Director of Finance and Operations
Job opportunity - Resource Matters - Brussels Office
Director of Finance and Operations (full-time, fixed-term)
Application deadline: May 1, 2023
Resource Matters is a non-profit organization that aims to better understand and help overcome the contrast between a country's natural wealth and the lack of economic development of its people. It focuses mainly on industrial investments in the mining and hydroelectric sectors in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Resource Matters is looking to recruit a Director of Finance and Operations to ensure the smooth running of the organization. The successful candidate will start as soon as possible.
The position will be for a period of at least twenty-four months.
Only applications with a CV and cover letter will be considered.
The Director of Finance and Operations will perform the following duties :
Manage the organization's budgets and expenses
Ensure good collaboration with the accounting firm and the auditing firm
Ensure financial reporting to donors
Assist in the search for funding opportunities
Oversee the maintenance of administrative, legal and tax records
Supervise the management of human resources files
Prepare draft employment contracts, grants, partnerships and consultancy agreements
Prepare performance evaluations and support staff in their professional development
Review and improve organizational procedures and ensure their implementation
Oversee the proper logistical planning of travel, service missions, meetings and seminars (hotel reservations, flights, etc.)
The Director of Finance and Operations will be supported by the administrative and financial team in Brussels and Kinshasa (3 full time and 2 half time) and will work closely with the Executive Director of the organization.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
Possess a degree in management, administration, finance or have acquired equivalent skills through experience
Experience working in the same field (desired)
Strong organizational and planning skills
Enthusiasm and a sense of humor (required)
Have a good command of oral and written French (required)
Have a good command of oral and written English (required)
Have a good command of common computer software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ...)
Be flexible, versatile, proactive, able to find innovative solutions
Be rigorous, meticulous and detail-oriented
Be able to work independently
Strong communication skills, including in a multicultural context
What do we offer?
A 2-year renewable position
A dynamic team and a collegial work atmosphere
The opportunity to grow and learn with the team
Flexible telecommuting arrangements
How to apply?
All candidates interested in this position should send their CV, cover letter, name and contact information of two references to email@example.com with the subject line "Application - Administrative & Financial Manager" before May 1, 2023. However, please apply as soon as possible as we will analyze the applications as they come in. If your application is accepted, we will proceed to a 2.5 hour test and, if successful, to a job interview.
Monday 17 april 2023 - 12h00