- Company: Laboremus Uganda
- Location: Uganda
- State: Uganda
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Accounting Jobs in Uganda
The difference between the haves and have-nots in a modern economy is access to credit. Laboremus builds tech solutions that allow banks and fintechs to make credit accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime. We build next-generation digital infrastructure that banks and fintechs use to accelerate innovation and rollout credit products. At Laboremus, we have a brilliant and driven team of developers, product managers and advisors. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible “Work from home”- policy, and daily lunches in our office garden. Since we started in 2013, we have delivered solutions for banks, asset management firms and fintechs in East Africa and Europe, notably in Uganda working with all 34 supervised financial institutions and the Central Bank. In 2018, we started building Emata, a digital bank for farmers. Emata has since become an award-winning venture and was spun off as an independent company in 2020. We still share offices in Bugolobi, Kampala.
What you would do You will join the team as Finance and Admin Assistant. As such, you will assist our finance and admin team in running the administration, procurement, office management, and reporting of financial data of the company under the supervision of an Accountant and the Head of Accounting. Concretely, your responsibilities will include: • Administration and office management: handling petty cash, ensuring maintenance of office space, front desk management, managing insurance processes, assisting to plan and organize company events. • Compile monthly accountability (Cash and bank) statements to the accountant and head of accountant in accordance with the reporting timetable, • Record financial transactions by preparing and booking accounting entries in the accounting system. • Support the annual audit process by preparing all supporting documents and responses to audit queries. • Manage employee travel plans end-to-end. • Book air tickets and organize airport transfers, accommodation and programs for employees or visitors traveling. • Responsible for the visa and work permit application process for expatriate employees. • Identify procurement needs of the company in a timely manner. • Source, compare and negotiate prices with suppliers for purchases requested by the team. You will work closely with the finance team and other departments and you will be the first point of contact for all administrative related issues. You will work out of our beautiful office in Bugolobi, Kampala. What we are looking for We are looking for an analytical, sharp-minded person with a strong drive to get things done. You have the ambition and potential to grow. In a perfect world you bring the following: • Business-related degree (Business administration, Commerce, or Finance) • 1-2 years of experience in finance and administration • You MUST be enrolled for CPA (or be planning to) • Proficient use of MS Excel and MS Word • Good communication and negotiation skills • Highly motivated and social • Organized and time conscious
What we offer Apart from a fun, fast and meaningful working environment, we offer: • Competitive salary • Excellent growth opportunities and investment in your personal development through training, courses, and certifications. • Comprehensive benefits package, incl. health insurance, lunch, airtime allowance, access to salary loans and more. Are you the one we’re looking for? Does this sound like you? Apply now!