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Finance and Project Assistant
The Hague, reference: 287

Our Client IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare), is a global non-profit organization that protects animals and the places they call home. Ever since the foundation was established in 1969 IFAW saves individual animals, animal populations and habitats worldwide. In over 40 countries IFAW provides hands-on assistance to animals in need, whether it is cats, dogs, wildlife or rescuing animals in the wake of disasters or protection from extinction. The European Financial Service Center is located at the Dutch office. Due to the increase of secured funding for projects, as well as an increase in volume of financial transactions, IFAW is in need of a finance and project assistant to reinforce the European Financial Service Center in The Hague.

Job description
As a finance and project assistant you contribute to the financial and administrative support to funded projects, as well as supporting the day-to-day financial operations of the EU Financial Service Center. The finance and project assistant ensures the proper and timely processing of transactions from the IFAW Offices in Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands as well as Morocco) in the financial administrative system. You will act as a point of contact for IFAW Offices in Europe, suppliers and employee queries concerning payments. You will also support the EU Finance team to prepare financial reports in close coordination/cooperation with the IFAW controller and finance staff located at the International Operations Center in the US. You will in addition undertake other duties and special projects for IFAW, of a nature consistent with the foregoing responsibilities and, where necessary, assist with other areas of work as required.

We are looking for a part-time employee who preferably has experience in a non-profit/charity sector in a similar finance function and is able to work independently, effectively and accurately on multiple tasks. You can easily switch between the different roles and cultures within the organization and can collaborate with, advise and interact with your international colleagues with diverse backgrounds. As a person: you are patient, a team player, flexible and culturally sensitive.

Your profile

  • Minimum 3 - 4 years of accounting experience as well as experience in administrating project budgets.
  • Certificate in Financial and Cost Accounting or similar.
  • Non-profit experience.
  • Broad knowledge of MS Word and Excel, financial-/administrative-, treasury systems.
  • Ability to take initiative, result driven, analytical, accurate.
  • Experience in a complex international work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written Dutch and English are required, other languages like German and French are helpful.
  • Committed to animal welfare issues and to promote IFAW’s mission.

For more information, please contact M. (Machteld) Hoogenboom by calling 030-2849201.

The offer
We offer an interesting and challenging position in a dynamic and international working environment, an opportunity to use your expertise and contribute to the mission of IFAW, save individual animals, animal populations and habitats all over the world. An appropriate employment package will be offered.

The recruitment and selection is provided by BDO Interim & Recruitment. Your application, with a resume and motivation can be sent through the application form to M. (Machteld) Hoogenboom, vacancy number 287. Your application will of course be treated confidentially. A psychological examination/assessment will be part of the procedure.

Acquisition following this advertisement is not appreciated.


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