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Budget & Finance Officer M/W/X

Réf 3005463

Actualisé le 24 septembre 2022 par RESEAU EUROPEEN CONTRE LE RACISME

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Company description

The European Network Against Racism (ENAR aisbl) is the leading voice of the pan-European anti-racist movement. We are advocates for racial equality across Europe and play a leading role in facilitating cooperation among civil society anti-racism actors. 

Our mission: we work to build an inclusive society that achieves equality, equity, as well as solidarity and well-being for all. To achieve this, ENAR specifically works to combat racism and discrimination based on colour, ethnicity, national origin, nationality, religion, culture, language or legal status. We envision a vibrant and inclusive society and economy that embrace equality and diversity and the benefits of a racism-free Europe. Our team is located in Brussels, but you would be working together with our 170+ member organisations based all over Europe. 

Description of the function

To achieve our work, establishing realistic budget and ensuring we operate within their confines is key. That's why we need someone who has a keen eye for numbers and detail, and can help us get the most out of our funds. ENAR seeks to recruit a Budget & Finance Officer to support this work. 

We are looking for a passionate and talented colleague. You'll be working as part of our Finance and Administration team but will have contact with the whole organization. The Finance and Administration team is responsible for the organisation's financial and programme management. Reporting to the Finance and HR Coordinator, you will be tasked with overseeing and monitoring the overall organisational budget as well as specific project budgets, establishing and reporting on projections and financial applications to the organisation's leadership. You'll be expected to provide clear, precise and regular reporting to the Director General, the Treasurer, and our Board to guide our budgetary decisions.

Profile description

In support of the Finance & HR Coordinator, the co-Directors, the Staff and Board, and the members, the Budget & Finance Officer: 


Oversees and reports on our budget and ensures budgetary alignment 

Oversees and drafts the yearly and multi-year organisational budget (including additional project budgets), 

Drafts and supports the financial calculations in support of applications and reports to donors and stakeholders 

Drafts and, where appropriate, provides and presents the internal financial reports (both to internal and external stakeholders) 


Supports the reconciliation of our accounts 

Supports the organisation's Finance and Administration team with bookkeeping tasks including:

Inputting relevant purchasing receipts (invoices, expense claims, VISA cards,...) in the accounting software (WinBooks) and, 

Bank statement reconciliation 

Reviews salary slips on a regular basis to ensure accuracy and update the salary grids

Collaborates with our external accountant to progressively transition to fully internal accounting

Monitors our cash-flow, treasury, and cash management 


Supports and ensures successful audits 

Prepares and coordinates auditing processes (internal and external audits) and responds to queries from auditors together with the line manager 

supports colleagues on fundraising matters

participates in ENAR meetings as requested

performs other tasks related to the post as deemed necessary and appropriate by the Finance and HR Coordinator and the co-Directors.


Our ideal candidate will be able to bring most of the following acquired skills and experience to the role: 

Relevant diploma at university level or equivalent degree or experience

Minimum 5 years of proven track record in budget and finance work either at national or international level

Extensive knowledge or at least 3 years' work experience in an NGO or similar organisation at an EU or national level a distinctive advantage

Strong analytical, financial and administrative skills

Experience establishing and drafting budgeting for multiple projects

Experience in participating in drafting calls for proposals and applications for funding and reporting, preferably with European Commission, private and corporate Foundations

Experience in Belgian bookkeeping (including cost accounting), preferably in an international not for profit association 


Ability to work with Microsoft Office suite products, Excel and WinBooks (accounting software)

Experience with working in an international context

Fluency in English (speaking and writing). Ability to communicate in French or Dutch is a plus.

Expected soft skills: sense of responsibility, commitment, ability to work under pressure, solutions-oriented, excellent team player, multi-tasker, a team player 

Commitment to the struggle against racism and the promotion of equal rights


Reporting duties

The Budget & Finance officer reports to the Finance and HR Coordinator in a team led by the Director General.

Line management

No line-management duties.




Additional information
Workplace ,
Contract type : CDD
Other information :

ENAR aisbl strives for a diverse staff and ensures that opportunities offered are accessible to all regardless of gender, age, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. ENAR encourages members of groups which are affected by racism and related discrimination to apply for this post.


Application requirements

A complete application contains:

An application form part 1 and part 2

Please note that the home page (part 1) of this application form is not shared with the selection committee until the interview. Please make sure that your application (part 2) is anonymous. Do not put your name on this form.

The equal opportunities form. Although we would welcome receipt of this form, it is not mandatory. Please do not put your name on this form.

CVs or European application forms won't be accepted. You are required to use the ENAR application forms. See www. All information given in the application, including the Equal Opportunities monitoring form, will be treated in a confidential manner.

All applications should be submitted via e-mail to by 9 October 2022 (at midnight Central European Time). Candidates should ideally be available for interviews conducted on 26 October 2022). Please put `Application Budget & Finance Officer + your full name' in the subject line of the email message. The recruitment process will include an interview and a written test. The selected candidate should preferably start in 2022.


  • Bruxelles
  • Immobilier, assurances, finance et droit
  • Temps plein
  • Avec expérience demandée

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