Project Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Optiven Limited

Job Description

Purpose of the position

This position is responsible for the Finance & Accounting function in the site projects to ensure sound Financial Practices with adequate internal controls are in place.

Planning and Budgeting

Provide input during the budgeting process for the assigned projects.
Coordinate the planning and budgeting process to ensure quality and realistic budgets are developed
Ensure Planning & Budgeting guidelines are adhered to
Ensure compliance with company guidelines and other standards
Conduct financial analysis for management decision making.
Develop realistic cash flow forecasts in line with the plans
Participate in proposal writing and grant budget development.
Periodically monitor and advice management on budget utilization

Financial Reporting

Prepare financial data transactions into the Accounting System.
Prepare and submit accurate project funding requests.
Prepare bank reconciliation statements monthly
Prepare financial analyses for management decision making
Prepare and submit accurate and timely financial reports.
Management of balance sheet accounts

Cash Management

Ensure safe custody of cash and relevant books .i.e. .cheque booK
Ensure maintenance of up to date records of cash disbursement
Cash flow management to ensure compliance with targets.
Maintain an accurate and updated fixed assets register for the Projects.
Ensure that assets are properly utilized and safe guarded.
Any other duty as assigned by management.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

Bachelor of Commerce, Business management/ Administration with specialization in Finance or Accounting
Must have a minimum (CPA) Part II
Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience. Those with real estate experience will have an added advantage
Professional membership with a recognized body is an added advantage
Knowledge of one or more accounting system i.e. QuickBooks, Sage Pastel and or Navision

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

Strong budgetary and financial management and analytical skills.
Must have excellent communication and writing skills
The person must be results oriented and a team player.
Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.
Integrity, commitment and respect for diversity
Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
Computer literate.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (PROJECT ACCOUNTANT) by 30th June 2018. N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


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