Project Financial Management Specialist Job at University of Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Project Financial Management Specialist

Jobs at:
University of Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
30th November 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Date Posted: 15th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company


The Government of Rwanda has received a loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance the Regional (East Africa) Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Engineering and e-Health (CEBE) Project which is being implemented by the University Of Rwanda (UR).


The Project Financial Management Specialist will report to the Project Coordinator and will work closely with the Directorate of Finance of University of Rwanda-Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU) which oversees all projects implemented within the University.

She/he should be part of the Project Coordination Unit. The overall responsibility of the Financial Management Specialist is to ensure that financial planning, budgeting,bookkeeping and financial reporting is done properly following rules, procedures and accounting standards. In addition, She/he will have the role of providing the overall administrative support to the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Financial Management Specialist shall deliver on the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain sound financial and internal control systems for the project which are in line with the GoR Regulations and Donor Procedures;
  • Ensure funds are properly managed and flow smoothly, adequately, regularly and predictably in order to meet the objectives of the project;
  • Ensure the proper and timely accountability for Project resources;
  • Design and provide the Project Coordinator with monthly analytical reports on the financial performance of the Project;
  • Prepare annual project financial statements and other reports to be reviewed by the Project Coordination Unit, SPIU Director of Administration and Finance and external auditors as may be required by the program legal agreements and the financial reporting framework of the GoR;
  • Liaise with the Office of the Auditor General and /or the External Audit Firm and have responsibility for the timely submission of audited project financial statements to the Donors;

Required Qualifications and Experience

The Financial Management Specialist should:

  • Possess an Accounting degree holder from a recognized university
  • Have a full member of either ACCA or CPA;
  • Have at least 5 years of experience in Government accounting including the use of the Government's Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS);
  • Have at least 3 years‘ experience in accounting for the donor-funded projects;
  • Be familiar with internal control systems;
  • Have strong financial analytical skills;
  • Be Computer literate, preferably in accounting and Microsoft packages.

The Regional (East Africa) Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Engineering and eHealth (CEBE) implemented by the University of Rwanda (UR) now invites eligible Individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services.

Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the above-mentioned services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions,etc.).

Eligibility criteria, the establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 (Revised in July 2012) which is available on the Bank’s website at .

Borrowers are under no obligation to shortlist any consultant who expresses interest.

Job application procedure

interested and qualified candidates must submit the application online on with a copy to .

The application dossier must contain the following document:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Copy of degree and other relevant academic certificates
  • Copy of ID
  • Proof (ves) of past experience
  • At least one recommendation letter from the previous employer

In case of hard copy submission, an application can also be submitted to the address below:

Attention: Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance
University of Rwanda

Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU)

Procurement office, Kicukiro campus

P.O Box 4285 Kigali


Only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews

The deadline of submission of applications is 30 November 2018.

Francoise Kayitare Tengera

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30th November 2018
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 15-11-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-11-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-11-2064
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