Financial Reporting Specialist

Seeking a Finance Regulatory Reporting Specialist with strong accounting/finance background to join our Financial Reporting and Compliance team at our Kigali Finance office.

Job overview

Career Level


Since starting in Rwanda in 2007, our operations have grown rapidly to now serving close to 300,000 clients.

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is seeking a Finance Regulatory Reporting Specialist with strong accounting/finance background to join our Financial Reporting and Compliance team at our Kigali Finance office. This is a unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment for a growing social enterprise. The Finance Regulatory Reporting Specialist is responsible for ensuring integrity of accounting information, periodic financial reporting, tax compliance across various countries of operations, finance process improvements and leading other ad hoc finance projects.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform and review reconciliations of financial statement account balances on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Analyze monthly and quarterly financial statements from each country to ensure accuracy.
  • Take charge of periodic financial reporting to ensure that all reporting deadlines are met.
  • Facilitate implementation of best practice finance processes to improve the quality of internal or external finance reports and the related control environment. 
  • Work with the finance sub-departments to coordinate financial regulatory reporting activities (including some taxation) across all countries in which One Acre Fund operates.
  • Work with the Global Finance Manager on ad hoc global finance projects focused on the accomplishment of the team’s long-term goals

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:

We are seeking exceptional accounting/finance professionals with experience in financial reporting and tax compliance.Candidates that meet the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • A bachelors in Accounting, Finance or other related fields. (Master’s degree is an advantage).
  • 4+ years of professional work experience in Finance, Management Accounting or external Audit.
  • Accounting certification required
  • An appreciation of technical and management accounting will be an advantage.
  • Advanced computer skills (i.e Ms Office, Ms Excel, PowerPoint) would be an advantage
  • Experience working with an ERP System (SAP experience preferable) 
  • Experience in team management and development.
  • Demonstrated integrity and a good work ethic
  • Fluency in English. (French and Kinyarwanda are an added advantage)
  • Effective communication skills - written and spoken

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda


Commensurate with experience


Full-time job


Health insurance, paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

No; Must have existing rights to work in Rwanda. 

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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