Accountant at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing


We are seeking an accountant, with a start-date winter/early spring 2020. The position is a cornerstone in the Embassy, and we can promise you an engaging and independent portfolio in a stimulating and diverse work environment.


  • Disbursement of grants to the embassy’s project partners
  • Paying wages and bills related to daily operations
  • Preparing and registering accounting documents in the Agresso/Unit4 accounting system
  • Monthly reconciliation and reporting of accounts and payrolls to relevant authorities
  • Budget monitoring
  • Prepare and maintain relevant internal procedures within the scope of the position
  • Advising embassy staff on Norwegian public financial management


  • Relevant higher education background
  • Minimum three years relevant work experience
  • Experience working internationally and knowledge of Norwegian public administration preferred
  • Full English fluency is required
  • Knowledge of Norwegian and Chinese languages is a significant asset

Personal Competencies

  • Responsible, well-organized with strong number skills
  • High working capacity, especially under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills

We offer a competitive compensation package in accordance with local terms. Norwegian citizens and EEA (European Economic Area) citizens may be covered by the Norway’s National Insurance Scheme.

If you fulfill these requirements and are seeking an exciting position in an engaging work environment, we look forward to receiving your application! Cover letter and CV in English should be sent by e-mail to: [email protected].

Application deadline: 24 November, 2019

Any questions regarding the position may be directed to Counsellor Hildegunn Almås, reachable by phone at +47 23956606 or at [email protected]