Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) job at Cordaid
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer (FAO)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, January 18 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, January 05 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Organizational Unit Rwanda Country Office
Job's aim Responsible for effective and efficient financial operations and systems aiming optimizing expenditures and minimizing losses.
The FAO is responsible for all office financial transactions entry and analysis at country level and provision of technical support to the Finance and Administration Function by ensuring that the Cordaid finance policies and procedures are adhered to.
Job Specification Responsible for the stewardship of Cordaid assets and reputation by ensuring compliance with local laws, regulations, internal procedures and member/donor requirements. The FA supports the Finance Manager in ensuring all expenses are booked correctly and in the most efficient and timely manner.
Aim of the Organizational Unit Is responsible for realization of Country Office targets
Supervisor Finance Manager
Supervises None

Key Duties & Responsibilities
Results and Competences
Results Areas Description
Administration • Review the codes on the payment requisitions before entry into Finance system
• Review of staff accountabilities like travel accountabilities, entry in the system and reconciliation on a weekly basis
• Regularly Process payments through the electronic banking system
• Implement and maintain an effective filing system to ensure that all financial records are easily accessible and readily available
• Check and carry out the petty cash count each Month with the Finance Manager
• Coordinate and record in and out mails, mission order.
• Receive, record all vendor’s documents
Finance • Check the correctness of coding, completeness of financial documents and review the payments prior to posting to the financial system.
• Verification and certification of accurate transactions in accordance with the standard guidelines
• Post financial expenditures in the system and compiling monthly expenditure reports, analyse the reports and present it to the Finance Manager for discussion
Bank management • Act as a bank agent
• Manage all bank accounts and review the accuracy of bank reconciliation statements on a monthly basis and follow up on any reconciling items
Audit Facilitation • Facilitating both internal & external audits and the preparation of financial statements for auditors both office and donor audits.
Integrity • Adheres to the code of conduct and Integrity Policies, reports concerns and follows regular integrity trainings. This is a medium-risk position, with no direct contact with vulnerable communities
Other • Any other duties assigned by the manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences
• Essential - A degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
• At least 2 years working experience in a similar position with International NGO’s
• Knowledge of finance systems, planning & control, (computerized) accounting, (compliance)
• legislation, reporting standards and languages.
• Excellent computer skill (MS Office package) and other web based accounting systems
• Strong financial background with knowledge of different funding modalities
• Good interpersonal & communication skills, including intercultural communication
• Excellent language skills in English
• Stress management and ability to multitask
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• A good team player
• Able to explain and enforce Cordaid Policies
• Knowledge of the mission and goals of the Cordaid program and the security policy.
• Behavioural values and skills: trust, accountability, problem solving, cooperation, flexibility, creativity, collaboration

• Personal Integrity
• Creative and Innovative
• Open and outgoing
• Results Oriented
• People skills
• Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
• Ability to work independently under pressure and proactive work style
• Affinity with the Catholic character of Cordaid

• Financial Administration
• Finance System(s)
• Bank Management
• Audit Facilitation

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Others/Extra Details
• Cordaid is fully committed to provide a safe and welcoming workplace to its employees, and to maintain respect and dignity of everyone that comes into contact with Cordaid. Therefore, Cordaid participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. For more information about Cordaid’s work on integrity .
• Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, should be submitted online;   by 18th January 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, January 18 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 05-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-01-2066
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