Finance Officer – Democracy Reporting International

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is currently recruiting a full-time Finance Officer for its head office in Berlin.

dri-Democracy-Reporting-International-logoIn collaboration with, and under supervision of, the Head of Finance and Administration s/he will provide finance and budgeting support to the Programme Unit in order to ensure that projects and programmes are implemented in accordance with contractual obligations by funding partners, other legal requirements and in compliance with DRI’s policy.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Programme Unit for budget preparation and monitoring of expenditure, including the preparation of internal financial reports;
  • Prepare financial reports and audits for submission to the funding partners;
  • Proactively identify areas of potential financial risk and propose solutions;
  • Ensure compliance of project budgeting and financial reporting with funding partner’s contracts and regulations;
  • Prepare and carry out financial evaluation of tenders and contracts;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of appropriate finance systems;
  • Ensure regular communication with the Finance Officers in DRI’s field offices and provide guidance and support where required;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

Qualifications required:

  • University degree in Business Management or other relevant fields;
  • Several years of work experience with finance management in NGOs or international organisations, ideally with multi-donor programmes;
  • Experience in developing, managing and monitoring finance and accounting systems, policies and procedures in compliance with international donor requirements;
  • Sound knowledge of financial management principles, in particular with regard to project management and allocation of resources;

Location: Berlin, Germany

Application deadline: 07 July 2015

Read more and apply here.

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