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Project Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client, a developer, owner and operator of power plants and infrastructure across sub-Saharan Africa are currently seeking to recruit a Project Accountant for a 2 year contract, to be based in their Nairobi Offices with frequent site visits.


  • Implement the procurement policies and procedures
  • Coordinate negotiations with suppliers and develop a database of pre-approved vendors
  • Conducting due diligence on prospective suppliers to ensure quality
  • Receive supplier invoices and verifying information to establish the accuracy of supplies
  • Prepare LPOs and initiate the purchase to pay process (P2P).
  • Implement a management IS for monitoring, tracking and controlling operating costs
  • Manage risk and maintain a quality management system in the procurement unit
  • Maintain the ledger of the company.
  • Maintain the cash books of the company.
  • Maintain the purchases ledger of the company.
  • Manage petty cash funds and transactions.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports & ensure safe custody of financial information.
  • Ensure compliance with the applicable accounting policies.
  • Work closely with the accountant to ensure smooth running of the finance department.
  • Render quality customer care to clients, suppliers, visitors and staff in a timely manner.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the accountant.
  • Payroll, NHIF, NSSF and any other statutory deductions.
  • File tax returns i.e VAT, PAYE, Withholding tax.
  • Liaising with external auditors.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Accounting; General ledger; Payroll; Financial reporting; Procurement; Supplier evaluation and management; Tax returns; Accounting IT-systems (use of)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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