Chief Accountant job at Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR)

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, July 20 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, July 13 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Announcement
The Catholic University of Rwanda has the pleasure to inform the Public that is in the process to recruit a Chief Accountant complying with the following criteria

A: Education background and Experience Requirements:
• Being holder of Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and management with at least three years professional experience working as accountant and doing a professional course (CPA or ACCA) or
• Having Intermediate level Certificate of ACCA/CPA
• Knowledge of Accounting Software (experience in sage System will be an added Value)
• Excellent IT skills: Microsoft Excel, World office, power point, etc.

B) Job Description of Chief Accountant:
• Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and International Financial Reporting standards (IFRS) and ensure legitimacy in accounts,
• Monitor and follow-up on receivables or payables that have been outstanding for unusually long periods of time,
• Produce monthly financial statements including balance sheet, profit/loss statement, cash flows statements, and accumulative general ledger using a computer-based accounting system,
• Ensure that all general ledger accounts are reconciled at least on a monthly basis,
• Ensure periodical preparation, declaration and payment of tax & contribution (RRA/RSSB) and other University ‘s contractual obligations,
• Supervise and manage all activities of the accounting department
• Review bank reconciliations to ensure that they are properly done and follow -up on any unusual items,
• Monitor cash flow and investments,
• Oversee filing tax returns,
• Oversee, in conjunction with independent auditors, preparation of quarterly and annual audit reviews, and implement auditors’ recommendations
• Reconcile bank and investment accounts, and prepare related journal entries,
• Ensure annual assets inventory on due time and assets depreciation records in the system,
• Ensure professional filing of all accounting supporting documents for internal /external audit and administrative references,
• Participate in annual budget preparation and consolidation of annual budget from different departments/Faculties,
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Administration and Finance Department.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
C) Interested candidate will submit the following document in sealed envelope/email (  ) for preselection of candidate before written exam and interview:
1. Application letter
2. Accurate and approved individual curriculum Vitae, with certificate of Service Rendered.
• Photocopy of Bachelor’s Degree, and Certificate of Completion Intermediate Level of ACCA or CPA
• Contact (including telephone, email address) of three contact persons and their position,

D) Contact persons:
• Director of Administration and Finance Department: 0780604140
• Human Resource Manager: 0788824301
The deadline for submission of candidate offer is scheduled on 20th July 2023, at 5:00 PM, at the Secretary Head office at TABA Main Campus or via email of Catholic University.
Done, at Huye on 11th July2023,
Father Dr. Laurent NTAGANDA
CUR Vice-Chancellor

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, July 20 2023
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 12-07-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-07-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-07-2066
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