Real Estate/ Construction Project Accountant

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

An Abuja Based Real Estate Development Company is seeking the services of an experienced construction/real estate Project Accountant. The Project Accountant will report to the Project Manager and provide support in the area of financial record keeping and Project Analytics

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Design and implement an appropriate system of keeping relevant accounting information on the company and its various projects (charts of accounts, journals, general ledgers etc.) 

  • Ensuring the accurate and timely keeping of all financial records relating to the company and its projects (journal entries, general ledger entries etc.)

  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts (Income, Expenses, Balance sheet and Cash flow) to support the company’s analysis and decision making 

  • Handle all accounts payables and receivables on a daily basis to make sure each invoice and expense report is accurate

  • Undertake periodic bank reconciliation exercises (monthly, quarterly, annually and ad-hoc)

  • Facilitate all incoming and outgoing payments; including printing, obtaining signatures for cheques, and liaising with the banks as necessary

  • Follow up with vendors for accounts payable and keep in touch as needed for collections and ensure bills are paid on time

  • Undertake financial analysis and calculate useful metrics on key aspects of the company’s projects with a view to obtaining insights and supporting decision making

  • Prepare job cost reports as requested from the project management team 

  • Compute the Work-in-Progress (WIP) for Projects on a monthly and quarterly basis 

  • Preparation of and monitoring of budgets for the company and its projects

  • Preparing actual costs, working capital, and tax reports.

  • Issuing invoices and purchase orders, as well as paying consultants, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.

Required Qualifications and Attributes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is essential

  • 2 – 5 Years’ experience in construction, real estate, or property accounting is critical

  • Knowledge of the relevant accounting standards and tax statutes as it relates to the construction and real estate industry 

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience with accounting software is required

  • Good  written and verbal communication skills 

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask, prioritize work and take initiative

  • Keen critical thinking ability and problem-solving skills 

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