Thursday, August 11, 2016

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT),Accounts Assistant Jobs in Rwanda

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Recruiting an Accounts Assistant in Rwanda
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) – a member of the CGIAR Consortium ( – develops technologies, innovative methods, and new knowledge that better enable farmers, especially smallholders, to make agriculture competitive and profitable as well a
s sustainable and resilient. CIAT conducts research for development in tropical regions of Latin America, Africa, and Asia (
The Position:
CIAT is seeking to recruit a self-motivated Accounts Assistant to provide timely and efficient accounting support to CIAT projects in Rwanda; working very closely with the finance and administration team members to ensure that accounting processes and internal control procedures across the organization flow in a smooth manner.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
  • Petty Cash Management – banking and timely capture of expenditures, support documents and replenishment
  • Review support documentation pertaining to project seed stores and respective reconciliations
  • Booking and posting of invoices in the accounting system in Agresso
  • Payment processing and documentation
  • Register and follow-up on vehicle mileage chargebacks
  • Support projects audits by providing required support documents
  • VAT remittance and follow-up
Required competencies, skills and experience:
  • Diploma in accounting or business management
  • Should have attained a minimum of Accounting CPA II certification
  • At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in a closely related field gained in an international organization;
  • High level of computer skills with working knowledge of an accounting software and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills and a high level of integrity and respect for confidentiality
Terms of employment:
This is a national position and will be for an initial period of one (1) year, renewable subject to three (3) months’ probation, assessment of performance, and availability of resources. CIAT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity.
How to apply:
Applicants are invited to visit to submit their applications for this position:
  • clearly indicating Accounts Assistant – Rwanda as the position title; and
  • saving your Application Letter and CV as one document in pdf format.
Applications closing date: 19th August, 2016
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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