Senior Accountant job at Spruik
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Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
25 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Accountant
About Spruik Agency
Spruik is a Rwandan communications agency that provides public relations and marketing services to a wide range of clients. We believe that successful businesses are grounded in effective internal and external communications.
To better serve our growing clientele, we are recruiting a full time senior accountant who will support our team. Below are more details on this exciting opportunity.

About this position
We are looking for a detail-oriented senior accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organisation. The senior accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, payment processing, liaising with Rwanda Revenue Authority, tax and financial planning and performing other accounting duties as assigned.
To be successful as a senior accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding senior accountant should also possess strong Excel and Quickbooks skills, be detail-oriented, highly organised, and able to work independently and perform under pressure.

Tasks Description
Working under the supervision of the Chief Operations Officer, the employee will oversee the company’s accounting and perform the following tasks:
• Coordinating accounting functions and programmes
• Preparing financial analyses and reports
• Preparing revenue projections and forecasting expenditure
• Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets
• Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts
• Assisting with annual audit preparations
• Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and any non-compliance
• Preparing and reconciliation of tax ledgers and filling tax returns
• Developing of new or amended accounting systems, programmes, and procedures
• Filing and putting together administrative documents
• Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, accounts payable and receivable
• Entering financial information into appropriate software programmes (QuickBooks) and or other formats as required
• Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies
• Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the management team
• Completing bank reconciliations
• Liaising with RRA and ensure proper tax compliance
• Leading the company’s tax and financial planning
• Management of suppliers by requesting and processing quotes
• Issue quotes and invoices to clients and suppliers
• Internally audit the company’s books and provide relevant advice
• Support the staff with accuracy of an external financial document (invoices, quotes, etc)
• Follow up with due payments from the company’s clients
• Process payments to suppliers and staff on time after presenting all required financial documents in the required order
• Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned
• Other tasks as agreed between the management of Spruik and the employee

Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
• 3+ years of accounting experience
• CPA/ACCA Professional
• Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP
• Strong financial analysis skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong organisational and stress management skills
• An understanding of Google Apps (Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and GMail)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
• Ability to train and manage staff in a collaborative manner
• Good time management skills
• Attention to detail with a great degree of accuracy
• Ability to work independently and with a proactive and kind attitude
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly
• Accounting software skills including experience with QuickBooks
In addition to the above-mentioned skills, the candidate should have a good command of English and Kinyarwanda with proven skills of writing and speaking both languages proficiently. Above average academic grades are fundamental to be selected as a senior accountant at Spruik.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
The right candidate should be ready to report to work by the start of November 2022. Interested candidates are encouraged to fill out this form before 22 October 2022: 
For more information about Spruik and our mission, visit  For any questions related to this position and the application process, please contact 
David Toovey
Managing Director, Spruik Agency

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 22 October 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 17-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-10-2056
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