Financial Compliance Officer

Jobb - ForumCiv

Do you want to work towards a just and sustainable world where all people have the power to effect change? Do you enjoy working with compliance, financial control and risk management? Are you known for being flexible and supportive?

The Financial Compliance Officer will work for the Swedish Partnership Programme unit and report to its head but will also work closely with officers at the different hubs, and in collaboration with the programme’s Financial Controller.

Areas of work

  • Coordinate the practical compliance work of the programme’s grant management
  • Support and coordinate ForumCiv officers in their compliance work
  • Do compliance and capacity follow-ups on Swedish organisations and their partners
  • Coordinate the programme’s risk assessment work, and support ForumCiv officers in their risk assessments
  • Support Swedish organisations in their compliance work, e.g. through training

Qualifications required

  • University degree in economics, or similar
  • Fluent in Swedish and English
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as finance officer, or similar
  • Experience in risk assessment and risk management

Desirable qualifications

  • Familiarity with audit processes
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • Professional or volunteer work at a civil society organisation
  • Knowledge of Sida CIVSAM grants, or similar

This position is a parental leave position until 30 June 2021, starting as soon as possible. The position is located at ForumCiv's office in Stockholm.

Application information

ForumCiv supports equal opportunities for all. We encourage qualified applicants regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, functional ability or ethnic and religious affiliation to apply for the position.

All personal data we receive at ForumCiv will be handled in accordance to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), read more here. By applying you agree to us storing any information you provide as part of your application.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter (incl salary requirement) in English via email to with the subject heading “Financial compliance officer” no later than 14th of July 2020.

We select candidates and conduct interviews regularly during the recruitment process. Do not wait to submit your application because the recruitment process may end as soon as we find the right person. We look forward to receiving your application!


Stefan Nilsson, Head of Swedish Partnership Programme, 08-506 370 35

Union Representatives
Unionen representative: Karin Gregow, 08-506 371 62
Saco representative: Claes Halvarsson, 08-506 371 35

About the Swedish Partnership Programme unit

The unit is located at the ForumCiv Stockholm office and have the overall responsibility for granting of funds to Swedish organisations under the Swedish Partnership Programme. The funds are available for cooperation between Swedish organisations and their partner organisations in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe.

The operational work of granting funds, e.g. assessments of applications, to Swedish organisations is being done at the ForumCiv's hubs in Colombia, Kenya, Sweden and Lithuania. The unit has a coordinating and supporting role towards these hubs.

About ForumCiv

ForumCiv is a civil society member organisation that works with development issues from a rights-based perspective. Our vision is “a just and sustainable world where all people have the power to effect change”. We work with advocacy and capacity development of partner organisations around the world, on issues relating to democracy and human rights. We mediate grants to Swedish organisations cooperating with local partners in 70 countries. We have offices in Sweden, Lithuania, Cambodia, Colombia, Kenya, Liberia and Somalia. ForumCiv was founded in 1995 and is the largest civil society platform in Sweden with about 140 member organisations.