Chief Accountant Job at Rwanda Grains and Cereals Corporation Ltd (RGCC) - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

Jobs at:
Rwanda Grains and Cereals Corporation Ltd (RGCC)

Deadline of this Job:
28th February 2019  

Duty Station:
Kigali , Rwanda , East Africa , 250

Date Posted: 21st February 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: RwF


The management of Rwanda Grains and Cereal Corporation (RGCC) would like to inform the public that is recruiting qualified and experienced staff on the following positions:
The Chief Accountant is responsible for:
• Ensuring that financial administration functions well in accordance with International Accounting standard procedures
• Effectively booking in the journal (SAGE) according to RGCC Ltd regulations
• Control of Cash payments, bank transfer, and deposits at the bank
• Safety of cash and cheque books
• Checks invoices to ensure the compliance with RGCC Procedure manual.
• Requests and follows approval of materially correctness
• Prepares transfers and/or other bank payments in respect to the payment deadline
• Prepares cash payments according to RGCC regulations
• Reconciles the cash book and cash account daily
• Reconciles the bank book and bank statement
• Oversee the company in developing annual budgets that support investments/operating plans and submits budgets to the General Manager for approval
• Prudently manage the resources of the corporation according to the procedure manual and current laws and regulations
• Analyzing data recorded by Accountant
• Validate data into the software system after analyzing them
• Ensure compliance to tax and social contribution
• Ensure that all accounting procedures applied are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Provide prompt, thorough, and accurate information to keep the General Manager appropriately informed of the Corporation’s financial position
• Prepare and handle RGCC staff salary
• Advise General Manager on different matters related to Human Resources Management, Finances and accounting
• Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the company’s mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans
• Research, analyze and report on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth
• Train the Finance department and other staff on raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters
• Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports and ensure that the information is endorsed as to its completeness, reliability and accuracy
• Ensure measuring and controlling business risk through an effective financial risk management framework
• Participate in developing new business, specifically: assist the General Manager in identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery
• Assess the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the General Manager and the Operations Manager on programmatic design and implementation matters
• Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass audits requirements
• Work with the Operations Manager to ensure effective delivery of the company through cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual requirement
• Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities including: company’s revenue/expenses and balance sheet reports, reports to shareholders, development and monitoring of contract
• Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the company
• Monitor banking activities
• Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the company’s needs
• Review internal financial management reports prior to release: Oversee the production of monthly reports including financial statements and cash flow projections
• Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place
• Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff
• Oversee business insurance schemes
Required qualifications, competencies and experience
• At least 2 years of experience in finance, Management, Accounting required
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
• Demonstrated strength in relevant computer software including Word & Excel, and experience with financial software including SAGE EVOLUTION preferred
• Fluency Writing and Oral in English and French is required, proficiency in Kinyarwanda preferred
• Good knowledge and experience of local tax regulations
• Superior attention to detail and adaptability to rapidly changing work environments
• Commitment to social justice and health care equity


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Job application procedure
Duly signed application letters addressed to the General Manager of RGCC together with updated detailed curriculum vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates, proof of related experience/ valid work certificates and names and address of at least three (3) reference persons and copy of identity card should be submitted at RGCC (Office of General Manager) located at Zinia cell, Kicukiro Sector, Kicukiro district near BRALIRWA, not later than Thursday 28/02/2019 latest 03:00 pm
General Manager


Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28th February 2019
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 21-02-2019
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-02-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-02-2064
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