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Job Title:
Financial Control Officer (m/f) PT

2,632.04 € gross per month for part-time (18.75 hours/week) plus benefits

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
Part time (18.75 hours /week)




Closing date for applications:
20-10-2018 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the direction of the common service delivery point (CSDP) Finance Section Manager (FSM) the incumbent provides key financial control for the CSDP by developing, examining and certifying accounts; implements new policies, internal procedures and new financial regulations at the CSDP. The incumbent plans and provides training sessions on the financial systems, policies and procedures to host and client mission staff of all programs; supervises Banking and Revenue team.

Essential qualifications:
1. A university degree OR a professional designation (Bilanzbuchhalter, CPA, etc.) OR a completed vocational business education (kaufmännische Ausbildung) PLUS two years of recent and relevant work experience such as accounting, external or internal audit, internal controls, financial compliance or financial operations.


A high school certificate PLUS five years of recent and relevant work experience such as accounting, external or internal audit, internal controls, financial compliance or financial operations.

2. Professional level in English

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications:

1. Experience working in a job sharing arrangement
2. Work experience in an international or public service environment
3. Knowledge and experience with SAP (e.g. FI/CO)
4. Experience as a team leader or a supervisor
5. Professional level of French and German

If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Willingness to work overtime according to operational needs
• Ability to travel on occasion

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Ability to obtain an Enhanced Reliability Clearance
• Valid work permit for Germany for an indeterminate period at present

Area of selection:
This position is open to individuals who are eligible to live and work in Germany or the Embassy and who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date.

Important Notes:
How to apply:
• Please complete the online application form and submit your c.v. in English or French. Please include in your c.v. document the name, title, telephone and email address of at least two people whom we could contact about your previous work experience. Please include in your c.v. document also copies of any certificates of employment from your last place of work and copies of certificates of education, including any relevant certificates of language proficiency by creating one pdf document.
• Please submit a cover letter in English or French explaining why you are interested in the position and how your previous experience applies to this position. Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter how they meet all essential and asset qualifications.
• Important note: Our application tool allows to upload two documents only. This should be your c.v. and your cover letter. Please make sure that you include all requested additional information and copies of certificates etc. in the c.v. as described above.
Important notes:
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users.
• Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessment. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• Please note that the Embassy of Canada does not sponsor work permits directly or indirectly.
• The Embassy of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• If candidates need any special assistance in terms of attending exams or interviews then please let us know before the application process.

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