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Director of Administration and Finance Unit Job at Rwanda Water and Forestry Authority - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 20th July, 2018.
Duty Station: kigail, Rwanda
Posted: 16-07-2018
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-07-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-07-2064
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Director of Administration and Finance Unit

Jobs at:
Rwanda Water and Forestry Authority

Deadline of this Job:
20th July 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Job: Director of Administration and Finance Unit
Reports To: Division Manager
No. of Positions: 1
Deadline: 20/Jul/2018
Job Description

  • Coordinating and supervising all activities of the unit Coordinating the activities of budget preparation and execution
  • Coordinating and supervising all financial management activities Ensuring internal controls of cash and stock
  • Ensuring that the financial reports are out on time Formulating an appropriate financial management and accounting systems and procedures
  • Ensure that all taxes are paid, declared and filled/submitted to RRA on time.
  • Prepare cash flows projections for RWFA Prepare statements of expenditure budget for the institution to ensure payments are maintained within approved budgets
  • Checks and verifies all payments and ascertains that all payments are accompanied by authorized supporting documents and that they are duly approved and in line with payments procedures
  • Facilitates internal and external audit exercises by providing relevant information so that audits are completed within stipulated time
  • Reporting on the unit activities Outlining projected revenue sources and expenditures and the measures to be taken to control costs ;
  • Design and implement institutional financial regulations and documenting these manuals that are up to date and suitable for use by all staff; Financial and Accounting procedures, etc;
  • Establish a stringent expenditure control procedure which ensures that there is the proper authorization of payments and making sure that expenditures are fully supported and budget lines maintained;
  • Design and coordinate the implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger, asset management as well as revenue management and collection system;
  • Reviews operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs; Consults with unit heads to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with program changes in order to facilitate long-term Planning;
  • Preparation of regular and special budget reports to interpret budget directives and to establish policies for
  • Carrying out directives.
  • Coordinate any revisions of the existing budget and prepare monthly quarterly and annual budget execution reports.
  • Prepares comparative analyses of operating programs by analyzing costs in relation to services performed during previous fiscal years and submits reports to CSDM with recommendations for budget revisions;
  • Ensure an effective strategic and operational planning throughout RWFA;
  • Maintain appropriate functional knowledge to guide and support operations ;
  • Submit adhoc reporting Performs any other accounting related duties as may be assigned by the Manager of Corporate Services Division
    Job Profile
    Accounting Professional Qualification recognized by IFAC (ACCA, CPA); Or A0 Public Finance, Finance, Accounting or Management with specialization in Finance/Accounting with 3 years of working experience
    Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
  • Knowledge of Rwanda's financial management standards and procedures;
  • Knowledge of Accounting principles and practices and financial data reporting.
  • Knowledge of Rwanda Public Financial Law;
  • Leadership and management skills;
  • Planning and organizational, Budgeting skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Financial software (SMART IFMIS);
  • Time management Skills
  • Interviewing Skills;
  • Judgment & Decision-making skills;
  • Complex Problem solving;
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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