22 Nov 2023

Accountant at World Relief Rwanda (WRR)

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Job Description


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

World Relief Rwanda (WRR) is an International Non-Government Organization whose mission is to empower the local Church to serve the most vulnerable. WRR wishes to recruit a qualified and well experienced candidate to fill the position of Accountant. The job description and requirements are as follows:                                                                                                    

Position Title: Accountant

Position Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Department/Division: Administration and Finance

Job Title of Supervisor: Finance Manager

Starting Date: Immediately

Length of Opportunity: Open Ended Contract

Hours per week: Full time

Number of Positions Open: 1 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

General Function:

  • To fulfill the Mission Statement of World Relief and its partners.
  • To provide treasury and accounting support to all programs and departments.
  • To keep good working relationships with other WR staff and external stakeholders. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Verify the authenticity for all supporting documents entered in organization’s accounting software before process the payment.
  • Maintaining proper records and filing of supporting documents.
  • Compiling any funding applications and expenditures report.
  • Ensure that all organization’s expenditures comply with internal rules and regulations.
  • Monitoring budget execution and cash advances.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation through organization software.
  • Consolidate program budget spending report.
  • Maintain the organization fixed assets inventory.
  • Perform other duties related to the above responsibilities as assigned and agreed upon with the supervisor. 

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related fields
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for team work in a multi-racial environment.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Initiative, excellent organization ability with attention to details.
  • Self-directing, reliable and responsible.
  • Flexible and motivated team player.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proficiency in both English and Kinyarwanda is essential, and fluency in French is considered an added value.
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping. 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: At least one year of working experience with NGO.





Method of Application

If you are interested and qualified for this position:

Please submit one PDF document including your application letter addressed to the Country Director of World Relief Rwanda, copy of your notified Degreecomprehensive Curriculum Vitae with three (3) names of refereescopy of your identity card and a recommendation letter from your Church Pastor or Priest (Not exceeding 3 months)not later than November 29th, 2023.



  •  Applications will be sent to [email protected]
  • Subject of the email: “Accountant”
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you don’t hear from WRR by December 12th, 2023, consider your application unsuccessful.


  • Note that application letter and CV should be signed. 

Done at Kigali on November 21st, 2023. 

Jacqueline Mukashema

Director of Administration and Finance







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