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Position Details: Accountant

Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Openings: 1




The role of the accountant will primarily be to full take control of all the accounting and administrative functions of the company. Apart from the accurate capture of data into the accounting software package responsibilities will include assisting with financial reporting, financial forecasting, cash flow management and annual budget preparations as well adherence to corporate governance and statutory compliance and the implementation, management and enforcement of internal controls.

Financial reporting and Record keeping

Ensure accurate, complete and on time financial data input.

Maintain orderly and complete financial records.

Maintain fixed asset register.

Maintain clean monthly bank account reconciliations.

Maintain clean monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

Maintain clean monthly accounts receivable and accounts payable reconciliations.

Maintain petty cash on an imprest system and reconcile on reimbursement.

Maintain accurate monthly payrolls.

Maintain confidential and up to date personnel records.

Maintain regular computer system backups.

Management and Enforcement of Internal Controls.

Ensure all new vendors are properly vetted and approved before adding to master listing.

Ensure all payments are properly approved and fully supported.

Ensure all other financial entries are properly approved and fully supported.

Ensure adherence to all financial internal controls.

Profitability and Working Capital.

Ensure clients are invoiced on time and that they pay on time.

Ensure that all clients’ disputes and queries are quickly resolved.

Ensure all vendors are paid timely.

Maintain petty cash flows for efficient daily office and operational needs.

Corporate Governance.

Ensure entity is fully compliant with local statutory requirements.

Ensure full compliance to country tax requirements.

Ensure compliance to group policies & procedures.

Maintain professional relationships with third party entities.


Recognized accounting qualification with knowledge of Rwandan statutory requirements.

Working knowledge of a recognized accounting software package.

Methodical record keeping and attention to detail.

Application Deadline : 14-August-2017

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