IT Project Accountant at Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners - Our client, a Telecoms Company, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: IT Project AccountantLocation: LagosJob Type: ContractDuration: 6 monthsJob DescriptionThis position is fully responsible for the project billing process; which includes being accountable for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collectedSuccessful candidates will also be responsible for responding to client inquiries, verifying employee’s chargeable time; in accordance with the established accounting standards and billing policy.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEffectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) and Principals-in-Charge (PIC), regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.Maintaining a Cost Accounting SystemAnalysing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.Maintain the billing folders for all projects, with all the appropriate documents, including expenses, consultant invoices, and monthly invoices, in accordance with standard procedures.Report on project profitability to management, report to management on any opportunities for additional billings and also regarding the remaining funding available for projects.Investigate all project expenses not billed to customersPrepare final invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for approval by the Accounting Supervisor.Mail final invoices, file consultant and client invoice copies in the billing folder.Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing; communicate with the Accounting Supervisor, as to your observations and actions taken.Work with the cash receipts team member to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash.Generate and distribute bi-monthly receivables reports and monthly profitability reports.Review weekly time sheets, along with the accounting group.Analyse the P & L accounts monthly, as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor.Prepare balance sheet account reconcilements, as directed by the Accounting Supervisor.Recommend and implement agreed process improvements to the billing cycle.Prepare special project analyses for the PICs, PMs and others.Provide year-end support of auditor requirements, which may include research and reconcilement.Perform additional assignments, as directed by the Accounting Supervisor. 

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