ZIMBABWE | Pro Bono Accountant for Infant Health Charity | 2-3 Months

Location
Zimbabwe
Salary
Voluntary Assignment, Flights, Accommodation, Visa & Stipend provided
Posted
26 Sep 2018
Closes
23 Oct 2018
Ref
575
Contract Type
Volunteer
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

A unique opportunity is available for an experienced accountant (CIMA or equivalent) to share their accounting and finance skills with a not-for-profit organisation in Zimbabwe for up to 3 months.

Based in the capital, Harare, close to the Mukuvisi Woodlands where wildlife such as zebras and giraffes may be found roaming, our partner is part of an international charity working to promote education, health and child protection issues globally. In Zimbabwe their primary focus has been on providing opportunities to all young people, regardless of background.

In recent years the work in the Zimbabwean programme has gradually been scaled back but the team have recently won a new USAID grant for a large, 5-year programme focusing on maternal and new-born health. Consequently, they are now rebuilding the team and country operations. They have requested the support of an accountant to help them prepare to receive this significant increase in funding.

Pro Bono Accountant Responsibilities

You will be the first AfID volunteer to support this organisation and your primary role will be to help get the Zimbabwean team ready to receive the new funding. This will be a capacity building role, the need is urgent to ensure that they can meet the demands of the new programme and stringent donor requirements.

Accounting for International Development

AfID offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world the opportunity to use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Volunteer assignments from 2 weeks form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries.

To express your interest in this role or explore other volunteering opportunities for accountants in Africa, Asia or South America, please email your CV & cover letter to AfID and visit the Accounting for International Development website.

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