The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is the intergovernmental organisation of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration among its members, within Europe and globally. With offices in Geneva, Brussels and Luxembourg, the EFTA Secretariat provides services to the EFTA States. In Brussels, this entails support in the management of the EEA Agreement, in particular in ongoing decision making for the continuing evolution of the EEA Agreement.
This position is open to nationals of the EFTA Member States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and to nationals of the EU Member States.
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term three years. If considered desirable and in the organisation’s interest, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Reference: VA 11/2021
The Administration Division is based in Brussels and provides internal services and support to the whole organisation. As a Finance Coordinator, you will be part of a team committed to excellence in its deliverables and responsibilities (budgets & reports, payments, payroll, cash management and controlling). The Finance team consists of four members and you will work under the supervision of the Senior Finance Officer and carry out work in the areas of:
University degree, diploma, or certificate in accounting/bookkeeping/controlling or equivalent through relevant and comprehensive experience.
Annual salary: 48,073.92
Appointments are normally made at the first step of the grade. The Secretary-General reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level different from that advertised. Through its recruitment policy, the EFTA Secretariat wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
EFTA is an international organisation and the salaries and related payments are normally exempt from income taxation by the EFTA States and the host states of the EFTA duty stations. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
Applicants must be nationals of one of the EFTA Member States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Norway) or EU Member States.
Applicants must apply online via the EFTA e-recruitment tool: https://jobs.efta.int.
For further information on this post, please contact:
Ms Thorunn Ragnarsdottir, Head of Finance, email@example.com, tel. +32 2 286 1702
Ms Inga Hanna Gudmundsdottir, Head of HR, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +32 2 286 17 06
Technical issues: HR Support, HR.email@example.com
Deadline for applications: 26 September 2021.