Job at MINISTRY OF LAND AND FORESTRY: 2 Positions for ACCOUNTANT (Deadline: 31 October 2017)
Ø The accountant report to DAF.
Ø Ensure all books of accounts and records related to payments are proper filled and under safe custody;
Ø Ensure that all cheques are recorded in numerical sequence in the Cheques payment Journal(CPJ)
Ø Ensures timely preparations of all financial reports (statutory, ad hoc and management accounts, including exception reports)to management and the Board;
Ø Record any taxes withheld and ensure its payment to the tax authority is done on time;
Ø Receive, verify and record all transactions related to payment based on GAAP applicable in the country;
Ø Receive and verify the accuracy and completeness of support documents and process payment to genuine creditors;
Ø Ensure all books of accounts and records related to direct payment are properly filled and under safe custody;
Ø Ensure that all direct payment processes are recorded accurately and in the appropriate books;
Ø Regular follow up on all direct payments made through MINECOFIN and ensure that they are processed and paid to creditors on time.
Ø Prepare monthly ,Quarterly and Annual budget execution report ;Prepare ad hoc budget execution analysis reports
Ø Perform regular reconciliation statement for all Ministry accounts;
Ø Handle full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role e.g. forecasting, budgeting to mention a few
Ø Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts.
Ø Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting for submission.
Ø Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
Ø Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
Ø Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
Ø Support Director of finance in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy
Ø Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
A0 in Accounting, Finance, Management with specialization in Finance / Accounting or Professional Qualification recognised by IFAC (ACCA, CPA, etc)
Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
– Knowledge of cost analysis techniques;
– Knowledge to analyse complex financial information & Produce reports
– Deep understanding of financial accounts;
– Planning and organisational skills;
– Communication skills;
– Strong IT skills, particularly in Financia software (SMART IFMIS);
– Judgment & Decision Making Skills;
– High Analytical Skills
– Interpersonal skills;
– Time management Skills
– Complex Problem solving;
– Flexibility Skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and French ;knowledge of all is an advantage