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Finance and Administrative Officer

  • Media Diversity Institute Global Office
Brussels, Belgium
Part-time
Published:
Application Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Media Diversity Institute Global Office
Brussels, Belgium
Part-time
Published:
Application Deadline: February 26, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: global@media-diversity.org


ABOUT THE ORGANISATION:

Media Diversity Institute (MDI) works internationally to encourage accurate and nuanced reporting on race, religion, ethnic, class, disability, gender and sexual identity issues in media landscapes around the world. While our work is grounded in the principles of freedom of expression and values of diversity and inclusion, our day-to-day work focuses on cultivating practical skills to combat negative stereotypes, disinformation and improve media and information literacy. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a part-time finance and administrative officer (2.5 or 3 days a week) to join our team. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications and experience: 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role; 

  • Experience in bookkeeping, accountancy, and managing EU funds; 

  • Good knowledge of the Belgian employment and social regulations and conditions; 

  • High proficiency in using software systems such as Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, and/or Xero; 

  • Ability to implement internal financial control systems and tools; 

  • Previous experience in managing procurement of goods and services; 

  • Knowledge of managing an office facility; 

  • An genuine interest in the organisation and its mission is an asset; 

  • Experience in managing payrolls and other employment and social measures; 

  • Professional fluency in oral and written English and good knowledge of French. Additional EU languages would be an asset. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The finance officer will be responsible for various tasks, including but not limited to: 

  • Familiarity with European project reporting obligations and donor rules; 

  • Knowledge of the Belgium tax system and obligations; 

  • Bookkeeping, invoicing, and managing the bank account; 

  • Managing payroll with Securex; 

  • Monitoring cash flow and other administrative tasks. 


ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • The successful candidate can work remotely although we encourage people to come to the office at least once or twice a week;

  • The offer is available for a 1-year contract with possible renewal subject to conditions; 

  • A competitive remuneration package is available including the possibility of meal vouchers, work from home allowance and public transport reimbursement;  


HOW TO APPLY: 

The position is open for a March start, and interested candidates should submit their CV and motivation letter with any references to global@media-diversity.org by 23.59 pm on 26th February. 
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: global@media-diversity.org

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