. Develop a comprehensive plan of providing support and oversee implementation of financing agreement . Preparation of internal and external audit and support for implementation of audits recommendations . Review and provide feedback to financial statements . Carry out capacity Needs Assessment for financial staff in the course and coordinate the preparation of the capacity building plans across all the project components following the revealed needs; . Train accountants and finance staff in the course of the project . Ensure Public Finance Management compliance regarding funds transferred to implementers . Ensure that financial transactions are, in all cases, recorded in project accounts accurately and on a timely basis and in accordance with GoR and WB requirements and agreed financial policies and procedures for the project; . Ensure that the project expenditures on contract payments are made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the respective contracts and are adequately certified by duly authorized officials in relation to works completed and/or goods or services provided; . Ensure that adequate internal controls are established and maintained in terms of separation of responsibilities for processing and authorizing payments and in the management and accounting for project income and assets; . Responsible for compliance with GoR and WB project accounting requirements and internal audits and that all necessary information are provided for annual external audits. . Ensure that all financial records are retained for audit purposes and for review by WB and government; . Ensure that the Designated Accounts established for the project are administered in accordance with GoR and WB requirements; . Ensuring periodic (at least quarterly) reconciling project records with WB records relating to disbursements from the WB Credit. Project records and bank statements should be reconciled more frequently, at least monthly; . Ensure that annual project budgets are consistent with agreed sub – projects activity levels and expenditures and that budgetary allocations for the project are available to meet projected cash flow requirements for contract payments, pending reimbursement by WB, and for administrative expenditures; . Carry out financial and compliance risk assessment and develop risk mitigation measures; . Carry out any other related task as assigned by the supervisor.
.Knowledge of international financial management best practice, international accounting standards, principles and practice; . Knowledge of Rwanda’s financial management standards and procedures; . Knowledge of Rwanda Public Financial Management law and regulations; . Knowledge of World Bank financial management requirements;
– Strong analytical skills, able to solve complex problems;
– Detailed knowledge of systems of internal control, carrying out risk assessments and developing fiduciary risk mitigation measures;
– Leadership and management skills;
– Communication and presentation skills;
– Strong IT skills, able to work with financial management systems and Excel and power point especially;
– Judgment & decision making and time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an added advantage.
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