Construction Company Project Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Project Accountant
Reference: PA_2016

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa Ltd

Location: Nairobi
Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced   

Offer: Neg.


Profile Introduction: Our client, a leading local construction company with activities in large real estate development seeks to recruit a Project Accountant.

Minimum Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or engineering, CPA(K) qualification a plus;
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills, and at least three years of experience in project accounting.
Job Specifications
  • Overall responsibility for financial and accounting function of the project(s);
  • Create project accounts in the accounting system;
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders;
  • Review and prepare for approval supplier invoices related to a project;
  • Review and prepare for approval time sheets for work related to a project;
  • Review and prepare for approval overhead charges to be applied to a project;
  • Review account totals related to project assets and expenses;
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management;
  • Confer with receivables staff regarding unpaid contract billings;
  • Report on project profitability to management;
  • Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings;
  • Maintain tracking model of all project financing;
  • Investigate all project expenses not billed to customers;
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion;
  • Create and submit government reports and tax returns related to projects;
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Very strong planning and organizing capabilities;
  • Excellent Written & Oral Communication.
How to Apply
If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your CV to and apply online by 9th December, 2016.
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. 
Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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