Project Accountant Job at U'MWiza Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: NGO & Non Profit , Category: Administrative & Office ]


Jobs at:

U'MWiza Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
23rd November 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

REPORTS TO: Project Coordinator
The total compensation (base salary and benefits) will be between RWF 10,626,756 and RWF 12,457,928 depending on education and work experience. .

Key Accountabilities:
• Document financial transactions for the Coordinating unit by entering them in the Cashbook and into Abila.
• Examine, carry out and properly file cash and bank reconciliations for the Coordinating unit
• Carry out monthly disbursements of funds to subprojects while ensuring that all the supporting documents e.g. Financial memos are sent to the respective subprojects
• Ensure a proper, efficient and timely process in budgeting and disbursement of benefits to the beneficiaries.
• Review accounting transactions, bank reconciliations and financial reports for all the subprojects and submit to the regional Accountant within the given timelines.
• Ensure all staff advances, supplier invoices and other project payments are processed in line with laid down procedures and that they are all correctly accounted for.
• Maintain updated asset and liability listing for the project.
• Maintain up to date internal controls; preparing and recommend policies & procedures while ensuring their implementation.
• Oversees the payroll function and ensures that all statutory obligations are met and submitted to the government.
• Prepare and consolidate annual budget for the project in liaison with the departments, subproject teams and ensure compliance with the budget.
• Cooperate with external auditors to ensure that all records required during the audit process are availed; any queries responded to and any recommendations are implemented.
• Regularly analyze financial statements and advise the Project coordinator on the financial position of the project.
• Coordinate accounting works within the project and carry out support subproject visits.
• Secures financial information by ensuring data backups are carried out.
• Any other duty as assigned by the Project Coordinator

Skills Required
• Languages: Fluency in Kinyarwanda and either English or French, with working knowledge of the other
• Strong computer skills in a Windows environment including e-mail, Skype, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
• Ability to write reports and correspondence required. Ability to write procedure manuals preferred
• Excellent organizing capabilities
• Attention to detail
• Proven experience in managing people
• Good problem solving and analytical skills

• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in accounting
• At least 5 years of working experience in an accounting role
• Having a professional certificate will be an advantage

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 5 years


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Job application procedure
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter to 
Application closing date: 23rd of November 2019

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23rd November 2019
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 24-10-2019
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-10-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-10-2065
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