Finance & Administration Officer

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28 May 2018

The European Movement International is looking for a Finance and Administration Officer for its Secretariat in Brussels. This post is a pivotal function for the organisation so we are looking for a versatile individual with strong interpersonal skills, creative, organised and responsible. The successful candidate will be part of a young and multinational team and will play a key role in the success of our work.

Main responsibilities

The successful candidate will report directly to the Secretary General and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Finances: Annual budgeting and preparation of monthly budget monitoring reports, ensuring the sound financial management of the organisation;
  • Accountancy: Collaboration with EMI’s external accountants for the bookkeeping and the closing of the annual accounts;
  • Grant management: Supervising the reporting and drafting of applications and reports for grant donors;
  • Internal Events management: Preparation, implementation and follow up of the different statutory activities of the organisation;
  • Office management: Ensuring the sound management of the office and the best possible working conditions for the EMI staff;
  • Human resources: Pay-roll management and collaboration with the social secretariat;
  • IT management: Collaboration with the external IT expert, management of the databases and distribution lists;
  • Administration: Providing administrative support to the Secretary General and, more occasionally, the Board.

The successful candidate might also be requested to perform other tasks depending on her/his abilities and the needs of the Secretariat.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have relevant education and professional aptitudes;
  • Have minimum 2 to 3 years of professional experience
  • Have experience in dealing with the finances and the accountancy of a non-profit association or a SME;
  • Have knowledge of human resources;
  • Have experience in managing European grants;
  • Have experience in events management;
  • Have knowledge of the legal framework for non-profit associations based in Belgium;
  • Have experience in working in multicultural environments;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Be fluent in French and English. Knowledge of another European language would be an asset.


For this position, the European Movement International offers:

  • A renewable 1 year contract (38 hours per week) starting in June 2018;
  • Salary: to be negotiated depending on experience;
  • Other benefits: holiday and Christmas bonuses, pension scheme, hospitalization insurance, participation to the public transport pass, mobile phone.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to by 12pm on Monday 28 May 2018.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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