Democracy Reporting International is hiring for a Programme Finance Coordinator

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.

Job details


Berlin, Germany



Your Tasks:

  • First contact point within HQ for all financial issues for the assigned projects;
  • Responsible for the finance management of the assigned projects in close collaboration with the DRI country offices, partners and subgrantees in the implementation countries;
  • Budget drafting during proposal phase
  • Preparation of the budget follow-up, forecast and cash flow
  • Process invoices in Microsoft Business Central (BC);
  • Monitor expenditure of the assigned projects in BC;
  • Budget addenda and financial reports to the donors;
  • Coordination of expenditure verifications and audits;
  • Financial management of partners and subgrantees and capacity building as necessary;
  • Liaising with the finance staff in the implementing countries, the programme Manager Africa in HQ, the donors, consortium leaders and partners regarding financial issues;
  • Ensures compliance with DRI’s policies and procedures, donors’ rules and regulations and communicates relevant changes to all involved stakeholders;
  • Support the DRI country offices with set-up, internal management, closure regarding financial and administrative issues;
  • Support in recruitment and induction of new finance team members in country offices;
  • Act as focal point on technical and thematic issues as assigned.

DRI offers you a job with flexible working hours, 30 days of annual leave, a contribution to public transport (company ticket with BVG), 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.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (cover letter and CV) here. This position is subject to funding.