(ADD COMLETED) Helvetas ‘’Moja Budućnost’’ Foundation is looking for a new Team Player!

As Finance Assistant

General job description:

Helvetas is a development organization anchored in Switzerland. Our vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.

The project’s goal is to contribute to economic growth and increase employment opportunities in BiH.

The project follows the Market System Development (MSD) approach, which seeks to address key bottlenecks that impede development of the private sector in order to catalyze sustainable changes in the market system.

On behalf of the implemented project “Moja Buducnost” (www.mojabuducnost.ba) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), we are looking for a motivated candidate for the position of Finance Assistant.

We are looking for dynamic junior candidate who is ready to go the extra mile, either with some experiences as Assistant in Finances or University-Graduate with strong motivation to tap into the first challenge and gain experiences and learn more! Working primarily in close collaboration with the Finance Manager, but also with other project staff and partners.

Main Tasks:

  • Provide local support to our Financial Manager in all financial and accounting matters / Ensure the understanding, application and adherence to the institutional procedures.
  • Take over the responsibility as Cashier and maintain the cash box with all needed documents
  • Support the Finance Manager in administration of accurate monthly expenses
  • Support team in preparation of format for Financial reporting for the signed Grant contracts and checking Partner’s Financial reports and supporting documents provided on regular basis
  • Taking part in the FHMB Procurement processes as and when needed
  • Support for managing the office and coordination of program administration and logistics
  • Organize administration and filing of documents, correspondence, etc.; establish and update address list of important contact persons/organizations/ agencies/partners
  • Organize travel, logistics, hotel reservations, small events etc. for team/visitors/missions/consultants and support to other staff members and records needed materials if requested
  • Receive visitors and guests; answer phone calls; send, receive, dispatch and file mail messages and emails
  • Other tasks as requested

Your qualifications:

  • University degree: BA or MA in social science, economics, finances, accounting or similar
  • Working experience in a similar position is a plus
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent Language Skills: BHS & English
  • Motivated, solution & target oriented
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Very good team player who`s is there for us when needed & eager to learn new things

What we offer:

  • Work based in Sarajevo-Office
  • Working in a challenging environment
  • Incentive salary
  • Training and career development opportunities in an International Organization
  • Fair working conditions
  • This temporary position, with possibility of the extension
  • The starting date for this position is begin of July 2021

All interested applicants are kindly asked to send their application composed of: Letter of motivation, CV and contacts for 2 references, by email to marijana.aksin-macak@helvetas.org no later than 09:00 AM, 24.06.2021. All applications will be treated with high confidentiality.

Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview.