Applications for Appointment as Project Accountant at Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre Kumasi (RWESCK) Project at the College of Engineering, KNUST.

Applications are invited from qualified persons for appointment as Project Accountant at the Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre Kumasi (RWESCK) Project at the College of Engineering, KNUST.

Job Type: The contract is for a period of 4 years

Date for commencement of work: As soon as practicable

Remuneration: Salary and conditions of service are attractive


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Accounting & Finance
  • Membership of Professional Accountancy body (ICAG, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Computer literate with at least two years of experience in project accounting
  • Knowledge and experience in accounting and financial management practices
  • Advanced working knowledge of performance measurements and quality service principles to ensure delivery of capital projects accounting services to meet established standards
  • Working knowledge of University accounting, payroll, personnel, material management policies and procedures
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills in English
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines


  • Keep all financial records on the project
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial reports to the funding Agency
  • Preparation of payment vouchers in accordance with project requirement
  • Prepare returns on all advanced funds and expenses
  • Assist with procurement in accordance with project requirements
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statement,
  • Keeping of project asset register
  • Preparation of budget and budgetary controls to assist management in decision making
  • Prepare annual audited accounts and publish on the Centre’s website
  • Provide sound financial management and engage with students, researchers and partners for the smooth running of project activities
  • Coordinate with the project manager and monitoring and evaluation personnel to provide advice on project risk (financial health)
  • Link up with Office of Grants and Research (OGR) and provide relevant project financial information into the Grants Accounts Management System (GAMS)
  • Provide advice on priorities for the achievement of project deliverables
  • Provide general assistance to the Centre Leader


  1. Interested candidates are to complete Application Forms (HERE!)
  2. Completed Application Forms with Curriculum Vitae, two (2) Referees Report and photocopies of relevant Certificates should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, April 23, 2021.

The Deputy Registrar
Human Resource Development Division
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office

Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interview.

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