Accountant job at LuNa Smelter Ltd
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Vacancy title:
Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

LuNa Smelter Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, February 29 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, February 17 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Job Opportunity
LuNa Smelter Ltd is Rwanda’s established tin smelter in Kigali Rwanda. As part of its optimization and localization plans the company is recruiting professionals to fully optimize its production capacity and hence cater for the country’s growing demand in the mining sector, and that of the region. We strive to be inclusive of all cultures and experiences while upholding our values globally. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability or any other status protected by law.
LuNa Smelter Ltd is looking for experienced professional to fill the following vacancy;

1. Accountant
Reporting to: LuNa Smelter Finance Manager
Location: LuNa Smelter, Karuruma, Jabana, Gasabo
Employment Type: Full time

Required Experience, Skills, Qualifications and Competencies
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
• Professional accounting qualification (Full CPA/Advanced level) preferred.
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting, audit preferably in a manufacturing environment.
• Proficiency in cost accounting principles and methodologies
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and experience accounting software

Key areas of responsibilities
The accountant will be responsible for managing financial transactions, preparing financial reports, and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations within the company. He/she will have the following key responsibilities;
• Prepare and analyse monthly financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
• Provide accurate and timely financial information to support management decision-making.
• Ensure compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations.
• Manage day-to-day accounting activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries.
• Reconcile bank statements and ensure accuracy of financial records.
• Monitor and maintain fixed asset registers.
• Monitor inventory levels and reconcile discrepancies between physical and book inventory.
• Calculate and record inventory valuation, including raw materials, work in progress, and finished goods.
• Collaborate with production and procurement teams to optimize inventory levels and minimize carrying costs.
• Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
• Monitor budgetary performance and provide variance analysis reports.
• Collaborate with department heads to ensure budget adherence.
• Prepare and submit accurate and timely tax returns.
• Stay updated on changes in tax regulations and ensure compliance.
• Liaise with external auditors during tax audits.
• Implement and maintain internal control procedures to safeguard company assets.
• Conduct periodic internal audits to ensure compliance and identify areas for improvement.
• Utilize accounting software for efficient financial management.
• Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement necessary changes.

Key Relationships
• Finance Manager
• Finance Team
• Department Heads
• External Auditors
• Tax Authorities

Performance Metrics
• Timeliness and accuracy of financial reports.
• Adherence to budgetary targets.
• Effectiveness of internal controls.
• Compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
• Ability to contribute to process improvements.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates are requested to submit their curriculum vitae (CV) to hr@lunasmelter.com  not later than February 23, 2024.
• Email subject: Must clearly state the “job title” you are applying for.
• CV Naming: Your CV name must bear both your first and second names respectively.
• Note: This position is open locally. All candidates applying for this position will be selected on merit and only those short-listed will be invited for interviews.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, February 29 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 17-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-02-2066
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