Budget Officer Under Statute at MINAFFET: (Deadline 17 February 2023)


Budget Officer Under Statute at MINAFFET: (Deadline 17 February 2023)

Job description

Prepare transfers to Embassies/High Commissions;
– Participate in the budgeting process for Embassies;
– Manage contracts signed by Embassies;
– Carry out data entry exercise of budget for Embassies into the budget master;
– Manage international organizations and keep records ( MoU, Pact, Declaration) between Member states;
– Monitor budget execution for Embassies/High Commission and international organization;
– Provide support to Embassies on every transaction effected;
– Perform any other duty assigned by the Director of Finance.
– Put in place a proper filling system;
– Ensure regular filling of accounting documents for indirect payments;
– Facilitate internal and external audits.
– Prepare bank accounts reconciliation;
– Analyze financial statements for consistency;
– Correct errors found in financial statements;
– Consolidate the accounting information and fill in the reporting format provided by MINECOFIN;
– Follow up the approval of the financial statement report and submit to MINECOFIN in due time.
– Identify the Ministry’ service providers whose VAT and withholding taxes are to be declared and paid;
– Fill in the RRA format for both VAT and withholding taxes;
– Process online declaration of VAT and withholding taxes though RRA website and print acknowledgement receipts;
– File VAT and withholding taxes declarations.
– Implement all audit recommendations for a clean Audit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance 0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance/ Economics/ Management with at least foundation level one of CPA/CIA/CPFA/CPFM 0 Year of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics 0 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
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficiency in financial management systems
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage
  • Resource management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Results oriented
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Knowledge of accounting; Financial reporting and Auditing standards (Such as IPSAS; IFRS; ISSAs


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