SON Fish Farm Accounts Assistant Jobs in Uganda

SON Fish Farm Accounts Assistant 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.

    Accounts Assistant

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the person shall monitor and manage the liquidity position, debts and financing facilities.

  • S/he will be responsible for liaison with the bank, manage cash flow, basic bookkeeping and petty cash.

    Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Liaison with banks for exchange rate negotiations, inter-currency transactions and managing foreign currency payments.

  • Managing the company’s debt/financing facilities and cash flow and petty cash.

  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly bank reconciliations and support the month end and year end processes accordingly.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

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

  • Banking qualification is an
    added advantage.

  • At least 2 years’ practical experience in financial operations in a business.

  • Understanding of treasury accounting including forex, liquidity, cash flow and relevant financial instruments.

  • Knowledge of banking operations.

  • Knowledge of accounting standards & principles.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail with an aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

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

    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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