SON Fish Farm Accountant Jobs in Uganda

SON Fish Farm Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

  • SON Fish Farm Ltd is an established commercial tilapia fish farm, incorporated in 2005, as a Limited company, the pioneer cage fish farming on Lake Victoria and started operations in 2006.

  • SON Fish Farm has its own hatchery for tilapia seed production, using earthen ponds, the grow out is done exclusively in cages, located in Lake Victoria.

  • It sales and distributes whole round fresh Tilapia fish in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, as Lake Harvest brand.

  • SON is part of Lake Harvest Group, with other operations in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana and South Africa.

  • It is located in Bugungu Prison, Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District and employs close to 100 staff directly and over 1000 people indirectly through fish trading and supply of farm inputs, across East Africa

  • We are seeking for qualified and passionate professionals to fill the vacant position located in Jinja.


    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the person shall ensure proper management and accountability for SON Fish financial resources, maintain a functioning accounting system.

  • Support to prepare budgets, financial reports, maintain accurate books and all funds are fully accounted for.

    Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation and maintaining internal controls and Fixed Assets Register.

  • Assist in preparation of budgets, financial reports and working with auditors.

  • Assist in filling of the statutory obligations.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration (Accounting).

  • A certified accounting qualification (level II) i.e : ACCA, ACA, and CPA or equivalent.

  • At least 3 years
    work experience with direct involvement in financial management and general ledger functions and month-end/year end process in a business.

  • Experience in using computerized accounting i.e. (Pastel, QuickBooks).

  • Updated on the current on statutory obligations and tax and reporting, accounting standards & principles.

  • Keen sense of ethics, integrity and ability to work under pressure.

  • Accuracy and attention to details with aptitude for number and quantitative.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply by submitting their applications and CV which must include at least 3 reference contacts (2 professional, 1 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to the Finance Manager via email to



  • copied to and quoting the position applied for by Saturday 18th January 2020, 6.00 pm EAT.

  • Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 3 pages only.

  • No other attachment is required at this stage.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 23rd January 2020.

  • The address is P.O. Box 322, Jinja – Uganda;

  • Tel +256 (0) 33 2 276348,

  • Mob +256 756 879502/+256756879720

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