Accountant Job at Three Stones International Rwanda Ltd - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Three Stones International Rwanda Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
02 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

THREE STONES INTERNATIONAL RWANDA OVERVIEW Three Stones was established in Rwanda in 2012 with the goal to support and build the capacity of local organizations. Operating as an international consulting firm also registered in the United States, we have conducted over 60 assessments, evaluations, and social research assignments as well as more than 30 strategic and action plans for local and international organizations. We are a research, management, and development firm that capitalizes on years of experience to provide locally originated development solutions. Through a responsive bottom-up approach Three Stones values grassroots organizations and their commitment to affecting change at all societal levels, and the innovative spirit of our staff who provide creative solutions. Three Stones International Rwanda is seeking a qualified accountant to join our growing team. Candidates holding the qualifications outlined below are encouraged to apply. .

• Serve as a focal point for general and administrative queries
• Process payments (water, electricity, garbage collection, etc.), internet, communication, and other bills as to ensure continuous services and supply of goods
• Maintain lists as assigned by his/her supervisor
• Ensure proper and secure filing of all documents
• Contribute to the analysis of lessons learned and creation of a database on the same and identification of best practices in assignment delivery
• Replace the Logistics Manager in his/her absence
• Contribute to the TSIR staff supervision and annual appraisal processes and, undertake all required in-house training
• Work within the parameters of TSIR policies and procedures when undertaking all allocated tasks and assignments
• Register and treat the information confidentially and with accuracy
• Attend management and staff meetings
• Knowledge of and ability to apply financial procedures
• Act as a cashier for the office and keep accurate track of all financial transactions
• Keep cash in a secured location at all times
• Submit a daily cash count and record of transactions for approval
• Handle bookkeeping operations for TSIR
• Enter accurately financial data into TSIR accounting software (QuickBooks Online)
• Respect TSIR chart of accounts
• Review accounting entries to ensure accuracy
• Perform bank reconciliation operations
• Perform daily, monthly, and yearly financial entries
• Raise invoices when necessary
• Control invoices prior to payment by ensuring to get all information and approvals
• Prepare payments and submit for approval
• Prepare and ensure all tax payments in respect of deadlines set by relevant authorities
• Generate financial reports as requested
• Report any financial problems or issues immediately to his/her supervisor
• Monitor employee’s presence at work
• Ensure to get completed forms and documentation to justify any absence
• Update and maintain complete HR files for all employees
• Participate in the recruitment of employees
• Prepare accurate monthly payroll and submit for approval
• Prepare and ensure to get accurate timesheets from employees and consultants
The successful applicant will be eligible to receive the Three Stones International Rwanda benefits package with a base salary between 500,000 – 900,000 RWF determined by previous work experience.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• 4+ years of proven work experience in accounting and/or finance
• Experience processing Payroll, Taxes, ABC costing.
• Experience updating Cash Flow
• Experience producing financial reports for Management review
• Experience with Auditing processes
• Bachelor’s degree in administration, finance or accounting
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda, other languages being an asset (French)
• Proven IT skills (databases, MS Office, etc.) and experience with QuickBooks
• Excel expertise required
• Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and interlocutors
• Time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
• Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Interested applicants should submit a CV as well as a Cover letter expressing interest in the position and why they are uniquely qualified to serve as accountant for Three Stones. These documents should be sent by email to:  no later than October 2, 17:00 Central Africa Time. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Three Stones is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  02 October 2020
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 25-09-2020
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-09-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-09-2065
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