Finance Manager Job at Youth Development Labs - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Website :
368 Days Ago
Linkedid Twitter Share on facebook

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Youth Development Labs

Deadline of this Job:
14 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Summary
YLabs Rwanda is seeking a part-time Finance Manager to join our global operations team. You will play a critical role as YLabs continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. A successful candidate will be a hands-on, participative contributor and will lead financial management and the reporting of financial data for YLabs Rwanda operations. This is an opportunity for an emerging finance leader to support the growth of an innovative, high-impact organization.
This role is supported by our wider operations team and supervised by our Senior Operations Manager with oversight by YLabs’ CFO, Executive Director, and Board of Directors.
This is a part-time position which requires the ability to legally work in Rwanda. This role will be expected to work twenty hours per week (eighty hours per month). This role is based in Kigali, Rwanda. Given the current circumstances due to COVID-19, our office is subject to occupancy guidelines and much of the work can be conducted remotely. We are open to this role being a part-time position with eligibility for benefits, or a contract position.

About Ylabs’ Compensation
YLabs adheres to Project Fair’s principles and standards to establish equity in pay with the overriding principle of “equal pay for work of equal value” outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals. All salary ranges are based on level within the organization and are competitive to regional and national salary benchmarks, based on the respective office location.

Pay Rate
The pay range for this part-time position is RWF 7,500,000 - RWF 9,937,500, per year gross commensurate with experience.

• Lead and execute on all accounting activities related to YLabs Rwanda’s monthly close, with support from additional finance contractors and Operations staff
• Lead and execute monthly payroll, tax declarations and payments
• Support with organizational annual budget development activities and run monthly reports to track budget to actuals
• Manage YLabs Rwanda’s accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, including processing payments and vendor management and communication
• Manage YLabs petty cash system, including requests and reporting
• Lead our annual YLabs Rwanda audit
• Ensure our organization remains compliant with local tax requirements
• Support grant and contract financial reporting to our donors for YLabs Rwanda projects, with support from our Operations team
• Support YLabs’ organization-wide monthly close and financial reporting activities
• Collaborate with our Operations team to design and implement financial policies and procedures that strengthen our organization's financial processes

• An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills; experience in effectively communicating key data to senior management, the board of directors, and/or other outside partners
• Highly detail oriented
• Able to simplify and communicate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
• Able to independently navigate between executing day-to-day accounting and financial tasks
• Excited by the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary, diverse global team
• An efficient prioritizer who can manage and effectively delegate multiple tasks and priorities
• A proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will be responsible for YLabs Rwanda’s finance management, in partnership with the Senior Operations Manager, CFO and Executive Director
• Curious and forward-looking with keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting
• Flexible, adaptable, and level-headed in light of changing circumstances and scenarios

• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to YLabs’ mission
• BA/BS or higher degree in business, nonprofit financial management or accounting, preferred
• Four or more years of experience managing finances for Rwandan entities; non-profit experience a plus
• A track record in financial management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is preferred
• Solid experience leading or participating in annual audit activities and managing reporting, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
• Experience developing and analysing organizational budgets and can provide detailed review of new project and program budgets
• Experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area
• Sound knowledge of Rwandan tax and legal compliance requirements
• Demonstrated skill in providing a high level of service to multiple customers
• Proficiency with Quickbooks accounting software, spreadsheets and data management systems required

• Familiarity with grant compliance, audit, and reporting, though support will be provided
• Ability to develop and maintain financial models to inform strategic decision making and risk mitigation
• Strong technological fluency to learn and utilize tools and software to improve our financial systems
• Experience managing and/or training staff in multiple global regions

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


{module 312}

Job application procedure
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to with the subject line: Finance Manager - RW. All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
This posting will be open for three weeks from May 13 to June 3. Once the application period closes, all applications will be reviewed by our Hiring Committee. YLabs recognizes the effort that goes into submitting an application; all candidates will be notified of their application status once the hiring process begins.

All Jobs


{module 317}

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 June 2021
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 14-05-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-05-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-05-2030
Apply Now

Notification Board:

Join a Focused Community on job search to uncover both advertised and non-advertised jobs that you may not be aware of. A jobs WhatsApp Group Community can ensure that you know the opportunities happening around you and a jobs Facebook Group Community provides an opportunity to discuss with employers who need to fill urgent position. Click the links to join. You can view previously sent Email Alerts here incase you missed them and Subscribe so that you never miss out.

Caution: Never Pay Money in a Recruitment Process.

Some smart scams can trick you into paying for Psychometric Tests.