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Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D) offers accountants the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine difference around the world whilst gaining hands-on experience in the International Development sector. Volunteer, Contract & Permanent assignments are tailored to your needs and form part of an ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity and long term sustainability of charities across Africa, Asia and South America.

Volunteer

Location:
Burundi, Burundi

Posted:
9 Nov 2012

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:
Stipend + Accommodation

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Industry:
Accounting
Charity
NGO
Consulting
Recruitment
Social Enterprise
HR & Recruitment
CSR
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Accountant/Mentor

Adventurous Accountant needed for Peace-building Charities!

Burundi, Burundi

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Stipend + Accommodation

Job Type:
Contract / Short-term
Level:
Entry Level
Escape Factors:
Exotic
Social Impact
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If you feel you are not suitable for this role, AfID has hundreds more accountancy roles available across Africa, Asia and South America from 2 weeks to 6+ months. Subscribe to our Opportunities Email: http://eepurl.com/iqrAE or join our Linkedin group - http://linkd.in/VlJd9N

Our partner organisations in Burundi and the DRC help bring further peace and reconciliation between people and groups who were previously in conflict. Our Burundi partner brings young people from different backgrounds together, resulting in greater understanding and trust. Our partner in the DRC runs local courts to allow community-owned democratic justice and reconciliation, and is also focused on returning child soldiers to their families.

A French-speaking volunteer accountant is required for 5+ weeks, the bulk of which will involve supporting the staff of our DRC partner. Accommodation is provided at no cost – depending on the preferences of the volunteer, a hotel in Uvira, DRC, can be provided or a homestay just across the border in  Bujumbura, Burundi is also available. Expenses will be provided, which can be used to pay for flights at the volunteer’s discretion.

The role of the volunteer will involve a large amount of coaching and mentoring local staff who are enthusiastic to learn. Support in the preparation of annual financial statements is also required.

The organisation will be able to collect the volunteer from the airport.

Uvira is situated next to the stunningly beautiful Lake Tanganyika.

For more information please view www.afid.org.uk/volunteers or contact us on   +44 (0) 207 559 1422 or email info@afid.org.uk.  Please forward our details to any accountants in your network that you think would be interested in our work.

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