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Financial Management/Budget Officer

The Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL), an intergovernmental organization based in Geneva, is seeking a qualified professional in the field of financial management and planning on a part-time basis (approximately 40-60%).  The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience and will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Prepare the ACWL’s annual financial reports, annual budgets, and other related financial reports as required;
  2. Prepare statements of: (i) salaries, allowances and other benefits that are due to staff members; (ii) health insurance premiums and pension fund contributions; and (iii) fees due for services rendered by the ACWL;
  3. Monitor the ACWL’s cash flow, other accounts, and all payments made by the ACWL to staff members and outside parties for compliance with applicable rules and regulations;
  4. Liaise with the ACWL’s independent accountant on these matters;
  5. Liaise with the ACWL’s external auditor, the ACWL’s depositary banks, the investment manager for the ACWL’s endowment fund, the administrator of the ACWL’s pension fund, and others regarding the ACWL’s finances and preparation of the ACWL’s financial statements;

Applicants should have the following qualifications: (i) an academic degree in accounting, or in finance, management, or any other degree that includes relevant training in accounting/financial management; (ii) at least five years’ relevant work experience; (iii) the ability to work independently and in an international environment; and (iv) proficiency in English and French (the ability to work in Spanish would be an added advantage).

The successful candidate will report directly to the Executive Director.

The terms and conditions of employment are open to negotiation depending on the successful candidate’s level of experience.

Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae by Friday, 10 May 2024 addressed to Mr. Niall Meagher, Executive Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law, 31-33 Avenue Giuseppe-Motta, 1202 Geneva, or an electronic copy to the following email address: secretariat@acwl.ch.  For telephone inquiries, please contact Ms Carol Lau, Senior Office Administrator, at the following number: + 41 22 919 21 11.

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