War Child Holland Job Vacancy: Project Controller, Amsterdam - Netherlands

'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.
Your challenge
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.
Your profile
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 communications skills.
The organisation
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 market standard.
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: APPLY ONLINE HERE
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