Assistant Controller

Application deadline
Thursday, February 28, 2019
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You will have the opportunity to provide support to the Financial Management Section of the Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality (D/TEC). This position is for a maternity cover, for a duration of 6 to 9 months.

Tasks and Activities
  • Coordination and consolidation of in-year and multiyear resource plans;
  • Multi-year analysis, historical trends;
  • Proactive Programme/Project controlling, analysis and reporting;
  • Interfacing with counterparts in other Directorates, such as finance/corporate controllers/project controllers, as well as within D/TEC;
  • Interfacing with Directorate’s Business Controller Administration Managers;
  • EC FP7/H2020 reporting;
  • Third Party Activities;
  • Monitoring and control of Service Level Agreement;
  • Proactively contributing to the definition, implementation and improvement of management support processes, methods and tools;
  • Contributing to the multiyear performance assessment and specific analysis of the Directorate;
  • Supporting colleagues in the team to ensure smooth operations and continuous high standard of service to internal and external customers.
Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have a University Degree (Bachelor) from a recognised Institute of secondary studies or equivalent.
  • You possess excellent analytical and reporting skills with the ability to manage large and complex data sets.
  • You are able to synthesize complex information.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating a balance of assertiveness with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • You are results-oriented and have a proactive approach.
  • You demonstrate excellent communication skills and are client focused.
  • You have a proven ability to work autonomously, whilst being a cooperative team player in a diverse and international team.
  • You have experience in creation and development of Tableau dashboards.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • You have knowledge in SAP and IPSAS knowledge.


Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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