Job Description

Under direct supervision and guidance of Deputy Accountant General/ DG Public Account, the public accountant officer will be responsible of the following:
1. Provide technical support and advice to Budget Agencies
– Liaise with Budget Agency management in preparing GoR Financial Statements and verifying their timeliness, completeness and
accuracy of financial reports,
– Guide step by step assigned portfolio in implementation of International Public sector standards
– Review of financial Statements for assigned Budget Agencies and ensure timely provision of quality review feedback,
– Monitor and support audit process of assigned entities and ensure issues noted are resolved and recommendations

2. Train and Coach Budget Agency personnel
– Provide induction and reinforcement training to Budget Agency personnel in public finance management and accounting tools
and software such as IFMIS,
– Support and take active role in the preparation of public finance reforms and documents and ensure its dissemination to users in
Central Government Agencies, Local Government and Public Institutions.
– Ensuring that financial and accounting arrangements in Ministries/Districts/Agencies are adequate and effective and
performance of PFM staff of assigned portfolio is satisfactory

3. Consolidate financial reports.
– Prepare monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual consolidation dashboards of financial information for assigned portfolio.
– Monitor accountability issues of assigned portfolio and ensure these are resolved in reasonable time.
– Maintaining the accounting records of assigned portfolios.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting0 Year of relevant experienceBachelor’s Degree in Finance0 Year of relevant experience

  • Competency and Key Technical Skills
    • Integrity
    • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
    • Inclusiveness
    • Accountability
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Client/citizen focus
    • Professionalism
    • Commitment to continuous learning
    • Knowledge of Accounting principles and practices and financial data reporting
    • Problem solving skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Time management skills
    • Risk management skills
    • Results oriented
    • Digital literacy skills
    • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage
    • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
    • Knowledge of finance principles
    • Knowledge of financial reporting
    • Proficiency in relevant accounting software
    • Technical accounting skills

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