Optiven Project Accountant Jobs in Kenya

As we aspire to economically and socially transform our society, Optiven has a Big goal of creating over 30, 000 jobs by the year 2030. Here is an opportunity for you to join the Optiven Family.

This position is responsible for the Finance & Accounting function in the site projects to ensure sound Financial Practices with adequate internal controls are in place.

The successful person will be required to do the following duties and responsibilities:-

Planning and Budgeting

  • Provide input during the budgeting process for the assigned projects.
  • Coordinate the planning and budgeting process to ensure quality and realistic budgets are developed
  • Ensure Planning & Budgeting guidelines are adhered to
  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines and other standards
  • Conduct financial analysis for management decision making.
  • Develop realistic cash flow forecasts in line with the plans
  • Participate in proposal writing and grant budget development.
  • Periodically monitor and advice management on budget utilization

    Financial Reporting

  • Prepare financial data transactions into the Accounting System.
  • Prepare and submit accurate project funding requests.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements monthly
  • Prepare financial analyses for management decision making
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely financial reports.
  • Management of balance sheet accounts

    Cash Management

  • Ensure safe custody of cash and relevant books .i.e. .cheque booK
  • Ensure maintenance of up to date records of cash disbursement
  • Cash flow management to ensure compliance with targets.
  • Maintain an accurate and updated fixed assets register for the Projects.
  • Ensure that assets are properly utilized and safe guarded.
  • Any other duty as assigned by management.

    Required skills, knowledge and experience:-

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Business management/ Administration with specialization in Finance or Accounting
  • Must have a minimum (CPA) Part II
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience.
  • Those with real estate experience will have an added advantage
  • Professional membership with a recognized body is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of one or more accounting system i.e. QuickBooks, Sage Pastel and or Navision

    Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong budgetary and financial management and analytical skills.
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills
  • The person must be results oriented and a team player.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.
  • Integrity, commitment and respect for diversity
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Computer literate.

    How to Apply

    Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications to: [email protected] by 30th June 2018 with “Project Accountant” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Optiven Project Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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