Bigirimana Jean Claude

Finance or Accountant
  • Kicukiro, Rwanda
  • September 30, 2022
  1. Competencies summary

Accounting

  • Highest standards of accounting accuracy and precision
  • Proficiency with MS office suite
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic, planning and organizing
  • Familiar with a wide range of accounting software as Quickbook
  • Reporting Financials; Risk assessment, analysis and management
  • Decision making with professional judgement, communication and leadership skills

Personal

  • Thinking creatively to solve complex problems.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks, work quickly and well under pressure.
  • Willing to assume responsibility for decisions.
  • Strong work ethic, Honest and Sincere
  • A proven high performer, Listener and quick learner.
  • Self-motivated, result oriented and Outreach working
  • Strong Team worker and Good Time Management

 

III.EMPLOYMENT RECORD

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCES

19th April to 3rd May 2022: Acting Chief Executive Officer in Rwanda Printery Company (RPC) Ltd

Duties;

  • Follow up Printing National Examination Answer Booklets
  • Delivery of off-set papers purchased from EnvoPAP
  • Tenders relating to Machines’ spare parts and consumables

 

6 October to 20 October 2020: Acting Chief Executive Officer in Rwanda Printery Company (RPC) Ltd

Duties;

  • Monthly declarations to RRA to be paid on time
  • Follow up closely RPC’s manuals and other documents which presented in the Board of Directors meeting
  • Follow up Clients Contract especially REB contract for printing National Examination and Answer booklets
  • Follow up all receivables and all day to day activities in all departments
  • Make sure all urgent Jobs Especially President’s Office be done and submitted on time
  • Resolving, providing assistance and support for all other requirements of how it should be done

1August 2019 up to day: Director of Finance and Administration in Rwanda Printery Company Ltd (RPC Ltd)

Duties;

  • To provide strong and effective financial controllership to the Company and ensure that there is complete accuracy and efficient collection of revenues earned
  • To review and supervise payment process so that expenditure and other disbursement of the company are made with proper authority
  • Responsible for timely review of financial statements reports prepared by responsible staff to ensure are accuracy for submission and highlighting financial performance in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and statutory requirements
  • Reviewing and authorizing billing invoices, expenses and improve internal controls in the company’s activities
  • Providing leadership, assistance, train, motivate and direction to finance team for to improve productivity and efficiency of the company
  • Organise and coordinate all departments for the preparation of timely, accurate budgets and forecasts for management administrative purposes and planning
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining of proper financial accounts, records and documentation as per IFRS & IAS’s by responsible staff
  • Playing leading role in modelling, planning and execution of all financial processes
  • Creation and execution of both short term and long term customized comprehensive financial strategies to reach company goals
  • Follow up for ensure the documents are provided to the auditors as required and other authority; ensure that the documents are properly maintained by responsible staff

 

1Jan2005 - Dec2010 and 30july 2013 - July 2016:  Finance Manager in SODICO (SOSIETE DE DISTRIBUTION ET DU COMMERCE);

Duties;

  •  Reviewing and approving billing invoices and expenses reports
  •   Reviewing all documents relating Sales Invoices, Cash receipt and compare GDNs to Sales Invoices and Cash receipts to ensure are Accurate
  • Maintain and Monitor an effective different transactions filling in the system including transfer records, invoices, payroll records and withdrawal slips
  • Participate with other Staffs to prepare Budget, analysis and forecasting on time and accurately according in the company system
  • Responsible for reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual financial Statements reporting prepared by responsible staff and to ensure are reported true and fair on timely basis
  • Organized the meeting for the Owners with the Customers in order to improve our relationship with the customers
  • Daily review for to ensure all documents recorded on time, reconciliation annual and monthly basis are performed on time
  • Reviewing and analyzing monthly, quarterly, annually sales and ensure it reported it on time with accuracy and completeness, and conduct evaluating business performance
  • Reviewing reconciliation and Consolidated Accounts Payable and Receivables compared with general Ledge to confirm Accurate and Completeness
  • Organize and motivating a performance of sales and marketing team with preparation of visit work plan to the clients
  • Responsible for reviewing and maintaining of proper financial accounts, records and documentation as per IFRS & IAS’s by responsible staff

 

  1. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION (IN PROGRESS)

2017: MAT (Management Accountancy and Training) UGANDA

ACCA (Association Chartered of Certified Accountants)

Covered Level1&Level2 with professional certificate for completion intermediate level and

I am on professional (last) Level

 

  1. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

2013: Master`s Degree in Management

Sunderland University UK

Awarded: MBA

2009: Kigali Independent University (ULK)

Award: Bachelor's Degree in Sciences Economic and Management

2004: Association pour la promotion de l`Education de Bugesera (APEBU)

Award: Diploma (T.T.C)

 

  1. Attended Training
  • ICPAR: The Strengthening GBEs Internal Controls Workshop, held between 22-24 February 2021
  • ICPAR: Planning and Talent Management training
  • ICPAR: The updates on International Standards under IFRSs/IPSASs and IASs training

 

 

VII. LANGUAGES

Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English,

Intermediary in French and Swahili

 

VIII. COMPUTER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Familiar with Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, Quick book, Microsoft project, Windows Confident communicator.
  • Clear driving license category B&D.
E-mail
jeanc8783@gmail.com
Phone Number
+250788652970

Education

Level2 @ ACCA (Association Chartered of Certified Accountants)
Jan 2019 — Current
MBA @ Sunderland University (United Kingdom)
Sep 2011 — Aug 2013

Experience

Director of Finance and Administration @ Rwanda Printery Company ltd
Aug 2019 — Current
• To provide strong and effective financial controllership to the Company and ensure that there is complete accuracy and efficient collection of revenues earned
• To review and supervise payment process so that expenditure and other disbursement of the company are made with proper authority
• Responsible for timely review of financial statements reports prepared by responsible staff to ensure are accuracy for submission and highlighting financial performance in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and statutory requirements
• Reviewing and authorizing billing invoices, expenses and improve internal controls in the company’s activities
• Providing leadership, assistance, train, motivate and direction to finance team for to improve productivity and efficiency of the company
• Organise and coordinate all departments for the preparation of timely, accurate budgets and forecasts for management administrative purposes and planning
• Responsible for reviewing and maintaining of proper financial accounts, records and documentation as per IFRS & IAS’s by responsible staff
• Playing leading role in modelling, planning and execution of all financial processes
• Creation and execution of both short term and long term customized comprehensive financial strategies to reach company goals
• Follow up for ensure the documents are provided to the auditors as required and other authority; ensure that the documents are properly maintained by responsible staff
Finance Manager @ SOCIETE DE DISTRIBUTION ET DU COMMERCE (SODICO)
Jan 2005 — Jul 2011
• Reviewing and approving billing invoices and expenses reports
• Reviewing all documents relating Sales Invoices, Cash receipt and compare GDNs to Sales Invoices and Cash receipts to ensure are Accurate
• Maintain and Monitor an effective different transactions filling in the system including transfer records, invoices, payroll records and withdrawal slips
• Participate with other Staffs to prepare Budget, analysis and forecasting on time and accurately according in the company system
• Responsible for reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual financial Statements reporting prepared by responsible staff and to ensure are reported true and fair on timely basis
• Organized the meeting for the Owners with the Customers in order to improve our relationship with the customers
• Daily review for to ensure all documents recorded on time, reconciliation annual and monthly basis are performed on time
• Reviewing and analyzing monthly, quarterly, annually sales and ensure it reported it on time with accuracy and completeness, and conduct evaluating business performance
• Reviewing reconciliation and Consolidated Accounts Payable and Receivables compared with general Ledge to confirm Accurate and Completeness
• Organize and motivating a performance of sales and marketing team with preparation of visit work plan to the clients
• Responsible for reviewing and maintaining of proper financial accounts, records and documentation as per IFRS & IAS’s by responsible staff

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