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Vita Winner of Environmental Award

Vita, the next generation Irish development agency fighting hunger and climate change in East Africa, is delighted to announce that they are the winners of the prestigious Environmental Finance 2018 award for Best Individual Carbon Offset Project, for the Vita Green Impact Fund. This is a climate mitigation and climate adaptation programme delivering social impact in compliance with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Vita has established itself as the leading provider of high impact carbon offsets in Ireland, counting Avolon, Dublin City Council and Keogh’s amongst it’s climate minded customers.

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 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

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

KEY SKILLS

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.

Please send your CV to info@vita.ie by Friday, August 17.