Finance Manager at Bennani & Associés Rwanda Ltd

1 Finance Manager at Bennani & Associés Rwanda Ltd
Finance Manager

Bennani & Associés Rwanda Ltd | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-23 | Deadline: 2024-06-22

About Job Vacancy:

Job title: Finance Manager

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Position type: Full time (with an initial probation)

About Bennani & Associes:

Bennani & Associés is a leading independent pan-African law firm of choice for international clientele operating in Africa recognized for its high-quality services and its tailor-made advice at the level of the standards of the largest international firms, Bennani & Associés has today seven offices in the most important areas and sectors in North Africa, West Africa and Central Africa including Rwanda.

As part of its human resource development plans, the firm would like to recruit a finance manager for the Rwanda office.

Job Description:

The candidate will serve as a Finance Manager. The candidate will work closely with management, who shall assign the day-to-day duties, including but not limited to the following:

  • Prepare the firm’s quarterly financial reports.
  • Track budget/expenses to ensure proper cash flow.
  • Assist with financial/tax audit preparation.

  • Ensure any taxes declaration and payments are done promptly. Excellent knowledge of the Rwanda Revenue Authority filing systems is a MUST.
  • Prepare the monthly staff payroll.
  • Reconcile, monthly, the firm’s bank account(s) statements.
  • Manage the firm’s petty cash.
  • Maintain cheque register & cheque books in a safe.
  • Participate in budgeting and cash forecasts process.
  • Maintain the firm’s assets inventory.
  • Support the firm’s financial management /accounting system.
  • Prepare payments after ensuring that supporting documents have been provided.
  • Maintain journal entries of wire transfers and receipts.
  • Record all transactions into the accounting system.
  • Follow-up on payment inquiries as necessary.
  • Organize and maintain an accounting filing system (electronic & hard copies).
  • Assure accuracy of supporting documentation and entries for accounts reporting.
  • Resolve any discrepancies or clarification for accounting records.
  • Analyze staff receivables and other advances to ensure accurate balances.
  • Verify justification of advances by staff and ensure no advance is provided before previous advance is justified.
  • Maintain accurate and complete accounting records and audit information.
  • Ensure costs are fairly procured from service providers (through a competitive process).
  • Perform any other task as requested by the management.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management of finance or equivalent.
  • Professional accounting certification is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting or auditing.

Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, and good command of verbal and written Kinyarwanda would be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills: MS office, particularly advanced MS excel preferred. Good knowledge of accounting software packages, such QuickBooks is an added advantage.
  • Good written and verbal skills in English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communications skills as well as attention to detail.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, documentation, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and propose solutions.
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated person able to work with minimal supervision.

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are invited to submit their application enclosed with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic and professional qualifications and other relevant work certificates not later than 22 June 2024 at 12 PM, to:


Subject Line: Application for Finance Manager Position

Bennani & Associes is committed to diversity in the workplace. We offer a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and benefits package.

We look forward to welcoming a new team member who shares our commitment to excellence and exceptional service!

Please note that due to high volume of applications, ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.