Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) ,Project Senior Accountant Jobs in Rwanda

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty". VSO recruits professionals to work as volunteers, living and working alongside local populations in developing countries. VSO was founded in 1958, and currently works in 23 countries in Africa, Asia and the
VSO started work in Rwanda in 1998 at the invitation of the Government of Rwanda and it focuses on programmes in Education, disability and youth/national volunteering. VSO Rwanda's work revolves around six development goals including, Secure livelihood, HIV/AIDS reduction, Education, Participation and Governance, Health and Disability
Kigali, Rwanda
As per VSO rates
Full Time, 35 hours per week
About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Role overview
VSO Rwanda is looking for a dynamic and competent Rwanda national with extensive experience in managing project budget and grant reporting to be our Project Senior Accountant. This person will play a vital role in contributing to our VSO Rwanda vision of "a Rwanda without poverty" through bringing people together.
Locations: Kigali but managing project working in 4 provinces of Rwanda
Reporting: Head of Finance with matrix reporting to Programme Management Specialist
Contract duration: open ended contract
The purpose of this Job is to support VSO programme team in managing the project budget and grant reporting on timely basis.
Due to the nature of the work, it is possible that some of this role may differ according to how the office is developing and therefore the post holder will need to be prepared to be flexible and adapt to their environment as necessary.
For more details of the role please find the Job description attached to this role.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
Technical Accounting Expertise–Qualified Accountant Degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree
  • Good technical accounting skills.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of financial planning, book keeping practice and principle, knowledge of internal controls, general ledger, cash management and reconciliations, payroll processing and taxation.
  • Experience of financial reporting, measurement and analysis.
  • Experience of rules and regulations for non-profit organisations.
  • Knowledge of donor financial reporting and donor procurement procedures.
This role is open to only Rwandan Nationals
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form. VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
Application closing date
19 May 2017
Interview/Assessment date(s)
As soon as possible

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