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Project Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client is a reputable multi-national company dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.

They invest in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications.

Our Client is looking for an energetic, self-driven, intelligent and experienced Project Accountant.

Job Purpose: Responsible to assist in implementation of the consolidation software and in the preparation and loading of consolidated historical data for the previous two years (2011 & 2012).

S/he will be key in the succession planning for future consolidation processes and review of the audited financial statements to ensure completeness and accuracy.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist in preparation of the required data, the financial statements and facilitate the delivery of any reports needed to the project team in preparation of commencement of the project
  • Involvement in data cleansing process
  • To validate the submitted data generated from different sources in preparation for the project
  • Respond to requests for additional details from the project implementation team
  • Review and advise the management on the approval of invoices related to the project
  • Review and advise on the timeline taken for the project against budgeted timelines
  • Assist in investigation of project variances and submit variance reports to the FM/GMF
  • Report to management regarding cost over-runs in relation to the project
  • Participate in test runs on data loaded in the new system and correction of the same in order to achieve desired results
  • Close out project upon project completion
  • Involvement in future quarterly consolidations for the group

Qualification and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business or related field with detailed knowledge of financial reporting.
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills
  • Three (3) years’ working experience with Two (2) years’ of experience in a senior accounting role including preparation of financial statements.
  • CPA/ACCA qualification at least Part II

Knowledge and Skills
  • Financial reporting skills: Budgeting, cost management and Financial statements preparation
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial systems
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Technological skills with ERP and Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and Project management
  • SAP knowledge will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

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

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package indicating the JOB TITLE as the email subject, to before close of business 7th July, 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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