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.

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

MAIN 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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.

SKILLS:
• 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

BENEFITS:
• 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