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Accounts Assistant


Accounts Assistant

 World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced national for the position of Accounts Assistant. The position will be based at Rusizi District-CORE Project, reporting to the Project Accountant.

 Purpose of the position:

To provide efficient and effective finance and administrative services in the CORE Project in line with World Vision policies, practices, and procedures.

The major responsibilities include:

% of Time


End Results



To prepare petty cash voucher and get approvals for payments and to hand carry cash from and to the bank for withdrawals and deposits, processing payments using online cash transfer and mobile money wallet.

Petty cash vouchers prepared and approved.

Cash from and to the bank for withdrawals and deposits well carried. All suppliers and other beneficiaries get cash on time



Ensure cash payment on production of original receipts and appropriate approvals.

Ensure paid stamp affixed on all payments and assist in filing all vouchers.

Original receipts and appropriate approvals for cash payment in place.

Paid stamp affixed on all payment and all vouchers filed at the office



To prepare petty cash statements in order to replenish cash.

Keep subsidiary journals.

Petty cash statements well prepared.



Assist in preparation, examination, and analysis of accounting records, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and compliance with WV, Support Offices, and donor specific reporting and procedural standards & requirements by ensure project related payments are done on time and transactions are properly recorded and posted in sun system.

All documents well checked for accuracy and completeness before processing payments


Ensure Asset Register is reconciled with Asset Inventory, prepare and file asset inventory on quarterly basis


Asset Inventory report generated and filed every quarter

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance.
  • One year of experience in accounting profession.
  • Should have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and practical knowledge of financial systems and internal Controls and procedures.
  • Knowledge of grant/project accounting and budget preparation is an added advantage.


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 27th December 2020; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.