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Accounts Assistant




World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in many Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Accounts Assistant. The position will be based at World Vision’s Eastern Regional office in Gasabo District and reporting to the JICA Project Manager.

Purpose of the position:

The Accounts Assistant will provide efficient and effective finance and administrative services to JICA project in line with World Vision policies, practices and procedures.

The major responsibilities include:

  • To hand carry cash from and to the bank for withdrawals and deposits.

  • To prepare petty cash voucher and get approvals for payments

  • Ensure cash payment on production of original receipts and appropriate approvals

  • Ensure paid stamp affixed on all payments

  • To prepare petty cash statements in order to replenish cash

  • Keep subsidiary journals

  • Ensure proper coding of grant expenses of petty cash expenses

  • Assist in filing all vouchers

  • Analyze staff advance accounts on a monthly basis

  • Ensure outstanding advances are recovered from staff on a timely basis.

  • Prepare financial reports every quarter according to JICA project grant guideline

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:

  • Should have a Higher Diploma in Accounting / Finance.

  • Should have knowledge of Generally accepted accounting principals (GAAP), and practical knowledge of financial systems and internal Controls and procedures.

  • Knowledge of grant/project accounting and Budget preparation is an added advantage

  • Requires excellent communication skills (oral and written)


A minimum of one year experience in accounting profession, preferably in a related position.


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

Length of Employment

Ten (10) months

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to

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All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 10th November, 2017; 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.