Tuesday, May 23, 2017

One Acre Fund,Data Analyst and Financial Reporting Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

Job Description – Data Analyst and Financial Reporting Specialist
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Industry:           Nonprofit/International Development
Employer:         One Acre Fund
Job Title:          Data Analyst and Financial Reporting Specialist 
Deadline:         June  6th, 2017 
Job Location:   Kigali,Rwanda

Duration:         Minimum 2 years commitment,full time job
Job Description 
One Acre Fund relies on a sophisticated suite of online financial and business reports, and we are rapidly expanding the size and scope of the data at our disposal. Our reports support around 5,000 employees distributed over multiple East African countries.
Our current business reporting suite includes budgets and forecasting, inputs, procurement, and US G.A.A.P. reporting. Over the next year we’ll add data from logistics and HR. All data is stored in SQL server 2016 with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack, and we build reports in SQL Server Reporting Services and Power BI. Given One Acre Fund’s future growth plans and our commitment to data driven decisions, we are constantly innovating the way we store our data and disseminate reports.  As we are growing, we are looking to: 
  • Improve our existing reporting technologies to increase ease of use and make reports more actionable.
  • Improve efficiency of data access, analytics, and reporting through the use of best practice in data warehousing.
  • Expand the scope of reporting by building new reports and we gain access to more data across more departments
The Data Analyst and Financial Reporting Specialist will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. S/he will work one-on-one with his/her manager to shape the way our team meets this future. S/he will be responsible for the following: 
  • Work with users to design reports considering their needs, your knowledge of our data, and best practices for report visuals
  • Ensure reports are actionable and contribute to organization-wide goals
  • Build efficient and accurate queries using SQL
  • Take ownership over quality control for your reports and make sure they are properly vetted
  • Maintain a long-term perspective when faced with urgent operational demands 
  • Focus on simplicity and usability for our staff 
  • Work together with our small team of systems analysts
  • Maintain data and technical standards and participate in peer reviews 
  • Find an aspect of the team’s expansion that you’re excited about and take ownership over pushing that project forward
  • Operational insight: Become familiar with every aspect of our operations and identify areas for improvement in the tools we develop to support our customers and our systems. 
  • Other tasks: We are a young organization that is growing rapidly, which means all staffers pitch in to ensure we are providing the very best support and services to both our team and clients. 
 Career Growth and Development 
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentor-ship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.
We are seeking exceptional professionals with over 3 years of work experience.  Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply: 
  • Experience with SQL (preferred) or other data analytics language (i.e. STATA, SSRS, SPSS,Python,SSAS,ACCESS
  • Fluency in excel
  • Experience overseeing a project – design, execution, timeline, and quality control
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent computer-related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Strong communication skills – able to convey complex ideas concisely and accurately
  • Very strong self-manager.
  • Work experience in a professional environment
  • Willingness to commit to the position for at least 2 years, and excitement and drive to grow your career within One Acre Fund
  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong technical skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service 
  • Language: English required 
 Preferred Start Date 
We offer a modest starting salary that affords a high quality of life in our areas of operation. This is a career-track role with performance-based raises and the ability to expand responsibilities over time.
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