DEVTRACO CAREER OPENINGS

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT

Devtraco Builders, a subsidiary of Devtraco Limited is searching for a highly capable Project Accountant to provide its project team with accounting support for immediate employment

The role reports directly to the Project Director orother designated Officer(s)/Managers 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY:  the successfully candidate will be required to manage all project bills and invoices, review budgets and prepare financial reports inter alia.

RESPONSIBILITIES – your duties will include the following  

  • Manage all accounting-related functions for assigned projects.
  • Assist project teams with any questions or needs related to accounting.
  • Review budgets, including staffing, work plans, and fee structures.
  • Provide managers and clients with timely financial reports, budgets and forecasts.
  • Prepare and submit corporate tax and monthly statutory payments (WHT, VAT, PAYE, SSNIT) and ensure compliance with all tax legislation;  ▪ Prepare pre-billing reports for project managers to review.
  • Monitor and follow up on receivable balances  
  • Issue invoices, purchase orders and pay consultants, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Ensure a steady cash flow by generating, auditing, and sending invoices in a timely manner.
  • Update contracts according to stakeholders’ requirements and report associated budget amendments.
  • Generate reports including Payroll processing, Contract Status, and Job Cost.
  • Perform monthly internal management reporting, analyzing variances, and recommend corrective actions as appropriate;
  • Manage general administrative duties associated with the role/department.

REQUIREMENT/QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or similar field.
  • Part professional accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) is a plus.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Project Accountant in the construction industry preferred.
  • Knowledge or hands on experience with electronic accounting systems is a plus

COMPETENCIES OR SKILLS 

  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Proficient in data entry, accounts payable, accounts receivable and vendor payments.
  • Effective and efficient communication skills, display of initiative, and dependable ▪ Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite – excel, power point, word, Project & outlook ▪ Must have good knowledge in IFRSs.
  • Good knowledge in Accounting System

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:            WEDNESDAY, 3RD FEBRUARY, 2021.

CONDITIONS:      Only qualified candidates should apply. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

HOW TO APPLY:    Email CV, Application Letter & All Relevant Documents plus Two References:

                recruitment@devtraco.com

    PLEASE NOTE:    Indicate “PROJECT ACCOUNTANT” as subject of email.