General Ledger Accountant - Finance Unit - Geneva HQ


In situations of armed conflict, Geneva
Call, as a neutral, impartial and independent international humanitarian
organization, endeavors to strengthen the respect of humanitarian norms and
principles by armed non-State actors, in order to improve the protection of
civilians, while supporting local communities in their efforts to enhance their
own protection. Appel de Genève/Geneva Call is a private, not-for-profit,
humanitarian organization foundation under Swiss law, founded in 1998. 


Geneva Call consists of many diverse
nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive
working environment for all its staff.  Applications are particularly
encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of
race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual
orientation, and gender identity. 


Geneva Call is seeking a talented and professional accountant who is a  team player who will strengthen the existing team due to growth of budget and staffing over the past years and take the lead in preparing the financial statements for the organisation and provide management accounts on a monthly basis.   Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, you will be a key member of the Finance team. You will be responsible for ensuring the accounts are and tax returns are up to date, complete and timely. Working closely with the other finance areas to ensure alignment and adherence to good accounting practice and internal control. Liaise with the external auditors, authorities, and other key stakeholders to ensure the smooth production of all statutory submissions & returns.


Main activities

Financial accounting


Internal Control System


Audit and legal compliance




Main qualifications

Education and experience
  • Professional qualifications as a chartered accountant or certified accountant preferred.
  • University degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting with relevant experience will be considered. 
  • Minimum five years of experience in a financial accounting role.
  • Essential to have similar years of experience in financial accounting preferably within an international organization with complex donor requirements or multinational company with external offices/locations.
  • Experience working in the humanitarian section is an advantage.

Technical skills




Personal skills


Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

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.



No later than June 30, 2023.
All applications will be kept confidential. Please note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process.