Project Accountant (Lodwar) at Hublink Company Limited February, 2021

Job Description

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Description


Our client providing innovative, quality ICT & infrastructure solutions including Fiber Optic network implementation is searching for a capable Project Accountant to be based in Lodwar, north-western Kenya to monitor the progress of projects, investigate variances, review project budgets, manage expenses, and ensure that project billings are issued and payments are collected.
Reporting to:
Project and Finance managers
Terms of Service
8- Month contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance
Duties

Manage all project bills and invoices coupled with reviewing budgets and preparing financial reports.
Providing project managers and clients with timely financial reports and budgets, as well as project forecasts.
Preparing pre-billing reports for project managers to review.
Monitoring receivable income and supporting project managers with collections.
Prepare, issue and revise elaborate client invoices and purchase orders, as well as paying consultant, subcontractor, vendor, and supplier bills.
Monitor accounts receivable and support project managers with collection efforts.
Updating contracts according to client requirements and reporting associated budget amendments.
Ensuring all project reporting is reviewed on a monthly basis with implementing managers and cost allocations made appropriately for the donors.
Support analysis and report assigned projects’ financial information.
Translate project working capital financial information and support project team.
Guarantee timely reporting, budgeting, financial management and project forecasting to clients.
Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to projects.
Ensuring a steady cash flow by generating, auditing, and sending invoices in a timely manner. Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required and close out project accounts upon project completion.

Requirements

Academic or similar qualification in Accounting or business including Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
A qualification in project management is a definite advantage.
Should possess 2 to 3 years extensive experience in project accounting or similar and the ability to provide project accurate financial information
Proficiency in project accounting, accuracy and attention to detail.
Awareness of business trends and experience with creating financial statements
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues.