Υποβολή μέχρι: 21/10/2022
Τοποθεσία: Athens

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Reports To: General Manager

Position Overview: The Director of Finance is responsible for the management of the organisation’s financial resources, the establishment and oversight of financial controls and annual auditing. The Director of Finance is a member of the Executive Management Team which guides the daily operation of the organisation and reports to the General Manager.


  • Ensuring financial procedures and internal controls are in place and abided by, across the organisation.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and specific donor requirements.
  • Guiding all organisational decisions to manage financial risk.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationship with banks, authorities, and donors.
  • Safeguarding liquidity and monitoring cash flows.
  • Developing and managing organisational and programmatic budgets.
  • Overseeing and approving payments including salaries, tax, social security, rents, and vendors, ensuring value for money.
  • Acting as main point of contact for all aspects relating to organisational finances to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Safeguarding and managing organisational assets.
  • Overseeing the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting in line with donor requirements and the publication of annual accounts.
  • Supervising and managing 5-member Finance team, providing technical advice, capacity building and evaluating the progress of employees.
  • Overseeing operations and management of the HR team


  • University Degree in Finance and/or Accounting (Master’s degree or Professional Certifications in Accounting highly desirable).
  • Solid work experience in financial management with experience of 10 years or more.
  • Excellent knowledge of Greek Tax and Accounting Policies and Standards and associated regulatory issues and trends.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in double entry bookkeeping.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Experience of European Programs and donor reporting an advantage.
  • Work experience at an NGO would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Human Resources Management would be an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting Software packages (knowledge of Navision an asset).
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills and solid management experience.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and excellent strategic planning skills.
  • Fluency in Greek and English (written and oral).


  • Strong analytical thinking, attention to detail and strong organizational skills while prioritizing
  • Able to perform under pressure and deliver results
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to challenge processes and implement improved working methods

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to mentioning in the email subject “Director of Finance_ Athens”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy. 

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) not later than by 21st of October 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Remarks: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.

For roles that will have regular contact with vulnerable populations SolidarityNow is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences, and selected candidates will be requested to provide a recent copy of criminal record.

Following the preventive measures against COVID-19, holding a vaccination certificate or undergoing Covid-19 antigen tests as per government directions is mandatory.