Financial Controller at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development

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POSITION:                        Financial Controller

LOCATION:                       Fair View Building, 1st floor, Kimihurura, Kigali – Rwanda

REPORTS TO:                    Director of Finance and Administration

 ABOUT INKOMOKO

Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development is a full-service business development firm focused on growing small to medium enterprises. Our services help our clients develop and improve their capacity. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies entrepreneurs in Rwanda and provides them with business education, mentorship, and strategy consulting, so that they can grow their businesses and create jobs for others.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Financial Controller is responsible to provide supervision and leadership to ensure a smoothly running finance department.  Specific responsibilities include:

ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL CONTROLS (75%)

  • Review all entries in the financial system to ensure accuracy
  • Review all prepayments and accruals on a monthly basis
  • Review and approve bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Review accounts reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Ensure the asset register is updated with acquisitions and disposals
  • Run depreciation on a monthly basis
  • Ensure the company has appropriate financial systems at all times
  • Prepare Board reports on a quarterly basis and on need basis
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual cash flow projection
  • Ensure company accounting policies and systems are in place and are complied with
  • Put in place appropriate financial controls
  • Ensure Financial Statements are prepared in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Prepare annual Individual and consolidated Financial Statements
  • Ensure the company has an updated Finance Manual
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulators
  • Participate in the strategic planning process

OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT (25% time)

  • Supervise finance teams in all locations
  • Manage Online banking systems
  • Manage relationships with all banking partners and regulators
  • Work with the Senior Tax Accountant to ensure tax compliance in all locations
  • Work with the Administration Manager to ensure that Supplier contracts are well managed
  • Work with the Human resources department to ensure payroll is processed timely and posted in the accounting system
  • Supervise the annual audit process, as the key contact person to External Auditors
  • Manage the implementation of Management letter recommendations

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful candidates must navigate fast-paced environments with enthusiasm and incredible attention to detail.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • University degree in accounting or related field and professional qualification: CPA or ACCA
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and skills in using accounting software
  • Good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and Rwandan tax law
  • Ability to assess risks and exercise reasonable judgment in making a decision
  • Analytical and reporting skills with the ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently with the highest personal integrity, and critical thinking skills
  • At least 5 years of work experience in accounting and finance, or another relevant field, with at least 3 years in a managerial position.
  • English and Kinyarwanda fluency required, French also preferred


Follow this link to submit your application by 28 February 2020, with your CV, letter, and salary requirements. In your cover letter, please explain why you are the right candidate for this job. We encourage applicants to apply now, as applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

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