Finance Associate

The Finance Associate will report to the Chief Finance Officer and support JA Europe’s Team in daily financial management. His/her role can be either as employee or consultant.

Our Organisation

JA Europe ( is Europe’s largest provider of entrepreneurship education programmes, reaching 4 million students in 40 countries last academic year. Funded by businesses, institutions, foundations and individuals, JA Europe brings the public and private sectors together to provide young people in primary and secondary schools and early university with experiences that promote the skills, understanding and perspective that they will need to succeed in a global economy.

The Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support with procurement
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transaction are recorded
  • Produce, monitor, implement and evaluate budgets with Account Managers
  • Accounting reconciliation of:
    • Cost Centers on monthly base
    • Quarterly Closings
  • Assisting CFO during Audit process
  • Financial aspect of ongoing projects
  • Time Sheet Management
  • Financial reports of ongoing projects
  • Reconciliation of projects financial reporting with special focus on public sector donors
  • Technical support of projects applications
  • Drafting budgets
  • Finance support to the team when needed
  • Financial Analytics and Risk Assessments
  • Financial Monitoring of JA members
  • Perform additional tasks as required by the CFO 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least 3 years of proven financial experience;
  • Experience with accounting Tools and softwares
  • Experience with not for profit financial management
  • Experience with financial support role
  • Experience with support of managing public sector projects
  • Experience with presentations, briefs, meeting planning and support  

Location: Europe. Remote working. Flexible. Contractual arrangements either as employee or individual consultant.

Supervisor: Chief Finance Officer

Gross Salary: 20,000-22,000 Euros based on experience, location and contractual arrangements.

Deadline: 25 November, 2021. Respondents must submit their resume to including “Application Finance Associate – NAME SURNAME.” in the subject line. In the body of the email, please copy in: "I hereby consent that my personal data is processed by JA Europe ASBL for recruitment or contractual purposes" so that JA Europe has your written consent to follow up on your application. Only selected participants will be contacted.  

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