Controller

Kigali, Rwanda
Apply by 7 April 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 8 March 2018

Job Description

The controller is a new role on the Kepler accounting team. The function is open to candidates looking for employment, consulting opportunities or to an accounting firm. The person in this role oversees the day-to-day financial management of the organisation (which currently operates in two locations in Rwanda as well as having a presence in the USA), general ledger activity, the month-end closing process, student finance operations and reporting, revenue recognition, financial reporting, cash management, and grant compliance.

The position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer, supervises the Finance Team, and involves significant interaction with the other members of management as well as the Registrar. This position is also responsible for coordinating the annual statutory audit, donor audits and tax filing obligations in Rwanda and the US. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda.

About the Organization

Generation Rwanda/Kepler began in 2004 and has supported young people in Rwanda in achieving their higher education goals through scholarships for universities throughout the country. In 2013, GR expanded its reach when it started Kepler.

Kepler is a nonprofit university program designed to enable students and young professionals to to gain the skills that emerging economies need. Kepler combines the best of online learning and an American competency-based degree program with in-person seminars and intensive education-to-employment support.