Monday, 23 January 2012

ORINFOR Financial Advisor Job - Kigali Rwanda

Position: Financial Advisor (Full time job)

Reports to: The Director of Finance and Internal Resources Management

Contract duration: one year with renewal possibility

Salary: the salary is attractive and negotiable

Working station: Kigali, Rwanda


ORINFOR (Rwanda Information Office) is a Government institution dealing with media services.

The organization owns Rwanda Television, Radio Rwanda, 5 community radios of Musanze, Rubavu, Huye, Rusizi and Nyagatare, Kinyarwanda daily paper called “Imvaho nshya”, bi-weekly French newspaper called “La nouvelle Releve” and online media aimed at being a key source of information, educational and entertaining content for Rwandans at home and abroad.

ORINFOR would like to hire a Financial Advisor to strengthen capacity of the finance and internal resources management Unit and mentor staff of the unit in daily operations of the organization.

Main Responsibilities of the Financial Advisor

The Financial Advisor will be reporting to the Director of Finance and Internal Resources Management, and he/she will be responsible to advise the Director of Unit, for the general performance of the finance & internal resources management unit.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide support to the Director of unit in setting up a financial system to capture all daily revenues and expenditures of the organization and automated financial reporting system.

Prove guidance to the development of financial policy of the organization and ensure its implementation

Work closely with the Director of unit to ensure that daily creditors and debtors transactions are recorded and updated in the accounting system

Monitor and mentor staff of the accounting section and 13 upcountry offices to produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in the due time as required by the public financial manual

Carry out effective quality control to ensure that all revenues and expenditures are captured in the accounting system and accounted for.

Ensure that transactions produces in 13 upcountry offices are captured, monitored and consolidated in the system on a daily basis

Support the director of unit to put in place a financial system to manage stock of the organization and ensure that all transactions are updated on a daily basis

Facilitate and liaise closely with stakeholders in the organization to develop annual consolidated budget and monitor its execution.

With the support of a consultant, put in place fixed assets register and ensure that all assets of the organization are accounted for

Profile Required:
  • Master’s degree in accounting/finance from a reorganized university or bachelors degree in accounting with 10 years of practical experience in a similar position
  • Having an ACCA or CPA shall be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years practical experience in a similar position is required
  • Having experience with the public financial management of Rwanda shall be an added advantage
  • Proven experience in media industry or telecommunication industry shall be an added advantage
  • Strong communication skills and ability to lead and motivate a team of professionals;
  • Strong communicate skills in English or French is required;
  • Able to understand, adhere to, and share the organization’s values and goals;
  • Computer skills, especially the use of sage pastel software are required
  • Ability to work in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft word, Power Point, Internet
The application file will include the following:
  • An application letter, motivating reasons to give you the position of Financial Advisor
  • A detailed CV ;
  • Notified copies of degrees
  • Addresses of 3 referees including 2 former employers
  • Any other document that would increase chances to be considered.
Applications will be received at:

Rwanda Information Office
Avenue de la revolution,
Tel +250 252 57185
P.O Box 83 Kigali, Rwanda

Deadline of applications: 17th February 2012 at 05:00 pm

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Done at Kigali, 16th January 2012

Willy Rukundo,
Ag. Director General



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