Finance and Administration Officer

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Finance and Administration Officer

Location - Kigali, Rwanda

MeshPower is a Rwanda based company developing and operating solar-powered mini-grids in rural areas. With the largest micro-grid portfolio in Rwanda, we are one of the leading micro-grid companies in the world, providing connected customers with utility-style electricity services, appliance financing, and internet services.

We are looking for a competent and ambitious individual to fill the vacancy of Finance and Administration Officer within our organisation.

To apply please fill in this Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/vu8cgLxypZZetnb73.

Deadline is the 22nd Feb 2019. Due to the high volume of applications, we receive we are not always able to respond to every application.

Responsibilities

  • Financial Management

    • Sales & Expense reconciliation

      • Download and organize sales from Havanao and MTN partners
      • Posting sales and cash transactions
      • Review Purchase Orders for accuracy
      • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Cash management

    • Manage petty cash, vouchers, Tigo bulk and MTN accounts, and receipts

  • Inventory management

    • Review inventory movements, purchase orders and pricing

    • Maintain accurate price list

  • Payment of bills

    • Verify accuracy of invoices

    • Ensure timely and efficient payments

  • Administrative Management

    • Maintain supplier contract register

    • Assist Finance Manager with data compilation and preparation of monthly reports

Required skills

  • At least 1 year of accounting work experience.

  • University graduate with a business, finance or accounting degree.

  • Organised and conscientious. Attention to detail is required.

  • Excellent typing speed and high competency with word processing and spreadsheet programs (familiarity with Google's suite of online office products is a plus).

Desirable skills

  • Highly proficient in both verbal and written English.

  • Experience of online accounting systems, in particular Xero.com

  • Experience with Havanao or other PAYG customer accounting system

  • Familiarity with Rwandan accounting, HR, tax and labour laws

  • Experience in project accounting

Remuneration

The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s level of experience.