Project Accountant Job in Kenya



Vendor Payments / Accounts Payable

  • Make payments to utilities and suppliers and maintain accounts for creditors
  • Enter all transactions into the accounting system (PROCAS & QuickBooks); identify the proper account codes for each transaction.
  • Receive and process all invoices, expense reports and requests for payment.
  • Prepare payroll and process statutory deductions of NSSF, NHIF and PAYE and remit as per set timelines.
  • Ensure that salary is disbursed to all employees on schedule.
  • Collect and verify timesheets, check for project codes and approvals.
  • Verify expense reports and ensure timely payment of travel advances / settlement of expenses
  • Ensure payment of consultants and casuals

Accounts Receivable

  • Assist in the billing and invoicing of clients
  • Verify status of payments with clients and banks

Cash Management and Banking

  • Ensure that petty cash is managed efficiently and controls are observed
  • Verify petty cash vouchers and field expenses
  • Ensure full verification and reconciliation of bank statements

Audit, Annual Accounts and Tax Returns

  • Assist with tax computations and tax returns for all categories of tax.
  • Assist in financial and statutory reporting
  • Act as a custodian of accounting records, ledgers, revenues and operating expenses.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Fixed Asset Register and inventory control
  • Assist in preparation of accounts and other documentation for external audit.
  • Assist in internal audit process and compliance with administrative controls.
  • Ensure all taxation and legislative requirements are complied with at all times.

Project Support

  • Conduct research on market prices and wage rates for project budgeting
  • Assist in preparation of project budgets
  • Provide project financial reports and statements to staff as required
  • Assist project managers in the financial management of projects
  • Assist in the management of project assets
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Assist in Kimetrica accounting and financial management as required.


Essential Qualifications

  • Part or full CPA (K)
  • 3 to 5 years work experience in accounting for a medium to large company
  • Computer literate with use of internet, excel and QuickBooks accounting software
  • Keen attention to detail
  • High levels of integrity, honesty and confidentiality

Qualification Preferred

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Accounting degree or equivalent preferred
  • Strong English language communications
  • Knowledge of project-based accounting methods preferred
  • Team-oriented

Terms and Conditions

  • Opportunities for specialised training in project based accounting
  • Nairobi based with some regional travel.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • The position is full time
  • Opportunities for rapid career development in a young and growing company

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance
Updated: September 22, 2018 — 6:51 am