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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Accounting Manager


Posted By on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Abahizi Dushyigikirane Ltd is a business based in Masoro, in Rulindo District in the Northern Province of Rwanda.  The business was registered in 2013 and began exporting in 2014, producing high-end fashion accessories including handbags and jewelry.  The business currently works exclusively with global fashion brand Kate Spade & Co., based in New York City, but has plans to grow its customer base in the years ahead.

The company is seeking an Accounting Manager to begin work immediately to ensure high quality financial management, compliance with international vendor standards, and to help lead the company into its next phase of growth.

Position: Accounting Manager
Reports to: Managing Director
Direct Reports: Operations and Bookkeeping Coordinator
Location: The candidate will be based in Masoro, (Rulindo District), and will travel occasionally to Kigali.

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all accounting, reporting and financial functions including taxes submissions, banking and overall day-to-day expenses.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter or oversee the entry of all the company’s transactions into the accounting software tool
  • Oversee all day-to-day accounting, banking and regulatory tasks being performed
  • Coordinate and deliver all compliance related preparation and filing (including Withholding Tax, Pay as You Earn, Value Added Tax, Rwanda Social Security Board payments and annual Corporate Income Tax filing)
  • Implement and adhere to best practice accounting procedures and processes
  • Work closely with direct reports, other management team members and advisors to meet all deadlines in a timely and efficient manner
  • Own payroll processes and ensure that employee payments are in compliance with international fair wage standards
  • Be accountable for creating financial records in line with vendor requirements
  • Provide financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis to management and partners
  • Other tasks may include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting with purchasing to ensure smooth and compliant procurement processes

Qualifications:

  • English and Kinyarwanda speaking required
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related area of study or significant professional experience required
  • 1+ year accounting/finance experience preferred
  • Experience working with QuickBooks preferred
  • Reputation of integrity and patience

Compensation: Will vary based on the qualifications of the candidate; amount to be commensurate with experience and market rates.

To Apply: Send CV and cover letter to jobs@abahizi.com
Applications accepted on a rolling basis

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