WWF Slovensko hľadá kolegu / kolegyňu na pozíciu Project Finance Specialist

Posted on 16 November 2021
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WWF is the world's largest conservation organization, founded in 1961. We’re active in over 100 countries and have over 7700 employees. WWF Central and Eastern Europe is responsible for leading and to a significant extent implementing WWF’s efforts to preserve, restore and sustainably manage the natural values of the Danube-Carpathian ecoregion, which we also call the Green Heart of Europe. With a team of 160 highly specialised professionals, we are working across political borders through an ecoregional approach based on model projects, influencing policy, networking, capacity building, communication and crisis response.

WWF-Slovakia is engaged with protected territories and habitat of Europe-wide importance, forest and freshwater conservation, sustainable development of rural regions and climate change.

The team is currently looking for Finance Project Specialist to monitor and prepare reports on all financial aspects of the assigned project(s), manage the financial management structure of assigned project(s) and maintain all the necessary administration and financial project documentation, in accordance to standards and project requirements.


  • Maintain all the necessary administration and financial project documentation, in accordance to WWF standards and requirements
  • Maintain the financial management structure of assigned project(s), in coordination with the financial officers of project partners
  • Responsible for permanent monitoring of all financial aspects of assigned project(s)
  • Responsible for internal management of funds, expenditures, spending rates, budget shifts
  • Coordinate public procurement and tendering procedures where required
  • Collect documents for control
  • Maintain the financial management structure of assigned project(s)
  • Coordinate the financial reporting with financial officers of project partners, to improve precision of budget against actual expenditures
  • Ensure that expenditures presented by all beneficiaries are invested in implementing the operation and correspond to the activities agreed between all the beneficiaries, and everything is in accordance with the documents provided by the managing authority
  • Closely collaborate with managers of assigned projects


  • University education in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or equivalent degrees.
  • At least 2 years of proven track record on budgeting, financial reporting for donors, work with auditors and other monitoring bodies
  • Experience on projects in an international environment. Experience with NGOs is preferable.
  • Solid administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong financial acumen – uses budgeting skills, sound and practical financial management, and accounting principles to successfully run the admin department at reasonable costs and best value of money
  • Proficient in Slovak and English language both reading, listening and oral and written communication.
  • Solid computer literacy
  • Good report-writing skills – to write effective reports, letters, and other documents both in English, local and legal language
  • Ability to work in an international environment and multinational team
  • Personal effectiveness and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure (tight deadlines) and positive attitude
  • Commitment to WWF’s mission and priorities, interest and motivation in the area of nature protection and sustainable development
  • Alignment with the core values of WWF: Courage, Collaboration, Respect and Integrity

We offer:

  • the opportunity to make a difference – for the CEE region and for WWF
  • challenging and fulfilling work in one of Europe’s most exciting eco-regions
  • friendly and highly professional working atmosphere in an international context
  • varying tasks and independent work style
  • a pleasant working atmosphere and great learning environment
  • a salary according to NGO standards, from 1600 EUR brutto
If you are interested in joining our team, send your CV and cover letter stating your interest in this position (in English) to the attention of Denisa Majtasova at jobs@wwfsk.org no later than 30 NOV 2021. Please understand that we can only reply to short-listed candidates.

For more information about WWF-Slovakia, kindly check the website: https://slovakia.panda.org/
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