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Accountant Job at Urwego Bank PLC - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Urwego Bank PLC 604 Days Ago
Overview
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  01 March 2020
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 19-02-2020
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-02-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

 

Jobs at:

Urwego Bank PLC

Deadline of this Job:
01 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Urwego Bank Plc is dedicated to providing financial services to the people of Rwanda. Motivated by Jesus Christ’s call to serve those in need. Its mission is to achieve economic spiritual transformation in the lives of underserved, using financial services and tested training as we share Jesus Christ’s love. Urwego Bank wishes to recruit (1) qualified, competent, committed and proactive Accountant to support the Finance Department at Urwego Bank Plc Head Office .

Job Responsibilities
Payments, data entry, and reconciliations
• Verify authenticity, completeness, and accuracy of supporting evidence from suppliers and prepare payments instructions
• Ensure proper filing al
• Bookkeep payrolls and ensure that payroll liabilities accounts are cleared
• Reconcile accounts receivable and/or accounts payables and make relentless follow up to keep aging low
• Reconcile and clear suspense accounts daily
• Liaise with other concerned departments for any un-cleared item
• Taxation
• Compute and file tax returns namely VAT, withholding tax, income tax in line with applicable rulings;
• Ensure filed tax returns agree with the book of accounts balances, and clear any imbalances after thorough reconciliation and investigations
Grants management
• Ensure grants records in accounting software are up to date in line with grant covenants;
• Prepare financial reports for submission to donors and grant coordinators
• Ensure that all payments pertaining to any grants are clearly assigned to the due grants
• Assist auditors hired by donors or the bank in their audit endeavor and responsibly meet their demand
• Meet any query from donors or other partners
Fixed Asset Management
• Update asset register with the acquisition, disposal, and depreciation/amortization
• Prepare assets movement schedule that agrees with balances in the book of accounts
• Ensure that all assets are with the correct custodians as per the schedules in their offices and conduct physical verification to agree on physical assets with data in the asset register
• Ensure that tag for tangible assets are updated and accurately reflected in asset management software
• Keep a close liaison with a department with the custodian of fixed assets to timely dispose or retire any fixed assets definitively withdrawn from use
• Participate in the auction process of fixed assets and other redundant assets upon management approvals
Financial reports and accountability
• Actively participate in daily and periodic preparation of bank financial reports by ensuring that financial data are fairly stated through reconciliations and review
• controlling income and expenditure
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisors

Job Skills: Not Specified


Job Qualifications
• Minimum Education and Experience
• University Degree in accounting or business-related subject
• Advanced level in accounting professional courses namely ACCA or CPA
• Knowledge, skills, and qualification
• Have a strong mastery of accounting principles and concepts to maximize the integrity of financial records
• Excellent skills in the use of spreadsheet mainly excel
• Have experience of at least 2 years working experience in accounting or auditing being a plus
• Be pro-active and ready to work under pressure to strictly meet deadlines as imposed by external stakeholders or internal time frame of duties
• Be capable of maintaining strong internal controls in the course of duty discharge to prevent financial, legal, operational and other perceivable risks
• Be capable of maintaining professional and technical knowledge by keeping current with financial manual, BNR regulations, procurement policy, SAT and latest development in IFRS and other best practices
• Be result-oriented and live Christians values of humility and customer care to mention but a few
• Be a team player and a good communicator

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Interested and eligible applicants should send the following documents to UrwegoHR@urwegobank.com  not later than 1st March 2020 at 5 pm.Applications should be addressed to the HR Department, Motivation letter explaining your suitability for the position, Curriculum vitae with 2 referee names,Degree Certificate, Copy of ID and additional certificates if any, Recommendation from your Church with a validity of not less than 6 Months,Personal and signed Statement of Faith (Written by the Applicant).

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