Accountant (Undercontract) Job at Rwanda Education Board - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Accountant (Undercontract)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Government and Public Administration , Category: Administrative & Office ]


Jobs at:

Rwanda Education Board

Deadline of this Job:
14th November 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed



Job Description
The project accountant shall deliver on the following duties and responsibilities:
• Receive all invoices and requests for payment
• Verify the supporting documents prior to the preparation of payments
• Prepare payments within reasonable time
• Record accounting transactions in accordance with accounting standards and principles
• Implement risk management strategies, by protecting accounting records from unauthorized access and inadvertent loss of information
• Prepare withdraw applications as required by the funder.
• Have an invoice register for all REB
• Put in place a proper filing system
• Ensure regular filing of accounting documents.
• Assistance with preparation of annual Financial Statement and audit activities
• Manage the reporting of financial information from all Project implementers
• Participate in reviewing financial operations at the project level to ensure compliance with REB /REB SPIU guidelines on budgeting and implementation of projects
• Assist in the development of budgeting, accounting, and payments progress reporting
• Verify and reconcile actions for all expenditures and receipts
• Prepare bank accounts reconciliation
• Calculate VAT and taxes for service providers as well as declaring them and paying on time
• Fill in the RRA format for PAYE, VAT and withholding taxes on time
• File RSSB contributions, PAYE, VAT, and withholding taxes declared on time
• To prepare employees monthly payroll and ensure that staff are paid on time
• Ensure that an up to date employees’ file and database is maintained.
• Elaborate periodic inventory of fixed and non fixed assets to the competent authority on a regular basis
• Monitor the delivery of material or equipment ordered
• Keep the asset registers of all projects in REB SPIU and update them regularly
• Ensure maintenance of fixed and non fixed assets as well as their insurance
• Ensure that REB SPIU fixed and non fixed assets are insured
• Any other responsibility assigned by his/her Supervisor

Job Profile
The minimum qualification and experience required for the project accountant are as follows:
• Having Professional Qualifications like ACCA or CPA with 2 Years of relevant experience in the field of finance and accounting;
• Broad expertise in the management of finance in the public and/or private sector and use of the Government’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS);
• Knowledge of concepts, principles and practices with the financial management system of the Government of Rwanda;
• Strong communication skills and persuasiveness in presenting, negotiating and resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing;
• Familiarity with financial internal control systems;
• Extensive knowledge of different public financial management systems covering all dimensions of public expenditure management, audit, ICT use in the public sector;
• Computer literacy including accounting and Microsoft packages;
• Strong interpersonal skills and orientation as a team member;

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with specialization in Accounting or Finance
• 6 Years of relevant experience in the field of accounting

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 6 Years


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  14th November 2019
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 11-11-2019
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-11-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-11-2065
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