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dhk has a firmly established reputation as a design led multi-disciplinary company which incorporates architecture, urban design and interior design. More than 130 people contribute to the success of the company across these three disciplines making dhk one of the largest architectural practices in the country. dhk’s integrated approach to design in...
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dhk is looking for a Project Accountant to join the Finance department in our busy Cape Town studio. If you’re motivated and ambitious, with an innovative approach and a keen eye for detail, get in touch with us.
Our strong and dynamic team is the foundation of our success. We are always looking for ambitious and talented individuals to join us working on significant new projects locally and internationally. As one of the largest design practices in Africa, dhk works across a range of disciplines and scales. With a steadfast commitment to design excellence, our team is incredibly curious, passionate and research-orientated. We are a harmonious, happy studio and operate in an environment that ensures our best talent can thrive.
1. Project Accounting
Take on the role of champion for the project financial management system (Fresh Projects) within the organization
Customising the project management system to suit business needs and developing financial reporting from the system in collaboration with the system software developers in order to streamline financial systems and processes
Assist Team Leaders in preparing project plans
Maintaining and monitoring project plans to drive project profitability
Maintain and update project statuses
Load new projects
Maintain client Masterfile details in the system
Monitoring actual vs projected cost rates
Uploading disbursement expenditure into the system on a monthly basis
Ensuring timesheets are timeously approved and submitted by Team Leaders
Preparing for the monthly Projects Financial meeting and leading the reporting to the management team during the meeting
Preparation of invoices in the system.
Follow up on outstanding debtors
Prepare project recons (actual invoiced to date vs income received to date)
2. Assisting the Head of Finance with financial tasks and reporting as required.
Skills and Experience:
B. Com /National Diploma/ Management Accounting qualification.
CIMA qualification or equivalent will be advantageous.
Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience.
Previous experience in a project accounting environment
Experience using a project financial management system will be an advantage.
A strong understanding of business and finance principles.
Experience using Xero Accounting would be preferable.
Proficiency in using MS Office, with advanced MS Excel skills and knowledge of pivot tables (formulas, and strong input data, output reporting financial modelling, and interests in macros, VBA, etc)
Ability to prepare, analyse and interpret management reports and financial statements.
Ability to pay critical attention to detail and work efficiently and precisely.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work accurately to meet tight reporting deadlines.
Excellent communication skills, ability to work effectively within a team and ability to liaise confidently with all levels within the business.
Upon successful completion of probationary period, permanent employees are eligible for membership of our Provident Fund.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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