Compliance Officer

at People in Need
Published March 17, 2022
Location Prague, Czech Republic
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  



People in Need (PIN) is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe active in humanitarian and development aid, human rights and social inclusion. In 2020, more than 1600 employees worked in our Humanitarian and Development Aid Section in 23 countries (Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe). Our growing team in Prague (with a turnover of more than 90 million EUR per year) is looking for a new colleague to become Finance Coordinator for our country programmes.


Have you already gained some experience in Compliance and would you like to put it to good use in the non-profit sector in the unique international environment of PIN? We would be delighted to hear from you!


Or do you feel like you don’t have enough experience yet? We are very open also to junior professionals, who would like to gain more experience in Compliance, get to know the PIN’s environment and most importantly, who are excited, proactive and want to learn.


About the position:

Work in the area of various institutional donors´ rules (USAID, European Commission, Czech Development Agency, UN agencies etc.), provide compliance support to different PIN Relief and Development section country programmes and help with the coordination of external audits:


Participation on the coordination of the institutional donors´ audits

Analysis of the institutional donors´ conditions, new contracts and regulations

Support through email of PIN country programmes

Trainings on donors´ rules

Review of internal rules and procedures (areas of anti-terrorism, AML, GDPR, finance and administrative procedures, tax legislation etc)

Compliance with national laws

Internal controls

Ad-hoc research

Cooperation with other departments (especially the internal audit, finance managers, legal department)

Main requirements:

University degree, welcomed experience and interest in finance or economy

Previous experience in a compliance, institutional donors, finance or audit position

Communicative level of English (minimum of active B2)

Experience with project management is very welcome

Keen eye on details and passion for working with regulatory and compliance topics

Resilience to stress connected to audits and quickly changing environment

Have analytical and logical skills

Basic Excel skills

Training/coaching skills

Ability to communicate clearly and patiently with different groups of people and to respect the different cultural background (including donors, auditors etc.)

Ability to work independently and effectively

Ability to deal with complex compliance agenda

Speaking Czech language is an advantage

Knowledge of SAP, MS Dynamics Nav or other ERP is an advantage

For expatriate staff: Having a valid work permit for the Czech Republic

People in Need Offers:

Salary range: 36 – 39 000 CZK

Background and professionalism of the largest Czech non-governmental organization

Interesting and creative work in an international environment

Starting salary is based on the previous work experience and according to PIN salary scale

PIN supports professional and personal development

25 days of annual leave

3 days of sick leave

Home office upon agreement and visits of the country programmes

Multisport card

Getting to know the organisation and colleagues from around the world - 2 weeks of Induction (now online)

Child daycare centre for employees’ children

Open and informal organizational culture

Psychological support and couching

Possibility to participate in interesting events we organize (e.g. One World international film festival)

Friendly colleagues with similar values


Interested candidates can send their CV

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