Project Accountant #390

Berlin, Europe
c. €40,000 - €45,000
10 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Project Accountant #390

c. €40,000 - €45,000

Berlin, Europe


Our partner is a well-respected advocacy INGO. They are seeking to recruit two Project Accountants to provide financial management support to project managers and the broader programmes teams.


  • Prepare project budgets, monitor expenditure and cashflows, and prepare management accounts, including variance analyses and supporting narrative reports.
  • Grant management, compliance and reporting – preparing financial reports to donors, ensuring that these meet their requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity and operational effectiveness of project accounting procedures, developing, and maintaining these as required.
  • Finance business partner to project teams and partners, helping them understand variances in their budgets and expenditures, identifying material issues and proposing solutions and implementing recommendations in a timely manner.
  • Supporting the broader finance team in any ad hoc analysis, reporting and project work as required

Person Specification

  • Accountant, qualified or QBE, with at least 5 years of experience in accounting, an understanding of accounting & finance principles and management accounting & reporting.
  • Experience of project accounting, grant compliance & management is desirable; an understanding of the grant compliance & reporting requirements of the EU and German government grants is desirable.
  • Strong IT skills, including advanced MSExcel skills.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate financial matters to non-finance staff.
  • Quick learner, organised and flexible, able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Fluent in English, with excellent spoken and reporting writing skills. Working knowledge of French or Spanish is highly desirable.
  • Culturally sensitive

This is an excellent opportunity for an accountant looking to get good grounding in project accounting & grant management within a large, complex INGO. This role is open to candidates with the right to work in the EU. For those candidates outside of Germany, some relocation costs, including the cost of obtaining a permit (if required) will be covered.

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