Monday, August 8, 2016

FXB Rwanda,Project accountant Jobs in Rwanda



Position title:Project accountant
Reports to: Finance Manager
Number of position: 1
Time Status: Half-time (20 hours/week)
Job location: Kigali
Period: One year, renewable based on performance
JOB PURPOSE:

The Project Accountant is responsible for providing financial support for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health research program, Strong Families, Thriving Children, based in Kigali, Rwanda implemented by FXB Rwanda. He/she will be responsible for ensuring compliance with donor requirements and organizational finance and administration procedures. He/she will manage financial reporting to a consortium of funders andwork with the finance team at FXB Rwanda to verify payments for field activities and ensure accountabilities for field activity advances are accurate and obtained on time.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of financial projections and budget execution reports to a consortium of funders
  • Record the accounting transactions on a timely basis
  • Maintain proper filing of the accounting records
  • Verify payments for field activities and ensure accountabilities for field activity advances are accurate and obtained on time
  • Collaborate with FXB Rwanda finance team to ensure that payment orders are classed to the appropriate funder
  • Verify whether the payments are in accordance with the annual budgets and prepare monthly budget execution reports
  • Verify whether all the support documents are accurate, complete and have followed the procurement procedures of the organization
  • Participate in meetings and other events organized by donors and other stakeholders related to finance
  • Provide the information required during the annual audit of the organization and project audits
  • Assist the Program Manager in compiling monthly and quarterly financial reports to donors
  • Update regularly the inventory of assets
  • Facilitate the external audit of the project and any other internal audit that may be arranged periodically
  • Perform other related duties as required.
DESIRED COMPETENCES
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software desirable
  • Have experience in and be familiar with USAID implementation programs desirable.
Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications (only hard copies will be accepted) addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director. Amotivation letter,CVs and completed FXB application form must be submitted to FXB Rwanda Rwanda coordination office located at Kigali / Kimihurura, Rue Amajyambere 676 St 6, not later than Friday, August12th 2016 at 16h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.
Done at Kigali, August 2nd, 2016
Emmanuel Habyarimana
Executive Director

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