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Friday, 20 May 2016

Accountant (1 Post)

Society for Family Health (SFH), Rwanda


TITLE: Accountant (1 Post)

SUPERVISOR: Finance Manager


DATE:  MAY 2015


Society for Family Health (SFH) is a non-profit organization in Rwanda. It is the largest social marketing organization in Rwanda, with five regional offices across the country. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, SFH provides life-saving products, clinical services and social and behavior change communications(SBCC) that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. SFH’s core values include a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the national and district level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. SFH implements diverse public health interventions in HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, malaria, and maternal and child health including nutrition. SFH’s activities ranges from product sales and distribution to social and behavior change communication, advocacy, reproductive health research, and community mobilization. SFH’s donor platform is USAID, Global Fund, DOD and other numerous donors.

In order to implement the USAID funded Rwanda Social Marketing Program (RSMP), SFH is hiring an Accountant. The Accountant will serve as key member of RSMP Accounting with primary focus on maintaining regular and accurate balance sheet. S/He will ensure high performance of RSMP accounting system; be the focal point for financial analysis and reporting. Oversee the payments and liquidations process, oversee Cash management. Monitor Aging receivables and prepare Monthly Aging reports. S/he reports to the Finance Manager.


The Accountant will work directly under the supervision of the Finance Manager and work closely with Heads of Departments and/or managers, staff.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Maintain accurate financial records and files in accordance with donor and internal procedures;

  • Provide project’s financial reports and budget forecast on request to support fund requests;
  • Prepare bank reconciliation and petty cash reconciliation in a timely manner and forward the same to the Finance Manager for review;
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to ensure accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Compute statutory deductions owed and prepare returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other requirements on a timely basis.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted to actual costs.
  • Develop, implement, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of computer technology.
  • Provide support to internal and external auditing services for businesses and individuals.
  • Review and examine the records of donor, government agencies and ensure compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Management with a major in accounting or Finance is required;
  • Professional qualification in accounting of at least level 2 (CPA/ ACCA) desired;
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting for NGOs;
  • Experience with laws and regulations pertinent to NGO taxes and donor funds;
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks application strongly preferred;
  • French and/or English as working languages;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications;
  • STATUS: Full-time position, based in Kigali at SFH Head Office.


Application letter;
Curriculum Vitae (including 3 referees including at least 2 former employers);
Copies of degrees;
Copies of Certificates of Professional qualification and trainings;

All interested applicants are advised to submit their application files by email ONLY to by Wednesday June 01, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

If you have not heard from us by Monday June 06, 2016, please consider your application unsuccessful.

SFH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Accounts and Administration Officer

Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a regional membership based organization with a mandate covering ten counties in Eastern Africa. The regional headquarter is in Kenya with country offices in Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi. EAGC is not for profit member organization limited by guarantee whose members are drawn from stakeholders in the grain sector including grain producers/ farmers, grain traders/millers, input suppliers of the service providers with a vision “To be the leading voice of the grin sector in Africa”. EAGC mission is “To advocate for an enabling environment and promote structured grain trade for optimum stakeholder benefits”.

We seek to fill the advertised position with an individual who is analytical, has good organizational skills, and is capable of working independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate should be highly professional, self-motivated and a proven high achiever.

Reporting to the Country Program Manager, the successful candidate will be based in Rwanda and will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  1. Provide accounting support in the Country office while ensuring compliance with internal controls, donor regulations and budget restrictions.
  2. Record accounting transactions and ensure efficient, proper and transparent financial filing systems of all documents relating to finance are maintained.
  3. Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports and ensure accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  4.  Manage the liquidity position at Country office to ensure efficient implementation of the activities.
  5. Process and make payments as provided in the approved budgets from the different partners.
  6. Assist with facilitation of internal and external audit procedures as required.
  7. Ensuring compliance and enforcement of internal policies, donor regulations and budget restrictions on all projects.
  8. Ensure implementation adherence of all accounting processes and procedures during all operations.
  9. Ensure close follow up on all debtors at Country level including among others: Membership fees, Training fees.
  10. Preparing the monthly bank reconciliation for review by the Country Program Manager.
  11. Preparation of Monthly Staff Payrolls and compliance to all statutory deductions
  12. Responsibility for petty cash including maintenance of petty cash records and completion ofa cash reconciliation at each month end.
  13. Ensure proper procurement procedures are adhered to at all times, including maintaining of vendor contracts, lease agreements, and any other service contracts as may be required.
  14. Ensure all Company assets at Country level are reconciled and fully monitored and efficiently used for office operations.
  15. Ensure that proper authorization is obtained for all payments.
  16. Provide logistical support in the coordination and organization for program activities to ensure smooth implementation of activities
  17. Coordination of meetings, forums and other engagements to support their successful execution.
  18. Management of outsourced services and general insurance for efficient office operations.

Qualification, Skills and Experience:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/ Commerce.
  2. ACCA/CPA- Minimum of level Two (2).
  3. At least 3 years relevant work experience
  4. Proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office and Accounting software packages.-such as: Sun System and Quick Books.
  5. Strong knowledge and experience of institutional donor funding requirements
  6. Team player.
  7. High integrity, initiative and highly organized.
  8. Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.

How To Apply:

If your background and competence match the above specifications, please send your application demonstrating how your experience matches our requirements. It should include an updated C.V., your current remuneration package, valid email address, daytime contact number and full contact details of 3 referees including daytime telephone number to: by 6th May 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Accounts Payable Officer

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East African Region.

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Accounts Payable Officer.

Job title: Accounts Payable Officer

Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department: Accounting and Finance
Reports to: Head of Accounting and Finance

Over view of the Role
Ensure that all payments are properly verified and that the creditors’ ledger and aging are correctly stated at each reporting period. Ensure that all payments are made in time in correct amounts backed up with appropriate and sufficient supporting documents. 

Key Responsibilities
The jobholder will be responsible for performing the following duties:
  •     Ensure creditor’s ledger is updated, appropriately supported and reconciled to suppliers’ statements at each period end.
  •     Ensure that each day’s tasks are completed with all invoices booked and payments verified against invoices so that creditors are served efficiently.
  •     Maintain historical records by microfilming and filing documents.
  •     Management of company’s cash floats for advice on immediate and urgent payments to both internal and external clients.
  •     Pays vendors by monitoring discounts offered or received; verifying Tax requirements; scheduling and preparing cheques/ Payment Orders; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos Vis versa for debit memos and issuing stop-payments aor purchase order amendments.
  •     Disburse petty cash and record expenses after verifying documentation and ensure that requirements for petty cash and Auxiliary floats in the finance and accounting policy & procedures Manual are strictly adhered to.
  •     Familiar with foreign currency and Local payment systems and the use of online banking.
  •     Ensure that all necessary accruals, provisions and contingent liabilities are accurately and timely made in accordance with company policy and IFRSs.
  •     Undertake any other duties related to the job as assigned by Management from time to time.

Knowledge and educational level requirements
Educational level:
  •     University Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Finance & Accounting or Business related disciplines is required.
  •     SAP Business One Proficiency will be an added advantage.
  •     Must be good in Microsoft Applications especially Excel and Word.
Required level of experiences
  •     Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the business and accounting related field/ environment.
  •     Candidates with experience in the same role or higher and familiar with both local (Rwandan) and foreign bank payments systems will be an added advantage.
  •     Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, including: Word and Excel.
  •     Very good working knowledge with SAP is a requirement.
  •     Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda is a requirement and in French would be an added advantage.
  •     Good oral presentation, writing and reporting skills are highly desirable.
  •     Very good knowledge and strong understanding of the Rwandan Laws and Regulations, IFRSs and GAAP is highly desirable.
Other Competences
  •     Thoroughness at analysing information, good in accounting principles, create and maintain healthy vendor relationships, PC proficiency, data entry skills and general math skills.
  •     Attention to detail and protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  •     Fluency in writing and speaking English and Kinyarwanda. French would be an added advantage.
  •     Should be familiar with the use of Internet
  •     Pragmatic and proactive with good self-organisation skills.
  •     Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Application Process
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application letter, a detailed resume, certified copies of your academic credentials, any other relevant certificates, a telephone contact and email address.

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, April 29th April 2016.

Please apply to:
Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali - Rwanda

E-mail on:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website:

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Senior Accountant at Remote Partners

Remote Partners launched in 2014 as an infrastructure firm. We primarily execute and implement civil construction projects in Rwanda and DRC. We have a heavy focus on energy projects, with a wide array of technical, financial and strategic partners across the globe.

Basic Function
Remote Partners is seeking a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for the accounting department.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  •     Manage all bookkeeping, including company operations, site operations and payroll.
  •     Organize and maintain all files, records, cash and transaction documents.
  •     Prepare, review and issue invoices as well as organize and pay bills
  •     Ensure fluid cash-flow for our project sites
  •     Prepare monthly financial reports and annual financial statements
  •     Assume responsibility for submissions to RRA for WHT, VAT, PAYE and all other associated compliance regulations
  •     Assist with budgets and forecasts as needed
  •     Ensure financial compliance locally, and internationally to an IFRS standard
  •     Provide recommendations and improvements for financial procedures

Required Qualifications

  •     Bachelor’s degree and CPA required
  •     Minimum three year work experience
  •     Experience with foreign currency transactions
  •     Experience with multi-country operations is highly recommended
  •     Advanced knowledge of Quickbooks is required
  •     Ability to multi-task and work successfully under pressure to meet project needs
  •     Must be fluent in English and Kinyarwanda; French is recom mended
  •     Strong initiative to complete work with minimal supervision
  •     A positive attitude with a desire to build a successful career

How To Apply:

Please send CVs and cover letter to

Deadline for CV submission is 5:00pm on Friday, April 29th.
Interviews for candidates will be held the following week. 

The position is for 12 months, renewable. There will be a 6-month probationary period for all candidates.

Further Reading Career Advice:

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Friday, 15 April 2016

Chief Accountant

We are leading insurance company in Rwanda with a network of branches spread across the country, offering a full range of life insurance products and services. The company is seeking to recruit focused, results-oriented and suitably qualified professionals to fill the following position:

 Position:  Chief Accountant

(Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer)

The successful candidate will serve as in-charge of all accounting activities of both financial and management accounting. He/she is responsible for preparing financials and performance reports, assisting departments with annual budgets and reviews. She/he will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing internal controls that will ensure the continued safeguarding of Company Assets.

Specifically, the candidate will:

  •     Direct and supervise all the accounts staff and functions
  •     Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations;
  •     Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts;
  •     Perform Company cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls;
  •     Responsible for timely monthly financial statements, cash-flows and management reports for submission to the Chief Finance Officer;
  •     Review & authorize payment vouchers & journal entries;
  •     Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and work closely with the accountants in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis;
  •     Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis;
  •      Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives;

Qualifications & attributes:

  •     A good first degree in the field of accounting/finance.
  •     Professional qualification (s) in Accounting/Finance (e.g. CPA or ACCA) is required
  •     Professional qualification in insurance (e.g. ACII), or equivalent will be an added advantage,
  •     Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience.
  •     Language proficiency in any of the official languages spoken in Rwanda (English, French and Kinyarwanda).
  •     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  •     Excellent leadership, negotiation, planning and organization skills.

Behavioral Competencies:

  •     Demonstrates efficiency in the use of time and talent in order to achieve targets
  •     Encourages innovation, creativity and flexibility among colleagues and subordinates
  •     Willingly adjusts to new situations and learns new material quickly
  •     Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  •     Modifies behavioural style and management approach to achieve goals
  •     Demonstrates the ability to effectively present ideas or tasks to an individual or to a group.

How to apply

To apply for the position of Chief Accountant please indicate the position you are applying for as the subject of your email and send your updated resume, 3 referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements and abilities, academic transcripts and application letter to:

Deadline: Not later than April 29th, 2016.

All applications will be treated in confidence and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Further Reading Career Advice:

1. 7 Things You Should Do to Improve Your Job Search

2. How to Write your CV – Focus on Accomplishments and Not Just job Duties 

3. How to answer “Tell me about yourself” in an Interview 

4. Effective Ways to Increase your job Search chances by 70% With Networking

5. How to fixing your email application style and getting more interviews
6. 10 lessons you can learn from Harvey Specter by watching SUITS 

7. Are You Still Unemployed….? These Methods will give you a 99% Chance of getting Employed

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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Revenue Accountant

Africa Olleh Services Ltd, a certified provider of data managed services such as Cloud Computing, collocation, web and mail hosting and other IT services, operating in Rwanda since April 2014 would like to fill the following position.




-    Issuing invoices to customers based on sales orders from the company’s sales and marketing department
-    Appropriate record of invoices issued in appropriate books of accounts
-    Collecting proof of payments from customers
-    Reviewing bank statements to determine amounts paid by customers
-    Updating accounts receivable regularly with invoices issued, invoices cancelled and payments made by customers
-    Issue EBM receipts
-    Update income and VAT payable accounts
-    Issuing receipts to customers upon request
-    Prepare Accounts Receivable and Income Reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
-    Perform tasks at the highest level of accuracy and efficiency in accordance with the Company’s financial procedures manual
-    Always meet deadlines
-    Compute output VAT, withholding taxes and assist the chief accountant in preparing tax returns on a monthly basis.

-    Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Be a final year part-time student with major in Accounting.
-    Have a broader knowledge of financial accounting and taxation
-    ACCA or CPA part qualification most preferred
-    Strong Accounting and Taxation Knowledge
-    Attention to details
-    Dynamic with positive attitudes and aptitude for change
-    Self-driven and highly organized
-    Result oriented
-    Strong time management skills (Always meet deadlines)
-    Excellent communication skills
-    Excellent computer skills especially MS Excel
-    Knowledge of SAGE Evolution is preferred
-    Record of displaying initiative and innovative ideas
-    At least 3 years of experience in the field of accounting.


The net monthly salary is between 400,000 Rwf and 600,000 Rwf with regular performance based bonus and 100% medical coverage and free of charge breakfast.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and academic transcripts at:  or bring copies of their CV and academic transcripts at AoS’s head offices located in Kigali Olleh/4G Campus in Nyarutarama not later than 20th November 2015.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Accounting Manager

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.


  • 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


  • 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
Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Monday, 27 July 2015

Hub Accountant

BBOXX is an international company based in London leading the solar revolution across the developing world.  Currently operating in 14 different countries BBOXX has already electrified 200,000 people.  We are aiming to make that number 20 million by the year 2020.Unlike other off-grid solar providers, BBOXX controls the whole process from design to manufacture to distribution and financing.

In Rwanda, BBOXX has been mainly operating in the Northern Province with a Hub in Musanze and 10 shops. We are extending our operations to the Southern Province opening a new Hub which will be based in Nyanza District.

BBOXX Capital Rwanda Ltd is looking for a competent candidate for the position below:

Title: Hub Accountant

Reports to: Managing Director

Location: Hub

Purpose: Ensure the accuracy of accounting data at the hub and the appropriate documentation and storage thereof.

    Ensure monthly reports (petty cash sheets, stock sheets, contracts etc) are stored physically or online in a timely manner.
    Ensure that the installation reports agrees to the monthly sales reports.
    Ensure that all cash disbursements are approved by signature
    Implement an appropriate filing system for all hub documents (invoices, cash vouchers, receipts)
    Track effectively all VAT bearing invoices and liaise with HQ accountant for VAT matters.
    Complete all shops’ fixed assets audits by the agreed deadlines.
    Ensure all requested ad hoc duties are carried out.
    Respect and adhere to all company procedures.

Description of tasks
    Approve and reconcile all expenses to reflect true picture of all accounts.
    Invoice and receipt all cash/credit sales at the office through the ERP system.
    Create daily Excel sheet of sales and petty cash expenses at the hub and send to HQ
    Create weekly technical reporting sheet and send to HQ
    Create weekly stock sheet and send to HQ
    Input credit application data into CRM.

Person specification
Ideal candidate should havea bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or any other related field and may have previously worked in any Finance or Accounting position for 2 years.

Desired skills include:
    Excellent book keeping skills.
    Self-motivated – feels responsible for the business’s success, and does not sit in the office waiting to be told what to do
    Proficient at using computers for reporting
    Organized and stays on top of things;
    Good communicator both up and down
    A nice big BBOXX smile
    Resilience when faced with stress; Positive attitude and energy                              

Deadline: Friday, 14th August, 2015 at17h00

How to apply:
    Send your C.V. and cover letter to

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

Monday, 6 July 2015


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

Saturday, 16 May 2015


Position title:  Accountant

About Us:
Global Communities, established in 1952, is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. We envision a world where everyone has the freedom, means and ability to live and prosper with dignity.

About the Opportunity: 

Global Communities seeks an Accountant, reporting directly to the Finance Manager to support the Improved Services for Vulnerable Populations (ISVP) Program funded by USAID through PEPFAR.

Position Description:

The Accountant provides financial support for Global Communities. 

Specific Responsibilities:
  •     Review and Process payment request/Advance settlement as the first layer of reviewing system of Global Communities Accounting and Finance system/Compliance on Global Communities Field Finance Manual
  •     Guiding staff who submits the payment request on compliance requirements
  •     Provide Weekly & Monthly Report of Bank Balance, Cash Balance, Bank Reconciliation and QuickBooks to Finance Manager and Director of Finance
  •     Obtain appropriate approvals of cheque, cash disbursement, finance voucher, including bank transfer authorization
  •     Update funds balance on daily basis and ensure there is sufficient cash to support the project
  •     Responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping functions as assigned by the Finance Manager and in conformity with Global Communities Finance and Accounting Manual;
  •     Ensure transactions supported by appropriate supporting document and comply with Global Communities Financial Manual
  •     Ensure that daily transactions are captured in bank, cash, and other general ledgers together with its supporting documents
  •     Maintains proper filling system as per Global Communities systems and general administrative matters including archiving and retrieval of records
  •     Maintain accounting record in QuickBooks on daily basis
  •     Process monthly PAYE and quarterly Social Security payment
  •     Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
  •     Rwanda national
  •     Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
  •     Familiarity with accountant procedures and accuracy with filing.
  •     Demonstrated computer and typing skills; Excel and WinWord skills are essential.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Finance and any other related field related.

Languages skills
Fluency in written and oral English and Kinyarwanda

Note: this position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this position. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

How to Apply
To apply use the following link.

Applications should be received no later than 20th May 2015 at 5 PM.

Global Communities is a member of the Network of International NGOs (NINGO)/ Rwanda

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Chef Accountant

Golden Tulip is an international company of hotel management. It has recently signed a management contract of ten years with Club House La Palisse, a private Rwandan company, for the opening of up-scale 4 stars in Nyamata, Bugesera District.
Golden Tulip is seeking for qualified and experienced heads of departments and supervisors. Golden Tulip invites every one interested and fulfilling the following requirements:

Position: Chef Accountant

Education and Experience:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field with 5 years of experience

Other requirement:
Speaking English and/or French, knowledge of SUN, Fidelio (appreciated), Uniform System Account (USA), knowledge of hotel industry is an advantage

How to Apply:
Send application (motivation letter, CV with passport photo and references) to the following email address:  and or to drop an application hard copy at Golden Tulip La Palisse Kigali (Nyamata).
Deadline of applications is April 28th, 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within two weeks.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Grant Accountant at World Vision International (Rwanda)

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 15 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Grant Accountant. This position will be based at the World Vision Rwanda Head Office, Kacyiru, Kigali and reporting to the Grant Finance Manager & the WASH UBUZIMA Manager.

Purpose of the position:

To assist in maintaining proper financial recording and filing at project level. Develop and utilize information management system to feed project management with information for decision-making purposes. Implement World Vision International financial policies in such areas including but not limited to, cash management, forecasting, recording and documentation, budgeting and reporting.

Ensure overall financial management at the project level according to World Vision Rwanda Field Finance Manual as well as donor requirements.

The major responsibilities include:
Review the projects related financial transactions to ensure that they fall within the approved scope of project activities and donor requirements and that they comply with the financial procedures and FFM requirements.

Prepare project budget, project cash flows, year-to-date spending and funding requests to ensure that projects have adequate budgets to implement related activities throughout the year.

Review, check budget availability on routine basis to ensure that all purchase requisitions items are budgeted for prior to requisition approval at the project and head office level.

Monitor project bank account and prepare bank reconciliation on monthly basis and process cash transfer to ensure sufficient funds on the account for payments.

Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV and Donor reporting and procedural standards & requirements and ensure project related payments are done on time.

Work with Finance Manager in analyzing balance sheets accounts and pass adjusting entries to ensure that accounts are reconciled and current.

Work with Auditors and provide relevant information as far as financial audit is concern and ensure the implementation of audit recommendations.

Participate in proposal writing with the view to provide financial advice and develop project lifetime budget in line with WV and Donor budgeting templates and guidelines.

Maintain an efficient management of project Assets and conduct regular inventory to reconcile sun system reports and physical count of assets as per WV’s asset policy and procedures and maintain an update assets register.

Train project staff and community on financial policies and procedures and ensure a successful access of staff to such policies and procedures

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

First Degree in Accounting or Finance

Extensive experience in Finance & Accounting for a minimum of 3 years

Must have proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls

Must have skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings


Must have good oral and written communication skills

High level of commitment and working with minimal supervision.

Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively

Clear and positive Christian faith commitment

Willingness and flexibility to travel within the country

  Working Environment/Conditions:

Work environment:  Office-based with minimal travel

Travel:  5% Domestic travel is required.

On call:  10%


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

How to apply:
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Thursday, 5 March 2015


Position:         Accountant
Based:            AERG Head Office, Kigali, Rwanda
Reporting to: Programme Manager (ELE)
This position is part-time (3 days per week)

AERG (Association des Etudiants Et Éleves Rescapés Du Genocide) is an association of student survivors of genocide created in 1996 at the National University of Rwanda. Now AERG is represented nationally at 38 Universities and institutes of higher learning and 480 secondary schools in Rwanda, with a total country-wide membership of 43,397. The main mission of AERG is to represent all student survivors involved in higher learning or attending secondary school. AERG is now dedicated to providing financial support, morale boosting activities and support systems, fighting genocide ideology and ensuring that students overcome trauma, homelessness and financial problems as well as to advocate for the ongoing needs of survivors, supporting them in education, with economic issues and onwards towards a productive life.

Project: Empowering Secondary School Leavers to Secure and Sustain Employment in Rwanda (ELE)
ELE will reduce the extreme poverty and hunger experienced by young survivors and their dependents, by ensuring they have the skills, resources and confidence to generate income. This will be achieved by AERG by facilitating training to develop viable livelihoods, empower the target group to access legal and health services, and access capital for the establishment of new businesses.
Entrepreneurship training will be the foundation upon which all other project activities will be built. This training will involve work readiness skills, basic business and banking skills, and accessing quality employment in the Rwandan context.

Job Purpose:
The accountant will oversee and manage general accounting of the ELE project and ensure all activities are being implemented within budget.

Main Duties:
  • To carry out accounting of the project in partnership with the regional offices, as well as analyzing and overseeing the financial operations of the project to ensure it remains in budget.
  • To supervise the bank books and accounting registers
  • To verify the cash books and the veracity of figures at least once a week
  • To regularly control the accounting data capturing
  • To control all the materials and documents regarding inflows and outflows (receipts and expenses)
  • To prepare the monthly bank reconciliation statements
  • To participate in the elaboration of annual DFID financial reporting
  • To indicate the financial state or situation at the end of every quarter
  • To carry out other duties related to accounting operations.
  • Oversees financial accounting in the AERG Regional Offices and engages in field visits to the East and South to compile accounts and records.
Qualifications and Person Specification:
  •     Relevant bachelors degree in accounting.
  •     Should have two years experience in conducting accounting services in an NGO or relevant organization.
  •     Have experience working with donor-funded programs.
  •     Confident and assertive, approachable and sensitive to the needs of survivors
  •     Highly organised and able to prioritise workload
  •     Proactive and ability to self-direct own work
  •     A willingness to be flexible according to the demands of the organisation
Skills and experience
  •     Experience and confidence working with donor-funded programs and micro-finance institutions
  •     Experience working with income generation for vulnerable groups
  •     Good communication skills
  •     Ability to work independently and manage own time
  •     Microsoft Office, excel, powerpoint and general office skills
  •     Experience with financial reporting to donors
  •     Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda
How to Apply
    Interested candidate should apply online via this email,
    Remember to attach your CV.
    Due to anticipated interest in these posts, only those who will follow application procedure and those that will be shortlisted will be contacted.

    Deadline to receive application is Sunday 10thMarch 2015 at 5:00pm.