Bookkeeper wanted. (20 hrs per week)
Would you like to work for a dynamic, exciting overseas aid agency in Dublin with the opprortunity to travel ocasionally to East Africa and liaise with our teams there?
Vita is an Irish development partner working with communities in Africa to fight hunger and climate change. Our mission is to achieve thriving rural economies in Africa with access to services, markets and livelihoods for all.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and responsible individual with the right temperament to work with our small, smart, innovative and next generation model of development.
The candidate must have a professional manner, the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Great interpersonal skills are important, and excellent communication and organisational skills are a must. An interest / knowledge of development would be useful but is not a barrier.
You will be joining a very energetic and experienced team. The hours are flexible (20 hours a week) and you will be expected to travel occasionally to our country offices in East Africa. Working from home on a regular basis would not be a problem
Data entry of summarised country data into Sun Systems accounting system
Preparation of standard management and financial accounts
Liaison with country teams in Ethiopia and Eritrea to ensure timely financial data transfer
To participate in review of financial reporting formats
Extensive experience of bookkeeping
Working knowledge of Sun Systems desirable
Experience of working in development sector desirable but not absolutely necessary
Excellent command of the English language.
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 17