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About the organisation

Founded in 2015, Techfugees is an international non-profit organisation supporting the rights and inclusion of forcibly displaced persons with responsible tech solutions designed by, with and for them. 

About the role

  • Coordinate relationship management with appointed Bank, accountancy firm, fiscal sponsors and third parties

  • Control of all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems working with Techfugees appointed accountancy firm to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Process invoices for payment authorisation through online banking and account reconciliation. Maintain internal Control for the receipt of donations, cash flow management, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and financial reporting

  • Oversee budgeting for Techfugees HQ and programmes orchestrated by the Global Community and Emergency Response Network, monitoring progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally

  • Collaborate with members of the leadership team in drafting, reviewing, and verifying accuracy of annual Global budgets

  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programmes 

  • Support leadership team and volunteers for financial audit and reporting activities

Our ideal candidate

Qualifications & Experience: Accounting/Finance degree from an accredited school of business. At least one year of relevant work experience in accounting. Prior international experience and/or familiarity in working with non-profit or charity sector would be an advantage. Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English.

Shared Values: deeply passionate on refugee issues and resonate with Techfugees core #DRENCH values of Dignity, Respect, Equality, Neutrality, Commitment and Humility. Eager to learn and share; a hands-on analytical do-er.

Interpersonal Skills and Autonomy: Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen, communicate and present complex issues in simplified ways. Ability to work remotely and professionally collaborate while navigating cultural and language barriers. Able to work independently as a team member, a self-starter who takes initiative, with limited supervision with ability to prioritise tasks effectively and willingness to endure resource-limited working conditions. 

Analytical Mind: Strong analysis skills with proven knowledge and a high degree of spreadsheet skills. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; strong problem-solving skills, able to identify needs and develop solutions.

Computer/Digital skills in Word, Excel, other Microsoft Office and Xero accountancy software.

What’s in it for you

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Apply by

8 Nov 2022






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Time commitment

1-3 hours per week
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