WeForest is fast growing international non-profit association with headquarters in Belgium and projects in Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Tanzania, and Zambia: it is demonstrating through the restoration of entire regions that well-planned reforestation can be the solution to today's biggest challenge: global warming.
The organization is promoting Forest Landscape Restoration best practices, creating a movement, engaging the greatest brands and their millions of customers to act.
The activity is growing exponentially, and the organization is urgently looking for a part-time (50%) accountant to reinforce its central team.
Contexte et fonction
PART-TIME ACCOUNTANT AT WEFOREST
Reporting to the Chief Finance & Administration Officer (CFAO), who is based in Belgium, the accountant will help the organization ensure that its finances are robust and accurate, and that we provide financial transparency to our donors and sponsors.
TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage accounts receivable (issue invoices to donors and sponsors, and follow-up on payments)
Record and pay supplier invoices
General Ledger postings (e.g. liabilities, asset depreciation, and salary postings)
Update of the financial information in our Customer Relationship Management tool
Quarterly VAT reporting
Preparation of grants financial reporting
Annual audit preparation
National bank reporting
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Qualified accountant, with knowledge of Belgium's accounting rules & regulations
Minimum 2 years of work experience
NGO experience, and experience in grant/donor financial reporting is a plus
Fluent in French & English, Dutch is an asset
Coachable: easy to work with.
Flexible: proactive problem-solving attitude, able to deal with tight deadlines and flexible to adapt to changing circumstances.
Interest in environmental issues and development work in general
Self-starter & proactive, able to work remotely
Conditions et contrat
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Ideal start date: early September
Part-time employee position (50%), open-ended contract with flexibility on specific days and hours worked.
Competitive salary for the sector (remember WeForest is an NGO) with hospitalisation insurance + group insurance
Work location is flexible, preferred one is Belgium. The candidate will work from his/her home office and will not need to relocate. The team meets regularly in Belgium.