Organization: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Closing date: 07 Sep 2018
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is dedicated to improving the security of states and their people within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. DCAF contributes to making peace and development more sustainable by assisting partner states and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms. It creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, provides legal and policy advice and supports capacity‐building of both state and non‐state security sector stakeholders.
DCAF’s Foundation Council comprises 62 member states, the Canton of Geneva and six permanent observers. Active in over 70 countries, DCAF is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading centres of excellence for security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, local ownership, inclusive participation, and gender equality. For more information please visit www.dcaf.ch
For our Finance Unit, we are looking for a motivated and dynamic individual for the role of:
Accountant – Finance Unit (100 %)
Starting date: 08 October 2018
Reporting to: Head of Finance
The three-strong DCAF Financial Unit handles the full accounting cycle for nine Divisions, with numerous projects covering different regions of the world. This means working daily with colleagues and external partners from a multicultural background and employing multiple currencies.
1. Finance related tasks
Swiss or EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland at the time of application is a pre-requisite.
How to apply:
If you think you are a good match for DCAF and this role, please send an application to FinanceRecruit@dcaf.ch by 7 September 2018 with the subject line “Accountant”, enclosing:
Please note that only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
DCAF is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of sex, age, disability, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity.