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Finance & Procurement Officer Job at Spark MicroGrants - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Spark MicroGrants 261 Days Ago
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 19 February 2021
Duty Station: Ethiopia
Posted: 05-02-2021
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No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Finance & Procurement Officer

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

Jobs at:

Spark MicroGrants

Deadline of this Job:
19 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Spark MicroGrants believes in a world where everyone lives with dignity and determines their own positive future. For nearly ten years, Spark MicroGrants has been pioneering a new approach to international aid. We believe in local solutions and catalyzing rural villages facing poverty into action. br/> br/> At the heart of Spark’s model, the Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP), are ‘town-hall’ style weekly meetings, in which women and men plan together for their community’s future. Each village democratically elects a leadership committee, establishes a village savings account, and launches a project of their choice. Members receive weekly training on financial management and transparency, accountable leadership, village planning, and advocacy. Each village then receives US$8,000 in seed funds to turn project ideas into reality and receives an additional two years of management support. Over 260 villages have used the Spark process to collectively launch nearly 300 local impact projects, benefiting over 190,000 lives. br/> br/> In the next three years, we aim to prove the success of our approach and work with governments and civil society organizations around the world to change the conversation around and practice of how development is achieved - with communities in the driver’s seat of their own development. In order to achieve this, we need a strong, dedicated and experienced Human Resource Professional for the position of “HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER” to lead, manage, guide and administer all of the Human Resource (HR) functions for the Rwanda Country Office. The role will also provide day-to-day administration duties to support the efficient and effective operations of Spark MicroGrants in Rwanda. br/> Our team of 50+ people is spread across 4 countries in East Africa and the US, sharing a common vision and value system: above all we are community-driven: putting our communities’ needs at the forefront of all our work. .

The Finance & Procurement officer will be responsible for ensuring that day to day accounting operations and payments are done in accordance with Spark Microgrants Policies.
Critical to the role will be managing office and administrative functions, managing procurement and payment systems and directly overseeing Programmatic Finance in assigned locations. We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in formulating strategies to improve operational and financial efficiency.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Requirements/Person Specifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or other related field
• Minimum of 3 years relevant experience
• Experience with Procurement in a large organization is an added advantage
• Proficiency in Excel and Accounting software; experience with Oracle Netsuite is an added advantage
• Experience in and understanding of essential accounting principles, accounting systems and Rwanda tax requirements
• Professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the ability and willingness to enforce adherence to Spark Microgrants and donor policies and pr

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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