Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business
administration, finance, or related field is required. A first level university degree combined with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification or equivalent is desirable.Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is an advantage.Work Experience
A minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible experience in finance, administration, budget or related area is required.Experience in preparing financial reports to intergovernmental bodies or donors is required
Experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is requiredExperience in the preparation and implementation of regional programmes and projects is desirable.Experience in managing financial resources in accordance with rules and regulations of an international organization is desirable.One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable (none if successful YPP or P-1 with a related degree).
BUDGET PREPARATION:• Prepare cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of office
resource requirements such as staff and non-staff requirements,
including programmatic aspects; reviews, analyses and revises data with respect to the finalization of the budget proposals.• Provide support to programme officers with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions.• Administer the allotments in accordance with the established procedures including redeployment /reallocation of funds.• Administer and monitor extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.• Monitor budget implementation and determine /recommend reallocation of funds when necessary.• Monitor expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized/approved levels.• Review all requisitions generated by the Umoja system for goods and services to ensure correct objects of expenditure have been charged and confirm availability of funds.• Prepare relevant documentation with respect to budget performance submissions.• Review and make appropriate recommendations with respect to the finalization of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.• Provide substantive support to intergovernmental and legislative bodies.FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Assist in the preparation of the OzonAction projects:• Monitor the preparation of project documents and their subsequent revisions, liaising with programme officers in the OzonAction. • Ensure that proposals are in line with the Multilateral Fund Executive Committee (ExCom) requirements, including bilateral parties, and in accordance with UN Environment format.• Review draft letters of agreement and memorandums of understanding with supporting organizations before administration clearance.• Monitor the liaisons with supporting organizations to assist programme officers.Assist in the coordination of project implementation of the OzonAction Programme:• Act as focal point for all project management related matters within the Compliance Assistance Programme in OzonAction Office.• Liaise with the programme officers, in preparing project documents, submission of projects to the ExCom, reports to bilateral parties, liaising with the Corporate Services Division (CSD), UNEP and Budget and Financial Management Service (BFMS), United Nations Office Nairobi (UNON) as necessary. Ensure that payments to the countries are processed accurately and in a timely manner and coordinate with programme officers to monitor expenditures.Monitor expenditures on a timely basis, ensuring that they are within the approved budget:• Liaise with UNON regarding the financial database of ExCom approvals, providing reports as requested.•Coordinate the submission of Approval Sheets and follow up each ExCom approval.• Inform regional coordinators, programme officers and the Chief of OzonAction Branch, on the status of funds available.• Check UNON project accounts to ensure that expenditures are correctly reflected. Assist in the preparation of progress reports to be submitted to the ExCom and bilateral parties.• Coordinate and check financial reports as well as progress reports submitted by national ozone officers and liaise with regional coordinator.•Coordinate and check submissions of Project Completion Reports.GENERAL:• Keep up-to-date on documents/reports/guidelines that have a bearing on matters related to programme, ensuring compliance with intergovernmental recommendations and decisions as well as with United Nations policies and procedures.• Act as certifying officer, certifying the availability of adequate funds, under Financial Rule 105.5 in adherence with the UN Regulations and Rules.• Provide data for the preparation of bids, purchase orders, consultant contracts and commercial contracts, as relevant.• Participate in meetings, assisting in the presentation of financial reports and progress reports to the ExCom and donors.• Contributes to the collection and analysis of data as well as identification of trends or patterns and provides draft insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods for data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting• Perform other related duties, as assigned.