Vacancy: Financial Manager/Controller to join the CCB International Secretariat

We are looking for a full time Financial Manager/Controller to join the team at the CCB International Secretariat in Uppsala, Sweden.

This position will play a critical role in the CCB International Secretariat’s conservation work, with an emphasis on the flow of financial resources in the Secretariat and to the 24 NGO partner organizations advocating across the Baltic Sea catchment. You will work closely with the team in Uppsala on all financial and operational issues to ensure effective implementation of CCB’s projects and initiatives. You will also support and coordinate development of CCB’s operational, strategic and business plans and ensure effective implementation of the same.

Being an international organization, CCB’s work is carried out in English. Applications submitted in any other language will not be considered.

Primary tasks:

  • financial management and internal controls within CCB, including daily and yearly routines;
  • agreements with donors and partners, respective payments and financial reporting;
  • preparation, implementation and follow-up of the organization’s budget and accounts;
  • control after balanced co-funding for available donor’s resources.

Required skills: Several years of professional experience in accounting and financial management, knowledge of Swedish legislation governing financial transactions and taxation, ability to speak and write in Swedish and English, as well as a strong team spirit and a wish to make the world a better place!

Desirable skills: Working knowledge of any other language common in the Baltic Sea catchment, including Danish, German, Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Russian, Belarusian, and Ukrainian. Experience in fundraising. Experience with international organization/NGO funding partners such as SIDA, EU LIFE Programme, etc. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation systems.

Some travel will be necessary, mostly in the Baltic Sea catchment. You need to be able to participate in occasional meetings on weekends, since the network consists partly of volunteers who dedicate their spare time to environmental activism.

Salary comparable to NGO staff in Sweden and in accordance with the Collective Agreements of the respective Unions. Subject to adjustment depending on experience and annual increase.

Location: Uppsala, Sweden

It is expected that the new employee would start from 1 May 2020 at the latest.

Should you be interested in applying for this position please send you CV with a motivational letter by 31 March 2020 to

Likewise any inquiries related to this vacancy announcement should be forwarded to the above email or by phone to Executive Secretary Mikhail Durkin at +46 739 770 793.