Language: English (UK)
Organisation data: Finance
Job number: HD01559
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Administrative Manager (gr. 9-11)
Closing Date: 10 August 2019
EMBL is Europe's flagship research laboratory for the life sciences - an intergovernmental, innovative and interdisciplinary organisation performing scientific research in molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. With more than 1800 employees from more than 80 nations we are operating across six sites; the headquarter is located in Heidelberg (Germany) with sites in Barcelona (Spain), Hinxton near Cambridge (United Kingdom), Hamburg (Germany), Grenoble (France) and Rome (Italy).
The administration of EMBL provides non-bureaucratic, timely, and efficient services. You report directly to the Administrative Director and act as advisor to the Director General. You will be responsible for the provision of professional financial management across all sites, ensuring the delivery of high level support and professional customer-focused service. You will work closely together with the other administrative department heads, the senior management and be part of the Scientific Strategy and Management Advisory Committee.
In particular, you manage, oversee and coordinate the following areas: financial and management accounting, budgeting and financial analysis, reporting and controlling, accounts payable, receivables and treasury, tax and cash flow management and the production of financial statements. In addition, you will be responsible for grants management, the inhouse SAP system and act as the secretary to the EMBL Council's Pension Advisory Board on the EMBL Pension Fund. Furthermore, you will be the main contact person for external auditors.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer committed to working towards achieving better gender balance in its faculty and workforce. EMBL offers attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.
EMBL is a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 27 member states and two associate member states.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
Interviews are currently planned to take place in the second half of September.