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Project Accountant

  • Ad Placed : 07 Jan 2020 18:32:49 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : R 400000 - PER YEAR
  • Employment Type : Contract
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Finance/Accounting
    Other Finance/Accounting
  • Region : Gauteng
  • Company : Sharon Nurock Recruitment cc

This global leader is currently looking for a Project Accountant to fill their 6 month contract. Reporting to the Project Accounting Manager you will need the following requirements:

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Min B.Com Degree.
  • Min 3 years Project Accounting experience (Automotive/manufacturing environment would be advantageous).


  • Inventory analysis and reporting - monthly analysis and reporting of project WIP and raw material to ensure completeness and accuracy of numbers reported. Also expected to participate in monthly and yearly stock counts.
  • Working capital management - assist in the implementation of working capital management tools in order to improve cash flow reporting.
  • Project Sales and Revenue - monthly reporting of project sales, i.e. monitoring of invoices and ensure revenue is reported in accordance with requirements of IFRS 15.
  • Hours accounting management - calculation of the recovery rates and monthly analysis and reporting of over or under recoveries. Assist in ensuring accuracy and completeness of project hours.
  • Project reporting - preparation of the monthly project status review packs to be presented at Executive level.
  • Project cost control - preparation of detailed analysis and reporting of project costs versus the budgets and quarterly forecast.
  • RBA Bids - detailed review of the bids costing for Programme Managers, to ensure accuracy of the calculation (i.e. price and cash flow calc.) to be presented at Executive level.
  • GL management - preparation of monthly journals and recons.
  • Forecast - weekly preparation of projects sales and margins forecast, weekly cash receipts forecast.
  • Provide information required by Auditors for both the internal and external audits.
  • Adhoc review of weekly and monthly supplier payments affecting project cash flow analysis.
  • Perform adhoc tasks requested by Project Accounting Manager.
  • Procedure documents - implementation and improving current process.
  • Plan and co-ordinate the update of project accounting dashboards.
  • Financial support to Programme Managers, e.g. attendance of programme meetings.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS, management accounting and advanced Excel skills.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with cross functional teams to achieve results.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and within the team.
  • Business process improvement experience.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills, numeracy skills.
  • Must have own transport. Essential, as overtime will be worked.

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