Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
A quality driven Finance professional with strong analytical skills’
You are quality driven. Analytical and you thrive in a dynamic work
environment. You see a deadline as a challenge and you’re not afraid to
hold others to it. It gives you energy. You like working in a
multicultural organisation and to share knowledge. You are flexible and
open, travelling is no objection. Working with colleagues all around the
world makes you tick. You are based in Amsterdam and member of the
Finance and Operations Support department. You report to the Director of
Finance and Operations Support.
War Child is proud of its current level of transparency to donors and
its low cost policy. Together with the team you are responsible for
safeguarding and optimizing the standard operating procedures and
reporting within War Child. You visit programme countries to perform
internal assessments. You prepare and verify accurate financial reports
and budgets and you ensure timely submission to management and donors.
You make sure that countries are aware of and adhere to donor and
partner financial requirements. Part of your challenge is to train,
advise and support the organisation concerning matters of financial
administration and financial management. You develop standards to
optimize work processes.
You hold a degree in Finance (minimum BSc level) and you have at
least 5 years of experience in a similar position within an
international non-governmental organization. You have experience with
donor reporting and preferably with internal audits or assessments of
field locations. You have excellent communication skills in English
(verbal and written). Fluency in French, Spanish and/ or Arabic is an
advantage. You are analytical, result driven and a team player. You are
flexible to travel to (post-) conflict settings on a regular basis. You
are cost conscious and you have strong planning, organizational and
War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an
informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity,
inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we
preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the
highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child
offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam. War
Child aims to help as many war-affected children as possible. Therefore
War Child has a low cost policy in place resulting in salaries below
How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 21 November 2016.
Make sure to upload your English CV and cover letter by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/67122
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The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does
not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in
our recruitment and selection procedures.