Finance and Administrative Assistant Job at Kilimo Trust - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Finance and Administrative Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Kilimo Trust

Deadline of this Job:
29 June 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant
Job Grade: KT 5
Unit of Service: Finance, Human Resource, and Administration
Reports To: Finance Manager
Supervision: None
Employment Category: 3 Year Contract
Purpose of the Job:
To ensure preparation of proper, accurate, and timely financial records necessary for enhancing decision making at Kilimo Trust and managing the general administration function for the Country Office. .

Finance & Accounting
• Preparation of project budgets in consultations with the technical team, adherence to all donor’s financial management guidelines, financial reporting to the donor on a quarterly basis, and preparations for institutional and project audits.
• Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations on the 3rd day of the subsequent month.
• Preparation of monthly reconciliation of all supplier and service provider records by the 5th of every new month.
• Preparation of accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual Kilimo Trust financial reports by 7th following the end of the period.
• Prepare project monthly financial reports to the funders as per the relevant grant agreements by not later than 5th following the end of the month.
• Prepare draft annual financial statements and support internal and external audit processes.
• Ensure timely invoicing, collection of debts, and depositing of cash.
• Prepare, process, and submit tax and other statutory payments and returns on time.
• Properly check all payments to Service Providers and staff in line with the laid down procedures of the Trust.
• Prepare and maintain payrolls and ensure salaries and statutory deductions are paid on time and entries made into the accounting system.
Maintain Petty Cash Float
• Review travel advance requisitions, expense claims, and travel accountabilities submitted by staff.
• Ensure that travel accountability are fully checked and forwarded for authorization within three (3) days of receipt
• Preparation of journals for approval by the Finance Manager
• Ensure adherence to Kilimo Trust internal controls and laid down procedure.
• Prepare invoices to service customers and ensure they are received on a timely basis
• Management and updating of the Trust asset register monthly.
• Effectively supervise the staff under your unit by making them accountable and ensuring they deliver quality and timely results.
Front Office management
• Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondence (Service Providers, Administration and Projects)
• Respond to public inquiries
• Enhance the corporate image of Kilimo Trust through proper organization of the front office desk and office surroundings.
General Administration
• Coordinating travel logistics for staff
• Coordinate the procurement of goods and services while ensuring value for money
• Prepare correspondences, memos to staff in relation to the office operations.
• Prepare budgets for administration related activities and assist in monitoring it to ensure no over-expenditures
• Responsible for organizing events and making relevant logistical arrangements
Basic IT Support
• Responsible for receiving all IT related issues and forwarding them to the respective Service Providers
• Maintain a database of all IT problems and ensure they are successfully completed/ solved and closed in time by the Service Provider.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Educational Qualifications and Experience Required
• A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, finance or other relevant disciplines
• A professional accounting qualification such as CPA or ACCA. is a Must
• A minimum of three years’ experience in an Accounting, Finance or Audit environment
• Ability to Speak and write English, French, and Kinyarwanda very well
• Must have scored the equivalent of B in Mathematics at O’Level.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Note: Please send all documents in one document by using the button below
Address all applications to The Human Resource & Administration Manager, Kilimo Trust.
Deadline for application: Monday, June 29, 2020,
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 29 June 2020
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 18-06-2020
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-06-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-06-2065
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