Vacancy: Financial officer (temporary contract)

02 May 2019

The Embassy of Sweden in Tbilisi invites applications for the position of a Financial Officer with temporary contract starting July 2019 through August 2020. The employment will be in accordance with the Embassy’s Locally Engaged Staff Terms and Conditions. The position is full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 9:00 -18: 00 and Friday 09:00-15:30

Job Description

The Financial Officer reports directly to the head of Administration and will be responsible for the day-to-day book-keeping and payments, travel claims, payroll, tax and pension issues, staff administration such as holidays and other absences and controlling driving journals. The Financial Officer also performs other office related tasks upon request. The working language is English.


  • ·         University degree within finance and business administration
  • ·         Fluent Georgian and English. Swedish an advantage
  • ·         Minimum 3 years working experience in financial administration and book-keeping
  • ·         Excellent computer literacy

  • ·         Good communication skill
  • ·         Service minded, disciplined and hard working
  • ·         Sense of high responsibility, flexible and motivated
  • ·         Ability to work under pressure and take own initiatives
  • ·         Organized, accurate and meticulous with an eye for details
  • ·         Experience from working in an international organization/environment
  • ·         With ease adapts to new tasks and responsibilities

Desired skills and characteristics

The position is a temporary employment from July 2019 through 31 August 2020 and starts with 6 months probationary employment.  The salary will be decided based on the successful candidate´s individually skills and experience.

If you feel you have the right skills set for this role, please email your cv and a cover letter in English to: with subject ”Position Financial officer”. Closing date: 9 May 2019 at 12 noon. Should you need additional information, please send your questions to ambassaden.tbilisi@gov.seApplications without cover letter will not be accepted.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held in English. For any additional information about the embassy please visit our webpage:


Last updated 02 May 2019, 1.13 PM