About the job

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. YOU MAY ALSO RECOMMEND TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO APPLY. 

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES 

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  • 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 a 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.

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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, PowerPoint, Word, Project & outlook § Must have good knowledge in IFRSs.
  • Good knowledge of Accounting System

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. 

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 DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, 3RD FEBRUARY, 2021.

CONDITIONS:  Only qualified candidates should apply.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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