World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 28 Districts of Rwanda.
World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Accountant. The position will be based at the Cluster Office in Gicumbi and reporting to the Cluster Manager.
Purpose of the position:
Ensure overall financial management at Cluster level such as cash management, forecasting, recording, documentation, budgeting, reporting, payments, working with auditors and partners with wise stewardship in accordance with World Vision Field Finance Manual (FFM) as well as donors requirements.
The major responsibilities include:
End Results Expected
Prepare annual projects budgets and cash flow review in line with Global Center, Regional and National Office budgeting guidelines by ensuring World Vision (WV) cost allocation policy and efficiency ratio is adhered to.
Monitor projects budgets utilization at cluster level and provide information on levels of spending and any financial irregularity to the relevant Managers.
Timely upload with accuracy of projects budgets in Horizon system and timely fund commitment.
Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV, Support Offices and donor specific reporting and procedural standards & requirements by ensuring project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system.
Financial Report Accuracy and timely payment of the suppliers
Monitor Cluster bank accounts and prepare bank reconciliation on monthly basis, process cash transfer to ensure sufficient funds on the account for payments and prepare monthly funding requests in line with the budget guidelines.
Ensure the accuracy of monthly bank reconciliation and cluster funds request
Maintain an efficient management of Cluster 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; and ensure proper fleet management.
Monthly physical inventory and cluster assets reconciliation
Participate in procurement meetings and ensure cost effectiveness through competitive bidding process, quality product and compliance with WV FFM, procurement and donor specific procurement requirements, policies and guidelines.
Ensure competitive bidding process with quality product in accordance with both WV international procurement policy and WV FFM.
Ensure that Cluster balance sheet accounts are monthly and quarterly reviewed, analyzed and reconciled by ensuring accurate balances.
Staff cluster Advances are cleared on monthly basis without any outstanding.
Work with Auditors and provide relevant information as far as financial audit is concerned and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations.
Timely 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.
Financial advice provided, proposals including the project budget life time submitted to potential donors within the deadlines and in accordance to WV and donor requirement.
Participate in partner capacity assessment and ensure accurate and timely submission of partner financial accountability.
Advance for Partners accounts reconciliation.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.
Minimum education and experience required:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting profession with a busy organization or project
Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and a practical knowledge of financial systems and internal controls.
Proven knowledge of various donor regulations and requirements
Experience in working with auditors both internal and external
Effective oral and written communication skills
Preferred experience, technical Skills & Abilities:
Good command of Microsoft Excel, Vision Executive and Sun system software
Knowledge of ProVision or E-Procurement System software
Knowledge of Global Expenses Management System.
Knowledge of Horizon system
Gateway to Grants (G2G) certification
Skills and ability to organize and conduct trainings
The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda
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The closing date for submission of applications is 20th October 2019; no late applications will be accepted.
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.