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Fred Hollows Foundation Program Accountant Job Vacancy in Rwanda

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    [FONT=&quot][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Our client The Fred Hollows Foundation is a non-profit aid organization headquartered in Sydney, Australia with a Rwanda program country office based in Gisenyi-Rubavu and which is dedicated to overcoming blindness around the world is seeking to recruit a Rwandan National who is results driven and self motivated for the vacancy below;

    Reporting to: Country Manager - Rwanda and Burundi

    Job Objective:
    To manage all finances and financial systems for the Rwandan and Burundi Country Offices through effective implementation of financial policies, procedures, systems and practices as established in the Fred Hollows Foundation Finance Manual and any updates therein, plus accepted local practice, as well as oversee an
    Administration Officer.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Monitor program expenditure against approved budgets and propose appropriate corrective action to the Country Manager to address the effects of over or under-expenditure in good time.
    • Assist the Country Manager and Area Program Mangers in the preparing and revising budgets and preparing all financial and annual reports and monthly expenditure reports with variance analysis as required.
    • Assist with the preparation of monthly activity statements and quarterly activity statements.
    • Ensure financial requirements of the Rwanda & Burundi Programs are met by processing accounts receivable and payable accurately and within the required timeframes.
    • Ensure financial processes and systems are maintained and ensure timely upkeep, security and control.
    • Ensure compliance to local regulations and governance requirements.
    • Maintain monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts including receipts from Fred Hollows Foundation and advances to partners.
    • Prepare all the necessary audit schedules and provide documents and information to internal and external auditors during audits. Liaise with the external auditors and Australia, Sydney office in relation to audits when required.
    • Process the countries monthly payroll for approval by the Country Manager.
    • Maintain a fixed asset register for the country office.
    • Oversee the Administration Officer position to ensure Administration for the Rwanda office is effective and efficient.

    Qualifications:
    • Degree in a relevant field (Commerce, Business Accounting, Bachelors of Science –Accounting & Finance).
    • Minimum of 5 years working experience, ideally in an NGO environment, health or private sector with experience in audit and foreign currency transactions.
    • Demonstrated hands on experience of financial management, program and project management.
    • Working knowledge of Financial Accounting Systems (experience using SUN is an advantage).
    • Computer literate- Excel and Ms Word, Quick Books accounting software and emailing.
    • Ability to guide and coach Administration Officer.
    • High degree of integrity, good program financial skills and data analysis skills.
    • Good planning, organizing and communication skills (oral and written).
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

    How to Apply:
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