Ethical Property


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 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