The King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation is currently at its beginning stage following an action plan that was approved by the hospital in October, 2020.
Within the health domain, the Foundation’s major objectives will be to support researchers through funding, training and facilitation in dissemination of research data, establishing strategic relationships with academic, research-driven and research sponsoring institutions and supporting training for medical researchers.
As part of a social welfare that constitutes an integral part of the foundation, the hospital will financially assist patients who cannot afford medical care and will continue to sensitize the public on NCDs, congenital and surgical diseases for prevention and early consultation.
Furthermore, the foundation will support surgical camps/outreach within the country in a bid to reduce long waiting lists in teaching hospitals. Finally, within the education domain, the foundation will be promoting new learning tools including e-learning and support Continuing Medical Education (CME).
The accountant will be responsible for managing the foundation’s books of accounts, making payments, and financial report preparation. However, you will keep track of our payments and update our accounting system on a daily basis, always ensuring our transactions are posted up-to-date and correct. There will be some ad hoc work, completing requests as they arise. Furthermore, the Accountant will report directly to the Finance and Administration Officer while working closely with our external accounting partner on technical matters.
Manage the foundation books using QUICKBOOKS accounting software, reconcile accounts, and prepare monthly reports.
Manage transfers to clients and reconcile payments received
Ensure taxes are declared on time.
Making basic forecasts of operations expenses and managing the budget
Keeping our accounting notes and administrative operations manual up to date
Follow up on all payment matters, resolving issues as they arise with our local banking and international.
Other administrative tasks as they arise
Qualifications and experience
Academic qualification preferably a CPA and a master’s in accounting or a similar degree in the same filed field.
3-5 years of experience in bookkeeping, and administration. Experience in using QUICKBOOKS software is a strong plus.
Experience in grant management for non-profit making organizations.
Intermediate IT skills, especially proficient in Microsoft Excel and online document storage
Time management skills and attention to detail
Strong communication skills, both internally and externally
Numerical and math skills
Self-starting and proactive
Experience working in a fast-paced office environment is a strong plus
Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. French proficiency is a plus
Applications will be accepted until the 1st of December 2023. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interesting candidates will be given one or more technical tasks to complete before being invited for an interview. The successful candidate will start as soon as possible after that.
Submit your application through the following emails;