Project Accountant

Application closing date: 27 May 2019

Project Accountant – Role overview

Managing the project budget and grant reporting

Skills, qualifications and experience

Technical Accounting Expertise–Degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree.

Budget management–

  • Support the Finance department in effectively managing the project budget.
  • Support the Finance department inaccurately phasing the annual budget on a quarterly and monthly basis based on the project work plan.
  • Monitoring budget to actual expenditures, producing regular and special budget reports, performing various budget analyses, calculating budget adjustments caused by revised projections and advising team project manager and management appropriately.
  • Coordinating the preparation and monitoring of budgets for the project as per both internal and external formats, on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

Financial Support and control;

  • Ensure the accurate and timely input of financial data to ensure sound financial reporting and management. Reviewing and posting all field staff liquidations in Sun system
  • Ensure all payment vouchers are well supported, approved invoices, LPOs, requisitions, quotations, and other supporting documents.
  • Prompt response to and processing of financial queries from staff, volunteers, suppliers and partners.
  • In close coordination with Field project staff maintains a system to monitor and forecast cash requirements to meet administrative and project expenditures.
  • Establishes monthly cash requirements for the field staff and make a timely replenishment.
  • Ensuring that the VSO financial policies and procedures are complied with by all parties and helping in the identification of gaps and working with the HOFO on how to address the gaps.
  • Ensuring regular monthly Grants meetings, financial monitoring in the field are undertaken and any findings and recommendations are implemented in good time.
  • Maintain an organised and effective financial filing system for all Finance documents including vouchers.

Grant Management and Financial Capacity;

  • Manage the donor reporting timetable for the project/program and ensure reports are produced in a timely manner
  • Support and advise partners in submitting their reports and accountabilities
  • Checking of accountabilities submitted by volunteers and staff against budget and query of any variances.
  • Understand the donor rules and regulations and ensure all staff and volunteers are following and complying with donor and VSOK rules for the grant.
  • Support the Project Business Advisor to produce and submit the donor reports on time.
  • Support the finance manager to produce high-quality monthly management reports for the Head of Finance, Country Director and the Region based finance team, advising on any variances.
  • Provide an excellent, analytical monthly and periodic Grant status reports to the Project Business advisor and other VSO offices as required.
  • Work with the HOFO in ensuring that all activities, preparations and follow-up with respect to donor audits are done on time.
  • Full-fill other appropriate level responsibilities as defined by the Head of Finance from time to time
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Administrators in the field of Audit (AD7)

 

The EU is looking for Auditors (AD 7), If you are an EU national interested in this position, chat online to EU Careers recruiters on May 28th.


Reference number: EPSO/AD/372/19 – AD 7
Open for application: 07/05/2019
Deadline: 12/06/2019 – 12:00 (Brussels time)
Location(s):
Grade: AD 7
Institution/Agency: European CommissionCourt of Auditors Type of contract: Permanent official

The European Union is looking for experienced specialists (AD 7) in the field of audit. The recruited new members of staff will work primarily in the European Commission in Brussels and the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg.

Auditors of the EU institutions undertake a variety of external, internal and ex-post control audits. They provide assurance to management by undertaking audits in a broad range of EU policy areas examining compliance with laws and regulations and value for money. The tasks include assessing how well risks are being managed, how the organisation is governed and whether internal processes are working well. As the duties also include providing advisory services in all operational fields of the EU, auditors may be required to operate in the various EU Member States and third countries during their career. Additionally, as an experienced auditor, you will also lead audit assignments by allocating tasks and supervising the audit team.

To apply, you need a university degree or a professional qualification in a relevant field and also at least 6–7 years’ relevant professional experience of which at least 3–4 years in the field of audit (depending on your level of education). Additionally, you must be an EU citizen and have a thorough knowledge of one of the 24 EU languages and a satisfactory knowledge of either English or French.

For detailed information on requirements, selection procedure and how to apply, please visit auditors.eu-careers.eu. You can find out more about EPSO’s equal opportunities policy on our dedicated page.

The application period opens on 7 May and the deadline is 12 June 2019 at 12.00 (midday), Brussels time.

As an employer, the Institutions and Agencies of the EU offer a community of experts with a wide range of opportunities to broaden your learning, enhance your skills, and develop your career. Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU. The multicultural, international and diverse teams that make up the Institutions work together to benefit the lives of EU citizens and beyond.

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Administrators in the field of Audit (AD5)

The EU is looking for Auditors (AD 5), If you are an EU national interested in this graduate position, chat to EPSO recruiters on May 28th.

Reference number: EPSO/AD/372/19 – AD 5
Open for application: 07/05/2019
Deadline: 12/06/2019 – 12:00(Brussels time)
Grade: AD 5

The European Union is looking for young talented graduates (AD 5) in the field of audit. The recruited new members of staff will work primarily in the European Commission in Brussels and the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg.

Auditors of the EU institutions undertake a variety of external, internal and ex-post control audits. They provide assurance to management by undertaking audits in a broad range of EU policy areas examining compliance with laws and regulations and value for money. The tasks include assessing how well risks are being managed, how the organisation is governed and whether internal processes are working well. As the duties also include providing advisory services in all operational fields of the EU, auditors may be required to operate in the various EU Member States and third countries during their career.

To apply, you need a university degree or a professional qualification in a relevant field. Additionally, you must be an EU citizen and have a thorough knowledge of one of the 24 EU languages and a satisfactory knowledge of either English or French.

For detailed information on requirements, selection procedure and how to apply, please visit auditors.eu-careers.eu. You can find out more about EPSO’s equal opportunities policy on our dedicated page.

The application period opens on 7 May and the deadline is 12 June 2019 at 12.00 (midday), Brussels time.

As an employer, the Institutions and Agencies of the EU offer a community of experts with a wide range of opportunities to broaden your learning, enhance your skills, and develop your career. Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU. The multicultural, international and diverse teams that make up the Institutions work together to benefit the lives of EU citizens and beyond.

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Accountant

Application closing date: 31 May 2019

Accounting Unit, Accounting & Controlling Division, Risk & Control Directorate

Group II – A2/A3

Vacancy Notice Ref. 05/2019

The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is a multilateral development bank with a social vocation. Established in 1956 in order to bring solutions to the problems of refugees, its scope of action has progressively widened to other sectors of action directly contributing to strengthening social cohesion in Europe. The CEB represents the major instrument of the policy of solidarity in Europe, in order to help its 41 Member States achieve sustainable and equitable growth.

FUNCTIONS

Under the authority of the Head of the Accounting Unit, the incumbent effectively implements and monitors reporting, control and research activities, by:

  • Overseeing the development of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their applicability to the Bank
  • Advising on updating accounting principles, proposing appropriate technical solutions
  • Improving financial information management and reporting systems
  • Conducting technical validation of accounting tests to use when introducing new banking products
  • Carrying out closures and preparing normative reports, as part of the Bank’s integrated reporting process
  • Developing monitoring and control tools for the unit’s financial reporting
  • Helping draft and update accounting procedures
  • Reviewing, implementing and monitoring general accounts
  • Organising and conducting operational calculations and ensuring that dedicated computer tools are working properly
  • Advising the Head of Unit on issues related to accounting policies and procedures, results achieved, new requirements and risks and opportunities associated with developments.

This description takes into account the main tasks and is not exhaustive. More generally, the incumbent will perform any other tasks that may be assigned to him/her as part of the unit’s activities.

PROFILE

Academic background:

Higher education diploma in accounting or equivalent. ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) certification is an asset.

Professional skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and their applicability in banking.
  • 8–10 years’ professional experience working as an accountant in a banking environment, ideally having started in an auditing firm.
  • The applicant will have an aptitude for analysis and deductive reasoning.

Language skills:

The minimum requirement is fluency in one of the Bank’s two official languages (English/French) and a good knowledge in the other.

Core Competencies:

  • Innovation
  • Adaptability
  • Client Orientation
  • Result Orientation
  • Team Work
  • Communication

Nationality: Citizen of one of the Bank’s Member States.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

1) Contract: the CEB offers a 4-year appointment (including a one-year probationary period) with, under certain conditions, the possibility of renewal.

2) Grade and salary:

  • A2/A3
  • The remuneration package is composed of a tax free basic salary and applicable benefits.

3) Benefits (determined by the candidate’s personal situation):

  • basic family allowance
  • expatriation
  • dependent child supplement
  • one additional monthly dependent child supplement for a single-parent family
  • supplement for a disabled and dependent parent subject to certain conditions
  • supplements for a disabled or severely disabled child subject to certain conditions
  • education allowance (children) for expatriate staff members
  • installation allowance and reimbursement of travel and removal expenses subject to certain conditions

Deadline for application: 10 May 2019 at the latest.

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