Junior Financial Assistant

To fill a vacancy in the team of our Centre in Luxembourg - The European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL), we are recruiting a:


Junior Financial Assistant
Part time (max 20 hours/week)


The Financial Assistant will provide financial, bookkeeping and invoicing assistance to the Centre’s Financial Controller related to the Centre`s projects, and the work will include controlling invoices from providers of goods and services, project expenditure, preparing supporting documentation for invoices and contributing to the drafting of financial reports accompanying such invoices, preparing payments and preparing documentation for the annual audit and donors´ audits of projects.

The key responsibilities of the successful candidate for the vacant position consist of:

  • Financial assistance, including processing purchase and sales invoices and mission declarations
  • Control of project expenditure and preparation of documentation for invoices
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial reports
  • Develop and monitor budgets and develop reporting tools
  • Various other ad hoc financial administrative tasks

Job Requirements
  • BAC+2 or equivalent degree in finance or bookkeeping and 2 years or more of practical experience in a similar position will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with computerised accounting systems (knowledge or experience with Navision is an asset).
  • Practical experience with the financial administration of EU projects will be an advantage.
  • Command of English and French, both orally and in writing. Similar proficiency in an additional official language of the EU will be an advantage.
  • Preferably having the nationality of one of the EIPA Member States.
  • Demonstrated interest in developments in European matters; knowledge of the EU and its institutions will be an advantage.


  • Good financial, budgeting and bookkeeping skills
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel)


The successful candidate will be offered a 1-year extendable contract to take up the position as soon as possible. The corresponding salary range is between €2004,78 and €3279,47 gross per month on a full-time basis. The starting salary will depend on the selected candidate’s qualifications, skills and relevant experience. Besides the before mentioned salary, EIPA offers an 8% holiday allowance and a considerable number of holidays.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly online via the apply button (Vacancy number V0186) before 25 April 2017. Your motivation letter and CV should be written in English or French. For more information you can contact Mr. Jens Junker at +352 426 230 1 or j.junker@eipa.eu.

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Vacancy Number: V0186
Deadline: 25/Apr/2017
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly online via the apply button including a comprehensive CV and motivation letter in English or French. We will only accept applications sent via this method.

Further information can be obtained from:
Jens Junker
Telephone: +352 426 230 201
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Date published: 03/Apr/2017