General Accountant job at Akagera Management Company

Vacancy title:
General Accountant

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

Jobs at:

Akagera Management Company

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, October 05 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 26 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Purpose Of The Job
The General Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day accounting responsibility in the finance department

Duties and Key responsibilities not exhaustive
1. Carrying out Monthly supplier reconciliation and ensure that all reconciling transactions are investigated and clear.
2. Preparation of weekly Receivable aging analysis for submission .
3. Gathering supporting documentation to aid in the processing of relevant entries in Serenic;
4. Receive, keep and verify all suppliers invoices for accuracy and completeness (Comparison of invoice amounts, rates with the buying order rates/contract rates)
5. Verifying if the proof of payment for Sales invoices are reflected properly to the AMC Accounts and investigate if there are discrepancies
6. Capture/post the suppliers’ invoices into the accounting software – Serenic Navigator System per the approved chart of accounts.
7. Verify that the goods/services received as per the GRN are the same as ordered.
8. Gathering audit supporting documentation for both External audits and Compliance audits ;
9. Supporting in preparation of tax annexures and submission of tax returns in due time ;
10. Assisting in budget preparation and analysis of Donor Utilization to Donor Income ;
11. Performing any other reasonable tasks that can be assigned by the supervisor

Knowledge And Skills
Minimum Education and Qualification Required
• Bachelor degree in accounting & Finance ;
• Qualification in CPA ADVANCED LEVEL or ACCA ;
• Having relevant knowledge in tax matters ;
• Excellent degree of accuracy and attention to detail ;
• Excellent computer literacy with high proficiency in Microsoft excel (advanced)
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills ;
• Result driven with a strong capacity to work autonomously ;
• Compliance oriented ;
• Professional Etiquette and integrity
• Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda ;
• Adhesion to African Parks values ;
• Strong willingness to live in a rural setting and experience living in remote locations ;
• Good analytical and problem-solving skills ;
• Ability to work under pressure and overtime ;
• Exposure of working with a multi-currency set up ;
• 2 years’ experience in accounting and finance related Fields ;
• Auditing skills.
• Between 25 and 40 years of age.

Added advantage
• Born and living near Akagera National Park

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates should forward their application letter together with all relevant documents to the email address provided Bellow no later than 5th October 2023. The required documents should be submitted in scanned soft copies in pdf format (preferably as one document) on  .Successful candidates will begin with an immediate effet.
• Applications must include the following documents :
• Application cover letter addressed to the Park Manager/ CEO
• Stating where you heard about the position and why you should be considered
• Curriculum vitae including your personal details, education level and any experience
• Name, address and telephone numbers of three (3) references
• All the documents should be in one pdf document and named after your name and position, for example : Name, Akagera Accountant, 2023.
• Please note that only candidates with the needed qualifications and relevant experience will be shortlisted, if you don't hear from us within two weeks after submission deadline, know that you have not been shortlisted.
• Done in Akagera National Park on 25th September 2023
• NDAHIRIWE Ladislas
• Park Manager/CEO
• Akagera Management Company

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, October 05 2023
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 26-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-09-2066
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