Project Finance Assistant at Ripple Effect

1 Project Finance Assistant at Ripple Effect
Project Finance Assistant

Ripple Effect | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-11 | Deadline: 2024-06-19

Project Finance Assistant

Job code: FMS015

Salary: Competitive based on skills and experience

Hours: Full time – 40 hours per week

Contract type: Fixed – 3 years

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

About the role

This is a fulltime role within the Finance department working closely with the new Zikamwa II project team. This involves making payments in response to a variety of different types of requests. Enter all financial data into the main accounting system. Co-ordinate the procurement function.  Generally, provide support to all financial transactions at the at the project field offices. Support project staff and partners with understanding and complying with financial policies and procedures.

About Us

Established in 1988 (as Send a Cow), Ripple Effect is a dynamic and passionate international development charity on a mission to create a powerful and lasting impact. Our vision is to see a rural Africa that is confident, thriving, and sustainable, with a growing economy and higher living standards for all. At Ripple Effect, we've honed our focus on three critical areas: Farm Systems, Gender and Social Inclusion, and Enterprise Development. Through these pillars, we're dedicated to combating poverty and nurturing a vibrant, thriving African landscape that will thrive for generations to come.

About you

The ideal candidate for this role is an individual with at least 3 years’ experience working with an NGO in the relevant field of accounting and reporting. This person should be able to handle all forms of payments requests and support project staff to ensure full and timely accountability of funds. Specifically, the person should demonstrate practical experience in financial management (payments, receipts and bank reconciliations), record keeping, procurement and inventory management. Above all, they should be committed to Ripple Effect's mission of sustainable development and positive change and adhere to the organization's values and policies.

What We Offer

  • Pension
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Medical insurance for yourself and dependents
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A fulfilling opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause.
  • A supportive working environment that champions wellbeing and support

How to apply

If you feel you have the qualities, passion, skills, and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding, and vital role, we would love to hear from you.

  • Download and complete the following documents:
  • Application form
  • Submit your job application form to by the closing date clearly indicating the position you are applying for and the job code in the subject line.

For the details on Job descriptions, Application form, etc. please check this link: Ripple Effect | Project Finance Assistant, Rwanda

Please note that CVs or incomplete forms will not be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

Ripple Effect also seeks references and conducts background checks before confirming any candidate in a role offered.

If you require the job description or the application form in a different format, please contact

Application forms are also available at Ripple Effect Rwanda’s offices located at CPR building, KG 2 Av 4, Kimihurura near Akabindi.

Key dates

Closing date – 5pm (Rwanda time), Wednesday 19th June 2024.

Start date – 1st July 2024