Job Posting
Rwanda Accounts Assistant

Location: Kigali, Rwanda Deadline for Applications: September 30, 2019

Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) is an international non-governmental organization that specializes in the design and construction of pedestrian footbridges. We are seeking a motivated and thorough multitasker with exceptional communication and time management skills to join our Rwanda Program as the Rwanda Accounts Assistant.  This position reports directly to the Rwanda Program Accountant.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare payments to vendors and record expense transactions
  • Manage petty cash disbursements with staff
  • Work with staff to ensure collection of EBM receipts
  • Collect and file staff expense receipts
  • Assist with preparation of schedules and support for external audits
  • Liaise with bank to request and collect additional cheques as needed
  • Load fuel cards for vehicles and record monthly usage to bridge projects
  • Prepare monthly Airtime top-ups for staff
  • Monitor vehicle insurance renewal
  • Assist Program Accountant with miscellaneous tasks as requested
  • Provide assistance to stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks to support Rwanda as requested

Qualifications

  • 3 years experience as an accountant
  • Experience with international organizations a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in Financial Edge, Quickbooks or other relevant financial management software a plus
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and proactive
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment

Location

The position is based in Kigali, Rwanda

Physical Requirements

The position requires ability to climb stairs to second floor office.

Sound like you? Tell us a bit more about yourself below by 9/30/19 by submitting a cover letter and resume in a single combined PDF.

We have seen firsthand the benefits of a diverse team, and the strength that comes with diversity in experience, background, and perspective. We strongly encourage applications from individuals that would bring a unique or underrepresented perspective to our organization.