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Project Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Project Accountant

Line Manager: General Manager

Line Management Responsibilities: None

Job Summary: The Project Accountant will be responsible for creating financial reports specifically designed to track the financial progress of projects within the AFEX Group, which can then be used by managers to aid project management. 

The Project Accountant will be accountable for the ongoing analysis of the project, identifying process constraints, tracking and informing the Project Manager on budget variances, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities.

Key Duties and Tasks:

Data Collection
  • Collate information relating to specific project and produce relevant reports for different areas of the business.
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems

  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts.
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues.
  • Update standard costs in the original costing model.
  • Review costing model and actual costs for inaccuracies.

  • Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
  • Track and report on progress of project vs. current spend
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
  • Analyze capital budgeting spend and requests
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the larger finance team.

Skills and Competencies:
  • Data collection
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • High degree of professional integrity and strong ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team based multi-cultural environment.
  • Proactive and fast learner.
  • Ability to work with a high level of detail.
  • Organized and deadline driven.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • A minimum of CPA 2 with a degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in cost accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge and experience in SAGE will be an added.

To apply send your CV to before 13th June 2014.

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