Job at Girl Effect : Finance Assistant (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Job at Girl Effect :  Finance Assistant (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Job at Girl Effect :  Finance Assistant (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Location: Rwanda
Department: Finance
Vacancy Type: Full Time



    • Context of the role
      The Finance Assistant will support the PPO function at GE to implement the sound accounting systems and provide accurate financial reports.
      We are going through a period of exciting growth and change – we are hugely ambitious for our future and we are looking for colleagues who share in our ambition.
      Key Responsibilities

        • Carry out the daily accounting of transactions and support the Finance Manager to perform month end activities (Transaction entries, Journal entries, reconciliation etc.)
        • Support and advice the Finance Manager to ensure adherence to local statutory and tax requirements and provide documentation and explanations to external and internal auditors as required.
        • Manage all GE payments using the internal financial system and liaise with the vendor to ensure payments are made in line with Girl Effect terms.
        • Review the payment approval dashboard and coordinate with PPO central support team to ensure all payments are processed on time.
        • Ensure adequate finance documentation and filing is properly maintained and completeness, accuracy / compliance with local and GE accounting rules.
        • Support to the Finance Manage in the budget preparation process.Feed into the development of the coding structure and roll out its implementation
        • Prepare the GE staff payroll and ensure submission of statutory obligations
        • Act as the first contact for finance vendors and partners (RRA, CSR)
        • Support the Finance manager in providing accurate internal management report to the team
        • Petty cash management including cash transactions, replenishment and journal entries to ensure proper reconciliation

        • Carry out quarterly asset spot check and calculate depreciation as needed
        • Any other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager to ensure the effective running of GE.

      Skills and Experience

        • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or related field
        • Experience in accounting and finance functions
        • Excellent critical analysis and thinking skills
        • Computer skills and familiar with Microsoft office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
        • Culturally aware and respectful – curious and sensitive about the cultures in which we operate
        • Ability to work effectively in multicultural teams with varying expertise, skills and backgrounds
        • Adaptable and resourceful – able to work and find solutions in complex, unfamiliar and changing environments
        • A positive and energetic self-starter with a confident and proactive approach in generating and leading new initiatives
        • Strong communication and organizational skills



Closing Date: 14/06/2017




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