Accountant (Voluntary Position)

Location
Tofo Beach, Mozambique
Salary
Voluntary position - n/a
Posted
May 22, 2018
Closes
Aug 22, 2018
Sector
Nonprofit
Discipline
Finance
Job Level
Mid level
Employment Type
Volunteer
Salary Type
Unpaid

Working directly with the Country Manager, you will be responsible for the effective management
and reporting of all of the financial aspects of our operations in Mozambique.

Required skills/experience
● Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
● Minimum 2 years relevant accounting experience
● High proficiency in Excel
● Attention to detail
● Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines
● Able to work autonomously as well as part of a team
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills
● Business acumen and interest
● Analytical and problem-solving ability
● Applicants must be comfortable in shared living arrangements with basic amenities. Tofo is a friendly tourist town within a remote provincial area.

Desirable skills/experience
● Experience using Quickbooks is desirable but not essential


Responsibilities
● Day-to-day cash management and reconciliation
● Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy and completeness
● Perform monthly accounting activities including reconciliations of cash and bank accounts and reviewing financial reports/support as necessary
● Analyse and report on financial status including communicating financial results to management
● Assisting department heads with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
● Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective action
● Maintain financial security by following internal controls
● Provide Excel training to Mozambican MMF employees

Benefits
● Work directly not only with world class scientists but also with local teachers and
conservationists
● Be part of building MMF organisation in order to accomplish more effectively our mission
● Be part of an international environment with carefully selected people
● Travel throughout Mozambique and learn Mozambican culture
● Make a difference!

Additional Information

The project requires you to commit for a minimum amount of 6 months and a trial period will apply. Candidates must also be able to provide their own laptop computers to work on. Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@marinemegafauna.org

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