CBM International

CBM International is looking to recruit a Finance Officer to be based in the CBM International Office in Bensheim, Germany.



The Finance Officer is part of the Finance Team, serving the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) community of practice. S/he will be responsible for the implementation, management and control of the budget and expenditure of the “Capacity Development in Disability Inclusive Development” programme.


Main tasks:

Financial Implementation and Management

  • Financial implementation, preparing release of funds, including payments for contracted consultants
  • Reimbursement of costs for travel, workshops to relevant travellers and regional/country offices
  • Thorough checking of invoices and relevant accounts/claims (travel, workshops, consultants etc.)
  • Involvement in payment execution process where required

Financial Controlling

  • Compile financial reporting on a quarterly basis
  • Ensure compliance with CBM’s financial guidelines and procedures
  • Financial monitoring on a day-to-day basis, flagging issues to project manager and advisors


  • Supporting DID team in administrative issues as required


Professional Profile and Requirements:
  • University degree or Certification in Finance and Accounting
  • At least 5 years' experience in Finance and Accounting in NGOs or private sector
  • Experience in year-end closing
  • Understanding of German GAAP and related regulations
  • Experience in financial project monitoring and implementation
  • Knowledge of tax issues such as VAT is of advantage


Personal Profile & Competencies
  • Customer orientation
  • Result orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Personal credibility
  • Fostering teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office package). Knowledge of MS Navision and MS SharePoint solutions advantageous
  • Fluency in English (oral and written). Knowledge of German and/or French would be an asset
  • Valid work permit for EU/ Schengen countries


For more information and for details on how to apply for this position, please see the job description or visit the CBM International website

Deadline for applications: 19 June 2016