Finance Officer – Ukraine NGO Forum

NGO Forum

07 Aug 2018



Ukraine NGO Forum is a membership organization that came into existence in the autumn of 2014, as a joint coordination, information sharing, advocacy and capacity building platform that encompass international as well as national NGO’s. While initially created as a primarily humanitarian platform, the NGO Forum is increasingly focusing on development activities.


  • Position: Finance Officer
  • Based in: Kyiv
  • Starting date: October 2018
  • Duration: 6 months with possible extension
  • Employment: Part-time – 30% with a possible promotion to a full-time once financing is secured.
  • Salary level: Part-time (30%): 224 – 248 USD |Full time: 745 – 825 USD


General guidance

Under the overall supervision of the Director of Ukraine NGO Forum, the Finance Officer is in charge of organization’s finance, reporting and overseeing accounting


  • Review and approve all the bank and cash transactions and supporting documents (Payment vouchers) according to the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Ensure all expenses are reasonable and appropriately authorized, in compliance with donors’ procedures and recorded on a daily basis
  • Prepare funds requests and submit it to donors to ensure sufficient funds are on hand to pay for planned operational activities
  • Update and monitor project budgets and follow-up with Project managers
  • Develop project budgets for new project proposals according to project needs
  • Deal with annual and project audits
  • Prepare and submit financial reports on a monthly and quarterly basis depending on the donor’s requirements
  • Make recommendations and update the organization’s financial policies and procedures
  • Make procurements in a timely matter in accordance with Ukraine NGO Forum policies and procedures, in a transparent, accountable, efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure that all procurements are managed, tracked and recorded
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Language Skills: fluent level of English, Ukrainian and Russian
  • Education Degree: University degree in Accounting and Finance or other relevant subjects
  • Work experience: Minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Finance Officer in non-profit organizations
  • Computer skills: Excellent MS Office and accounting software 1C.8.3 (for non-profit organizations)
  • Other:
    • Ability to manage priorities, daily difficulties, work under stress and pressure
    • Reliable, rigorous and well organized




Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter including at least 2 reference contacts.

Applications should be sent before September 30th, 2018 to