Director, Directorate-General for Budget

Location
Brussels (BE)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jun 2018
Closes
05 Jul 2018
Ref
Official Journal C 195 A
Position/Level
Director, Managing Director
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

Director, Directorate-General for Budget

Brussels

COM/2018/10380

The Directorate-General for Budget (DG BUDG) is responsible for managing the European Union budget, from preparing the annual draft budget through to its implementation and discharge by the European Parliament. It oversees the relevant legal framework and its application to European institutions, agencies and Member states. The Director “Budget execution” is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the European Commission’s central accounting and treasury department.

Your responsibilities: 

  • To ensure the efficient operation and management of the European Commission’s central accounting and treasury function
  • To deliver accurate and insightful data to support the objective of maintaining a positive Declaration of Assurance (DAS) on the reliability of the accounts
  • To oversee payments totalling around €160 billion a year, whilst ensuring the recovery of debts and fines

Your skills:

  • Strong leadership skills, being able to lead, motivate and inspire large multi-disciplinary teams
  • Very good knowledge and extensive experience of public finances, treasury management, budgetary rules and procedures, international accounting standards and financial reporting
  • Full familiarity with existing and emerging accounting information systems and IT project management methodologies

The European Commission applies an active equal opportunities policy aimed at further increasing the share of women in management functions and it particularly encourages applications from women.

Please consult the Official Journal C 195 A of 7 June 2018 for the detailed vacancy notice as well as the eligibility and selection criteria.

The closing date for registration is 5 July 2018, 12 noon Brussels time.

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