Senior Assistant

Location
Mons, Belgium
Salary
Daily rate is negotiable
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Clearance Level
DV, NATO, SC
Job Type
Contract

Senior Assistant

 

LOCATION: Mons, Belgium

CLIENT: NATO

DURATION: End of this year with possible extensions

CONTRACT: Consultant

SALARY: Negotiable daily rate

CLEARANCE: NATO Secret

 

TASKS:

  • Under the direction of the Chief Business Management Mons, the incumbent will perform duties such as the following:Exercising financial control during the execution stage of funding allocations, ensuring compliance with NATO and Agency regulations, and guidance provided by the NCI Agency Financial Controller;
  • Providing financial expertise to Fund Managers, Project Managers, Service Owners, Account Management, and Acquisition staff;
  • Providing analyses and producing management reports (for both internal and external use) regarding revenues, costs, variances from targets, productivity, and other aspects of management control;
  • Assist the Senior Finance Staff in Customer Reviews;
  • Assessing in-year affordability of requirements, and assisting to develop recommendations for requirement prioritization;
  • Supporting financial analysis of customer requirements, coordinating the cost estimation and financial planning associated with negotiation of Service Level Agreement (SLA) and delivery of ICT services;
  • Assisting in the preparation and review of Agency price proposals, and the cost elements of Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
  • Billing of customers in accordance with terms of SLAs;
  • Providing technical advice and functional support to the Chief, Business Management, and to other managers within the Finance organization;
  • Assisting in serving as a point of entry for all local financial matters;
  • Perform the administration and clerical functions for all financial records and files;
  • Assist to Identify/verify the proper funding categories for all purchases and services requested;
  • Perform other duties as may be required.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Vocational training at a higher level in a relevant discipline, or equivalent combination of appropriate qualifications and experience;
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in areas such as financial management, resource planning and budgeting, cost analysis using automated financial management systems;
  • Experience in preparing financial reports;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an integral member of financial management team charged with implementing financial plans and policies;
  • Experience in planning, preparation and production of budget submissions;
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • University Degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Knowledge of NATO Financial Regulations;
  • Knowledge of CIS systems and experience in managing CIS logistics support;
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel;
  • Previous use of Oracle R12;
  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS);
  • Knowledge and/or experience with customer funding;
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements;
  • Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT.

 

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