Programme Finance Assistant (m/f/d)

Position Title: Programme Finance Assistant (m/f/d)

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Duration: Two years, with the possibility of extension

Location: Berlin        


Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. DRI promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies, and the development of democratic institutions worldwide.

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time Programme Finance Assistant for its Headquarters in Berlin. In collaboration with, and under the supervision of the Director of Finance, you will support the Finance Unit in project financial management, financial controlling and donor reporting.

Your Tasks:

  • Monitor internal financial reports;
  • Assist in reconciliation of bookkeeping records;
  • Update project budgets with expenditure;
  • Participate in the preparation of donor financial reports;
  • Maintain files and other resources;
  • Provide financial management advice to our country offices;
  • Support office organisation;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Academic background in finances, accounting, business administration or other management related fields;
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency in main computer applications, especially Microsoft Excel;
  • Work experience in an office setting, ideally for an NGO;
  • Initial experience of working on grant management is an asset;
  • Strong attention to detail, diligence and reliability;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and German, knowledge of French and/or Arabic is an asset.


What We Offer:

DRI offers you a job with flexible working hours, 30 days of annual leave, travel health insurance, vocational training for every employee, and the opportunity to work in a diverse team in the heart of Berlin, where everybody is on first name terms with each other.


How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) here

Closing date for applications: 12 July 2020, 23:59 CEST. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

DRI is committed to diversity and does not discriminate in employment based upon gender identity, sex (including pregnancy), race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status, or any other status protected by the laws in the locations where we operate.


Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10


Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy .




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