Finance Coordinator for Africa Region

Finance Coordinator for Africa Region

Location: Prague, with occasional field trips abroad to our country programmes

Starting date: September 2023

Duration: 12 months with a possibility of extension (transfer to a contract with indefinite period)



People in Need is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe active in humanitarian and development aid, human rights and social inclusion. In 2022, more than 2400 employees worked in our Humanitarian and Development Aid Section in 23 countries (Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe). Our growing team in Prague (with a turnover of more than 230 million EUR in 2022) is looking for a new colleague to become Finance Coordinator for our country programmes.



Finance Coordinator (FC) provides guidance and financial management support to PIN country programmes. Based at the headquarter, FC is a focal point for finance and economy agenda in assigned country programmes.
FC supervises the country programme financial health including cash flow, coverage of operational costs, identification of financial and procedural risks, and implementation of relevant solutions. FC supports the designated Finance Managers at the country programmes and other senior staff in clear understanding and compliance with finance and administrative standards and procedures, controls country programmes‘ compliance with PIN policies and procedures, donors’ rules and legislation. He/she takes part in preparation of budgets and financial reports and provides support during external audits. FC keeps the HQ management informed on all important issues on a timely basis.



  • Experience in a finance
  • Communicative level of English (minimum of active B2), other languages are welcomed (especially French and Portuguese)
  • Experience with project management finance is very welcome
  • Keen eye on details and passion for working with numbers
  • Advanced Excel skills as you will handle Pivot Tables and other complex formulas (Macros not needed)
  • Strong training/coaching skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly with different groups of people and to respect the different cultural background
  • Ability to work independently and effectively
  • Ability to deal with complex compliance agenda
  • Experience SAP, MS Dynamics Navision or other ERP is an advantage
  • For expatriate staff: Having a valid work permit for the Czech Republic



  • Background and professionalism of the largest Czech non-governmental organization
  • Interesting and creative work in an international environment
  • Starting salary in the range of 40 500 - 42 300 CZK based on the previous work experience and according to PIN RDD Salary scale
  • PIN supports professional and personal development
  • 25 days of annual leave
  • 3 days of sick leave
  • Home office upon agreement
  • Multisport card
  • Child day care for employees’ children (kindergarten in the building of our office)
  • Open and informal organizational culture
  • Possibility to participate in interesting events we organize (e.g. One World international film festival)
  • Extensive Capacity Building program – internal and external - Induction training, internal e-learnings, Knowledge and Learning Department onboarding
  • Friendly colleagues with similar values


How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, send us your CV, short cover letter and your design portfolio via our application form.

Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at:

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at:
People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct and is committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need involves. People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.