Friday, February 17, 2017

SNV Rwanda,Finance Manager Jobs in Rwanda

Are you interested in joining an organization with a long term commitment to fighting poverty? Would you like to work in a challenging environment and develop career focused on demonstrating shared core values that achieve results?
SNV Rwanda is looking for a Finance Manager   

Based in Kigali, Rwanda
National Contract
SNV is an international not-for-profit development organization working in over 38 developing countries for more than 50 years.  Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
SNV Rwanda is seeking qualified candidate for the position of Finance Manager to further strengthen the support team in managing financial and non-financial data in the country office and project implementation for sectors, within the country and global financial guidelines and directions, partnership / funding requirements, accounting and reporting regulations using data and input from colleagues aimed at a complete and up to date insight on the financial performance of the projects. The position holder will also perform administrative work and maintaining appropriate internal controls and financial records of the organization.
Main responsibilities:
  • Ensure monitoring and execution of financial and related activities within the country e.g. annual budgeting, administration, procurement and logistics in line with all applicable legislations and regulations and applicable guidelines.
  • Collects, reviews, analyzes and interprets (trends in) financial and non-financial data, drafts financial and administrative reports on country/projects/fund/donor financial and non-financial indicators, using the corporate reporting formats and within guidelines of his/her supervisor and corporate standards.
  • Prepares and communicates on budgets, communicates and monitors procedures, guidelines and work instructions for financial administration for the projects, within the guidelines of his/her supervisor and corporate standards
  • Checks and consolidates financial data for the country/projects/funds, ensures processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable, tax related requirements, carries out reconciliation of administrations, manages the ledger accounts as well as manages and maintains cash and liquidity levels, aligned to financial regulations, SNV financial standards and guidelines of his/her supervisor, and ensures relevant registration and documentation and archiving
  • Provides financial data and analyses to relevant internal and external parties as input for further decision-making and handling as well as answers questions regarding financial administration and data, based on requests and procedures.
  • Conducts internal compliance, identifies and addresses risk areas and implements measures to minimize the risk of irregularities in line with his/her supervisor’s guidelines.
         Candidate profile
•        Well-seasoned level of financial professional, with strong experience in Finance and audit and full understanding of the core processes and can acts as discussion partner on country level for financial matters.
•        Advanced financial degree and professional accounting qualifications. Masters’ in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance)
•        At least 5-7 years at senior level in finances responsibilities for an international organization or private institutions;
•        Conceptual working and thinking level with several years of experience in finance and administration;
•        Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of donor regulations and compliance issues related to management of donor funds,
•        Experience in Grant accounting/management
•        Proven experience in risk management;
•        Excellent communication and organization skills.
Knowledge, Technical expertise and Abilities:
  • A thorough knowledge of financial administration, accounting, auditing and budgeting,
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret the most complex documents.
  • Must be able to work in a demanding and fast paced environment and have the ability to change priorities and conditions to meet deadlines while maintaining high quality results
  • Results orientation and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relations in a multi-cultural environment with high sensitivity and respect for cultural diversity.
  • Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach and negotiation.
Language requirements: Very Good command of English and Kinyarwanda
Computer Skills: Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office and skill in the use of Excel, including complex/compound spreadsheets and other accounting package is essential.
Expected Start Date: As soon as possible
How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their motivation letter and CV (in English)  to the Country Director of SNV Rwanda at SNV office, 563 ST Queen’s Land House, 4th Floor , Kacyiru, by email to;; by the 28th February, 2017.
NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted.

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