Country Accountant


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Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty. We are a confederation of 17 Oxfam affiliates working in over 90 countries, all working as one Oxfam on goals that support our shared vision. We want a world where people are valued and treated equally, enjoy their rights as full citizens, and can influence decisions affecting their lives.

Oxfam Rwanda programme has developed its Country Strategy for the period of 2015 – 2020. Oxfam in Rwanda has identified interventions which align with its mission – to ensure that poor women, men and youth enjoy equal rights and benefit from fair and inclusive development-. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the Rwandan context, Oxfam delivers a combination of programme interventions and advocacy and influencing activities to drive outcomes. Oxfam intervenes in four main sectors in Rwanda namely: Gender Justice, Sustainable Livelihoods, Participatory Governance and Humanitarian.

Vacancies Announcement

Oxfam in Rwanda is seeking to immediately hire experienced Rwandan national to fill up the position of Country Accountant, who would be ready to start work immediately. Details of job specification and key responsibilities for this position can be obtained sending an email to

  1. Job Vacancy: Country Accountant

Job Purpose

Oxfam Rwanda Country Accountant will ensure that quality accounting procedures are in place to effectively deliver on programme priorities; and to maintain consistent accounting support across the programme, supporting as well as managing/controlling financial risks. The position holder will oversee handling financial aspects of Oxfam Rwanda Programme, ensuring the implementation and monitoring of the financial aspects of both the specifically assigned projects and general program accounting aspects and contribute actively to the management of Rwanda Programme resources and the provision of support to budget holders in financial management. Oxfam Rwanda Country Accountant is also Custodian of accounting procedures and information generating quality reports (monthly, quarterly) for decision-making.

     Key Technical Skills, knowledge and Experience required

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and professional Finance/ accounting qualifications such as ACCA
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience 3 of which must be in Finance.
  • Proven, extensive knowledge in financial statement preparation and reporting.
  • High level of numeracy, accuracy and analytical skills, initiative and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Oxfam's philosophy, aims and policies (especially gender relations)
  • Ability to work on own initiative & under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Personal commitment to working as reliable, honest, & trustworthy member of a team
  • Ability and Willingness to travel in the field.

How to apply

These opportunities are for dedicated and highly motivated professionals, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. Interested candidates should send an application in English by email attaching a motivation letter and CV, with contact details (phone and email address) of most recent line manager (s)/Supervisor (s) as part of referee to:

Closing date for submission of applications for the position is November 1st 2017,

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