Chief Accountant


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ITM Africa Ltd is an international business solution company specializing in all HR solutions and supply chain management. Our service is recognized for its efficiency in business process improvement and enhancing career advancement.


POSITION: Chief Accountant

ITM Africa Ltd is currently seeking a highly motivated and professional Chief accountant to work in its office in Kigali.


The Chief accountant supervises all financial transactions (payroll, tax returns, social contributions, management dashboards, etc.) in accordance with International Accounting Standards and also assists the Country Manager in elaborating and incorporating internal policies for the Finance department in accordance with Rwandan laws and revenue regulations policies.


  • Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role
  • Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
  • Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls.
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission to HQ in Lubumbashi.
  • Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies.
  • Support CFO in ensuring that interoffice cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy.
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives


  • Min Degree in Accounting/Finance qualification.
  • Min 3-5 year’s relevant experience in financial & management accounting.
  • Relevant experience in audit and costing is advantageous.
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact with all levels.
  • Good MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel.
  • Able to work independently, to multi-task and prioritize work effectively.
  • Working experience in accounting software such as QuickBooks or Sage.
  • Fluency in English and good knowledge in French would be an added advantage;

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send an application letter addressed to the HR manager plus an updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 professional referees names and numbers to mentioning in the subject line "Chief accountant job application"

The deadline for receiving applications is January 26, 2018.

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