• Accountant - (PFR)

    Employer: Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR)
    Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the government of Rwanda and its relevant agencies, local and international partners and volunteers to foster restorative justice, unity and reconciliation, peace building, psychosocial healing initiatives, promotion of... See more
    Posted: 22 December 2019
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    Project Title: Community-Based Protection (CBP) & Legal Assistance
    Position: Accountant (1)
    Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
    Job type: Full-Time
    Starting Date: 1st January 2020
    Duration of assignment: One year

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

    Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the government of Rwanda and its relevant agencies, local and international partners and volunteers to foster restorative justice, unity and reconciliation, peace building, psychosocial healing initiatives, promotion of human rights and provision of legal assistance and development in Rwanda. Prison Fellowship Rwanda was founded on 01/07/1995, affiliated to the Prison Fellowship International in 1997. It was officially registered and recognized by the ministerial law no 037/17, of 23/10/2002 as a non- profit organization and published in official gazette of the Republic of Rwanda in 2002.

    Prison Fellowship Rwanda in partnership with UNHCR and the Ministry in Charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA) will implement a Community Based Protection & Legal Assistance Project focusing on refugees and asylum seekers living in urban areas of Kigali and Huye and refugees living in all six camps (Kiziba, Gihembe, Nyabiheke, Mugombwa, Kigeme and Mahama). The objective of the project is to strengthen community engagement and empowerment in a systematized and comprehensive manner in collaboration with UNHCR and other partners as well as strengthen resilience in the community and providing support to different groups, activate and manage community centers focusing on youth and ensuring that the centers are safe spaces to persons of concern of all age, gender and diversity backgrounds. The project will further ensure access to justice and respect of human rights by ensuring legal assistance, civil registration and documentation to refugees living in the camps and urban areas.

    Currently Prison Fellowship Rwanda is looking for a qualified and highly motivated candidate of high moral character and professional integrity to fulfill the position of Accountant. Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the Accountant will undertake the following specific tasks:

    • • Maintain accounting controls by respecting policies and procedures;
    • • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations and analyze balance sheets and general ledger accounts;
    • • Perform all project and operating expenses;
    • • Maintain accounting files and records by entering account information;
    • • Prepare timely periodic accounting reports such as detailed quarterly and annually by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends;
    • • Support preparation of internal and external audits;
    • • Maintain petty cash fund and ensures petty cash is maintained according to maximum petty cash policy, and that all petty cash procedures are followed;
    • • Calculate employee salaries, deductions and contributions and enter payroll information into the computerized accounting system;
    • • Maintains financial security by following internal controls;
    • • Ensures request for payments have appropriate approvals;
    • • Ensures accurate and timely processing of invoices, advances and reimbursements, checks, and wire transfer payments;
    • • Ensure strong working relationships with other departments/teams.

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • • A Bachelor degree in relevant field (accounting or finance);
    • • At least 3 years of experience of working in accounting/finance;
    • • Experience with financial reporting requirements;
    • • Experience in working with multiple development organizations;
    • • Demonstrated experience in team management and planning;
    • • Experience in budgeting and a strong understanding of administrative and logistics systems;
    • • Ability to operate accounting software’s (QuickBooks);
    • • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
    • • An honest, reliable and very accurate person;
    • • Strong interpersonal and motivational skills;
    • • Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing;
    • • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda both verbal and written;
    • • Working knowledge of French.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

    This is a full-time position for the duration of one year. The Accountant will be based in Kigali. The accountant is expected to start on the 1st of January 2020.

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply for this position please send your motivation letter, CV, Degree and other certificates and at least two recommendation letters to: info.pfrwanda@gmail.com and mention the title of the position in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is the 29th of December 2019. The applications can be addressed to the Executive Director of Prison Fellowship Rwanda.

    For more information about Prison Fellowship Rwanda, consult: www.pfrwanda.com

    Done at Kigali on 20th /12/2019

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