Catholic Relief Service (CRS)
Deadline of this Job:
not later than Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 5:00 pm.
Reports To: Senior Accountant
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Catholic identity is at the heart of CRS’ mission and operations.
CRS started its activities in Rwanda in 1960 and is currently intervening across a variety of sectors, including Agriculture & Food Security, Nutrition, Economic Strengthening & Rural Development, Institutional Strengthening and Peacebuilding. CRS projects are funded by various donors including U.S. Government agencies, UN agencies and CRS private funds. CRS prioritizes institutional and technical capacity building of local partners in all of its programs.
The Accountant will help coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the Country Program’s (CP’s) accounting systems, policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. S/he will efficiently perform accounting services through documenting financial transactions by compiling, analyzing, and verifying account information; preparing account entries; and delivering financial reporting services.
Background, Experience & Requirements:
Education and Experience
Required/Desired Foreign Language
Travel Required (include percentage of required travel, if applicable)
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Finance Department, Operations Department, Programs Department, Regional Finance Officer
External: CRS Partners
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job application procedure
Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at CRS_RW@global.crs.org not later than Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 5:00 pm. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.