Finance Manager job at African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

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

Jobs at:

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, November 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Finance Manager, AIMS Rwanda!
The Finance Manager will provide support and service to the Centre President by carrying out financial control and support functions within the direction and parameters set by Chief Financial Officer. The Finance Manager’s main responsibility is the financial management of the AIMS Rwanda Centre in accordance with AIMS-NEI procedures and practices.
Reporting to the Centre President, the Finance Manager will manage the funds and financial assets of the Centre, ensuring compliance with AIMS-NEI financial procedures, establishing, and maintaining internal control practices, prepare accurately the monthly financial and narrative reports according to stated deadlines, ensuring compliance to the AIMS-NEI Chart of Accounts and with monthly accounting checklists, performing balance sheet reconciliation’s and ensuring complete supporting documentation and files, prepare the monthly/quarterly/semi-annual and annual budget versus actuals analysis to inform decision-making and budget readjustment, prepare forecasting data on a monthly basis in support of Centre cash request, assist budget holders to develop budgets for Operations and enter the budget data into required financial system. Ensure that all budgets are approved on time and before expenditures can occur and check and validate all expenses incurred by the Centre.
The Finance Manager will also train, support and advice Centre staff in financial and administrative matters, supported by Global Secretariat training programs for non-finance staff, ensure the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports for the Centre Management Team and Centre Advisory Council and the Global Secretariat, review, provide feedback and get COO approval of the finance sections of reports produced by Program Managers for Donors, provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in the long-term and short-term decision, develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the Centre and review financial data and prepare monthly/quarterly/semi-annual and annual reports in a timely manner.
As the ideal candidate, you will support the Centre President in the provision of guidelines and tools for staff to meet targets that are set, support the staff to put in place and manage a systematic and sustainable staff development and learning approach, manage the Centre relationship with social security and tax recovery institutions in Rwanda in collaboration with the Centre President and Global Secretariat, supervise the proper implementation of the AIMS financial/Administrative filing system and ensure that staff are adequately trained to manage their own unit filing system according to the AIMS-NEI guidelines.
In addition, the Finance Manager will ensure the effective and efficient administration of the Centre archives (physical and online), maintain accurate registers of the assets and property and organize quarterly physical stock takes and check all fixed asset movements and disposals in order to reconcile update.
This is a full-time opportunity based at AIMS Rwanda Centre in Kigali.

Do you have what we need?
• A Master’s degree in Finance, or Accounting related discipline
• Fully qualified Accountant with an international accounting body is an asset
• Experience in managing & supporting staff
• Experience in working for an International organisation in a developing country
• 7 years professional work experience in a finance or accounting role
• Experience in preparing budgets, cash flow statements & financial plans, experience in writing narrative & financial reports, experience in working with commercial & contractual systems
• Advanced skills in computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word processing, and accounting packages)
• Knowledge and experience of AccPac
• Skills in training and developing staff
• A high level of competence in: Teamwork; Integrity & personal conduct; Sensitivity to diversity; Flexibility & adaptability; Initiative & direction; Interpersonal skills; Resilience
• A high level of competence in: Management of strategy; Change management; Leadership; Planning; Budgets management; Resources management; Monitoring; Supervision and control; Reporting; Communication; Networking; Management of self; Management of others.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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Job application procedure
Click  Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2021.
Should no feedback be received from AIMS-NEI within four weeks of the deadline, kindly accept that your application will not be further pursued. AIMS-NEI reserves the right not to make an appointment at its sole discretion.
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2021  
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 13-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-11-2061
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