ABOUT ACCESS TO FINANCE RWANDA:
Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR) is a Rwandan Not for Profit Organization, established in March 2010 by the governments of Rwanda and the United Kingdom (UK) and is currently funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), USAID, Sweden, and the MasterCard Foundation.
Guided by the Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) approach, AFR’s strategic focus is to stimulate financial sector development and address constraints that prevent the financial market from reaching Rwanda’s low-income population. For more details visit our website: www.afr.rw
Access to Finance Rwanda seeks to recruit a qualified and competent individual to fill the full-time staff position of a Project Accountant for its upcoming project "Accelerating growth of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) through expanding the e-commerce sector in Rwanda".
The Project Accountant ensures that AFR’s project financial resources are managed according to good accounting practice and in compliance with AFR and Donor policies, procedures, and requirements. In particular, to ensure that the information entered into the financial management system is complete and financially sound; that it is managed through a robust and proactive reporting system and provides accurate, financial analysis and business insight to enable comprehensive financial decision making.
The Project Accountant reports to the Project Manager and works closely with the Head of Finance and Administration of AFR. ,
This position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda, and is contingent upon project award to AFR.
The "Accelerating growth of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) through expanding the e-commerce sector in Rwanda" is a project implemented by Access to Finance Rwanda in partnership with Rwanda’s ICT Chambers and BFA Global.
The project aims to spur the growth of livelihoods and employment opportunities through digital commerce, which works together to address the barriers and promote an enabling market system for e-commerce with onboarding MSEs into the digital economy at the core.
The main program elements are:
Working through an ecosystem approach the project will seek to address systemic solutions to draw the underserved groups of the MSME sector into the digital economy to derive its benefits: the informal microenterprises, the young men and women in informal employment, to unlock their potential and for them to strive for decent and meaningful work. This pilot program seeks to reach up to 1,500 MSEs and 2,000 young women and men workers directly through digital onboarding. It also seeks to spur the e-commerce system to engender wider, more inclusive adoption and crowd more investment and actors into the market system afterward.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT:
One year contract with possible extension based on performance and availability of funds.
HOW TO APPLY