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Accounts Assistant - World Curling Federation

21 August 2014

Position Overview

1 The World Curling Federation (WCF) is the International Federation responsible for the organisation of the Olympic Winter Sport of curling. With 53 members spread across the world, the WCF leads the development of curling through a varied programme of international competitions, education and support programmes. The WCF is also responsible for the Paralympic Winter Sport of Wheelchair Curling.

2 The WCF is a Swiss-registered company with its administrative office in Perth, Scotland. This position would be based at the Perth Offices.

3 This is a part-time position requiring the candidate to work 20 hours a week, the WCF is flexible as to exactly how the hours are split but will expect the successful applicant to work at least four days a week. For this position, applicants should indicate their salary expectations on their letter of application. The actual salary will be dependant on the experience of the candidate.

4 The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and will have strong written English language skills as well as a good command of MS Office, especially Excel and experience of accounting software such as Sage or Quickbooks. Experience of working in multiple currencies would be an advantage. This position may suit a part-qualified accountant.

5 We are looking for an individual who can play their part in the team that delivers support services to the WCF but is also capable of working under their own initiative.

6 Applications should be in the form of a CV and covering letter outlining the candidates suitability for the post and salary expectations.

7 Applications should be submitted by email to colin.grahamslaw@worldcurling.org by 12noon BST 8th September 2014.

8 Interviews are expected to be conducted the week of the 15th September 2013

The aim of the Post

9. The main aim of the post is to support the work of the Finance Controller and ensure the accurate and efficient recording of the WCF’s financial activity.

Responsibility

10. The successful candidate will be responsible to the Finance Controller for the delivery of the tasks outlined below, they may also be asked to contribute to the general development of the WCF.

Main Tasks

11. Processing purchase ledger activities including recording in accounting software

12. Processing expense claims from competitions and events

13. Producing Bank reconcilliations

14. Supporting the work of the Finance Controller

15. Assisting in the general administration of the organization as required

16. Any other duties as reasonably required

National Men's Team Coach

Russian Curling Federation (Russia)

The Russian Curling Federation is seeking a candidate for the position of National Men’s Team Coach.

Term: 2014-2015 curling season (from September 1, 2014) including Le Gruyere European Curling Championships 2014 and the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015 if the team successfully qualify.

2015-2018 curling seasons including all European and World Curling Championships.

Goal: Qualification for the Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2015 and thereafter a good performance at that Championship. Ultimate goal is to qualify for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Special Requirements: To stay with the team in Russia (Moscow or Sochi) during a team preparation period.

Requirements: You must have previous experience as a national curling coach, provide a full Curriculum vitae (resume) and include written curling concepts and strategies for developing the Russian men's national team.

Candidates should send applications to konstantin.zadvornov@gmail.com

Ice Technician

Association Sporting Club Pinerolo (Italy)

The Olympic Stadium and Palacurling (Training Facility) Manager for the Association Sporting Club Pinerolo in Pinerolo (Turin, Italy) is currently looking for an Ice Technician to prepare and maintain curling ice at both facilities during the curling season.

The facility holds many Italian national curling championships in addition to some international tournaments (at least 2) every season.

The work consists of the preparation of the initial ice in late August / early September 2014 and then daily ice maintenance throughout the week, during the curling season, until the end of April 2015 initially.

Qualifications:
- Fluent English is an advantage
- International curling experience is necessary

Competencies
- Experience as an ice technician is essential
- High level of motivation and enthusiasm
- Capable of working independently
- Competent in decision making

We offer a flexible working environment, where you are able to plan your own working schedule, along with furnished accommodation on site.

Salary is dependent on experience.

A curriculum vitae (resume) should be sent by July 20, 2014 to infosportingclubpinerolo@gmail.com

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