Manager of Finance and Administration Job at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung ( FES ) - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Manager of Finance and Administration

Jobs at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung ( FES )

Deadline of this Job:
05th of April 2018, 23h00.

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Rwanda is looking for
‘Manager of Finance and Administration’
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, a German Foundation working with partners to promote social justice, is looking for a candidate to fill in the position of “Manager of Finance and Administration” from May 2018 (or earlier) in our new Kigali office.

Duties and responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Country Director, the duties and responsibilities of the incumbent are as follows:

  • Financial administration, including checking bills and invoices, monthly accounting and book-keeping with the FIBU accounting programme, controlling the overall budget according to the FES financial guidelines and conditions, briefing national FES staff regularly on financial guidelines;
  • Monthly preparation and closing of accounts and transfer of monthly accounts to the Head Office in Germany, overseeing that all expenses incurred are documented;
  • Monthly bank reconciliation and liaison with bank;
  • Budget projections and monitoring; liquidity management, financial reporting to HQ
  • Communication with the respective finance desk officers in FES (Germany and other country offices) as well as with local and international partners on financial issues of the accounting programme;
  • Assisting the director in recruitment of staff members and administrative human-resource activities;
  • Monthly payroll preparation and monthly mandatory remittances as required by law;
  • Track-keeping of annual leave records for employees;
  • Vetting of supplier contracts;
  • Assist in procurement processes following the procurement guidelines and standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University Degree in Finance, Business & Economics.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in the field of accounting, finance administration and knowledge in human resource management.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills, German language skills are important and an advantage, French and Kinyarwanda language skills are desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and understanding of confidentiality in financial as well as human-resources aspects.
  • Highly organized and focused on details and accuracy.
  • Team player.
  • Good Microsoft Office 365 skills.
  • Applicant must have Rwandan Nationality or be allowed to work in Rwanda.
  • Equivalent or similar work experiences are accepted.
    Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.

Job application procedure
If you are interested, please visit or
download the application form, fill it out, add your CV (2 pages maximum) and the cover/motivation letter (2 pages maximum) and copies of relevant certificates, transcripts and contact details (including email addresses and telephone numbers) of at least three references and send all the documents to:  until 05th of April 2018, 23h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05th of April 2018, 23h00.
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 21-03-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-03-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-03-2060
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