Accountant Job at Rwanda National Dairy Platform (RNDP) - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Rwanda National Dairy Platform (RNDP)

Deadline of this Job:
25 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Job Announcement

Rwanda National Dairy Platform (RNDP) has received funding from the Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP); an IFAD funded project under the special project Implementation Unit (SPIU) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI). The project is implementing activities geared towards development of the dairy value chain in Rwanda.

The RNDP is currently a service provider to RDDP for the implementation of key dairy value chain segment. The platform would like to use part of the funds received from the project for the recruitment of a qualified accountant to manage financial and material resources granted by the project to RNDP.

Terms of Reference for the Accountant

Overall Responsibilities

The Accountant shall work under the supervision of the Executive Secretary of RNDP and shall carry out all functions specified in this ToR.

Job Descriptions;
To prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to access accuracy, completeness and compliance to procedural standards.
To establish chart of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts
To develop, maintain, and analyze budgets
To co-sign and authorize payment requests
To develop, implement, modify and document recordkeeping and accounting systems,
To advise management about issues such as proper finance management and resource utilization
To keep inventory of assets of the platform and maintain the information such as asset description value and location.
To receive and collect revenues for the platform
To prepare and present all books of accounts and assets for auditing
To maintain accounting records by making copies and filing documents
To reconcile bank statements by comparing statements with the general ledger
To maintain accounting databases by entering data into the computer and processing backups
To organize and prepare procurement plan
To prepare and conduct procurement of goods and services
To participate in preparation of contracts and follow up their executions
Reception of goods and materials delivered by suppliers
To determine value of depreciable assets
To receive and processing all invoice, expense forms and requests for payment
To manage petty cash transactions
To operate and maintain bank accounts
To reconcile revenues collection and reports on a monthly basis
To order handle and writing of cheques
To prepare profit and loss account statements
Any other activity as may be determined by the board and executive Secretary (ES) of RNDP.

Qualification Requirements
She/he should be a Rwandan by nationality
The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in Finance, major option accounting.
She/he must possess a minimum of not less than five (5) years related professional experience, preferably having worked in public related entities and or reputable private sector organizations
Should be conversant with various financial management software such as Quick Book, Sage, Tally and many others
Having experience/ knowledge in procurement and human resource processes/Practices of the candidate is an added value
Fluency in spoken and written English is a must and working knowledge of French is an added advantage

Skills required:
Good analytical and numerical skills
Good communication and presentation skills
Excellent computer skills in accounting software and MS-Office: Word, Excel, and PPT
Ability to work in a team and liaise well with others
High Integrity/ethics and the ability to meet the deadlines

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure

Mode of Application
Interested candidates should submit their application letters and CV’s to the Email address of RNDP  not later than 25th/June/2021 at 17:00 PM. All applicants should be addressed to the Executive Secretary (ES); Rwanda National Dairy Platform Kigali-Rwanda. For more information contact the ES on Mob: 0788302613. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further recruitment information.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 25 June 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-06-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2055
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