Chief Accountant job at Africa Improved Foods

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Africa Improved Foods

Deadline of this Job:
07 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Internal & External Job Vacancy – Chief Accountant
Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is a Public-Private Partnership focused on addressing malnutrition through the production of nutritious, high quality fortified foods.
AIF Ltd is looking for a self-motivated, qualified individual with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our young and energetic team on the position of Chief Accountant.

General job information
Department: Finance and Control
Reporting line: Finance Manager
Contract terms: Open ended Contract
Key responsibilities
• Coordinates monthly closing processes and reconciliations of the general ledger accounts to ensure that internal and external reporting deadlines are adhered to.
• Maintains proper, accurate and up to-date accounting records at all times.
• Receives, reviews, processes, and coordinates proper filing of company supporting documents in custody of Finance.
• Apply cost accounting methods in manufacturing accounting to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance, profitability analysis per product and group consolidation.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual management reports for both company and group reporting.
• Ensure all relevant tax returns are accurately prepared and their respective remittances done on time and relevant refunds’ claimed.
• Coordinate internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits and statutory audits
• Assist in annual budget preparation process and monitoring.
• Coordinate to ensure that monthly physical inventory counts are well planned, done on time and both quantities & balances reconciled with SAP records and appropriately approved.
• Report/communicate to the relevant authorities any food safety information that could have an impact on food safety and the food safety management system.
• Undertake any other duties related to the job as assigned by the Head of Management.

Job requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or any other related field.
• Professional qualification like ACCA or CPA shall be a great added value
• Strong knowledge in IFRSs, GAAP and Rwandan Tax Laws shall be an added advantage
• Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Control, Audit, Accounting and/or Finance fields
• Must have excellent oral presentation, writing and reporting skills.
• Computer skills in MS Excel, Word and Power Point is required.
• Working knowledge with SAP shall be an added advantage.
• Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda (both verbally and in writing).
• Must be Rwandan


Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All applications including application letter, curriculum vitae and academic qualifications should be submitted in single PDF File via this email: recruitment@africaimprovedfoods.com  for the attention of the Human Resources Manager of Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd not later than Monday 07th November 2022.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 November 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 01-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-11-2056
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