Global Accounts Payable Officer job at One Acre Fund
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Vacancy title:
Global Accounts Payable Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
22 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Global Accounts Payable Officer
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions.
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role
This role resides in One Acre Fund's Accounts Payables (AP) Team which is part of the Global Finance Function. The AP Team overseas payments for all One Acre Fund countries - Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, the US, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. The Accounts Payable Officer position ensures all payments are uploaded in our various banking platforms while communicating effectively with various departments on their payments. This role sits on a Global Team, therefore, exposing the job holder to a diverse range of information about the One Acre Fund programs.
This role will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and has no direct reports

• Manage the link between SAP and our mobile money and bank accounts. Ensure payment documentation is delivered to banks to support transfers.
• Verify payment details, follow up on rejected transfers, and resolve issues with banking platforms.
• Provide proof of payment for accomplished payments
• Maintain cash balances on designated country accounts and prepare cash transfers among accounts.
• Communicate bank balances by sending statements to relevant teams as requested and help complete the cash forecast for required countries.
• Work with compliance and accounting teams to strengthen data flow accuracy.
• Promote cross-country standardization of payment procedures to improve the payments process and achieve even better service to country counterparts.
• Any other responsibilities as assigned by your manager.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• A university degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related fields
• Two years of professional work experience in Finance or a related area.
• Experience working with an ERP System (SAP experience preferable)
• Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda.
• Ability to deliver high-quality work.
• Integrity.

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Kigali, Rwanda

Health insurance paid time off

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address . Please report any suspicious communication here ( ), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 November 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 22-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-10-2065
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