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VP Finance and Administration
Department
Finance
Location
Hilversum, The Netherlands
Closing DateMonday, July 22, 2019

 

Their wish, your work
A special job in which you indirectly make the wishes of children facing a critical condition come true. As our VP Finance & Administration, you lay the foundation for a stable financial organization. Your role is very diverse. You're responsible for managing all financial processes, and you also hold the role of CFO. You're the financial point of contact for our international affiliates, you are part of the Senior Leadership Team, and you give presentations to our organization’s Board of Directors. You're responsible for:

  • - all accounting and financial functions of the business, including tax compliance, financial reporting, budgeting and financial processes;
  • - all activities to assure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial reporting in multiple countries;
  • - the audit with the external auditors;
  • - providing input to the management team;
  • - managing the Finance Administrator.
     

Make-A-Wish
We make the wishes of children facing a critical illness come true. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. These life-changing wishes replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope for children battling critical illnesses. In fact, health professionals say the wish experience is an integral part of their medical treatment plan.  This means they have a major effect on both children and their families, as well as the rest of the community involved in granting the wish. As a Foundation, we let our fantasies run wild and do everything to make a difference together. For us, children always come first. Our mission? Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
 

Make-A-Wish International
On 1 July 2019, the operational office of Make-A-Wish International moved to the Mediapark in Hilversum. As an umbrella organizational unit, we're responsible for supporting all Make-A-Wish organizations worldwide, with the exception of our American parent organization. From our base in the Netherlands, you work with around 15 colleagues, as well as international colleagues based in other cities. Our working language is English, and meetings often take place digitally.
 

What we offer
At Make-A-Wish, you work from the heart to make a fantastic initiative possible: giving children facing a critical condition a unique experience that will transform their lives forever. A 38-hour working week is preferable, although a 32-hour week is possible. As soon as you join us as our new VP Finance & Administration, you can expect (on a full-time basis):

  • - a gross monthly salary between €6,500 and €7,000, depending on your knowledge and experience;
  • - at least 20 days of paid leave annually;
  • - holiday pay;
  • - a pension plan with Zwitserleven;
  • - travel allowance;
  • - a contribution towards your health insurance policy.
     

Your qualities
If you want to work at Make-A-Wish International, it's essential that you are socially committed. It's not hard to motivate yourself in this job, once you think about the thousands of children our organization helps. You're a strong communicator and a real self-starter. You ensure smooth collaboration, and are not afraid of confronting senior leaders. To do so, you must have:

  • - a bachelor's degree or equivalent in business economics or accounting;
  • - at least 7 years' experience as a (Financial) Controller;
  • - excellent spoken and written command of (professional/technical) English.
     

Contact us
Would you like to do something for others? Then apply immediately for the role of VP Finance & Administration at Make-A-Wish International. Act quickly, applications are open until 22 July 2019. Please note: we will only accept your application if it is written in English.

Do you have any questions about this vacancy? Please don't hesitate to e-mail Simone Welters at swelters@worldwish.org or by calling +31 (0)6 54 64 42 92.

 

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Finance Administrator
Department
Finance
Location
Hilversum, The Netherlands
Closing DateMonday, July 22, 2019

Their wish, your work
Do you want to make sure the figures add up while helping grant the wishes of children battling a critical illness? As our Finance Administrator at Make-A-Wish® International, you combine both. You know why you do it. This isn't a commercially-focused job – it's rewarding work with a deeper layer. Thanks to your sharp eye and accuracy, the general ledger is always in good hands. Your experience means invoicing and documentation are also straightforward for you. You work in close collaboration with the VP Finance & Administration, with whom you form a team and to whom you report. You focus on:

  • - running the accounts payable and accounts receivable administration;
  • - preparing documentation for cash receipts and disbursements;
  • - supporting the VP Finance & Administration in month-end and year-end closing;
  • - record keeping of vendors, customers (donors), and fixed assets;
  • - generating affiliate distribution reports;
  • - compliance with domestic and international legislation relevant to your field;
  • - co-ordination with the Make-A-Wish organizations worldwide.

 

Make-A-Wish
We make the wishes of children facing a critical illness come true. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. These life-changing wishes replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope for children battling critical illnesses. In fact, health professionals say the wish experience is an integral part of their medical treatment plan.  This means they have a major effect on both children and their families, as well as the rest of the community involved in granting the wish. As a Foundation, we let our fantasies run wild and do everything to make a difference together. For us, children always come first. Our mission? Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

 

Make-A-Wish International
On 1 July 2019, the operational office of Make-A-Wish International moved to the Mediapark in Hilversum. As an umbrella organizational unit, we're responsible for supporting all Make-A-Wish organizations worldwide, with the exception of our American parent organization. From our base in the Netherlands, you work with around 15 colleagues, as well as international colleagues based in other cities. Our working language is English, and meetings often take place digitally.

 

What we offer
At Make-A-Wish, you work from the heart to make a fantastic initiative possible: giving children facing a critical condition the a unique experience that will transform their lives forever. A 38-hour working week is preferable, although a 32-hour week is possible. As soon as you join us as our new Finance Administrator, you can expect (on a full-time basis):

  • - a gross monthly salary between €3,300 and €3,700, depending on your knowledge and experience;
  • - a pension plan with Zwitserleven;
  • - travel allowance;
  • - at least 20 days of paid leave annually;
  • - holiday pay;
  • - a contribution towards your health insurance policy.
     

Your qualities
If you want to work at Make-A-Wish International, it's essential that you are socially committed. It's not hard to motivate yourself in this job, once you think about the thousands of children our organization helps. You're also a self-starter with good communication skills and a high level of accuracy in execution. Your background includes:

  • - a degree in accounting / business administration or equivalent qualification;
  • - at least 3 years' experience as an bookkeeper, administrator or accountant;
  • - excellent spoken and written command of (professional/technical) English;
  • - experience with accounting systems. We work with Xero.
     

Contact us
Would you like to do something for others? Then apply immediately for the role of Finance Administrator at Make-A-Wish International. Act quickly, applications are open until 22 July 2019. Please note: we will only accept your application if it is written in English.

Do you have any questions about this vacancy? Please don't hesitate to e-mail Simone Welters at swelters@worldwish.org or by calling +31 (0)6 54 64 42 92.

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