Rwanda Finance Manager Job at Sokwatch Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Rwanda Finance Manager

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

Jobs at:

Sokwatch Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
14 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Finance Manager Job at Sokwatch Rwanda

About Us:
Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.

Role: Rwanda Finance Manager
We are searching for a stellar Country Finance Manager to be based in our office in Kigali. They will undertake all aspects of financial management for Sokowatch at a country level, including financial reporting, local tax compliance management, and countrywide audits.

Locations: Kigali, Rwanda

Duties & Responsibilities:
Produce financial reports related to budgets, accounts payable, accounts receivables, expenses, etc.
Review, monitor, and manage budgets
Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies
Oversee fixed assets register
Predict and monitor financial trends
Report and liaise with leadership regarding all financial activities in the assigned market
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual tax declarations, including payroll, operating, and business taxes
Prepare monthly financial statements for reporting to management
Deliver fully auditable financial statements to external auditors
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

The successful candidate will possess:
5+ years of accounting experience, preferably in retail, at a company with over $100,000 USD in annual turnover, or at a leading regional or international accounting firm
Prior work experience across East African markets preferred
Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; preference ACCA or CPA
Negotiation skills and the ability to develop solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders
The high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
A high degree of proficiency with accounting and administration software, preferably Quickbooks
A collaborative team player with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, start-up environment
Fluency in English (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate with sophistication within a business setting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 July 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 30-06-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-06-2042
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