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Accountant (Receivables) Job at Chemonics Soma Umenye LLC - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Overview
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  09 March 2020
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 25-02-2020
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-02-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant (Receivables)

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

 

Jobs at:

Chemonics Soma Umenye LLC

Deadline of this Job:
09 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Chemonics Soma Umenye LLC is a five-year USAID-funded activity that aims to improve reading outcomes in Kinyarwanda for at least 1 million children in public and government-aided schools in Rwanda. Covering all 30 districts of Rwanda and working in close collaboration with the Rwanda Education Board (REB) and the Rwandan Ministry of Education (MINEDUC), Soma Umenye will contribute to Rwanda’s Education Sector Strategic Plan (ESSP) and the Government of Rwanda’s national development priority of ensuring that Rwandan primary-grade students acquire the fundamental competency of literacy so that they can succeed in future schooling and, later, in the modern workplace .

Job Responsibilities
• Maintain the VAT reconciliation tracker on a monthly basis. Follow up with RRA on reimbursement to the project;
• Review submitted travel advance and authorization requests and ensuring that staff have no outstanding travel advance prior to the issuance of payment;
• Review submitted expense reports, ensuring that calculations are done correctly, and all supporting documentation is included;
• Review of staff travel advances and reconcile each staff travel advance on a monthly basis.
• Monitor and manage this receivable account and immediately follow up with any staff who has not settled her/his advance on time.
• Reconcile the withholding tax and social security accounts to match with staff and the stakeholders’ PINs
• Reconcile the mobile money account on a monthly basis;
• Follow up with internal and external audit/review recommendations implementation related to receivables and reconciliations and ensure they are fully implemented;
• Verify the validity of the receivables account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from Abacus;
• Follow of on unreconciled transactions and ensure they are corrected in the following month;
• Summarize, analyze, and report on all accounts receivable on a monthly basis and submit reports to the Director of Finance and Deputy Chief of Party-Operations;
• All other tasks as request supervisor and/or his/her designee (Bookings and general accounting activities).


Job Skills: Not Specified


Job Qualifications
• Completion of secondary school is required, and a bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) in accounting and/or financial management or technical education is desirable;
• Three to five years of progressively responsible experience is required in accounting and financial management of USAID or similar donor-funded development activities with increasing levels of responsibility required;
• Prior experience with cash-based accounting required;
• Demonstrated financial management experience in donor-funded development projects required;
• Membership in a professional body, such as Certified Public Accountants, preferred;
• Demonstrated exemplary diplomatic, communication, and interpersonal skills;
• Written and spoken proficiency in English.


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

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