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Job vacancy

Finance officer

Diakonia is now looking for a Finance Officer to strengthen the department of Finance and Administration during a period of three months. We offer you an exciting job in an international organization that makes a difference!

Diakonia is a Swedish non-profit organization for international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance. Diakonia supports over 400 partner organisations in 25 countries – in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Diakonia operates on feminist principles and a human rights-based approach. The basis for our work is people’s right and desire to improve and change the world. Our focus areas are human rights, democracy and gender equity.

Since the beginning of 2021 Diakonia is working with a new strategy, containing four movements that will lead to an interesting and exciting journey for the organization.

Role and responsibilities

You will work independently with responsibility for supplier invoices and accounting as well as to support the departments at the Head Office. The assignment includes:

  • Handling of supplier invoices
  • Bookkeeping and reconciliations
  • Payment procedures
  • Financial management linked to Diakonia’s collection of funds
  • Financial support to department heads in producing reports and forecasts as well as assisting in budgeting
  • Ongoing administrative tasks within the department

Experience and qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent in economics, with a focus on accounting
  • Experience in accounting
  • Proficiency in English and Swedish
  • Very good IT skills, especially in Excel

This is a plus

  • Experience from Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Experience from the development cooperation sector

We offer

We offer you an exciting job in an international environment, where you become part of a culture that is characterized by our core values: solidarity, justice, courage, commitment and accountability.

Location: Diakonias Head Office in Alvik, Stockholm
Start date: As soon as possible
Employment type: Temporary employment of 75% for three months, with the possibility of extension

Diakonia is certified against the Core Humanitarian Standard on quality, accountability and transparency.

Send us your application before September 26

We ask you to send us your CV and cover letter in English, marked “Finance Officer” to rekrytering.diakonia@diakonia.se.

Diversity and inclusion reflect the world we want to see. We also know that different perspectives, experiences, and competences are key for Diakonia to be a relevant, capable and successful organisation. We therefore strive to recruit staff with different ethnic and socio-economic background, gender, gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, disability and sexual orientation.

Interviews may start before the end of the application period.

Contact information

If you have questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Unn Rasmussen, Head of Control, +46-73-6652985

Union representatives
Unionen: Magnus Walan, +46-8-4536916
Akademikerföreningen: Julle Bergenholtz-Foglander, +46-76-5011744

Diakonia is committed to provide a safe environment for all employees, free from harassment, exploitation, abuse and discrimination. Further, Diakonia is committed to the prevention and protection against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse of the rights holders that we work with and support, with zero tolerance against breaches of this commitment.

Diakonia processes personal data in order to administrate applications and fill vacant positions. We use consent as legal basis. By sending us your CV and application documents, you at the same time consent to Diakonia processing your personal data under the Data Protection Regulation.
We use this information only for and during the recruitment process. For this purpose, we may use the information you have shared with us, such as your resume, personal letter, notes from interviews
and conversations with reference persons. No personal data is saved after a recruitment process is completed.

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