Office Accountant job at Youth for Christ (YFC) Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Office Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Youth for Christ (YFC) Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

YFC/Rwanda office Accountant responsibilities include: Posting and processing journal entries to ensure all financial transactions are recorded, updating accounts receivables and issue invoices, updating accounts payables, reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger, and preparing monthly, term, and yearly end consolidated reports, filing supporting documents and follow up the budget implementation. She/he combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Post and process journal entries to ensure all financial transactions are recorded;
• Update accounts receivables and issue invoices;
• Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable;
• Assist the Director of Administration and finance with reviewing of expenses, payroll records, etc as assigned;
• Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed;
• Assist the Director of Administration and finance with reviewing the execution and organization of tender contracts with implementing agencies, consultants, suppliers, entrepreneurs etc;
• Assist the Director of Administration and finance the in elaboration of payment orders after verification of their compliance, eligibility, and availability of funds;
• Assist the Director of Administrative Ministries in the preparation of checks and other means of payment to be signed by authorized persons in accordance with requirements and guidelines;
• Provide technical support and advice to the Director of Administration and finance;
• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures;
• Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process;
• Provide input into department’s goal setting process;
• Assist with tax payment, tax audits and tax returns;
• Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance;
• Ensure compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles;
• Carry out a monthly control of the petty cash and send a report thereof to the Director of Administration and finance;
• Manage bank accounts and update financial journals;
• Collect necessary data for the budget forecast and participate in the overall budget planning;
• Centralize and file all supporting documents during the recording, allocation, and payment;
• Control the regularity of accounting transactions and check if they are executed in accordance with the law in force and administrative procedures;
• Verify payments and ensure the follow up thereto;
• Prepare and provide salary certificates to interested workers;
• Verify the payroll and verify the regularity of all regulatory contribution payments (RSSR…)
• Elaborate and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements of YFC/Rwanda office;
• Control suppliers’ invoices before approval of the Director of Administration and finance;
• Monitor budget implementation;
• Check the completeness, quality, and reliability of accounting documents presented before any budget costs allocation and ensure chronological filing of all documents in relation with those operations;
• Verify monthly reconciliation statements of bank accounts;
• Carry out any other tasks as assigned by the Director of Administration and finance

• Follower of Jesus Christ and actively involved in a local church.
• Passion to serve and work hard;
• Self-disciplined and teachable;
• University degree in accountant or finance and management;
• Prior experience in accountant or finance management positions;
• Knowledge and skills:
• Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Sage, quick book and Excel;
• Fluent in English;
• Team worker
• Passionate about details

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates to the above position are requested to submit their applications addressed to the Youth For Christ/Rwanda National Director, at the YFC/RWANDA main office at Kibagabaga not later than Tuesday, the 30th November 2021 at 5:00 PM including:
• Application letter;
• Curriculum Vitae bearing at least three referees;
• Recommendation letter from their church;
• Copies of Degree and academic transcripts;
• Photocopy of Rwandan Identity card or Passport for foreigners.
• Done at Kigali on the 22nd November, 2021 By:
• Luc Dushimerugaba
• Deputy National Director and Ministries Director
• Youth For Christ Rwanda
• Contact Tel. + 250 788587168, + 250 725758997

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 23-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-11-2065
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