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Project Accountant Job in Kenya

Project Accountant

Summary:
 Responsible for managing all the project finances and providing accountability of the receipts and expenditures at the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Accounting support to all project activities while ensuring compliance with internal controls and budget restrictions.
  • Record accounting transactions including coding of payment vouchers before making payment, and ensure an efficient, proper and transparent financial filing system of all documents relating to finance are maintained.
  • Prepares and examines accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports and ensure accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring and analyzing budgets, including preparation of periodic budget monitoring reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Plan for cash flow requirements for project activities and submit updated cash forecast and monthly cash requests to the project director/ Board.
  • Process and make payments as provided in the approved budget.
  • Ensure no processing of monthly payroll without the necessary timesheets and confirm accuracy of all timesheets before processing of payroll.
  • Ensure timely recovery of all advances including travel and mid-month advances and provide monthly update of any outstanding advances to the Project Director.
  • Assist with facilitation of internal and external audit procedures as required.
  • Ensure proper procurement procedures are adhered to at all times, including maintaining of vendor contracts, lease agreements, and any other service contracts as may be required;
Job Specifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field (Masters in Project Management added advantage)
  • Certified Public Accountant– Kenya (CPA-K) /Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar position/responsibilities
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office, Accounting software packages and work plans
  • Ability to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Ability to meet set targets and timely deadlines
  • Flexible to adapt to changing work conditions and assignment

If you meet the minimum qualifications, send your application to jobs@hcsafrica.com

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