JP Magson

Our Services Portfolio

JP MAGSON services are designed to support your business from inception through to exit and everything in between.

We have a commitment to help you get closer to clienteles, leverage technology, effectively manage operations, strengthen your position in the marketplace, and achieve results.

We provide value adding recommendations and have assisted clients in embedding risk management processes into their day-to-day operations. Below is a summary of Audit & Assurance services available to you through the resources of JP MAGSON:

 

Our approach is risk-based and includes identifying and testing of key internal controls and other risk mitigation strategies that clients put in place.

  • Statutory audits
  • Performance (value-for-money) Audits
  • Audit of Non-Profit/ Non-Governmental-Organisations (NPO/NGO)
  • Audit of International Non-Governmental-Organisations (INGO)
  • Audit of Governmental Bodies and Agencies
  • Project Audits
  • Operations Audits,
  • Procurement Audits
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Review of financial and non-financial information
  • Tailor Made/Adhoc Assurance Services
  • Bookkeeping and Financial Data Entry Services
  • Monthly and quarterly reviews of accounting and tax records
  • Monthly liquidation and periodical/annual tax returns (VAT, Income Tax, PAYE, NSSF etc.)
  • Management and Accounting report
  • Month end closing
  • IFRS or GAAP reporting & periodic reporting according to parent company format and standards
  • Review accounting work done in-house
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Statements under IFRS GAAP.
  • Assistance to your statutory auditors
  • Administrative management of payments
  • Reporting for consolidation purposes
  • On-going consultations with clients on optimal and legally compliant business decisions.
  • Projected financial information for lenders and business planning
  • Internal control and corporate governance
  • We provide advice on raising capital, from an early stage to IPO and secondary market offerings.
  • We’re fully conversant in Corporations Law, USE, CMA, and related regulations.
  • We help clients seek bank debt funding and debt capital market offerings.
  • We maintain a regular dialogue with major lenders.

Preparation of Independent Accountants Reports for inclusion in prospectuses and other fundraising documents, associated with new listings and revenue takeovers, and for inclusion in bidder’s statements related to takeover offers.

 

We assist micros and SMEs with CFO skills to manage the financial risks of their businesses (including back-office support), particularly in areas such budgeting, management accounting, financial statements preparations and dealing face-to- face with financiers.

 

  • Preparation of directors’ report in accordance with the applicable laws
  • Preparation of annual reports
  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with the IFRS for SMEs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with the Full IFRSs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with the IFRS4NPOs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with the IPSASs and applicable laws
  • Special reports (contract compliance, security analysis)
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) consulting and implementation
  • International Public Accounting Standards (IPSASs) consulting and implementation
  • Reporting on financial track records in prospectus
  • Assistance with annual impairment testing process
  • Reporting on pro forma, forecast and projections
  • Comfort letters on prospectus disclosures with respect to IPO, bonds issuance and rights issue
  • Preparation of Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with the IFRS for SMEs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with the Full IFRSs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with the IFRS4NPOs and applicable laws
  • Preparation of Consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with the IPSASs and applicable laws
  • External audit coordination & support throughout the Audit Exercise till the Audit Queries resolved, Audit Reports issued and Audit recommendations implemented
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) Services
  • Corporate Income Tax planning
  • Personal Income Tax Planning
  • Tax Compliance Audits
  • Tax analysis and opinion
  • Tax audit assistance
  • Tax due diligence
  • Tax optimization advice
  • Transactions tax issues
  • Tax dispute resolution
  • Tax appeals & objections handling
  • Tax lawsuit support
  • Special projects tax
  • Tax restructuring
  • Tax diagnostic review
  • Tax pricing documentation
  • Tax planning
  • Personal tax compliance and planning
  • International tax planning, including transfer pricing
  • Private client and family wealth services
  • Private client and family wealth services
  • Preparation and filing of income tax returns
  • Preparation and filing of VAT returns
  • Preparation and filing of PAYE & Withholding tax returns
  • Preparation and filing of NSSF returns
  • Representation before the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
  • Investment Incentives
  • Business Location Incentives and Site Selection
  • International Tax and Cross-Border Tax Advice
  • Inbound Tax Planning
  • Outbound Tax Planning
  • Expatriate Tax Services
  • Transfer Pricing Advisory and Evaluation Service
  • Compensation and Benefits tax advisory
  • Family Wealth Planning
  • Private Client Wealth Management
  • Pass-through Taxation
  • Capital Gains Tax Assessment Services
  • Payroll Taxes Management
  • Internal Audit services
  • Internal Audit Support or Coverage
  • Risk Management Services
  • Regulatory Compliance Assessments & reporting
  • Technology Risk and Security
  • Business Process Enhancement
  • Internal Controls Review & Process Assurance
  • IT Process Assurance
  • IT Consulting
  • Money Laundering Prevention and Controls,
  • Fraud Risk Assessment, Prevention and Controls Advisory.
  • Fraud Examination and Investigations
  • Forensic Audit
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • IT Governance & Risk Management
  • Data Risk Analysis & Consulting
  • Independent Validation & Verification
  • IT Audit & Specialist Support
  • Information & Control Assurance
  • Contracts Risk Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management Consulting
  • Co-Sourced & Outsourced Internal Audit
  • Fraud Prevention, Investigation & Forensic Accounting
  • Information Systems Assurance
  • Compliance Management & Assessments
  • Monitoring & evaluations (M & E) services
  • Agreed upon procedures engagements
  • General legal compliance support services
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Services
  • Listing Rules Compliance
  • Information Technology (IT) and Systems Audit and Investigations,
  • Information Systems Assurances
  • Internal Controls Reviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Surveys and Special Studies
  • Outsourced accountancy services and support
  • Outsourced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role
  • Financial and Management Accounting Services
  • Fund management
  • Grants management
  • Fund raising documentation & support
  • Profitability and cash management
  • Financial Modelling and Analysis
  • Financial Statements Analysis and Valuations
  • Financial Forecast/Projections Preparation and or Evaluation
  • Business Plans development and support
  • Grants/Donor-Implementing Partner Due Diligence/Prefunding Assessments
  • Financial Economic Valuation
  • Business Plan Reviews and Critics
  • Prospectus Writing
  • Financial Information Memoranda Preparation
  • Project Finance Solicitation and Support
  • Treasury Management
  • Disposals and Management-Buy-Out (MBO) valuations and management
  • Initial Public Offer (IPO) Services and Compliance Reviews
  • Due Diligence Assessments for Merger, Acquisition, and Divestments
  • Capital Raising and Financing
  • Consolidation and Group Financial and Non-Financial Reporting
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  • Accounts payable management
  • Accounts receivable management
  • Corporate Relocation & Organization Development
  • Corporate Performance Management and Appraisals
  • Operations Improvement and Consulting
  • Logistics Transportation and Warehousing Optimization
  • Facilities Site Selection, Planning and Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Customer and product Market Research
  • Sales Force Automation
  • Business-focused Technology Strategy
  • Rapid IT Assessment
  • Corporate Real Estate dealings and management
  • Property Management Services
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Packaged Accounting and ERP Software solutions
  • Network & Security Services
  • Corporate Structuring & reorganisations
  • Business Plan Advisory
  • Strategic Plan development
  • Strategic Business Reviews
  • Strategic asset
  • Business Re-engineering Advisory
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory
  • Preparation of Business Plans
  • Process Improvement and Optimization
  • Business Diagnostic Studies
  • Business Recovery Strategies
  • Project Proposal Writing
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Feasibility Studies and Appraisal
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Wealth Management
  • Investment Proposal Analysis and Advisory
  • Banking proposals and sourcing of funds
  • Negotiation of partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Negotiation of business contracts and agreements
  • Business operating systems analysis
  • Micro and SMEs support services
  • Work Process Flow Studies
  • Standard Operating Procedures Manual Formulation Updates and Reviews,
  • Policy Statements (SOP Blue Prints) Formulation, Updates and Reviews
  • allocation and management
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  • Investment appraisals & analysis
  • Capital financing by private investors (venture capital & private equity)
  • We offer support throughout the investment process, including the due diligence and negotiation processes
  • Due diligence audit (pre- and post-closing) for operational, financial, tax and labour-related issues
  • Data room analysis, transactional risk assessment
  • Business evaluation
  • Participation in negotiations (in a coordinative capacity) and transactions (pricing, safeguard clauses)
  • Post-closing monitoring (price guarantees, transaction accounting, optimisation of terms)
  • Post-closing integration
  • Analysis and business plan preparation
  • financial due
  • Fairness opinion
  • Review and input on sales and purchase agreements
  • Transaction representation
  • Structuring analysis and advice
  • divestments
  • strategic options analysis
  • IPOs and fund raisings
  • corporate restructuring
  • debt restructuring and refinancing
  • optimize exit
  • Budgets – corporate and personal
  • Cash flow projections
  • Cash flow management and net worth statements
  • Asset management
  • Profitability analysis
  • Investment analysis
  • diligence
  • Solvency opinions
  • M&A advice, including financial, tax and accounting aspects (sellers and buyers’ perspective);
  • Negotiation with parties leading to consummation of agreement
  • Preparation of letters of intent
  • We conduct detailed acquisition searches for clients seeking to expand operations by purchasing other businesses or companies
  • We help with the sale or purchase of companies and
  • We advise on shareholder negotiations, bidding tactics and strategy.
  • Purchase investigations
  • Income tax structure for mergers and acquisitions
  • Divestures and sale of businesses
  • Business valuations and pricing of transactions
  • We offer all types of valuations, from the simplest business transactions to extremely complex business valuation and financial
  • International Payroll Bureau services
  • Payroll management and handling
  • Payroll calculation
  • Preparing payroll related tax and social security returns
  • Preparing required documents under the Labour Law (employee’s labour agreements)
  • Registrations services, linked with tax and social security authorities
  • Drafting of Transactions Documents e.g. deeds, business contracts, employments contracts etc.
  • Filing of Statutory Returns
  • Maintaining Share Registers
  • Maintaining Register of Directors
  • Attending Company Meetings and Keeping Minutes
  • Board Representations for International/Non-Resident Directors and Shareholders
  • Arranging Company, Directors and Shareholders Meetings
  • Issuing Statutory Notices
  • Legal Requirements Compliance Monitoring and Advisory
  • Formation of Businesses, Incorporation Assistance and business registrations
  • Corporate legal services
  • Formation of Ugandan Based Companies, Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures, Associates or Branches,
  • Formation of Offshore Based Companies, Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures, Associates or Branches,
  • Formation of Partnerships, Sole Proprietorships, charities, not-for-profit organisations, NGO and Project Registrations etc.
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (implementation, amendments)
  • Financial and tax accounting
  • Income tax, deferred tax
  • Analysis of financial statements


We provide knowledge that both strengthens our clients’ skills and ensures stable business development.

Our training courses:

  • Bookkeeping arrangements, cut-off procedures.
  • Capacity Building and Support
  • Management Training
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Recruitment and potential Assessment
  • Strategic HR planning
  • Management succession planning
  • Human resources management solutions
  • Training
  • HR Management Consulting
  • HR Management
  • Employee & Management Training
  • Staffing Services
  • Succession Planning
  • Employee Surveys
  • HR Audits and Compliance Services
  • HR Outsourcing
  • Recruitment/Executive Search and Selection
  • Human Resource Planning and Development
  • and control tools
  • HR Change Management
  • Registered Office Address
  • Professional Directorship
  • Nominee Shareholders
  • Full Company Management
  • Turn-key Administration Services
  • International Tax Planning
  • Cubical Office/Physical Presence
  • Virtual Office Services
  • Trading and Letters of Credit Confirmation and Certification Services
  • Work Permit and Immigration Handling Services
  • Restructuring of Offshore Companies
  • Property Registration and Mortgages
  • Intellectual Property and Royalty work
  • Personal injury and fatal accident claims
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Matrimonial disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Loss of income claims

Global reach with local expertise