20 Project Cost Accountant jobs at National Housing and Construction Company Limited

National Housing and Construction Company Limited

20 Project Cost Accountant jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 20

Deadline: 14 April 2022

Hiring Organization: National Housing and Construction Company Limited

Job Details:

National Housing and Construction Company Limited is Uganda’s Leading Real Estate Developer with fifty-seven (57) years of experience in developing, building and managing housing Estates for sell or let at economic rates. The Company, seeks to strategically place itself as the lead National Company in infrastructure development with a view of being a major player in the realization of the National Strategic development goals and strategies thereof.
National Housing has synchronized various productive Strategic Partnerships and engagements with focus on enhancing infrastructure development in the country and strengthened its capacity as a Construction Company so as to broaden its range of services within the infrastructure development arena.
Accordingly, through various strategic collaborative partnerships and with support from different stakeholders within the industry, National Housing will over the next five (5) years look to grow its portfolio to a Class- A Contractor so as to broaden its range of services within the infrastructure development arena and place itself as a major player in Public Infrastructure development.
The Company, now seeks to recruit and create talented and sustainable Human Resource Pool of Professionals, with high levels of Integrity, dedication and commitment, geared towards driving the Company generated business, both in the short and long term. The staff will work as part of an exciting team with a vision of becoming better professionals and execute the Company’s mandate. The successful candidates will be engaged as and when the respective projects are rolled out.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following Positions;

Post: Project Cost Accountant
No. of Vacancies: Twenty (20) Vacancies

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the project operating budget, and monitor project cost performance. Specifically;
a) Create project accounts in the NHCC accounting system
b) Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
c) Advise the CFO on the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
d) Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
e) Review and approve staff time sheets for work related to a project.
f) Review and recommend for approval overhead charges to be applied to a project
g) Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
h) Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
i) Close out project accounts upon project completion
j) Create and submit reports and tax returns related to projects
k) Compile project information for internal and external auditors, as required
l) Coordinate Stores Management processes and control including operationalization of systems that ensures efficient management and monitoring of an up-to-date inventory acquisition, distribution, storage and maintenance of all NHCCL’s property and supplies

Minimum Qualification and Experience:
a) A Degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting), Business Finance, or a closely related and relevant discipline from a recognized University/Institution
b) Level two/Intermediate stage of Part Professional Accounting qualification of an internationally recognized Accountancy Institution, such as ACCA, CPA (K or U), as a Must.
c) Good knowledge and skills in application of Finance & Accounting-related Software and MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and related packages, is essential.
d) Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, or Business Management, from recognized Institution shall be an added advantage.
e) Relevant working experience of 3 (three) years as a Project & Cost Accountant, or in a similar position, in a large and reputable organization, preferably a vibrant commercial organization, or a civil works Company, or an Investment Company.

Application procedure

Applications indicating the position being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts of three (3) Professional referees should be addressed and delivered to;

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
National Housing & Construction Company Limited,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. BOX 659,
Kampala, Uganda.

Submit an online application to: Email address; info@nhcc.co.ug. (All applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 mbs)

Deadline for submission is Thursday, 14th April, 2022 by 4:30Pm. (East African Time)
Please note that only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

Date Posted: 2022-03-27