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Finance And Budget Assistant, G4

Closing: Nov 30, 2022

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Published: Nov 11, 2022 (24 days ago)

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Education

Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional qualifications in finance, administration or project management is desirable.

Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview. Successful passing of the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) may be accepted in lieu of the GGST.

Work Experience

A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience in finance, budget or related area is required.

Experience of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and finance system such as Oracle or SAP is desirable.

Experience with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is desirable.

Experience in handling budgetary and treasury related work or in accounts payable, including IOV (Inter Office Voucher) processing is desirable.

Experience in preparing reports for clients is desirable.

Experience in reconciling financial data from two or more sources is desirable.

One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


Responsibilities

Education

Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional qualifications in finance, administration or project management is desirable.

Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview. Successful passing of the Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) in English at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) may be accepted in lieu of the GGST.

Work Experience

A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience in finance, budget or related area is required.

Experience of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and finance system such as Oracle or SAP is desirable.

Experience with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is desirable.

Experience in handling budgetary and treasury related work or in accounts payable, including IOV (Inter Office Voucher) processing is desirable.

Experience in preparing reports for clients is desirable.

Experience in reconciling financial data from two or more sources is desirable.

One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


BUDGETING:

1. Assist in the collection of data for preparation of cost estimates and budget proposals in terms of staff and non-staff requirements for regular budget and extra-budgetary resources under UNON Administration;

2. Assist with the data extract for and preparation of various reports to management;

3. Assist in monitoring budget implementation and performance;

4. Assist with ensuring that requisitions for goods and services are in line with authorized budgets, the priorities of the organisation and the UN financial rules and regulations;

ACCOUNTING:

1. Process of financial documents in line with the financial rules and regulations;

2. Assist in the review and analysis of various accounting data;

3. Scrutinize supporting documents for completeness, accuracy and validity of requests in line with applicable policies, procedure, rules and regulations;

4. Assist in the analysis of open item managed accounts (OIM) in the ERP system (Umoja) and initiate corrective action;

GENERAL:

1. Receive and distribute various documents received in the unit/section

2. Respond to queries and draft correspondence to clients and other stakeholders in a timely and effective manner;

3. Assist in ensuring that accurate and complete accounting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;

4. Assist with data extraction for preparation of regular and ad hoc reports;

5. Perform duties as backup for other team members when required;

6. Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.

7. Assists with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.

8. Performs other related duties as required by Section, Unit Chief or team supervisors.


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