Accountant at Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course

1 Accountant at  Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course

Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-07 | Deadline: 2024-06-18

Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course Ltd

Job Description

Title: Accountant

Reports to: Finance and Admin Manager

Education level: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

Job Purpose:

Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course is a private company created to position Rwanda as the best golfing destination in Africa and one of the greatest in the world. The first project of Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course to reach this goal is the Kigali Golf Resort & Villas. The golf course is a real estate masterpiece designed by the worldwide famous Gary Player. The facility will also include a five-star Clubhouse and other amenities.

The accountant will work as a member of Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course’s team to support company products and services in an organized, timely, effective, and efficient manner. He/she is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures, in accordance with international financial reporting standards and established financial management systems.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities.

The incumbent will prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial records to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. He/she will take charge of completing and administering accurate internal records. Handle Tax issues records and reports to regulatory agencies and tax authorities. He will diligently process all internal and external payments and observe due diligence in all financial transactions.

Specific responsibilities and accountabilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Recording, classifying, and summarizing financial transactions and ensuring the proper updates in compliance with accounting policies, principles, and legal and statutory requirements.
  • Documenting and performing accounting data entries by compiling and analysing financial information into accounting system information.
  • Reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions (sales, expenses, taxes, etc.
  • Draft financial reports, and other company reports.
  • Maintaining financial security by following internal controls.
  • Processing payments by verifying documentation and disbursements.
  • Draft special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Participating in the review and analysis of accounting records.
  • Assisting in the preparation of draft detailed financial plans and budget for the company by analysing and evaluating statistical and financial data by proposed sales, staffing requirements, and projected operating costs.
  • Analysing data and proposing methods for tracking and reporting financial information on cost-cutting actions.
  • Facilitating and completing monthly, interim, and yearly closure procedures.
  • Analysing revenues, commissions, and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately every month.
  • Answering accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Training other accounting & admin staff and guiding financial aspects.
  • Analysing financial statements every month and drafting reports on variances.
  • Supporting in effective payroll administration.
  • Supporting with financial and tax audits.
  • Supporting in strengthening and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Supporting in proper inventory and fixed asset management.
  • Assisting in the clearing of equipment purchased and other items.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Accountant Job Qualifications/Skills:

  • Broad expertise in the management of finance in the private or public sector.
  • Knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices with the financial management system.
  • Strong communication skills and persuasiveness in presenting, negotiating, and resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing.
  • Familiarity with financial internal control systems.
  • Strong financial analytical and evaluative skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of different private financial management systems covering all.
  • Dimensions of private expenditure management, audit, and ICT use.
  • Proven capacity to provide technical advice to and able to win the confidence/trust of
  • Senior staff, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Computer literacy including accounting system and Microsoft packages.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and orientation as a team member.
  • Knowledge of cost analysis techniques.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Judgment & Decision-Making Skills.
  • Time management Skills.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance;
  • Completed or at final stage/advanced level in accounting qualification such as CPA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.
  • Minimum 3 to years’ experience in accounting/finance.
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements.
  • Experience in using QuickBooks or ERP software.
  • The deadline for submitting applications is on 18th June 2024 at 14:00 hrs Kigali time.
  • All applicants must send their zipped documents to with the subject line "Application for Accountant Position."
  • Only selected candidates for interview will be contacted.
  • Any unzipped documents or applications without the specified subject line will be automatically disqualified.