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Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is looking for a "Head of Finance, overall regions"

APPEL DE GENEVE/ GENEVA CALL

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Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is looking for a "Head of Finance, overall regions"

Role


 


Under the supervision of the Director of Administration and Finance, the Head of Finance oversees and provides to the regions financial analysis, training and strategic support to the department on site in Geneva and in the regions in which we operate.


 


Activities


 


For all tasks: The job holder respects the confidentiality of all administrative, financial and HR information


Core Responsibilities:


Being responsible for the overall financial regions: 


 


Supervising the finance teams at headquarters and in the field and providing technical support on finance matters.Revising and preparing monthly reporting of projects/programmes in a timely manner in collaboration with the Accounting Dept. in order to organize the monthly closing of accounts.


Reviewing and preparing monthly budget monitoring for all projects, in coordination with the financial director.


Reviewing and contributing to preparing new programme budgets to be submitted to donors in close collaboration with the Programmes Manager, Financial controllers and the Finance director.


Preparing regular financial reports in collaboration with the Finance director/Financial controllers for internal use and for donors.


Organizing cash forecast programme/projects on a regular basis.


Ensuring the application of the financial policies in headquarters and in all field offices as well as the standards and quality standards defined by Geneva Call.


Creating and contributing to improving tools and procedures to ensure that all rules in relation to internal control are respected. Continuing to develop improvements in the finance system, as necessary .


Reporting any information from field offices that is relevant to Head of Regions and/or Directorate.


Liaising regularly with budget holders.


Providing any other financial information, as requested, and responding to any other financial queries.


Monitoring the funding situation, and preparing the funding grid at the end of each month.


Providing assistance during any audit undertaken.


 


Administration:


 


Supervising the Regional Desk admin and finance work, supporting and developing field structures and providing technical support on administration matters.


Providing support to field administrative staff, and working closely with them to ensure that administrative and financial information is accurate and up to date.


Supporting the local office admin and finance staff.


 


Main qualifications


 


Strong entrepreneurial/self-starter spirit


Minimum 5 years’ experience as a financial expert or equivalent


IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, Reporting tools)


Financial Management tools


Knowledge of internal control and process implementations


Finance Management diploma with Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent


English and French fluency


Nice to have


Experience with international donors highly desirable


Experience in finance management in the field


Arabic knowledge


Minimum 2 years’ operational experience in the field


Experience in an NGO


Knowledge of ERP and office tools desirable


 


Conflict of interest


 


Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève/Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.


 


Conditions


 


Position: 100%


CDI contract, based in Geneva


Preferred start date: 01.08.2018


Swiss citizen or a candidate with a work permit or who may be eligible for a Swiss work permit according to current Swiss legislation


 


Application


 


To apply, please send your cover letter, CV, work certificate/recommendation letter and diploma in PDF format to hr-vacancies@genevacall.org , Ref: “Headfin” no later than 30.06.2018.


All applications will be kept confidential.  Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process.


 



 



 



 



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