10 Sep Project Accountant
We are looking for an accountant with experience in project accounting and reporting. The Employee shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities
- Create project accounts in the accounting system
- Maintain project-related records, including contracts, invoices, budgets, expense reports, etc.
- Accounting of all project-related costs and revenues
- Weekly and monthly project reporting to line and project managers, including financial project analysis, budget/forecast vs actuals, etc.
- Prepare project forecasts and budgets in cooperation with the project managers;
- Prepare project cash flow forecast
- External reporting for grants on a quarterly or periodic basis (for milestones)
- Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
- Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
- Carry out daily and monthly reconciliations
- Formal accounting qualification such as a degree in finance/accounting, or a recognized accounting qualification
- Analytical skills in Excel, including the use of reference formulas
- Experience with QB and/or Microsoft NAV is a plus
- 2-3 years’ experience working in a finance department, carrying out standard accounting procedures
- Experience working with standard accounting systems such as QuickBooks
- Ability to be exceptionally organized and be proficient at multi-tasking
- Excellent problem finding and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- CPA qualification
Based in Kenya, BURN designs, produces and distributes East Africa’s best-selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.
Not only does BURN sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but we are also the only cookstove company which manufactures all its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility.
Since 2013, BURN has sold 650,000+ Jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 3,000,000 beneficiaries save $215 million in fuel expenditures and 2.6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~25,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months by expanding its successful model across Africa. BURN has 300 employees and also expects strong growth in the number of employees in the coming years.
BURN is now poised to bring its revolutionary biomass cookstoves – as well as a new range of electric, hybrid, and liquid fuel stoves – to Sub-Saharan Africa & beyond. Over the next 3 years BURN will enter into 6 new countries and launch 5 new products.
BURN is a corruption-free business, and in accordance with its graft policy, there is zero tolerance for giving or receiving bribes or allowing any other undue influence on our operations. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.