Project Accountant Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Description

The client is currently seeking to recruit a Project Accountant for a 2 year contract, to be based in their Nairobi Offices with frequent site visits.


Implement the procurement policies and procedures
Coordinate negotiations with suppliers and develop a database of pre-approved vendors
Conducting due diligence on prospective suppliers to ensure quality
Receive supplier invoices and verifying information to establish the accuracy of supplies
Prepare LPOs and initiate the purchase to pay process (P2P).
Implement a management IS for monitoring, tracking and controlling operating costs
Manage risk and maintain a quality management system in the procurement unit
Maintain the ledger of the company.
Maintain the cash books of the company.
Maintain the purchases ledger of the company.
Manage petty cash funds and transactions.
Assist in the preparation of financial reports & ensure safe custody of financial information.
Ensure compliance with the applicable accounting policies.
Work closely with the accountant to ensure smooth running of the finance department.
Render quality customer care to clients, suppliers, visitors and staff in a timely manner.
Perform any other related duties as assigned by the accountant.
Payroll, NHIF, NSSF and any other statutory deductions.
File tax returns i.e VAT, PAYE, Withholding tax.
Liaising with external auditors.


Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent.
Microsoft office packages proficiency.
At least 2 years of relevant experiences in a similar position in a comparable organisation.
Use of Quick Books accounting software is a MUST.
High level of integrity and confidentiality.
Proven team player with good inter-personal skills.
Demonstrated ability to build work relationships and networks.
Possess strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
Attention to detail.

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs 200, 000/= (USD 2000).

Position Level: Upper Mid-Level.

Deadline: 30th June 2016.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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