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Accounting and Budgeting Coordinator

Application Open Date: 
16/08/2019 - 19:00
Deadline Date: 
16/09/2019 - 14:00
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
Reporting to the Head of Administration, the Accounting and Budget Coordinator will assist the Authorising Officer and the Accounting Officer in executing their tasks. The responsibilities will include in particular the following: Serving as the first point of contact with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Budget, which carries out the function of EIGE’s Accounting Officer; Performing regular controls on the accounting environment to ensure the financial data quality and adequacy of the General Ledger (GL) account input in ABAC – update the risk analysis, align the revision programme to the conclusions of the risk analysis and follow-up on the implementation of eventual correcting actions; Reconciling the GL accounts with operational information; Preparing the annual closure file and (parking) closure bookings of EIGE (eventual corrections, cut-off, provisions, etc.) for validation by the Accounting Officer; Participating in the annual audit by providing information and documentation to the European Court of Auditors and other auditors; Managing from an operational perspective, contracts for the provision of audit and accounting services; Providing advice to colleagues on accounting matters, in consultation with DG BUDG when needed; Preparing budgetary data related to the establishment of the budget and the financial year transition in a standardised manner; Preparing and executing budgetary transfers without the involvement of the Accounting Officer; Acting as a budgetary interface (e.g. defining and interpreting the budgetary nomenclature); Contributing to efficient planning, monitoring and reporting of the utilisation of EIGE’s financial resources, including cash‐flow, and ensuring the preparation of regular budget implementation reports and other financial and budget reporting documents; Assisting in developing and monitoring the financial and budgetary aspects of EIGE’s procurement plan and verifying procurement files for compliance with existing financial and budgetary procedures; Performing a role in the EIGE financial circuits at the appropriate level, including preparing commitments, payments and recovery orders in compliance with applicable provisions and in line with the principle of sound financial management; Contributing to the development and implementation of internal rules, procedures and controls enabling the processing and accessing of financial information and documents; Contributing to the preparation of planning and reporting documents such as the Single Programming Document, financial statements and the Consolidated Annual Activity Report, including the preparation of activity based management data.
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