Finance and Accounting

Project Cost Accountant

Full Time

Candidate Responsibilities will include:
Report to the Financial Manager.
Ensure that documentation is received from Services department on new projects.
Maintain Projects in Evolution;
Set up a Budget for new projects based on approved PO value and timeline from services department.
Monitor and approve the issuing of stock for specific projects.
Arrange stock deliveries with warehouse to site upon request.
Processing of material usages.
Weekly material stock count.
Ensure that invoicing requirements are met as per specific client needs.
Ensure accuracy of project invoicing.
Review and approve contractors invoicing related to a project.
Reconcile all contractors invoicing on project.
Promote project cost savings.
Monitor and ensure that project changes are accounted for in the final project sign off.
Ensure the maintenance of internal documentation to ensure that project is accepted by client.
Sign off projects with Operations Manager before final project closure.
Ensure that all stock and services related costs are captured for month end close off.
Prepare detailed project analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory accounts.
Monitor and report on actual expenditure compared to budget and raise any issues.
Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders.
Liaise with Project managers to get required information.
Project forecasting.
Assist in providing information for annual audit.
Perform any other tasks upon request from Financial Manager.

Candidate Minimum Requirements:
Minimum qualification – Bcom/CIMA
2 Years Project Costing experience in a Construction / Civil / Telecommunications / IT related services industry.
Pastel Evolution an advantage (can be taught)