Finance and Administration Officer Job at MeshPower Rwanda Ltd – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

MeshPower Rwanda Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
30 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Reporting To: Finance Manager
Location: Head Office, Kigali
About MeshPower Rwanda
MeshPower’s innovative solar nanogrid technology platform delivers clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to rural off-grid communities using smart metering and management systems via the Cloud. We are committed to delivering social and environmental impact to the communities we serve: reducing combustion-related illnesses, improving quality of life, saving our customers money on lighting, and providing “productive use” power for small businesses in the village. MeshPower currently provides reliable and affordable electricity services to over 2,000 families in the Eastern Province, and we’re planning to grow that impact
significantly. The Role
The Finance and Administration Officer is a key position which ensures smooth operations and of the company’s operations and special projects. We are looking for a thoughtful and perceptive team member who is open to learning and committed to getting things done efficiently. This will start out as a 5 month maternity leave cover, and has a strong possibility of extending into a permanent position; depending on the projects we have. .

Responsibilities Include
Financial Management
• Sales Reconciliation
o Posting sales and cash transactions
o Reconciliation of all revenue accounts
• Cash management
o Prepares and make cash and bank payments in line with Meshpower’s policies
o Does weekly & monthly cash & bank reconciliations
• Inventory management
o Monthly stock counts & review of inventory movements
o Updating & maintenance of Supplier price lists
• Expense Reconciliation
o Review Purchase Orders and budgets for accuracy
o Posting & Verification for accuracy of expense and cost related invoices
o Ensure timely and efficient payments
o Reconciliation of all Expense & cost related accounts
• Administrative Management
o Maintain supplier contract register o Assist Finance Manager with data compilation and preparation of ad hoc and monthly financial reports

Minimum qualifications
• University graduate with a business, finance, or accounting degree.
• Highly organised, ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines, and strong attention to detail
• Proficient in both verbal and written English.
• High competency with word processing and spreadsheet programs (familiarity with Google's suite of online office products is a plus).

Preferred qualifications
• At least 1 year of accounting work experience.
• Proficiency in accounting software, experience in Xero accounting software is an added advantage
• Experience with Havanao or other PAYG customer payment platforms
• Familiarity with Rwandan accounting, HR, tax, and labour laws
• Experience in project accounting

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Eligible applicants should follow both steps.
• Click this link to fill out the application form.
• Send an email to [email protected] before 30th Jan 2021 with the following PDF documents attached:
o One-page introduction letter explaining your motivation and suitability for the role
o Curriculum Vitae with 2 references
o Degree Certificate and additional relevant certificates
*NOTE: Applications that do not follow these instructions will not be considered.
Email subject and all documents must have your full name and job title for which you are applying. EXAMPLE: UWAMAHORO Francoise – Finance Officer.
MeshPower is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are strongly recommended to apply.

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