Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Base Titanium Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Senior Accountant

Base Titanium Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of the Australian company, Base Resources Limited, is developing the globally significant Kwale Mineral Sands Project about 50km south of Mombasa. 
The project is now funded and construction commenced in the 3rd quarter of 2011 . Production is scheduled to start during the second half of 2013.

Base is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates and on attracting and developing good people. 
Kwale is the first large mining development in Kenya since 1911 and represents an exciting opportunity for high performing candidates seeking to be part of the successful development of the project. 
Pragmatic and pro-active candidates with strong integrity and who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for establishment and maintenance of complete and accurate records on expenditure, assets and liabilities and to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information for the Kwale Project and other Base activities in Kenya.

Key accountabilities include:
  • Undertake the month end reporting requirements for Base Titanium.
  • Perform accounting function for capital projects from initiation to capitalisation as fixed assets.
  • Preparation of the operational management accounts.
  • Analysis of actual versus budget cost variances.
  • Manage the payment of all suppliers
  • Project reporting and accounting for new ventures and exploration activities as required.
  • Management of VAT, PAYE and Withholding Tax returns/remittances.
Qualifications and experience:

The ideal candidate will:
  • Minimum 3 years’ post graduate experience.
  • A Degree in a business related course
  • CPA/ACCA finalist
  • Minimum 3 years’ post graduate experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven monthly accounting / reporting experience.
  • Clear communication skills.
  • Excellent Technical Skills.
  • Experience with Pronto ERP highly regarded.
  • Commercial experience highly regarded.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work in a multi- cultural set up
Eligible applicants must submit Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter, copy of Identity Card, copies of qualifications and three traceable references for the attention of the Human Resources Manager, clearly marked “Application for Senior Accountant position” to:

Email: recruitment@basetitanium.com
Applications must be received on or before 23rd July 2012. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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