• Head of Finance and Administration Geneva
  • Michael Page in Geneva, , Switzerland
  • jobs
  • 2 days ago

jobs description

About Our Client

Our client is a non-profit organization based in Geneva.

Job Description

The Head of Finance and Administration provides leadership to key organisational functions, including financial management, donor compliance, administration, HR and governance, working towards a collaborative and positive culture for the smooth functioning of the organization.

Strategic and business operations
• Support the compilation of the annual workplan and lead the process to develop the associated budgets
• Develop, monitor, and maintain financial and IT policies and ensure internal processes meet the defined requirements
• Ensure that the organization meets due diligence requirements of the donors, and align all policies and procedures with swiss and foreign legal requirements

Finance and Grant Management
• Lead the financial operations including financial management, accounting, control, reporting
• Ensure effective budget workflows to enable departments meeting their goals and... objectives
• Oversee budgeting, financial planning, regular re-forecasting and modelling
• Oversee organisation and programme-specific audits
• Oversee development of tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to budget holders
• Build a collaborative engagement with the Treasurer and support a strong Governing Board Finance Risk and Audit Committee
• Oversee effective grant management requirements are met

IT and Data Protection
• Oversee the internal IT and data infrastructure, including development and implementation of an integrated IT strategy
• Oversee the provision of IT services and support to staff and other contributors

HR, Governance and Other
• Oversight of the HR and governance role
• Oversee all regulatory requirements, legal interactions, procurement, insurance and contracts
• Oversee organisational risk register including regular and comprehensive review of risks to ensure adequate mitigations are in place
• Lead the development of innovative and flexible tools to enhance business operations

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Finance and Administration we need will bring the following background and experience:
• Professional qualification in Finance, MBA or other
• Experience with non-profit organizations on a senior management role
• Good knowledge of current good practice in organisational development issues
• Strong understanding of organisational accountability practices
• Experience of working on diversity equality and inclusion
• Excellent oral and written English skills, French a strong asset, other working languages appreciated

What's on Offer

A possibility to switch on a permanent contract after the temporary assignment does exist.

Remote working up to 2 or 3 days per week
Geneva Switzerland


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