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For our client, an important humanitarian organization, we are looking for an Accountant.


Supervising or being in charge of the accounts of the delegation/structure;
Contributing to preparing the annual budget/monthly forecast and risk reporting, cost-control and analysis of budget deviations;
Ensuring compliance with statutory reporting requirements (i.e. taxes and social security, the latter in close collaboration with the Human Resources Manager), and regularly assessing the financial situation (including treasury) of the Mission/structure;
Acting as adviser, trainer and coach on all financial or economic matters for the teams running humanitarian projects;
Being responsible for drawing up contingency measures to respond to critical changes in the operating context;
Interpreting institutional guidelines and policies in light of the local context; sees to it that these are strictly applied and monitored, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and mitigating financial risks;
Acting as co-signatory and finance interface for both authorities and commercial parties (suppliers, banks etc.);
Providing reliable forecasts and budget data to Management;
Overseeing day-to-day financial management and the maintenance of offices and residential premises;
Maintaining an appropriate security set-up, including safe accommodation for all mobile staff;
Supporting the Head of Mission in establishing (and updating) the Risk Assessment for the mission/structure, focusing on risks related to real estate and finance;
Implementing and monitoring risk-mitigation measures, in close liaison with technical departments;
Initiating and leading measures to reduce energy consumption and implementing "gap-closing" measures identified in the Sustainability Assessment, in cooperation with technical departments and the sustainability team at headquarters.


2- 3 years of experience in finance, management or human resources, including at least one year of financial accounting / controlling;
University Degree in Business Administration, Finance / Accounting or Human Resources or Hospitality Management;
Diploma in Accounting / Internal Audit an asset;
Fluent command of English;
Computer literacy;
Experience in an international working environment, abroad or with an international organization / development agency.

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