Finance & Grant Officer

Small Arms Survey

Geneva Switzerland

If you have a passion for numbers, a knack for meticulousness, like to work independently, and have experience producing financial statements and project reports, then this is a perfect opportunity for you. Under the supervision of the Head of Unit and member of the Management Team, your responsibilities will entail:

  • Liaise with colleagues to deliver timely and accurate project reports;
  • Generate monthly project salary allocations;
  • Monitor incomes and expenditures, generate project salary allocations and track budget consumption;
  • Liaise as needed with IHEID accounting department and other external partners on matters of financial management;
  • Advise colleagues on donor requirements, help design project budgets, monitoring and reporting tools;
  • Support the smooth implementation of project audits.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • University degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience;
  • Professional experience in finance/accounting and grant management in the non-profit sector (between 5 to 8 years);
  • Good knowledge of donors and funding guidelines;
  • Professional fluency in French and English, written and spoken;
  • High proficiency in Excel;
  • Able to set priorities, work independently, and deliver high-quality results within demanding timeframes;
  • Able to work effectively in a multicultural and multilingual environment;
  • Project management knowledge an asset.

What you can expect from us:

  • A motivating, collaborative and inclusive working environment;
  • Opportunities for individual and professional growth;
  • A competitive package.

This is a full time position (40h/week) with a permanent contract. The successful candidate will work from our Geneva offices (work from home is possible but limited). We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on age, marital status, disability status, race, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation or religion.

How to apply

Please apply via the Geneva Graduate Institute website at this link:

Deadline: 22-Apr-24