Country Finance Manager

Kyiv, Ukraine

The total starting salary package for this position is £59,732 GBP per annum (approx. $74,587 USD) per annum (including basic salary, and all allowances)

About the Ukraine Programme:

Since the Russian invasion of 24th February 2022, Ukraine has been subjected to heavy artillery bombardment, missiles and air strikes, as well as the use of landmines and cluster munitions. The scale of the conflict and the use of high impact and indiscriminate weapons requires an urgent and extensive response.  MAG responded to the crisis in 2022 and is now in a dynamic scale up phase having secured funding for 2023/24 and is conducting explosive ordnance risk education and recruiting multiple demining teams. The programme has representation in Kyiv and Kropyvnytski.

About the role:

The Country Finance Manager will be a member of the programme’s Senior Management Team, providing strategic and operational financial leadership to the programme. They will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, from day-to-day financial management such as cashbooks, payroll and cash flow; to strategic financial analysis, budget forecasting, business planning and risk management. This role will be based in Kyiv.

About you:

You will need to be a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc) or have similar calibre academic or professional qualifications. You should have progressive and relevant experience in financial management role, managing large and complex budgets. You will also have significant international experience, ideally having worked previously for an international organisation or NGO. You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of donor budgeting, reporting requirements and experience of formulating grant proposals. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to report in a timely and accurate manner, the ability to work independently and build excellent working relationships with project stakeholders. You must be self-motivated, with a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work, and able to work well under pressure with limited supervision in a fast paced environment. You will also need experience of providing strategic and operational financial leadership. Finally, the successful candidate will need to be comfortable working in complex political and volatile security contexts.


MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:

  • Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £59,732 per annum including all allowances and this increases with service.
  • Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
  • Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year
  • Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year
  • Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to Apply

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:

MAG – Finance Manager Ukraine - Candidate Information Pack

Please return the Application form to by the closing date of 7th June 2023. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.