Senior Accountant job at One Acre Fund
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Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
31 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, July 15, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Accountant
About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About The Role
Reporting to the Accounting Operations Lead, Senior Accountant will oversee financial accounting responsibilities including generating accurate trial balance for the assigned countries, ensuring compliance with One Acre Fund Finance procedures over the control environment, managing a team of bookkeepers and/or Junior accountants, generating accurate financial statements for the assigned countries, oversee the processes that ensure that OAF financial results are accurate, valid and complete.

• Own periodical financials including income statement and balance sheet for the assigned countries,
• Manage a team of Bookkeepers and/or Junior Accountants including conducting weekly team meetings, check-ins, completing performance reviews, and supporting ongoing team professional development.
• Coordinate with other Global Finance Teams including accounts payable, compliance and other countries accounting teams to ensure efficient support to different departments/teams
• Oversee country financial transactions recording process and suggest ways to improve the efficiency and accuracy of data,
• Manage weekly and monthly close books process of the assigned countries,
• Work with country projects leads to recommend efficient ways for periodical financial data reporting,
• Perform other accounting responsibilities and support junior staff as required or assigned.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• Bachelor's degree in accounting is a must
• Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA or CPA)
• 4+ years' experience in finance or accounting operations management
• Language: English (with Kinyarwanda and French - is added advantage)
• 4+ years' experience with ERP systems (Preferably SAP Business One)

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Health insurance, paid time off

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 july 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 15-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-07-2056
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