EPSO

Finance

If you have a head for finance, the EU institutions are regularly looking for financial managers and assistants on either a permanent or contract basis.

Job description

The duties of financial management/accounting assistants include using specific IT tools (such as the integrated system of accounts) to help with the implementation of accounting and financial systems, keeping financial and/or budget accounts, designing, drawing up and implementing Financial Regulation procedures, drawing up budget estimates and annual reports / accounts, presenting financial statements, planning and managing public procurement procedures, carrying out financial and operational management of contracts or subsidies, participating in cash management and/or bank reconciliation, monitoring financial and budget procedures and supervising accounting methods and the financial management of revenue.

Contract staff may also be employed to carry out some finance and accounting tasks.

Key Qualifications

You must have a good command of at least 2 EU languages, and either post-secondary education in finance or accounting and at least a few years' professional experience in the field depending on the competition, or secondary education and several years' professional experience in finance or accounting depending on the competition.

The requirements for contract staff may vary.

Find out more about the selection procedure. You may also find our sample tests useful.

See our Quick Guide to EU traineeships for further information on traineeships.

Job description


EU financial managers work with very complex financial structures and closely support senior decision-makers by defining financial and budget procedures, preparing annual reports and accounts, assisting with audits and inspections managing organisational risk, and supervising and mentoring colleagues.


Contract staff may also be employed to carry out some finance tasks.

Key Qualifications

You must have a good command of at least 2 EU languages, an appropriate degree for entry at Grade AD 5 (entry level for permanent administrators) and several years’ relevant experience, to join us at a more senior level (Grade AD 7).

Requirements may vary for contract staff.

Find out more about the selection procedure. You may also find our sample tests useful.

See our Quick Guide to EU traineeships for further information on traineeships.