Grants Accountant Job at World Vision International Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Grants Accountant

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


Jobs at:

World Vision International Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
15 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, March 06, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of GRANTS ACCOUNTANT The position will be based at Head office, reporting to the Grants Finance Manager.
Purpose of the position: Provide financial management of WVR WASH project by ensuring overall financial management at the project level according to World Vision Field Finance Manual as well as donor requirements .

The major responsibilities include:
• Prepare and monitor project budget, project cash flows, year-to-date spending and funding requests to ensure that projects have adequate budgets to implement related activities throughout the year by ensuring project PBAS updated and inform the project manager on the status of funds commitment.
• Prepare and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV, Support Office and donor specific reporting and procedural standards & requirements by ensure project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system.
• Review the projects related financial transactions to ensure that they fall within the approved scope of project activities and donor requirements and that they comply with the financial procedures and FFM requirements.
• Prepare and analyze monthly and Quarterly project financial report for its accuracy and adequacy, before submitted to SO / donor, in respect to full disclosure and that it presents a true and fair view of the activities of the grant for the respective period
• Facilitate internal and external auditors and provide relevant information as far as audit is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.
• Participate in proposal writing with the view to provide financial advice and develop project lifetime budget in line with WV and Donor budgeting templates and guidelines in case of extension and/or project budget amendment.
• Maintain efficient management of project Assets and conduct a regular inventory to reconcile sun system reports and physical count of assets as per WV’s asset policy and procedures and maintain an updated asset register and ensure proper management of inventory and fuel.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
• A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
• Five years’ experience in the accounting profession with project management.
• Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.
• Proven experience in budget preparation and management.
• Experience in working with auditors both internal and external
Other Competencies/Attributes:
• Experience of using Sun system accounting software
• Gateway to grants certified or any other related certification from any bilateral or multilateral donor
• Experience in working with government or multilateral funded projects.
• Good command of Microsoft spreadsheet preferably Microsoft Excel, Vision and Sun system software
• Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Kinyarwanda • Skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings
• Accounting certification including ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CFA, CIA or equivalent,
• Knowledge of local tax law

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job:  15 March 2020
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 06-03-2020
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-03-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-03-2065
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