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Finance Assistant at an International Organization (Hamburg)

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is looking for a Finance Assistant. See the copy from our website:

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, an international court with
its seat in Hamburg, Germany, has the following vacancy:
Finance Assistant (Accounts Payable) (G-5)
Functions: Under the general supervision of the Head of Budget and
Finance the main functions of the post include:
Preparation of payments to vendors, judges and staff members;
Preparation of judges’ remuneration;
Preparation of bank reconciliation statements;
Preparation of all disbursement vouchers;
Entry of data into Sun Accounting System;
Preparation of statements of remuneration;
Preparation of correspondence with the banking institution;
Drafting of routine correspondence concerning enquiries related to
relevant financial and budget matters;
Other related duties, as assigned.
Qualifications and experience: Completed secondary education; five years’
finance/accounting experience. Knowledge of accounting principles and
payment processes; experience in computerized accounting systems;
excellent knowledge of one of the official languages of the Tribunal and a
working knowledge of the other official language1. A working knowledge of
German is an asset. Relevant skills and knowledge of financial regulations
and rules and procedures and practice of the United Nations common system
would be an advantage.
The Tribunal reserves the right to appoint a candidate at one level below
the advertised post.
Appointment to this post is on a local recruitment basis. The applicant is
responsible for any travel expenses incurred in order to take up the
Remuneration: An initial two-year fixed term contract (renewable), tax-free
salary payable in accordance with United Nations benefits and allowances.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applications should be sent
to: Chief of Administration, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Am
Internationalen Seegerichtshof 1, Protected content , Germany; Fax: Protected content
Protected content to Protected content . A completed personal history form
(P11) must be received by no later than 23 November Protected content . The P11 can be
found on the Tribunal’s website at Protected content .
1 The official languages of the Tribunal are English and French