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Senior Finance Associate

Average: 3.7 (111 votes)


Company: EarthEnable Rwanda

Reports to: Rwanda Finance Manager

Location: Kigali, Rwanda – with some time in rural villages

Compensation: RWF 700-1.5M (Gross), depending on experience and with significant performance

Contract Type: Open-ended

To Apply: Apply online at

About the Role

This job is suitable for someone who is looking to gain exposure to all aspects of the financial and administrative side of running a business. The candidate must be a strong communicator as they will be liaising just as regularly with senior management as they will with our staff on the ground. This candidate should have an eye for detail as they will be responsible for the information that management ultimately uses to make strategic decisions. The role requires that the candidate is already comfortable using a computer and has good Microsoft Excel skills, and they must be willing to learn as they will need to quickly adapt to using our bespoke systems. Some of the tasks you will be asked to perform are:

The responsibilities of this role will include, but not be limited to:

The specific tasks for this role include:

  • Preparation of payroll for both full and part-time employees
  • Calculating and paying taxes: RSSB, PAYE, VAT, Withholding Tax, etc
  • Performing monthly bank and petty cash reconciliations
  • Supervising the District Finance Officers and working closely with Head Office Finance Officer to ensure timely update and reconciliation of district financial records
  • Completing periodic performance evaluations for District Finance Officers
  • Ensuring stock movements are accurately recorded, stock counts performed at all locations each month and perform inventory reconciliations
  • Performing month-end closing reconciliations including revenue, receivables and payables reconciliations
  • Supporting Head Office Finance Officer and Financial Controller in managing treasury
  • Performing other tasks as assigned by the Financial Controller.

Key capabilities

  • High attention to detail and analytical capability
  • Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Highly competent with MS Excel
  • Experience with Quickbooks will be an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication (both English and Kinyarwanda required)
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of projects

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Part CPA/ACCA or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role

Click HERE to Apply Online. Please note that the application form should take about 30 minutes to fill out.