Finance Assistant job at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Vacancy title:
Finance Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Human Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 14 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, March 14 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Under the general supervision of the Head of Resources Management in Kigali Rwanda, and the direct supervision of the Resources Management Officer, the Finance Assistant will be responsible and accountable for providing necessary support in the affairs of resources management department in Kigali according to IOM Administrative Rules and Regulations. In particular, he/she will:

Core Functions/Responsibilities:
• Assist in managing financial resources by monitoring and controlling assets, reserves, funds, supplies, etc. in accordance with IOM rules and regulations;
• Assist in preparing annual budget submission and revisions including estimating staff cost as well as rental and utilities, office equipment and supplies, printing, and other contracts, services or running expenses, to include in the budget;
• Extract and input data from various sources in financial or accounting systems;
• Assist providing guidance in accounting, budget and financial related issues;
• Prepare VAT reimbursement requests and follow-up with Rwanda Revenue and Customs Authority for timely refund.
• Assist in the preparation of the payroll by executing validity checks on monthly payroll results;
• Reviews all types of payments starting from purchases to payment requests verifying that they are duly authorized, and all the supporting documents are attached therewith;
• Create new Vendor Accounts in PRISM;
• Verify vendor claims for accuracy and conformance with IOM finance policies and instructions;
• Perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that the goods have been received or services rendered;
• Assist in the preparation of budget, accounting, financial, statistical reports and other reports as required;
• Provide assistance to all staff services such as travel, expense claims, document retrieval, etc.;
• Ensure proper and systematic completion of all posted payments and other accounting documents according to the established standards;
• Responsible for the Petty Cash of the office; and,
• Perform other related duties as required.

Required Qualifications and Experience
• High School diploma with five years of relevant experience; or,
• Bachelor's degree in business administration, Accounting, Finances, or related fields with three years of relevant professional experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, Outlook; previous experience in SAP is a distinct advantage;
• Attention to detail, ability to organize paperwork in a methodical way;
• Discreet, details and clients-oriented, patient and willingness to learn new things; and,
• Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.
Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English, French is an added advantage.
Required Competencies
• Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results produces and delivers quality results: in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge continuously: seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to  by at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
• The subject of your e-mail MUST indicate the reference code, the Position title as well as candidate’s name.
• In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a completed CV and an application letter (not more than one page)
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• Posting period:
• From 14.03.2024 to 27.03.2024

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, May 14 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-03-2066
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