The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) is seeking an:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- A degree in accounting;
- At least five years of relevant experience, preferably within an international working environment;
- Familiarity with Dutch and IPSAS accounting standards;
- Fluency in English with working knowledge of Dutch. Working knowledge of French is an asset.
He or she should work well in a team and respond well to time-critical requests. He or she will have good organisational skills and will be experienced in handling confidential issues. He or she will be able to work independently in a high-pressure environment.
The successful candidate will report to the Secretary General and work in close co-operation with the Senior Financial Officer in the areas of accounting (incl. preparation of financial statements), budgetary monitoring, and financial management. The successful candidate will be part of a three-person Finance Office within the administrative team of the Permanent Bureau.
Duties will include:
Organisation's draft Budget;
internal control framework;
statements for the audit;
analysis of expenses, summarisation and forecast of the organisation's
financial position, monitoring of all budget lines;
Providing substantive support in
developing and implementing new accounting system;
monthly financial reports and statements, including monthly income (P&L)
and pension statements, and bank reconciliation statements;
Liaising with the auditors and responding to external
audit observations with respect to the audit of the financial statements;
Assisting with the
implementation and monitoring of the system of financing the Pension Scheme;
- Other projects as assigned.
Starting date: December 2014.
Salary: The Permanent Bureau follows the remuneration scale of the Co-ordinated Organisations (this is a B-grade position).
for applications: 30 November 2014.
Applications: written applications should be made by e-mail, with Curriculum Vitae, letter of motivation and the contact details for at least two references, to be addressed to the Secretary General, at <[email protected]>.