School Accountant Job at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
School Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
27 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, April 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position: School Accountant (SOS Technical School Kagugu)
Type of contract: Fixed-term contract for four (4) months
Working location: SOS CV Kigali/ Kagugu
Supervisor: School Principal
Responsible to: School Principal
Deadline: 27th April 2021

Job Purpose:
The School Accountant reports to the School Principal of Technical School Kagugu and receives technical supervision from the Head of Finance. His/her major responsibility is to ensure the proper management of funds at the school level. .

Main clients:
• School Principal of SOS Technical School Kagugu
• Kigali Head of Location
• SOS Children’s Villages Head of Finance
• External and internal partners
• Students

Major Responsibilities:
• Supervises the Accounts Department
• Coordinates Annual Budget Preparation Process and Finance transfers.
• Enhances Internal Control in all Programmes/Projects
• Performs Detailed Accounting Tasks

Desired Competencies
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or in Finance.
• At least five years of relevant work experience with a not-for-profit organization
• Analytical thinking
• Sound judgment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to work with various administrative and program levels in the organization.
• Strong organizational and research skills with a thorough understanding of finance and accounting principles, procedures, and techniques.
Note: This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with his/her position. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities, and work-plan and is subject to change at the discretion of the direct superior.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your detailed application (including application letter, CV, copies of education qualification, and 3 traceable professional referees) and an employment application form well filled in. (Available at the National Office).
NB: The applications from qualified women are strongly encouraged
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be submitted not later than 27th April 2021 at the latest by 17h00 hours Kigali time to with a copy to 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 27 April 2021
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 19-04-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-04-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-04-2065
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