Protecting civilians in armed conflict

Appel de Genève / Geneva Call is looking for an Accountant/Finance Officer Yemen (National)

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Geneva Call is an independent, neutral and impartial humanitarian, not for profit, non-governmental organization that promotes the respect for international humanitarian norms in armed conflicts and other situations of armed violence, in particular regarding the protection of civilians. Geneva Call is registered as a Foundation under Swiss law. It works in conflict zones around the globe.


Geneva Call is implementing a programme to improve protection of civilians in the context of the armed conflict in Yemen through engagements with armed actors and raising awareness of Yemeni civil society and community elders on humanitarian norms




Under the supervision of the Head of Mission, the AFO contributes to the operations of the Geneva Call by managing the financial aspects of operations and autonomous bookkeeping.  


He/she ensures transparent management of the accounting of the Geneva Call office in Aden, Yemen according to the internal procedures and guidelines, as well as to the local legislation.         For all tasks: The job holder respects the confidentiality of all financial and HR information    
Core Responsibilities:
      Being responsible for financial management  
  • Lead the financial management in Geneva Call Aden office
  • Manage the book keeping and financial accounts closing
  • Budget preparation and financial monitoring
  • Take lead in periodic and annual financial reporting
  Being responsible for payments and financial control  
  • Take lead in checking procurement documents of venders
  • Make all payments to venders on time making sure all documents are complete
  • Pay staff salaries after review and verifications of details
  • Make sure donor requirements are fulfilled

Main Qualifications

Professional requirements:  
  • Accountant or Diploma in Accounting and finance
Work experience:
  • At least 3 years in a similar position

Personal skills:

Qualifications / Personal skills:
  • Experience in budgeting, financial reporting and documentation in international non-governmental organizations (INGOs)
  • Knowledge and experience of using accounting tools;
  • Knowledge and experience in HR administration will be an asset;
  • Ability to take responsibilities, proactive and efficient functioning, pronounced communication skills;
  • Accuracy and reliability;
  • English (level B2)
  • Arabic
  • French is an asset
Technical skills:
  • IT Tools (MS Office, Excel, Reporting tools);
  • Financial Management Tools, Accounting Systems;
Higher degree in finance Experience working with international NGOs  

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.  


  • Position: Accountant/Finance Officer
  • Based in Aden
  • 100%
  • Preferred start date: As soon as possible
  • Yemeni National, eligible to work in country


To apply, please send your cover letter and CV in PDF format to, Ref: “Accountant/Finance Officer ADEN” no later than 15th February 2019. Work certificate / recommendation letter and diplomas will be required at a later stage.   All applications will be kept confidential.  Please note only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process.  
Strategy 2017-2019


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