Construction accountant

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

He/She should provide the Directors and Managing Director, and other management members with accurate, timely, and relevant financial data Additionally, responsible for managing the audit function in firm to deliver outstanding services and financial profitability He/She will reports to the Managing Director

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

A Reputable Company seeks the services of a Construction Accountant

Job Title:  Construction Accountant

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

Job Description

  • Timely preparation, review and distribution of all monthly financial reporting packages
  • Oversee the payment to contractors and suppliers when construction draws are funded
  • Review all monthly job cost reconciliations. Complete all bank reconciliations
  • Oversee cash management functions for all development/construction projects 
  • Complete all bank reconciliations
  • Maintain general ledger accounts for all projects under construction
  • Ability to understand and interpret contracts with regards to construction materials/work performed
  • Oversee the accounts payable function for the development/construction company as well as all projects in development/construction
  • Ensure that all subcontractors and vendors meet all requirements of contract agreement prior to any payments
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Calculate financial and operating metrics as required
  • Build strong relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Overall responsibility of the financial reporting, systems and controls to ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting in accordance with ASPE and other regulatory requirements
  • Implementing best practice internal controls and company policies and procedures
  • Prepare internal books for outside auditors in timely fashion (annually). Ensure compliance with IRS standards for contractors

Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of CA (Charted Accountant) or Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Graduate in Accounting
  • At least 5 to 6 years demonstrated accounting experience, preferably in a hospitality or food and beverage
  • environment and quality with a background that includes forecasting and budgeting.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with strong accounting software experience 
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word) and experience with PMS like Opera, Room master, Protel, Visual One, Delphi, Sun Finance, Oracle Finance, SAP etc. is an advantage

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