Financial administrative officer (0.8 fte)

Financial administrative officer (0.8 fte)

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4 May 25 May Rotterdam

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Job description

Your main tasks are

  • Preparing draft invoices and settlements with other Erasmus organisational units;
  • Maintaining the contract register;
  • Creating budget numbers and project numbers;
  • Setting up and maintaining authorisation tables;
  • Printing time sheets and ensuring that the actual hours written are checked against the standard hours;
  • Checking declarations for correctness and completeness;
  • Generating and checking financial statements from SAP;
  • Supporting the preparation of accountant audits;
  • Setting up and settling project files;
  • Answering financial questions and thinking along on the use of regulations and procedures;
  • Initiating and drafting memos for the purpose of correct and complete documentation;
  • Drafting and preparing progress reports and forecasts of 1st fund flow projects.

The financial administrative officer works closely with the project controller. The Financial administrative officer supports project leaders in their accountability for internally and externally funded projects and performs activities related to the progress and monitoring/control of these projects, such as preparing project budgets and project monitoring/controlling.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


You must have:

  • A completed MBO+ education in a financial-administrative direction;
  • Good relational verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language (minimum B2 according to CEFR) both verbally and in writing;
  • Experience with SAP is recommended;
  • Demonstrable experience/relevant knowledge in the field of accounting;
  • Microsoft Office skills.

You are result-oriented and proactive, process- and customer-oriented and you are used to working within deadlines. In addition, you are solution-oriented and have strong analytical skills. The competencies organisational sensitivity and accuracy are also important.

Experience with building reports is an advantage.

Conditions of employment

An internationally oriented and varied job in an enthusiastic team, with good working conditions in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

The position is for 0.8 FTE. The salary is dependent on your experience and knowledge and ranges from a minimum of €2.710 to a maximum of €3.619 gross per month on a fulltime basis, in accordance with scale 8 of the CAO-NU. In addition, we offer an 8% holiday allowance, an end-of-year payment of 8.3%, and a very generous paid leave scheme. Furthermore, EUR is affiliated with ABP for the pension provision, and we offer partially paid parental leave, fully paid extended birth leave for partners, a personal career budget, work-life balance coaches, discounted collective health insurance, and more. As an employee, you can also use EUR facilities such as the University library and receive a discount on subscriptions for the Erasmus sports center.

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers a Dual Career Programme (DCP) to assist the life partners of new academic staff (on payroll) in finding employment in The Netherlands. The programme is offered in close cooperation with the nearby universities of Delft and Leiden.

Erasmus University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities.


The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The school has three departments: History,  Arts and Culture and Media & Communication. There are approximately 2500 students and over 220 employees.

ESHCC offers high quality education, based on scientific research, at the intersection of the Humanities and Social Sciences. We teach our ambitious, Dutch and international students in a stimulating learning environment. After graduation, they will have acquired the knowledge, insight and skills to make an important and inspiring contribution to an increasingly international society in which diversity plays a major role.

The ESHCC also has an ambitious research agenda. We want to strengthen our involvement in multidisciplinary research, expand the share of external funding in our total research funding and increase our social impact: Research takes place within the framework of two research centres:  ERMeCC and History@Erasmus.

ESHCC is located in the Van der Goot (M) Building on the Woudestein campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The financial department is part of the Faculty Office.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility); Finance
  • max. 32 hours per week
  • €2710—€3619 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level +
  • ESHCC / Financieel - 04052022


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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