Delegation of the European Union to the Dominican Republic

Vacant position Budget / Accounting Assistant

14/07/2020 - 21:26
Local agents

We offer a post of Budget / Accounting Assistant within the Finance, Contract and Audit Section of the Delegation. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Budget / Accounting Assistant – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as accounting assistant and financial manager of the budgetary and contractual aspects of the EU co-development projects in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba, under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of the Finance, Contract and Audit Section.

The European Union Delegation to the Dominican Republic is looking for:

Budget / Accounting Assistant

We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.

We offer

We offer a post of Budget / Accounting Assistant within the Finance, Contract and Audit Section of the Delegation. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Budget / Accounting Assistant – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as accounting assistant and financial manager of the budgetary and contractual aspects of the EU co-development projects in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba, under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of the Finance, Contract and Audit Section. 

Main Task:

• Public procurement (preparation of all bidding documents, invitation to tender letter, award notices.

• Preparation of contractual documents.

• Financial monitoring of the projects and analyse of the financial reports.

• Invoice record in ABAC systems

•; Payments and recoveries

•; Preparation and monitoring of external audits

Working hours: 37,5 hours/week Monday-Friday

Place of employment: EU Delegation, Av N. Penson 85A, Sector Gazcue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Category: local agent (group 2 in the EU system) – Budget / Accounting Assistant

 We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Selection Criteria

  1. Minimum Requirements:
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law; i.e. DR citizen or DR permanent resident;
  3. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  4. Completed secondary education;
  5. At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of contractual, financial and audit matters relevant to perform the tasks referred to in the job description;
  6. Excellent knowledge of Spanish and English;
  7. Has excellent knowledge of computer tools, spreadsheets and MS Office applications and Internet use.

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. A Bachelor's or Master Degree education in a relevant domain of related fields would be advantageous.
  2. Professional experience with an Embassy or with an International Organization will be advantageous.
  3. Good knowledge of French
  4. Knowledge of EC internal application, such ARES or ABAC

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to delegation-dominican-rep-hoa@eeas.europa.eu. The package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV. Please complete the standard European CV using the template in the following link: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/documents/curriculum-vitae.

Please consult the full job description for additional information.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to delegation-dominican-rep-hoa@eeas.europa.eu.

 

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include a written test as well as an interview to assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited. 

 

The deadline for applications is: 7 August 2020 at 13:00

 

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