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Financial/Grants Officer, Prague



Prague, Czech Republic 

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About GSA – The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for new high-technology industry development, leading to job creation and economic growth. These European flagship space programmes, which embody what can be achieved when Europe works together, are already bringing real benefits to people and business in Europe and around the world. 
Tasks and responsibilities - The Financial/Grants Officer will be handling financial transactions and reporting, and will report to the Head of Department (or his/her assignee). The job holder main tasks and responsibilities in principle will be:
  • Implementing commitments, payments, collection of revenue and recovery of amounts;
  • Backing-up and supporting the budgetary and accounting activities;
  • Producing and distributing the required reporting packages and maintaining proper archives, records and databases;
  • Acting as Financial Initiating Agent or Financial Verifying Agent and backing up other Financial Officers;
  • Collecting, organising and presenting quantitative and financial data (e.g. financial reporting on core and or delegated budget);
  • Managing missions and reimbursements of staff and external experts;
  • Interacting in a result-oriented manner with GSA operational and support teams before, during and after procurement/grants process;
  • Managing ex-post checks, including ex-post audits for grants;
  • Providing input for drafting and implementation of new procedures and internal rules;
  • Coaching GSA staff on financial procedures;
  • Managing GSA VAT reimbursement and direct exemption claims including interaction with the Czech authorities.A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here: https://vacancies.gsa.europa.eu/Jobs/VacancyDetails/1430

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           Minimum Qualifications
  • Have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
  • Be a national of a Member State of the European Union
  • Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
  • Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
  • Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post

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Full time
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European GNSS Agency

Prague, Czech Republic
Web Site: http://www.gsa.europa.eu/
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