Project & Accounting Coordinator

Job Description


Company Description

About Digital Divide Data

Digital Divide Data (DDD) is a US based non-profit, mission driven enterprise with the goal of using technology and digital skills to bridge the divide between economically and socially marginalized youth and employment opportunities that lead to a sustainable and viable future. DDD identifies talented but underserved youth in Africa and Asia (Kenya, Cambodia, and Laos are main centres) to enter formal employment, undergo professional training and skills development and pursue tertiary education. Our headquarters are in New York, and we have over 1,500 employees across our operations in Kenya, Cambodia, and Laos.

Salix Data as a client to Digital Data Divide leverages its high-quality people and services to have a positive impact on our customers by solving problems and delivering results while staying true to our core values of Service, Achievement, Leadership, Integrity, and Expertise.

SALIX is an award-winning small business that works with some of the largest companies in the world to address key data challenges. Started in 1999 by two brothers, SALIX has grown to have over 2,500 customers and a wide range of technical services that include Business Process Outsourcing, Forensic Collection, E-Discovery Processing, and Cyber Security. SALIX processors are treated as part of the team and are expected to provide insight and innovative ideas to the challenges that our customers are experiencing. The right candidates talents will be fully utilized and they will gain real-world experience in working for a growing, entrepreneurial company.

SALIX is a family-owned business headquartered in Cincinnati, with operations in India and Kenya. The average employee has been with SALIX for 8 years and has a mentality that they will fill whatever role that is necessary to meet the customers expectations on any given day.

About the Role

This specific role provides Accounting services both internally (for SALIX) and externally (for SALIXs customers). SALIX has a growing sector of its business where customers want to outsource invoice processing and basic Accounting functions.

Job Description

  • Payroll management.
  • Assist with creating project accounts in the accounting system
  • Accounts payables and receivables management
  • Work with other project managers to create and track invoices.
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers
  • Internal Accounting
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Project management
  • Completes operations by developing schedules, assigning and monitoring work, gathering resources, implementing productivity standards, resolving operations problems, maintaining reference manuals, implementing new procedures.
  • Provides quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.
  • Occasionally meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Track project performance, using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
  • Projects management
  • Data entry
  • And any other duties assigned
  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance. (Relevant certification in project management is a plus)
  • One year of relevant experience in accounting and project management.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, good analytical, and multi-tasking skills
  • Additional certification (CPA or CMA) is a plus
A successful candidate for this position will;
  • Detail Oriented - achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
  • Willingness to think proactively and anticipate future needs
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems methodically
  • Possess time keeping skills
  • Can work and deliver with minimal supervision
  • ·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a positive attitude - our culture at SALIX is very collaborative and we strive to provide an enjoyable work environment. We look for people that will enhance this culture
Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If interested kindly submit your application on or before 28 April 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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