Deadline of this Job:
6 April 2018
Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, established in 1973 and currently has presence in more than 17 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia including Rwanda. Trócaire has been operating in Rwanda since 1994 and its office is located in BHC Building, 260 Bvd de l’Umuganda, Kacyiru.
Office: Trócaire Rwanda
Vacancy: Finance Assistant: Rwanda
Reporting to: Finance Officer
Contract duration: 5 months period
Scope of role: Interim cover under Finance and Administration
Actual timing of contract: 1 October 2018 to 28 February 2019
Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, established in 1973 and currently has presence in more than 17 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia including Rwanda. Trócaire has been operating in Rwanda since 1994 and is currently implementing a 5 year Strategic plan from 2016-2020 focused on 3 programme pillars: Resource Rights, Women’s Empowerment and Preparing and Responding to Emergencies. Trócaire does not implement programme directly. Instead the organisation works in partnership with local civil society and Catholic organisations in 7 districts in Rwanda.
An interim cover role of Finance Assistant has arisen within our office for a period of 5 months. Reporting to the Finance Officer, the role will work closely with the Finance and Programme teams in the country office. Responsibilities include supporting administration, financial management and reporting. The role suits someone who will be available for 5 months from 1 October 2018 to 28 February 2019 as well as someone passionate about development.
Expected skills and qualifications:
1. Relevant Accounting or Finance Degree;
2. Minimum of 1 year experience in Audit/Finance in an NGO environment;
3. Average Microsoft word and excel skills;
4. Demonstrated analytical skills;
5. Basic understanding of financial management systems. Exposure to Agresso Business world is an added advantage; and
6. Impeccable integrity and work ethics, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, with their names and contact details of three referees, together with a cover letter explaining why they are interested in the post highlighting the particular personal attributes which make them ideally suited for the role. Salary will be depending on qualifications and experience.
Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from Exploitation and Abuse and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Global Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. Any candidate offered a job with Trócaire will be expected to sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policies and Global Code of Conduct within a month of joining Trócaire as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents.
Job application procedure
Applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com or delivered to BHC Building, 260 Bvd de l’Umuganda, Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda. Responses will only be provided to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from Trócaire by end of June 2018, consider your application unsuccessful.
Closing date for applications: 6 April 2018.
A full job description is available upon request from the Trócaire Kigali Office.
Trocaire - Rwanda Office