Finance / Accounting Traineeship

Job posted on
Prague (Czech Republic)
Start Date
within 2 months
Job Description

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) announces a traineeship opportunity for new graduates in Europe. The traineeship shall aim principally to aid in supporting the daily operations of the Finance department, in particular assisting in tasks related to accounting.

The traineeship shall be based at the GSA headquarters in Janovskeho 438/2, Prague 7, Czech Republic and shall last preferably from 01 March 2017 to 31 August 2017. The traineeship contract shall be concluded for 6 months, which may be extended for further 3 months (maximum twice) or further 6 months (maximum once). The maximum duration of the contract is therefore 12 months; however the GSA reserves the right to conclude individual contracts according to which the traineeship commencement/end will deviate from the above dates specified.

The trainee will be expected to carry out the following duties under supervision:
– Performing financial viability checks for external parties bidding in the Agency’s procurement and grant procedures, as well as assisting in the follow-up of such calls for tenders/proposals
– Assisting with regular controls on the accounting environment and regularly reconciling specific accounts as requested
– Participating in the elaboration of mechanisms/reports to automatize the accounting treatment of financial data
– Assisting in the provision of guidelines to GSA staff, particularly within the Finance department, on accounting related queries
– Assisting in the setting up of quality processes as well as monitoring and providing regular reports on the achievement of key performance indicators
– Contributing to the collection and/or preparation of the necessary information for audits, as well as assisting in the arrangement of meetings
– Assisting in administrative tasks (e.g. filing, archiving)
– Other relevant finance/accounting tasks, as required

The trainee will work with the following technologies:
Previous knowledge required:
• MS Office Word
• MS Office Excel
• MS Office Outlook
No previous knowledge required:
• SAP – ABAC Accounting
• SAP Business Objects – ABAC Data Warehouse
• ABAC Workflow

More information can be found here:

Contact information

European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Contact name
Jordi Climent-Campins
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