Finance Officer


Title Finance Officer
Location Ukraine
Department Name Program Delivery
Pact Overview

Pact Inc. seeks candidates to fill the position of Finance Officer for the USAID/Enhance Non-Governmental Actors and Grassroots Engagement (ENGAGE) activity in Ukraine

Pact is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and is dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all employees without regard to gender, race, color, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, or marital status. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Supervisor: Finance Manager
Job type: Full Time
Effective Date: ASAP
Duration: one year with possibility of extension

About Pact
Pact is an international development organization with a mission to help build strong communities globally that provide people with an opportunity to earn a dignified living, raise healthy families, and participate in democratic life. Pact achieves this by strengthening the capacity of grassroots organizations, coalitions and networks and by forging linkages among government, business and the citizen sectors to achieve social, economic and environmental justice.

About the ENGAGE activity
Pact seeks candidates to fill the position of Finance Officer for the USAID/Enhance Non-Governmental Actors and Grassroots Engagement (ENGAGE) activity. ENGAGE aims to increase citizen awareness of and engagement in civic actions at the national, regional, and local level. By strengthening civil society’s responsiveness to diverse constituencies, the USAID/ENGAGE activity aims to empower citizens to advocate for reform, demand effective implementation, and hold government accountable in the path toward a peaceful and prosperous European Ukraine.

Position summary
Finance Officer is required to provide support in performing the accounting function of PACT/ ENGAGE according to Pact Country Financial Manual, including but not limited to petty cash management, time sheets recording and monthly payroll processing for Pact /ENGAGE employees. S/he will check all expense supporting documentation to ensure compliance with organization’s policies and related law, prior to obtaining approvals and payment processing.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
Enter Purchase orders, Purchase Requisitions, Journal entries and other accounting transactions into Serenic NAV (ERP system) according with a granted profile;
Prepare payment vouchers in accordance with internal rules;
Review all expense supporting documentation to ensure compliance with the organization’s policies and appropriate regulations prior to obtaining approvals and processing of payments;
Review travel vouchers for accuracy and tracks processing and payment;
Review and audit operational expenses reported by the staff to ensure that expenses are in accordance with approved budgets, donor regulations, and organization’s policies and that adequate supporting documentation is available for all income and expenses;
Maintain a good filing system for Pact-Ukraine financial records;
Review grant matrixes and wire transfers to ensure their correctness;
Act as petty cash custodian;
Assist Finance Manager in preparing monthly reports;
Carry out employees’ payroll, sick leave control and processing due to Pact policy & the Ukrainian legislation;
Monthly VAT report preparation/submission to TAX inspection;
Compiling financial documents for audit reviews as needed;
Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance or Management;
2+ years of experience on similar position;
Extensive background in the areas of finance management, book-keeping and financial grant management;
Experience with international technical assistance programs, particularly USAID-funded;
Fluent in English, Ukrainian, and Russian;
Proficiency in word processing, Excel and database skills;
Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
Critical thinking, research and organizational skills;
Proactive team-player;
Interested in the international politics and civil society development.

To Apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter to with “Finance Officer” in the subject line by OOB October 17, 2016. We thank you for your interest. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited to interview.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: Pact World
  • Location: Kiev
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Finance and Banking
    • Finance and Banking
  • Closing Date: 2016-10-31

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