining financial records
  • Experience of information management and using Microsoft Excel and other IT tools to manage and store data
  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to manage a busy and varied workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including great interpersonal skills.
  • Good working knowledge of QuickBooks and ability to learn new soft wares that maybe introduced to manage work processes
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure
  • A team player towards the common vision of the company
  • Be honest, disciplined and with integrity


  • Part qualification of CPA/ACCA

How to apply:

  • Send CV, Application Letter and academic transcripts, CIPS certificate in PDF to recruitug@tz.wassha.com not later than 31st  January 2021 at 18:00 (EAT)
  • Prompt applicants will be contacted first
  • Ensure to indicate the JOB TITLE in the SUBJECT HEAD of the email.