KiNNO is currently looking for an EU Projects Financial Manager, with both strong analytical and soft skills.

As an EU Project Financial Manager, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective financial monitoring of EU and national funded projects. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the successful financial administration and reporting of grants. You will perform budgeting, monitoring and reporting activities and will carry out important operational duties closely with the project management teams, aligning with both EU and national regulations and guidelines.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Grant Proposal Support: Contribute to the financial and administrative preparations of project proposals and tenders, ensuring they meet EU and national funding guidelines. Collaborate with team members to gather necessary information.
  • Project Financial Management, Budgeting & Tracking: Monitor project budgets and expenditures, ensuring proper allocation and utilization of funds.Review, analyze, and summarize project financial information. Prepare financial reports and forecasts in compliance with funding bodies’ guidelines. Planning of Person-months (PMS) effort allocation to the EU projects. Eligibility control of the personnel costs, equipment, travel and other expenses, work packages, deliverables etc
  • Reporting & Documentation: Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports to funding bodies. Maintain comprehensive records of all grant-related activities and correspondence. Provide response to funding bodies’ queries and assist during audits. Any other administrative, legal and/or financial management related to the project (amendments, communications to the EC…)
  • Compliance & Risk Management: Ensure all grant activities comply with relevant EU and national regulations. Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with grant management. Manage relevant internal processes, risk management, control systems and reporting tools.
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Communication: Act as the primary financial point of contact for funding bodies and project stakeholders. Maintain strong relationships and ensure effective communication throughout the grant lifecycle.


  • At least 3 years progressive experience in financial reporting in multi-party consortium projects and deep knowledge on EU projects’ financial rules (mainly Horizon Europe, ENI, COSME, Erasmus+, Interreg, GSRI)
  • BSc or MSc Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration
  • Excellent knowledge of English (certified)

Additional Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of EU and national grant funding mechanisms and regulations.
  • Good project management and financial tracking skills.
  • Strong communication and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Willingness to travel as required for project needs.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Capable of operating in a cross-functional environment of Operations, Finance, Accounting, Business Development, R&D, and Marketing
  • Creative thinking, problem-solving, analytical skills, able to navigate ambiguous and complex issues.
  • Capable of dealing with multiple time-sensitive cross-functional projects
  • Goal-oriented with attention to details
  • Positive, flexible, proactive, and hands-on

KiNNO offers: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package (private insurance plan, training schemes, performance bonus applying progressively).
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment in an established Innovation Intermediary company in Greece, with strong focus on values and achieving a harmonious work-life balance
  • Prospects of development and opportunities for a career not limited to the Greek boundaries
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities.

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter detailing their suitability for the role, including examples of previous project financial management experience, to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Deadline:07/03/2024

KiNNO is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

KiNNO is an Innovation Intermediary between researchers, engineers, businesses, and investors to accelerate the deployment of sustainable innovations in the market. The company has 15 years of expertise on supporting startups and scaleups, knowledge transfer networks, linkages between business and research and market uptake of research results.

JOB LOCATION: Chalandri-Athens-Greece (onsite)


Funding Opportunities

Available funding opportunities:

EIC Accelerator
EIC Pathfinder

EIC Transition

For more information about deadlines visit the Calendar.


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