Delegation of the European Union to Tajikistan

The EU Delegation is hiring an Accounts Clerk

23/01/2019 - 14:19
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ACCOUNTS CLERK (Group III of the Local Agents' salary grid) in the Administrative Section of the Delegation of the European Union in The Gambia.


Contract period: unlimited, with a probation period of 3 months


Deadline for submission:   15th February 2019 at 17.00 hrs


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Diploma related to the function (accountant)
  • Other relevant diplomas might be considered an asset
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in relevant functions
  •  Experience in Administration and ability to perform a diversity of tasks.
  • Very good knowledge of IT and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willing to learn and to be trained in new applications and routines
  • Perfect knowledge of English
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of French would be an asset
  • Knowledge of local languages would be an asset


Functions and Responsibilities


  • Verify and initiate invoices in the accounting system
  • Calculate and process medical claims of staff members
  • Calculate and process mission expenses of staff members
  • Assist with the monthly bank reconciliations of the Imprest Account
  • Deal with suppliers and contractors on administrative issues
  • Prepare payment orders and relevant correspondence to suppliers/contractors
  • Any other administrative work as assigned in accordance with the needs of the Administrative Section of the Delegation


Specific Skills:


  • Sense of discretion and diplomacy
  • Good ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with a good team spirit
  • Must have ability to work under pressure, good organizer
  • Must be honest and have a high sense of responsibility.



  • In accordance to the salary grid for Local Staff of the EC Delegation in The Gambia, depending on qualification and experience.


Minimum salary / Maximum: D 25,797.00 a month / 47,999.00 a month                       




  • Interested candidates should send in their applications with a motivation letter, contact details, certificates/testimonials and Certificate of Character to:


The Delegation of the European Union in The Gambia, 74 Atlantic Road, Fajara


In a sealed envelope marked "Post of ACCOUNTS CLERK" hand delivered at the Delegation or by e-mail to: no later than 15th February 2019 at 17.00 hrs.


  • Testimonials and references from previous jobs may be verified. Non verifiable documents will not be taken into consideration.


  • Only Short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview/test.
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