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KIREHE RICE COMPANY LTD is a private company owned by two shareholders: ENAS LTD and the Government of Rwanda. The company was established on April 17, 2012 and it is based in Kirehe District, Eastern Province of Rwanda.  The company collects paddy from farmers of Kirehe and Ngoma Districts and processes it in white rice to be consumed locally or exported.

The objectives of the company are the following:
  •     Management of Kirehe Rice Plant,
  •     Support for Rice Cooperatives of Kirehe area
  •     Satisfaction of the internal market
  •     Another activity that is beneficial to the Company and permitted under the laws of the Republic of Rwanda.
Job Location: Kigali, Rwanda or Kirehe in Eastern Province

Aim of the Position:
The accountant performs financial functions related to the collection, accuracy, recording, analysis and presentation of the company's financial operations. The accountant will have  a variety of administrative roles within a company's operations. The accountant's role will consist of primarily financial data collection, entry and report generation. He/she will advise and interpret financial data, will present the company's financial data to people within and outside of the business. He/she will deal with third parties, such as vendors, customers and financial institutions.

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
     Planning and budgeting:
  •     Participate in preparation of annual and quarterly work plans
  •     Participate in quarterly work planning and progress reporting meetings with the Managing Director;
  •     Participate in the establishment of a robust project accounting system, including reporting and filling systems, in accordance with the company’s  documents and manual procedure;
  •     Maintain petty cash transactions, including writing receipts, preparing payment request forms, disbursement of cash and clearance of advances;
  •     Manage banking transactions related to the Company, including preparing bank transfer requests, submitting them to the bank, monitoring transfers and preparing monthly bank reconciliation statements and reporting;
  •     Reconcile all balance sheet accounts and maintain records on file;
  •     Prepare financial reports to be submitted the Managing Director for approval
  •     Check budget lines to ensure that all transactions are correctly booked to the correct budget lines;
  •     Ensure that expenses and clients payments of  the company are  made in accordance with Kirehe Rice Co Ltd procedures and approved by the Managing Director  as appropriate as possible
  •     Ensure documentation relating to payments are duly approved by the Managing Director
  •     Report any actual or potential financial issues to the Managing Director, as appropriate;
  •     Monitor expenditure of petty cash and ensure records on file are up-to-date;
  •     Continuously improve systems & procedures to enhance internal controls to satisfy audit requirements;
  •     Maintain an inventory file to support purchases of all equipment/assets;
  •     Undertake other relevant matters assigned by the Managing Director

The candidate applying for this post must fulfill the following minimum requirements:
  •     Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance  or any other related field
  •     At least 3 Years Experience in accounting
  •     Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  •     Ability to solve accounting problems
  •     Computer skills in Microsoft word and excel and any other accounting software
  •     Strong accounting  planning, reporting and monitoring ability
  •     Good knowledge of administrative and accounting regulation and procedures
  •     Working English language skills in both writing and speaking, knowledge of French would be an additional asset

How To Apply:

To apply to any of the positions above, please email your signed and scanned CV and application letter to
Alternatively, interested candidates may also apply for this position in person by delivering their applications to the following address:


Tel : 0788597283

 Only short listed candidates will be contacted for next steps.

Application Deadline: 15 th July  at 5 :30 PM

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