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Accountant Controller Jobs – ENGIE Energy Access

Job Title:  Accountant Controller

Organisation: ENGIE Energy Access

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Global Financial Operations Manager


About US:

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.14 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in 9 countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1 million customers and more than 5 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cashflow forecasting ensuring that there is sufficient funding for global operations.
  • Providing SAP support to countries by managing the ticketing system and providing solutions to SAP queries from countries within 24 hours.
  • SAP preparation of supplier & service provider invoices for payment ensuring all supporting documentation are added to the ERP (LPOs, Delivery Notes, Invoices).
  • Management staff payment requests, visa payment processing, URA payments.
  • Verification, allocation, posting and monthly reconciliation accounts payable and receivable.
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status and production of accounting reports.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures to improve efficiencies.
  • Preparation of financial statements and production of budget versus actual analysis according to schedule.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls to enhance compliance with IFRS and GAAP principles.
  • Liaise with our Financial Operations Managers, Heads of Finance and Accounting Managers to improve financial procedures, accurate and timely reporting.
  • Manage country inventory deliveries in SAP.
  • Reconciliation of Intercompany accounts i.e., receivables, payables with countries
  • Reconciliation of revenue recognition and cost of goods booked in SAP.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g., ACCA or CPA) will be preferred.
  • Proven experience as an Accountant, and or accounting supervisor
  • Working knowledge of inventory management is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements and the Uganda Tax Regulations
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with accounting ERP such as SAP B1
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Language(s):English


NB: We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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