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

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

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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:  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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