Project Accountant needed at Box & Cedar
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Box & Cedar is an HR Consulting Firm. We believe in the power of people and exploiting it to the maximum because we know that people are the greatest assets of any organisation.
Job Title: Project Accountant
Finance, Accounting, Audit
Create project accounts in the accounting system
Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders.
Authorize access to project accounts.
Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts.
Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project.
Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project.
Review and approve 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.
Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
Create or approve all project-related billings to clients.
Investigate all project expenses not billed to clients.
Respond to requests for more detail from clients.
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.
Educational level: B.Sc, HND in Accounts, Finance, Business related field.
MBA, Masters in finance or related field are added advantage.
Other certifications: Professional qualification e.g. CAPM, PMP, ICAN; ACCA etc. are added advantage.
Knowledge & Skills
Minimum of 7 years post-graduate experience. With not less than 5years in Oil and Gas sector.
Must have proficiency in computer applications especially in accounting packages software e.g. Peach tree, Pastel, Search. Must be knowledgeable in Project accounting for Oil and Gas sector.
Must display initiative, teamwork and analytic thinking and at home with details
Ability to perform cost analysis and be organized for maximum efficiency.
Ability to come up with thorough capital and budgetary outlay showing profitability margin.