Traineeship (Finance and Operations), The European Endowment for Democracy (EED)

Opportunity type : Internships / traineeships
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The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a grant-giving organisation based in Brussels.

EED’s goal is to provide flexible support to democracy activists including independent media actors, complementing other EU and member state democracy support programmes. EED provides context-based, demand driven support based on a principle of fostering democracy and facilitating initiatives of local actors. Its geographic mandate covers the European neighbourhood, Turkey and Western Balkans and beyond.

EED seeks trainees for a 12-month traineeship (starting end of October 2024) in EED’s Finance team.

  • Administrative assistance is required to support the finance team of the EED Secretariat, including preparation of timesheets, processing of invoices, records management, supporting the preparation for a series of expenditure verification and systems audits required by EED donors.
  • This traineeship is aimed at recent graduates that want to start their career in the Finance/Operations sector and that want to work for a dynamic and international non-for profit organisation.
  • The ideal candidate has a background in or experience with finance and administrative processes. Previous audit experience or knowledge of basic accounting an advantage. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. Candidates must be organised and have an eye for detail.
  • EED’s working language is English (fluency required); accounting and administrative language is French (knowledge an advantage).

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia