The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Berlin invites applications from qualifying candidates for the position of an Accounts Executive Officer at the Chancery.

The main purpose of the job is to perform accounting and clerical functions of the Embassy as well as supplies duties.

• Prepares payment vouchers for the Mission invoices,
• Prepares bank deposits, general ledger postings and related reports,
• Reconcile the accounts in a timely manner
• Processes Imprest payments, retirements and maintains an Imprest register.
• Acts as liaison between the Mission and companies that the Mission conducts business with.
• Liaises with property agents in consultation with the First Secretary Administration or landlords to attend to maintenance issues at the Embassy and Staff Residences.
• Purchases stores/office supplies as directed by Management.
• Ensures that bills are paid within 5 days of receipt.
• Undertakes any other function related to the position.

• Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts Receivable or Accounts Payable or related fields.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access).
• Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
• Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
• A valid residence and work permit in Germany.
• Fluent in written and spoken German and English.

• Professional attitude
• Aptitude for numbers
• Reliable, responsible and focused on details
• Time Management
• Cultural Intelligence
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Integrity
• Teamwork
• Good Interpersonal and Communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and multitask

• Basic Salary: Ranges from €31,380 – €37,505 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
• Employer Social Security Contribution
• 24 leave days per annum

Applications and Resumes with certified copies of certificates and references must be submitted in English by the 31st August 2018 to;

Embassy of the Republic of Botswana
Lennestraβe 5
10785 Berlin, Germany