Account Payable Clerk Job at One Acre Fund - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Account Payable Clerk

Jobs at:
One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
30th August 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Date Posted: 21st August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Who We Are
Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. One Acre Fund (‘OAF’) is a non-profit social enterprise in east and southern Africa that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving hand-outs, One Acre Fund invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education,, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We have laser-like focus on generating better lives for the people that we serve.
We are growing quickly. In ten years, we have grown to serve more than 600,000 farmers with more than 6,000 full-time field staff. Website:

Account Payable Clerk Account Payable Clerk
Industry: Nonprofit/Agriculture
Function: Finance
Employer: One Acre Fund
Position: Account Payable Clerk
Job Location: Kigali
Deadline: August 30th, 2018
Commitment: Minimum commitment of 2 years
Job Description
The Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for reviewing payments across our organization and conducting other sensitive and mission critical payments work. Your work will enhance the quality and security of service provided by the finance team to other departments and ultimately to the farmer.
We are seeking a professional with a background in accounting or finance and an interest in international development to serve in a position that will allow you to build your finance and systems expertise and work with global, cross-country teams. The position requires strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and an impeccable record when it comes to ethics and confidentiality.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Typical tasks will include:

  • Review Payments. The Accounts Payable Clerk will review staff and vendor payables. This will include review of each payment against a standard accounts payable checklist before payment is made, and will include the use of multiple banking platforms.
  • Collaborate with Cross-Country Teams. The Accounts Payable Clerk will collaborate daily with finance team members located in Kigali and New York to execute payments, follow up on payment issues, and ensure efficient processing of payments.
  • Ownership of Grant and Other Reporting: The Accounts Payable Clerk will take ownership of providing bank statements and other grant reporting materials. This person will act as the key liaison between the Finance Operations team and the Business Development team.
  • Ad-hoc banking projects: The Accounts Payable Clerk will work with One Acre Fund banking partners as needed to design necessary and useful banking tools for the organization as a whole
  • Please note that this position may require flexible hours to accommodate cross-country collaboration.
    Career Growth and Development
    One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentor-ship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for our staff. Access to training opportunities and paid in-office training for relevant professional training.
    We are seeking a professional with 3+ years of work experience, strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • 3+ years of work experience in a finance-related role required
  • Previous experience with SAP Business One a plus
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage remote working relationships
  • Language: English required, French a plus
  • Confidence with numbers
  • Ability and drive to work independently
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Experience with banking/payment platforms a plus


Job application procedure
  Please click here to apply
You will be prompted to a form that must be completed. At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.
We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.
Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: (+250) 786 908 557 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse his number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).
One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted via email and  phone Calls

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30th August 2018
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 21-08-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-08-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-08-2065
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