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Project Accountant Job in Kenya

Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services. 

Our client, a global coffee export company in the Agricultural industry which is implementing social intervention projects on behalf of global donors, is looking to hire a
 Project Accountant.

Level: Professional 

Location: Thika (Kenya) 
Pay: KShs 40,000 Negotiable

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the incumbent will be responsible for project budget analysis, cost monitoring and financial control implementation and reporting.
The Project Accountant will need to work closely with the team and the clients to ensure alignment with the project strategies and importantly deliver measurable business value.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring of projects and management of project assets through timely bank accounts reconciliations.
  • Oversee and coordinate projects to ensure financial aspects of the project execution are on track and are complying with the donors and/or partners regulations.
  • Analyse the project expenditure noting variances to budgets as well as previous forecasting’s and present accurate documentation and cost saving strategies.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate project related records, monthly accounts receivables reconciliations and distribute ledger statements on time.
  • Prepare financial statements for projects including profit and loss statements monthly as well as and cost accounting reports.
  • Prepare customer invoices for goods supplied, services rendered as well as receive and process tax exemption certificates on time and attend to their billing enquiries promptly.
  • Carry out ERP posting and reconciliation as required.
  • Manage the company’s compliance to all relevant areas of financial management, accounting standards and regulations.
  • Prepare periodical cash flow analysis on project requirements.
The incumbent must possess the following minimum qualifications and competencies:
  • A degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field from a reputable institution of higher learning.
  • Minimum CPA Section 4 or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a project implementation environment in the role of accounting with proven success in attainment of targets on a monthly basis.
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of accounting software. Experience in the use of Navision is highly preferred.
  • Solid Project management skills in profit making projects.
  • High level of commitment and integrity.
  • High energy and independence.
  • Excellent customer service provision and presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to form and manage relationships at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Team oriented and a self-starter able to be proactive and take initiative.
  • Well-presented, approachable and eager to learn and grow.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision, prioritizes work and meet tight deadlines.
Remuneration: The salary for this position is KShs 40,000 gross per month negotiable dependent on experience and demonstrable contribution.

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please CLICK HERE to apply for this position on-line and attach a copy of your updated resume together with details of your current salary and benefit package by 6th March 2015.  

The interview process for this position will however commence immediately we receive suitable applications

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