ENAR is recruiting a part-time Senior Budget Officer

Deadline for applications: 17 September 2017 (midnight Central European Time)

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) is the only pan-European anti-racism network that combines advocacy for racial equality and facilitating cooperation among civil society anti-racism actors in Europe. Our mission is to achieve full equality, solidarity and well-being for all in Europe. We want to allow all members of society, whatever their skin colour, ethnicity, sex, gender, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation, to participate and be included in society. We specifically work to combat racism and discrimination based on colour, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, religion, culture, language or legal status. We envision a vibrant and inclusive society and economy that embrace equality and diversity and the benefits of a racism-free Europe. Our team is based in our Secretariat in Brussels and our member organisations work in all EU countries.

Job profile

The Budget Officer will be based in Brussels. This is a part-time position (19 hours/week). The starting gross salary is 2980 € per month on full-time basis with a possibility to take into account years of expertise, plus benefits.

The Budget Officer works under the supervision of the Management team.
S/he is responsible for the organisation’s budgets and projections and the statutory administration. The Budget Officer reports to the Director and works closely with the Administrator and the Deputy Director Programmes.

In support of the Management team, the staff and the Board, the Budget Officer:
- prepares all the organisation’s budgets and projections, including for the applications & reporting to donors
- coordinates auditing process and answers auditing questions together with the Administrator
- supports the Management team on fundraising matters
- regularly updates the external Accountant
- reports to the Treasurer when requested
- oversees adjustments to the ENAR Statutes and Operating Manual
- participates in ENAR meetings as requested
- performs other tasks related to the post as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Director.

Person requirements

- Strong analytical, financial and administrative skills
- Extensive experience in budgeting multiple projects
- Extensive experience in preparation of financial applications and reporting, preferably with the European Commission and various foundations
- Good understanding of the needs of a not for profit organisation
- Experience in fundraising is an asset
- Highly developed sense of responsibility and commitment to accuracy in financial and administrative matters
- Experience in working in an international context
- Good team player, sound judgment and maturity
- Commitment to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights
- Ability to write and speak in English and French

ENAR strives for an ethnic and gender balance among its team and to ensure that opportunities offered are accessible to all regardless of gender, age, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation. ENAR encourages individuals or members of groups which are affected by racism and related discrimination to apply for this post.

Application requirements

A complete application contains:

1. An application form which consists of two parts. Please note that the home page (part 1) of this application form is not shared with the selection committee until the interview. It is also the only part of the application form that has your name and personal details. When completing part 2, please make sure not to mention your name in the form and in the title you give the form.

2. The equal opportunities form. Although we would welcome receipt of this form, it is not mandatory. Please do not put your name on this form or in the title to ensure anonymised processing of the data.

- Application form - Part 1
- Application form - Part 2
- Equal opportunities form

CVs or any European application forms will not be accepted. You are required to use the ENAR application form.

All information given in the application, including the Equal Opportunities monitoring form, will be treated in a confidential manner.

All applications should be submitted by email to JobApplication@enar-eu.org by 17 September 2017 (midnight Central European Time). Please put ‘Application Budget Officer + your full name’ in the subject line. The recruitment process will include an interview and a written test.

Within the week, we will confirm the reception of your application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. With respect to the selection, if you have not heard from us by the end of September, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. The interview and written test will be scheduled at the ENAR office in Brussels on 3 October. The selected candidate should preferably start in November 2017.

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