Finance Coordinator (Head of Finance) – Ukraine

Are you an experienced Finance Manager with a solid background in humanitarian responses? 

Role: Finance Coordinator (Head of Finance) – Ukraine

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Pay: Up to £48,000 gross annual (dependent on experience)

Duration: 12 to 18 months (starting as soon as possible)

Location: Ukraine

UK-Med is a humanitarian NGO that has been responding to disasters for over thirty years.  We prepare and equip medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit.  When Ebola struck West Africa in 2014, we recruited and trained UK doctors and nurses who helped local medical teams and other NGOs to bring the outbreak under control.  We are core partners, providing the clinical component and key support structures of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.

We are recruiting a Finance Coordinator to head the finance function in Ukraine, in line with UK-Med’s policies and procedures, and donor requirements. The Finance Coordinator will be based in the Ukraine country office with regular travels to field offices.

The primary responsibility of the Finance Coordinator is to directly oversee all financial and accounting activities for UK-Med across our program in Ukraine.

The incumbent will adapt and implement UK-Med’s finance initiatives and practices, across our field offices in Ukraine. Serving as an advisor to improve financial management, reporting, monitoring and donor compliance, promoting sound internal controls and minimizing financial risks.

Our ideal candidate will bring substantial financial management expertise developed through relevant professional experience in the humanitarian / INGO sector and managing complex multi grant projects.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through and influential role in humanitarian programming.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Finance Coordinator (Head of Finance) – Ukraine – May 2022 before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and answer the application questions:

Applications must be submitted through our online jobs portal as soon as possible and no later than Wednesday 22 June. Potential interview date will be on Friday 1 July. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, we will review applications as they are received and reserve the right to close the process once a suitable candidate is identified.

Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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