Two year fixed term contract. My client is well established and is looking for an Accountant with 5 years experience. The success candidate will be a self starter to join their Project Team. The purpose of this role is to To provide efficient, timeious and accurate financial support and guidance to the Finance team in respect of specific project funding.
Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain Head Office accounting records and reconciliations
Maintain the project file continually up to date to ensure near real-time budget vs actual information for Project Managers and Programme Management Team.
Compile monthly and quarterly budget vs actual reports.
Manage cash flow by analysing budget vs actuals as well as assisting with cash flow forecasts.
Ensure that timely reimbursement and replenishment requests are submitted and followed up until payment.
Perform project accounting procedures by ensuring that project budgets are accurate and adhered to.
Perform donor reporting and ensure that the project-specific financial procedures according to agreements with donors are adhered to.
Maintain, collate, and validate project financial documentation for the project (including procurement, cash advances, debtors, creditors, etc) for audit purposes.
Assist project staff in setting up project specific commitment ledgers and performing periodic verifications to ensure that they are maintained and reconciled.
BCom degree or National Diploma in Accounting.
Have at least five years’ experience in accounting or similar position.
Knowledge of accounting software.
Advanced MS Excel
Experience in procurement would be advantageous.