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Project Accountant Job at Mantis Akagera Game Lodge - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 23 June 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 17-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-06-2035
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Hospitality, and Tourism , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Mantis Akagera Game Lodge

Deadline of this Job:
23 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Mantis Akagera Game Lodge

Deadline for applications: 23-06-2021 by 17:00

We are searching for a Project Accountant on a fixed term contract. The length of the project will be approximately 8 months. The successful candidate must be able to speak and understand English fluently as they will be predominantly working with expatriates. Your experience should include project management and cover at least some of the following:

Preferably construction knowledge
Fixed asset management and compiling fixed asset registers
A comprehensive understanding of Sage Evolution
In addition, you must be practical, dynamic and responsible.


Review the project history and put order to the current accounts
Prepare bank reconciliations for the project and manage contractor/sub-contractor and various supplier payments (International & Domestic)
Correct capturing of all project-related invoices, accruals, payments, pre-payments
Preparation of VAT documents and VAT returns
Correct capturing of VAT, withholding taxes and customs-related tax payments
Prepare regular reports for the project (weekly and monthly), reconciling spend against budget.
Liaise with the Development Team and Project Managers
Preparation of management accounts for projects
Assistance with audit work
Compiling a fixed assets register for the property
Performing all fixed assets related accounting procedures
Any other work as might be required within the Finance Department


Suitably qualified with a minimum of Bachelors in Accounting Sciences from an accredited institution
Previous experience and good knowledge of all types of Rwanda tax declarations
Have the ability to manage workload and complete tasks within deadlines
Have good leadership skills and ability to work with limited supervision
Have good IT skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel & previous exposure to Sage Evolution
Confident with excellent communication skills in English - verbal and written
Meticulous with a thorough approach
Technically strong with great attention to detail
Previous experience in managing accounts payable would be beneficial
Previous exposure to the construction industry and experience in fixed assets accounting would be preferable
Hard worker, willing to do research to solve problems independently and to work extended hours
Willing to work and live in a remote location (staff accommodation & meals provided)
Salary: Negotiable.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure

How to apply

In the first instance please send your CV to  with a covering letter as to why you are the best candidate for this role – remember to give specific examples of your appropriate experience.

Shortlisted candidates must be willing to travel to Mantis Akagera Game Lodge in the Eastern Province of Rwanda to attend in person interviews.

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