Accountant Job at Nile Basin Initiative - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Nile Basin Initiative

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Date Posted: 26th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company


The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a partnership of the riparian states effective 1999; it seeks to develop the river in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security through its shared vision of “sustainable socioeconomic development through the equitable utilization of, and benefit from, the common Nile Basin water resources”. The NBI is based in Entebbe, Uganda; it includes Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Eritrea is participating actively in the NBI as an observer
Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Coordination Unit
Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project




The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a partnership of the riparian states of the Nile River.

The NBI seeks to develop the river basin resources in a cooperative manner, share substantial socioeconomic benefits, and promote regional peace and security. Within the framework of the NBI, the Governments of Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania have received financial support from World Bank for implementation of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFHP), conceived as part of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP).

The Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project Accountant is professional support staff of the Rusumo project. His/her duty is to support the Project PIU in the management and implementation of the financial functions in various activities under the Rusumo Project, particularly in Local Area Development activities and Livelihood restoration program and will also provide technical support to ensure proper functioning of the accounting, financial and administrative systems maintained at the Rusumo PIU level.

Accountability and Reporting

The Accountant will report and be accountable to the Rusumo Project Finance Officer

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least five years of demonstrable experience in the financial management of donor-funded projects.
  • A bachelor degree in Accountancy or Business Administration ;
  • Computer literacy especially in all MS and Windows-based applications including Excel, World, and other relevant software. Hands on experience in using accounting software is a must;
  • Demonstrated writing, presentation, and reporting skills;
  • Demonstrated working experience with communities and/or local government entities;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and French languages.

Job application procedure

Interested candidates should submit their elec­tronic application addressed to the NELSAP Regional Coordinator through the following e-mail address with the copy to and should attach:

A cover letter with a statement on the applicant’s interest in the given assignment and suitability based on the given TOR
Curriculum Vitae (CV) including date of birth and nationality (Recommended CV Format Attached)

Copies of academic & professional training certificates
The subject of the email should be “NELSAP/Regional Rusumo Hydroelectric Project Accountant and the candidate name”.

Deadline for submission is on 7th December 2018 before 17:00 hours Rwanda time Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) can be accessed on the following websites: and

Only candidates who meet the requirements and are short-listed for the interview will be contacted.

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 7th December 2018
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 26-11-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-11-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-11-2064
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