Monday, July 17, 2017

CNFA,Senior Accountant Jobs in Rwanda

CNFA is a US-based nonprofit nongovernmental organization (NGO) that works to stimulate economic growth and improve rural livelihoods in the developing world by empowering the private sector through five core capabilities: (1) Productivity, Food Security and Nutrition; (2) Input Supply and Farm Services; (3) Economic Resilience and Rapid Recovery; (4) Value Chain Development; and (5) Volunteer Technical Assistance. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing h
ousehold-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations (FBOs) and strengthened linkages to markets.
Program Description Feed the Future Rwanda HingaWeze
The primary objective of the Feed the Future Rwanda HingaWeze activity is to sustainably increase smallholders farmers income, improve nutritional status of Rwandan women and children, and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food systems to the changing climate.
Position Description
Under the supervision of the Director of Finance and Operations, the Accountant will lead preparation of the program’s expenditures and reporting system. S/he will be responsible for monitoring the overall financial reporting system. The Accountant will also prepare and present financial reports, analysis, and recommendations concerning relevant financial issues. Additionally, the Accountant will maintain the Accounts Payable Ledger and Check Register.
Duties and Responsibilities
The main duties of the Senior Accountantare:
  • Maintain Accounts Payable Ledger and Check Register;
  • Monitor bank account balances (money market & operating accounts);
  • Verify accuracy of expenses and expense reporting from sub-contractors;
  • Verify vendor invoices for accuracy and run checks twice a week;
  • Verify cash balance on a monthly basis;
  • Review work on collections and advance repayments;
  • Verify petty cash register;
  • Review invoices for rent and other expenses;
  • Maintenance of all equipment contracts and insurance policies;
  • Prepare payroll processing;
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain automated financial reporting systems to track financial performance of CNFA and its affiliates;
  • Prepare the accounting functions in closing the books and reports;
  • Work directly with external auditors on a variety of technical accounting issues
  • Providing assistance with internal or external audit requirements.
  • Minimum of Bachelors’ degree required in accounting or a relevant field;
  • A minimum of 5years of experience in accounting with at least 3year within the International Non-Governmental Organization’s (NGO) sector;
  • Proficiency in Excel and other relevant accounting software;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded programs a plus;
  • Strong attention to details and high degree of integrity, accountability, energy and flexibility.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must apply through the following linkwith “Rwanda FTF HingaWeze- Senior Accountant” in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is August 17, 2017.

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