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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Finance Officer (1 Post)

Posted By on Thursday, June 23, 2016

Position Title: Finance Officer (1 Post)
Reports to: Finance Manager

Job location: Coordination Office, Kigali
Period: One year renewable based on performance

Te Finance Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance with donor requirements and organizational finance and administration procedures. He/she will be responsible for ensuring accuracy of accounting records and books of accounts.

Major Responsibilities
  •     Assist in the preparation of annual budget and project budgets;
  •     Verify payments for field activities and ensure accountabilities for field activity advances are accurate and obtained on time;
  •     Verify whether all the support documents are accurate, complete and have followed the procurement procedures of the organization;
  •     Record the accounting transactions in Quickbooks on timely basis;
  •     Prepare monthly payrolls and payments of statutory deductions;
  •     Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements;
  •     Maintain proper filing of the accounting records;
  •     Verify requests for petty cash reimbursements and conduct surprise petty cash counts;
  •     Verify whether the payments are in accordance with the annual budgets and prepare quarterly budget execution reports;
  •     Check compliance with procurement procedures before making payments and in accordance with the annual procurement plan;
  •     Ensure requests for VAT reimbursement are prepared on time and follow up on reimbursement
  •     Supervise the work of the driver/logistics officer such as renewal of vehicle registrations, vehicle maintenance, vehicle inspection, renewal of vehicle insurance, etc.
  •     Participate in meetings and other events organized by donors and other stakeholders related to finance;
  •     Provide the information required during the annual audit of the organization and project audits;
  •     Assist the Finance Manager in compiling quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to donors;
  •     Update regularly the inventory of assets;
  •     Supervise the work of the accountant;
  •     Perform other related duties as required.

  •     Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting , related field, professional qualification highly desirable
  •     At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  •     Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda
  •     Knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software desirable
  •     Have experience in and be familiar with USAID implementation programs desirable.

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications (only hard copies will be accepted) addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director. The applications include motivation letter,CVs and well completed FXB application form must be submitted to FXB Rwanda Rwanda coordination office located at Kigali / Kimihurura, Rue Amajyambere 676 St 6, not later than Friday,  July 8th 2016at 16h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

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