Risk and Finance Manager job at Vision Fund Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Risk and Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Vision Fund Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
15 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Risk and Finance Manager

Risk and Finance manager will lead the MFI Finance department, building an organization that honors Christian values by positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a particular focus on the rural areas of Rwanda. Manages the Institution’s treasury to ensure profitable operations and compliance with existing regulations. Creates a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, processes, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks. Work closely with WV to obtain funding from the partnership and donors to grow the operations.

Major responsibilities
Member of Leadership Team:

• Advisor to the CEO and Senior Management Team on all matters relating to finance including treasury, accounting, and administration.
• Submit timely financial returns to the Board, senior management, regulators and other stakeholders.
• Prepare business and financial reports for the Board of Directors.
• Leads the development of an overall Business Plan for VisionFund Rwanda that includes, among other things, the Branch Targets and Projections:
• Continuous monitoring of the financial performance of the organization with an emphasis on analyzing the latter’s performance as against its operational and business plans.
• Provides support to the Head Office and Branches in preparation for the finance business plan and preparation and monitoring of the annual operating plans and budgets.
• Ensures that branch plans are incorporated into an overall business plan and finance projections model.
• Establishes and maintains all Policies relating to Financial Management, Financial Controls, and Risk:
• Establishes, reviews, and updates financial policies and procedures that are relevant and cost-effective to the organization.
• Maintains the finance management manuals, including treasury, accounting, and administration manuals. And ensures that all changes related to policies and procedures would be incorporated in the manual.
• Acts as a member of the procurement committee or its equivalent and furnishes the committee with the necessary information for them to make ‘sound’ viable decisions.
• Performs functions specified by the Board, procurement committee and Asset Management in relation to establishing broad guidelines for the institution’s tolerance for risk and expectations from investment.
• Introduces measures to enhance the credibility and objectivity of financial statements and reports prepared with reference to the affairs of VisionFund Rwanda.

Qualification, experience, skills and knowledge

• Bachelors Degree of Finance or Accounting and ACCA/ CPA is mandatory
• MBA will be an added advantage


• 5 Years and above on managerial position in a combination of the following: micro – enterprise lending organization, Banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, International business, Agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institutions

Skills and knowledge:
• Must have a clear understanding of the microfinance industry and technology.
• Must have working experience in the regulatory environment and better with an institution that intermediate savings.
• Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.
• Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.
• Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization's Ideals and Core Values.
• Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.
• Very good communication and marketing skills.
• Very good knowledge of economic and financial topics.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

Our offer
VisionFund Rwanda is willing to offer you a competitive salary, challenging work where you can make a difference in the world, develop your expertise by working with the best people worldwide in a dynamic, team focused and high performing environment.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60 12:00:00 AM Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
If the aforementioned positions speak to you, carefully complete the pre-screen questionnaire and attach your Application letter together with detailed and updated CV via following email: recruitment@vfcrwanda.rw  by 15th July, 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
By sending in your application, you consent to VFR running a background check on

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 15th July, 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 05-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-07-2066
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