2 JOB POSITIONS AT African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) : ( Deadline : 30 April 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) : ( Deadline : 30 April 2019 )

 

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) : ( Deadline : 30 April 2019 )

 

 

JOB AT African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) : Finance Manager : ( Deadline : 30 April 2019 )

 

 

We’re transforming Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries!

 

Established in 2003 in Cape Town, South Africa, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is a Pan-African network of centres of excellence offering postgraduate training, research, and public engagement for the advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Africa. Building on the success of its first Centre in South Africa, AIMS launched the Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) in 2008 to scale up and roll out the AIMS model across the continent. Five additional centres were established in Senegal (2011), Ghana (2012), Cameroon (2013), Tanzania (2014), and Rwanda (2016). Its global secretariat is situated in Kigali, Rwanda and it has global offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada.

 

AIMS vision is to lead the transformation of Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries which benefit the whole of society and its mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency.

 

Collectively, AIMS centres provide an intensive and broad education to over 275 African students each year and prepares them for leadership careers in academia, government and industry. The AIMS educational program relies on top international lecturers who teach in a 24-hour learning environment.

 

If you bring a collaborative spirit with a passion to effect change, consider this opportunity as the…

 

 

Finance Manager!

 

The Finance Manager will provide support and service to the COO by carrying out financial control and support functions within the direction and parameters set by Vice President Operations / Chief Financial Officer. The Finance Manager’s main responsibility is the financial management of the AIMS Rwanda Centre in accordance with AIMS-NEI procedures and practices.

 

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Finance Manager will manage the funds and financial assets of the Centre, ensuring compliance with AIMS-NEI financial procedures, establishing, and maintaining internal control practices, prepare accurately the monthly financial and narrative reports according to stated deadlines, ensuring compliance to the AIMS-NEI Chart of Accounts and with monthly accounting checklists, performing balance sheet reconciliation’s and ensuring complete supporting documentation and files, prepare the monthly/quarterly/semi-annual and annual budget versus actuals analysis to inform decision-making and budget readjustment, prepare forecasting data on a monthly basis in support of Centre cash request, assist budget holders to develop budgets for Operations and enter the budget data into required financial system. Ensure that all budgets are approved on time and before expenditures can occur and check and validate all expenses incurred by the Centre.

 

The Finance Manager will also train, support and advice Centre staff in financial and administrative matters, supported by Global Secretariat training programs for non-finance staff, ensure the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports for the Centre Management Team and Centre Advisory Council and the Global Secretariat, review, provide feedback and get COO approval of the finance sections of reports produced by Program Managers for Donors, provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision, develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the Centre and review financial data and prepare monthly/quarterly/semi-annual and annual reports in a timely manner.

 

As the ideal candidate, you will support COO in the provision of guidelines and tools for staff to meet targets that are set, support the staff to put in place and manage a systematic and sustainable staff development and learning approach, manage the Centre relationship with social security and tax recovery institutions in Rwanda in collaboration with COO and Global Secretariat, supervise the proper implementation of the AIMS financial/Administrative filing system and ensure that staff are adequately trained to manage their own unit filing system according to the AIMS-NEI guidelines.

 

In addition, the Finance Manager will ensure the effective and efficient administration of the Centre archives (physical and online), maintain accurate registers of the assets and property and organize quarterly physical stock takes and check all fixed asset movements and disposals in order to reconcile update.

 

This is a full-time opportunity based at AIMS Rwanda Centre in Kigali.

 

 

 

 

Do you have what we need?

 

 

A Master’s degree in Finance, or Accounting related discipline
Fully qualified Accountant with an international accounting body is an asset
Experience in managing & supporting staff
Experience in working for an International organization in a developing country
7 years of professional work experience in a finance or accounting role
Experience in preparing budgets, cash flow statements & financial plans, experience in writing narrative & financial reports, experience in working with commercial & contractual systems
Advanced skills in computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word processing, and accounting packages)
Knowledge and experience of AccPac
Skills in training and developing staff
A high level of competence in: Teamwork; Integrity & personal conduct; Sensitivity to diversity; Flexibility & adaptability; Initiative & direction; Interpersonal skills; Resilience
A high level of competence in: Management of strategy; Change management; Leadership; Planning; Budgets management; Resources management; Monitoring; Supervision and control; Reporting; Communication; Networking; Management of self; Management of others.

 

Are you ready to be a part of the transformation?

 

Submit your letter of motivation, including salary expectations together with a detailed CV in English to: [email protected] (i.e. quote “Finance Manager” in the subject line). Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019.

 

Should no feedback be received from AIMS-NEI within four weeks of your submission, kindly accept that your application will not be further pursued. AIMS-NEI reserves the right not to make an appointment at its sole discretion.

 

AIMS-NEI is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

JOB AT African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) : Office Coordinator : ( Deadline : 30 April 2019 )

 

 

We’re transforming Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries!

 

Established in 2003 in Cape Town, South Africa, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is a Pan-African network of centres of excellence offering postgraduate training, research, and public engagement for the advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Africa. Building on the success of its first Centre in South Africa, AIMS launched the Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) in 2008 to scale up and roll out the AIMS model across the continent. Five additional centres were established in Senegal (2011), Ghana (2012), Cameroon (2013), Tanzania (2014), and Rwanda (2016). Its global secretariat is situated in Kigali, Rwanda and it has global offices in United Kingdom, Germany and Canada.

 

AIMS vision is to lead the transformation of Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries which benefit the whole of society and its mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency.

 

Collectively, AIMS centres provide an intensive and broad education to over 275 African students each year and prepares them for leadership careers in academia, government and industry. The AIMS educational program relies on top international lecturers who teach in a 24-hour learning environment.

 

If you bring a collaborative spirit with a passion to effect change, consider this opportunity as the…

 

 

 

 

Office Coordinator!

 

The Office Coordinator will oversee the effective and efficient handling of the Welcome & Information Centre and to provide reliable and timely administrative support to the AIMS Rwanda management team.

 

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will provide confidential administrative and clerical support for AIMS Rwanda, including managing the schedule/calendar, screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and dealing with administrative problems and inquiries as appropriate, serves as a primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with all external partners, agencies and or members of the public who visit or otherwise contact AIMS Rwanda, gather, enter, and/or update data to maintain Centre records and databases, as appropriate, establish and maintain files (outgoing and incoming) and records for the Centre, compose and prepare written documentation and correspondence for the Centre, screen and evaluate incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepare responses as appropriate and assist in the coordination, supervision, and completion of special projects and/or assignments as appropriate.

 

As the ideal candidate, you will ensure petty cash forms are properly filled prior to undertaking any expense, develop petty cash report and replenish petty cash as and when required and inform staff about the petty cash operations process and requirements.

 

This is a full-time opportunity based at AIMS Rwanda Centre in Kigali.

 

 

Do you have what we need?

 

 

A Bachelor’s degree in business related studies
At least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Functionally Bilingual (English-French)
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office with particular strength using Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to build and manage a variety of internal and external relationships
Self-directed with excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to meet deadlines
Articulate communication skills, both verbal and written, to disseminate relevant information to a wide variety of stakeholders
Flexible to adapt to an evolving environment
High level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy to manage sensitive information.

 

Are you ready to be a part of the transformation?

 

Submit your letter of motivation, including salary expectations together with a detailed CV in English to: [email protected] (i.e. quote “Office Coordinator” in the subject line). Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019.

 

 

Should no feedback be received from AIMS-NEI within four weeks of your submission, kindly accept that your application will not be further pursued. AIMS-NEI reserves the right not to make an appointment at its sole discretion.

 

 

AIMS-NEI is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 





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