1031 CL Amsterdam
Musicians Without Borders – Bookkeeper / Financial Administrator
Musicians Without Borders is looking for a bookkeeper with financial administration skills to support the work of the Finance Manager. The job offer is for 16 to 24 hours per week for an initial period of 8 months, starting May 1, 2020, with the possibility of continuation if performance is positively evaluated. The job will be performed from the Head Office in Amsterdam.
Musicians Without Borders is an international organization that uses the power of music to bridge divides, connect communities, and heal the wounds of war. Musicians Without Borders implements projects, develops methodologies, organizes training courses and participates in international conferences around reconciliation and healing through music. Established in 1999 by founder and director Laura Hassler, and registered as a charitable foundation in 2000, Musicians Without Borders is a global pioneer in using music for peace-building and social change.
Musicians Without Borders currently runs projects located in the Balkans (Kosovo, Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina), the Middle East (Palestine), Central Eastern Africa (Rwanda), Central America (El Salvador), and with refugees in Europe. We deliver training in Western Europe (Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Italy), the US, and the UK.
Musicians Without Borders’ Head Office is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with an international team of 15 part-time and full-time staff, contractors and volunteers.
Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the bookkeeper will be responsible for maintaining the financial records of the organization by recording transactions on a daily/weekly basis, making journal entries for all receipts, payments and other financial transactions, filing source documents for all journal entries recorded, posting journal entries to ledger accounts, preparing trial balances and supporting preparation of project budgets and financial reports for donors.
We offer the possibility to work in an international environment where you interact with different cultures, nationalities and languages, a challenging environment of a fast-paced growing international NGO, working within a flexible yet professional and friendly team with different areas of expertise.
Musicians Without Borders endeavors to support employees’ professional development and well-being, embedding such principles through policies and internal organizational training.
Interested? Please send your letter of application and CV in English by March 15, 2020 to: Laura Hassler, Director at [email protected]