Financial Assistant para ESN em Bruxelas

"Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest interdisciplinary student associations in Europe. It was founded on the 16th October 1989 and its aim is to support and develop student mobility. ESN conducts every year several transnational surveys and research projects on the students’ mobility and internationalization of higher education.
ESN is present in more than 432 Higher Education Institutions in 36 countries. ESN works for the creation of a more mobile and flexible education environment by supporting and developing student exchanges on different levels, and providing an intercultural experience also to those students who cannot access a period abroad ('internationalisation at home').
The board of ESN International, based in Brussels, is looking for a Financial Assistant as from September 2013

Job description

The financial assistant will perform the following tasks:
  • Process sales invoices
  • Book general accounting entries; prepare and reconcile financial statements
  • Receive and process payments, expenses forms and requests for payment
  • Manage petty cash transactions
  • Prepare the documentation for external audits and assist during audits
  • Prepare and file income tax & VAT returns

Qualifications & requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or be certified
  • Hard working, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Basic understanding of accounting and book-keeping
  • Structured way of working
  • Very good knowledge of written French and English
  • Background in accounting, audit and financing
  • Knowledge of European funding mechanisms
  • Knowledge of Belgium accounting standards and specific rules for AISBLs
  • Very good knowledge of the Office Package and Accountancy software (e.g. BOB) 
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural environment

Terms and conditions

  • One year contract with possibility to extend (from September 2013 to September 2014)
  • Part time position
  • Salary to be negotiated according to the working hours
  • Transport and health insurance covered
Please send your motivation letter and CV to applications@esn.org.
Deadline for the application is August 15, 23:59 CET.
Please don't hesitate to contact us in case you have any additional questions regarding the position at director@esn.org. For more information on our organisation please visit our websitewww.esn.org.