We’re Hiring: Financial Administrator

Laylan SaadaldinLaylan Saadaldin
  7 November 2017

UPDATE: We are no longer taking applications for this position. 

EJR-Quartz is looking for a dedicated full-time Financial Administrator to work closely with the team to manage EJR-Quartz’s financial administration and to assist in the company’s administrative support and day-to-day activities. The position is in the EJR-Quartz’s headquarters in Leiden, working in close cooperation with the Office Manager.

We are a small company specialising in Science Communication. Our international team are editors, journalists, communication specialists, social media experts and content managers, with the core belief that content matters. Our main clients are the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Space Agency (DLR). Our 32 staff are based in The Netherlands, Italy, Germany and the UK. We are offering the chance to work within a small, friendly team and a supportive and familial working environment at our Head Office in Leiden.

•Provide accurate and efficient support to management and other budget holders with managing office finances – petty cash, invoice processing, invoice raising, credit card expenditure, and finance queries.
•To assist in office administration, answering queries on the phone and via email, and general administration when the Office Manager is absent.

•Degree-level qualification in financial administration
•At least one year of experience in financial administration
•Excellent organisational skills and demonstrable attention to detail
•Strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and tactfully with our international clients and to work within a close-knit team
•Able to work under pressure under own initiative and to prioritise own workload
•Understanding the importance of discretion and confidentiality
•Strong skills with standard office tools, including Excel and Word
•Familiarity with bookkeeping and invoicing software (Twinfield, esa-p)
•Fluent English is essential and Dutch and/or German would be a plus

Contractual matters
The position is full time or near full-time (minimum 36 hrs/week), based at our office in the centre of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Start date: 1 December 2017, but sooner preferred. The initial contract with EJR-Quartz would be for 1 year, with a possibility of renewal and a long-term position.

If you think you would fit with our team, tell us why. Send your application to: vacancy@ejr-quartz.com