Head of Administration and Finance job at Ntare Louisenlund Community Benefit Company

Vacancy title:
Head of Administration and Finance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Admin & Office ]

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Ntare Louisenlund Community Benefit Company

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, March 07 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, February 22 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Who We Are
• Ntare Louisenlund School (Rwanda) aspires to become the premier institution in Africa, dedicated to fostering excellence in education. Through the Rwanda plus-STEM program, the school aims to attract the finest talents in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences, and technology, serving as a catalyst for innovation, entrepreneurship, and future-shaping endeavors. Situated on a sprawling 60-hectare campus in Rwanda's Bugesera District, a brief forty-five-minute drive from Kigali, the school is designed to accommodate up to 1,000 boarding students.
• Ntare Louisenlund School is committed to delivering an exceptional international education, empowering students to seek scholarships at the world's leading universities. The student body will comprise two halves, with a portion selected through a rigorous assessment and funded by appropriate scholarships (plus-STEM stream), and the remainder consisting of students from across Africa pursuing the IB Diploma with their families financing the education (IB stream). Seeking candidacy as an IB World School, Ntare Louisenlund School plans to offer the IB Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme.
• Operated and managed by Ntare Louisenlund CBC, in collaboration with Stiftung Louisenlund, a renowned institution with over 70 years of experience running a secondary boarding school in Germany, Ntare Louisenlund School strives for comparable excellence at both locations in Germany and Rwanda. A strategic partnership with the Rwandan government is envisioned to identify plus-STEM students eligible for government scholarships.

Your Challenge & Responsibilities
• Your main challenge is leading the accountants’ department and ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of all financial data according to local GAAP, tax law as well as all internal rules from the Louisenlund group.
• You will be responsible for developing and managing the annual budget and delivering financial forecasts and projections to guide strategic decision-making. Cash Flow Management: Monitor and manage cash flow to ensure liquidity and financial stability. Managing relationships and reporting with Regulators, Bankers, Auditors, Lenders officials and other stakeholders as appropriate. Assist with audits and inspections (both internal and external) preparations, investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies and any non-compliance.

Your Main Responsibilities
The Head of Administration and Finance is specifically accountable for the following areas:
• Must take personal accountability for tracking numerous activities across workstreams and driving them all to a successful conclusion.
• Leading the accountants’ department and ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of all financial data according to local law including transition to German group GAAP
• Ensure compliance with all Government regulations, including taxation.
• Review of bank reconciliations and other reconciliations and ensure that all reconciling items are cleared on timely basis
• Oversee and manage all installed systems and infrastructure.
• Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools based on group’s directives.
• Ensure network security and connectivity.
• Monitor network performance and optimize it for maximum speed and scalability.
• Set up user accounts, permissions, and passwords
• Conduct regular system audits.
• Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT & electronic data operations
• The role may include regional travel from time to time
• Other duties related to finance and administration as assigned

Your Profile
• Enthusiasm for building robust accounting/controlling, and administrative functions and systems.
• Strong attention to detail and willingness to assume responsibility for all administrative and financial requirements.
• Being a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit is desired.
• Master’s degree with 5 years and more of work experience. Experience in accounting is essential, CPA is preferred.
• Excellent written and spoken English is required.
• Financial modelling experience in Microsoft Excel
• Systematic and highly organized individual with budget estimation skills.

Technical skills
Accounting, financial modelling, writing, and presentation skills are strongly desired for this role.
We are a team of self-starters, and expect all team members to take initiative, own their projects, and assume leadership within their set of responsibilities.
This role involves communicating both within the team, German headquarters and with partners. As such, effective written and verbal communication is integral to ensure all stakeholders are aligned. We are looking for a team member who can manage many tasks at once while still meeting deadlines. We seek someone with strong multitasking, decision-making, and organizational abilities to ensure the workload is managed effectively.

Benefits & Compensation
• The possibility to be supervisor from the start in the most aspiring education project in Africa
• A first class school campus in a beautiful natural setting in Bugesera.
• Collaboration with an experienced, internationally recognized school in Germany.
• Support from headquarter in setting up accounting
• Various partnerships with external educational partners.
• A committed, dedicated, and team-oriented faculty.
• A highly competitive compensation package (senior management salary).

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• Can you imagine working to help us design the school of the future? Then you should apply by 1st April 2024 to careers@ntare-louisenlund.rw  and share CV, letter of motivation and electronic copies of degrees and certificates

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, March 07 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 22-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-02-2066
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