SOS Children’s Villages Head of Finance Jobs in Rwanda

SOS Children’s Villages Head of Finance Jobs in Rwanda

Job Summary

  • The Head of Finance is primarily responsible for leading the strategic function of Finance within the National Association (NA). The role supports the SOS CV Rwanda mission and goals through effectively aligned Finance strategy, policy, procedure and systems. This is a senior management position; we are therefore seeking a vibrant and results oriented individual to take up this important position. The head of finance has overall policy and management responsibility for the finance and accounting function for the Association.

    Operational Responsibilities

  • Review and Development of new finance & administrative policies in line with international internal & external guidelines.

  • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations as well as seeking opportunities for tax relief, exemptions or payments by government Ensures tax applications / payments, as well as statutory payments are timely and followed up.

  • Review monthly income and expenditure statements (and other key performance indicators) and advises programme managers as well as the National Director on needed action.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities required

  • A BA Degree in accounting or finance, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance and completed professional qualification such as CA, ACCA or CIMA.

  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant experience, at least four (4) years in (Finance) senior position and grants management.

  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems and database programs.

  • Must be able to function effectively in a complex work environment and to set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Essential: English (fluent in oral and written communication)

  • Desirable: Local / native language (French, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili)

  • Good Management and writing skills

  • Strong analytic and strategic thinking skills
    Knowledge of and experience in structured financing and international fundraising as well as business planning and management skills is an added advantage.

  • Ability to work under pressure and short deadlines.

    Matured candidate with good analytical skills.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your detailed application (including application letter, CV and copies of education qualification) and an employment application form well filled in. (Available at the National Office).

  • All applications should be submitted not later than 26 April, 2021 at the latest by 17:00 hours Kigali time to

  • with a copy to

  • Late applications will not be accepted.

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