Company/Organization: 

CBM International

CBM International is looking to recruit a Finance Officer to be based in the CBM International Office in Bensheim, Germany.

 

Objective:

The Finance Officer is part of the Finance Team, serving the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) community of practice. S/he will be responsible for the implementation, management and control of the budget and expenditure of the “Capacity Development in Disability Inclusive Development” programme.

 

Main tasks:

Financial Implementation and Management

  • Financial implementation, preparing release of funds, including payments for contracted consultants
  • Reimbursement of costs for travel, workshops to relevant travellers and regional/country offices
  • Thorough checking of invoices and relevant accounts/claims (travel, workshops, consultants etc.)
  • Involvement in payment execution process where required

Financial Controlling

  • Compile financial reporting on a quarterly basis
  • Ensure compliance with CBM’s financial guidelines and procedures
  • Financial monitoring on a day-to-day basis, flagging issues to project manager and advisors

Administration

  • Supporting DID team in administrative issues as required

 

Professional Profile and Requirements:
  • University degree or Certification in Finance and Accounting
  • At least 5 years' experience in Finance and Accounting in NGOs or private sector
  • Experience in year-end closing
  • Understanding of German GAAP and related regulations
  • Experience in financial project monitoring and implementation
  • Knowledge of tax issues such as VAT is of advantage

 

Personal Profile & Competencies
  • Customer orientation
  • Result orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Personal credibility
  • Fostering teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office package). Knowledge of MS Navision and MS SharePoint solutions advantageous
  • Fluency in English (oral and written). Knowledge of German and/or French would be an asset
  • Valid work permit for EU/ Schengen countries

 

For more information and for details on how to apply for this position, please see the job description or visit the CBM International website

Deadline for applications: 19 June 2016