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Published on 14.07.2021

Company

Website : https://lipalater.com/
Industries :
Banking, insurance, finance
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Accountant

We are looking for an Accountant to manage all financial transactions in Rwanda.
This individual will fill a key role within the finance group. The position will support various aspects of finance and accounting for the company. The successful candidate needs to be effective and experienced in the general accounting function. The position requires solid accounting experience combined with strong analytical skills. The candidate will need to possess strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, attention to details, decision-making skills, and ability to work under pressure. This position will support various aspects of the financial cycle including, but not limited to, working with the HQ finance team, assisting in various audits in the subsidiary, and monitoring various metrics of the business to aide in daily operational decisions.
Ultimately, the successful candidate will provide us with accurate quantitative information on financial position, liquidity and cash flows of our business, while ensuring we’re compliant with all tax regulations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare PVs for the subsidiary and liaise with HQ finance team to make sure payments are done on time and accurate.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions and posting in Sage. 
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. 
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents. 
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control. 
  • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients. 
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required profile for job ad : Accountant

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • A proven track record of academic and professional excellence
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting and a professional course (CPAK)
  • 2-to-4 years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft excel -ability to analyze data (creating pivot table, V-lookups a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in Sage is required

WORKING CONDITIONS
Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Job criteria for job ad : Accountant
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Banking, insurance, finance
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Kigali Province
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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