Finance Manager Job at Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

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

Jobs at:

Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR)

Deadline of this Job:
24 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Role
• The Finance Manager is responsible for supporting AFR’s financial sustainability by ensuring good financial planning and management as well as overall compliance with AFR, donor and government rules and regulations.
• The Finance Manager is responsible for day to day financial operations, implementing AFR’s financial policies to provide effective support to the team.
• He/she plans, directs, and is responsible for providing quality financial services to all programmes, projects, departments, and staff.
• The Finance Manager works closely with the Chief Operations Officer (COO) to ensure that the Finance team provides an integrated and effective service to AFR’s programmes.

Reporting line: The position reports to the Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Supervises: Accountant

Scope of Responsibilities
The Finance Manager will be responsible for the following key tasks:
• Facilitate the development of budgets and financial plans that comprehensively support the implementation of AFR’s work plan and the achievement of strategic objectives
• Lead on the identification of AFR's financial risks and the development & implementation of risk-management controls and practices
• Develop policies, procedures and financial systems that will ensure effective and compliant management of AFR's financial resources; monitor and support effective organisation-wide implementation
• Oversee the sound use and management of organisational finances, following generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the laws of Rwanda
• Lead the financial team to produce accurate, timely and meaningful financial analysis and reporting; support AFR's management to make effective financial decisions
• Lead any staff or consultants who contribute to the finance department, empowering them to add value to AFR and deliver high standards of performance
• And other duties as requested by the Chief Operations Officer (COO).

Education and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Finance or Business Management or related field
• Fully Certified Public Accountant (CPA and / or ACCA)
• At least five years as a Head of Finance/Finance Manager or equivalent experience
• At least 8 to ten years’ experience working in the developmental / for profit Sector; with specific technical experience in budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, grants/contracts management and business management
• Demonstrated experience with financial troubleshooting and audit
• Demonstrated ability to develop and monitor annual and periodic budgets.
• Proven ability to effectively carry out periodic accurate reporting in timely fashion
• Advanced analytical and mathematical skills
• Excellent attention to details, organised, and can work to strict deadlines
• A solid technical understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP), IFRS and current Rwandan legislation
• Skilled in use of MS Excel (including MS query and pivot tables) and MS Office essential, with Proficiency in Office suites
• Good oral and written communication skills in English; French and Kinyarwanda are also an advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 May 2021
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 11-05-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-05-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-05-2030
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