Accounting Specialist job at One Acre Fund
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Vacancy title:
Accounting Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, July 31 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the Role
• The Finance Team is seeking a finance professional to join their Accounting Team that serves ten One Acre Fund operating countries and is centralized in Rwanda. As the Accounting Specialist your duties will include recording daily financial transactions, preparing and reviewing periodic reconciliations, and leading a team of three. You will report to Accounting Associate and contribute to the continued improvement of accounting procedures.

• Record financial transactions
o Record and maintain accurate daily financial transactions that are supported by valid source documents in the general ledger.
o Review the supporting source documents to resolve any discrepancies and irregularities promptly.
• Reconcile and analyze the trial balance
o Prepare/review Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss accounts reconciliations on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis including cash, prepayments, receivables, fixed assets, payroll, rent, and revenues.
o Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations and financial data analysis following our policies.
o Collaborate with other finance team members to generate and analyze management/actual vs. budget reports.
o Collate supporting documents as requested by auditors to evidence validity and accuracy of transactions recorded for the period under audit.
• Lead a small team
o Manage a team of three and work with the wider finance team to improve the accounting processes and continue to build an efficient accounting function.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• At least 3+ years of experience in accounting, finance or other related field with one of them managing a team
• Practical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Excel skills (can maintain complex spreadsheets) with intermediate excel usage level
• Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
• Language: English

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Kigali, Rwanda

Health insurance, paid time off

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.
Women are encouraged to apply.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Application Deadline
• 25 July 2023.
• One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here (  ), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
• Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.
• We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, July 31 2023
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2066
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