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Accountant Job at Health Builders - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Health Builders 727 Days Ago
Overview
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  31st October 2019
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 22-10-2019
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-10-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-10-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration and Government , Category: Accounting and Finance ]

 

Jobs at:

Health Builders

Deadline of this Job:
31st October 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:

Organization Overview
Health Builders is dedicated to addressing three fundamental challenges that prevent universal access to quality primary health care (PHC) services in Rwanda:
Inefficient management of clinical systems
Inadequate or nonexistent health infrastructure and
Outdated technology.
Through a close and collaborative partnership with the Ministry of Health and the local government, Health Builders trains and mentors PHC providers to improve the quality of health care; constructs comprehensive PHC centers where access is limited; and equips PHC centers with system strengthening technology that supports efficient and sustainable operations.
Position Overview
Health Builders is seeking skilled applicants for the following position to help support the organization and its mission to strengthen Rwanda’s health systems.
The Accountant will be based in Kigali and will report directly to the Country Director. His/her main role will be to design and implement an adequate accounting system that conforms to international accounting standards or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and donor requirements. .

Specific duties and responsibilities include the following:
• Verify regularity of expenses and supporting documents; arrange payments to suppliers and employees
• Prepare monthly payroll for salaries
• Compile monthly employment income tax and social security contributions; ensure declarations and payments are done on time and according to Rwandan laws and regulations
• Verify and post transactions in QuickBooks or any other organization’s accounting system and maintain updated accounting records
• Keep proper filing of supporting documents for all the financial transactions
• Carry out monthly bank reconciliations
• Participate in the preparation of the Organization’s Budget, monitor and control its performance
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual budget execution reports
• Ensure controls over petty cash are effective
• Verify Petty cash monthly reports
• Monitor and pay telephone, water and electricity bills as well as office supplies, maintenance, and repairs
• Prepare annual financial statements (Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets, Statement of Changes in Cash and Notes to the Accounts)
• Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing accounting information and trends
• Prepare and follow the Organization’s annual audits and make plans for implementing audit recommendations.
• Help Health Management Advisors (HMAs) to implement effective financial and Human Resource Management systems at the district level and health centre level
• Carry other tasks as required by the supervisor.


Job Skills:
• Proficient use of QuickBooks or other accounting software
• Strong team player and collaborator
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Excellent organizational skills and an ability to multitask
• High level of numeracy and financial analysis
• Strong communication skills – both written and oral
• Strong attention to detail
• Languages – professional proficiency in English, knowledge of French is an advantage; native proficiency in Kinyarwanda is required


Required Skills and Experience
• Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, Economics or related fields
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in an accounting role


Job Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Accounting


Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

 

Job application procedure
If you are qualified for these positions, please send your resume; cover letter; academic, professional and employment certificates to jobs@healthbuilders.org by October 31, 2019

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