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Finance And Budget Assistant, G6

Closing: Sep 20, 2022

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Published: Sep 15, 2022 (16 days ago)

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Education

High school diploma or equivalent is required.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. 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 beaccepted in lieu of the GGST.The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a writtenassessment and/or interview.

Work Experience

Experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative or related areas is required.One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable


Responsibilities
Education

High school diploma or equivalent is required.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. 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 beaccepted in lieu of the GGST.The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a writtenassessment and/or interview.

Work Experience

Experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative or related areas is required.One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable


Financial Management

•Provides support with respect to the review, analyses and preparation of the medium-term plan and its revisions.

• Prepares supporting documents (narrative and supporting tables) with respect to finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements.

• Assists in the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions.

• Monitors expenditures and compares with approved budget; prepares adjustments as necessary.

• Reviews requisitions for goods and services to ensure (a) correct objects of expenditure have been charged, and (b) availability of funds.

• Assists in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalization of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.

• Monitors integrity of various financial databases.

• Co-ordinates with other finance and budget staff on related issues during preparation of budget reports.

• Assist in closure of year-end accounts; Review the final project accounts’ run.

• Maintains financial data relevant to the Project Funds

• Assist in preparing donor reports and drafting responses to donor queries.

Project Management

• Facilitate the development and preparation of accurate project documents and revisions;

• Research for information and report on the projects;

• Prepare responses to project related queries;

• Assist in the closure of projects; Assist in the finalization of project approval;

• Assist in the follow up of receipt of cash advance statements, progress and final reports;

• Keep track of management and financial reports;

• Provide administrative and financial support in the management of projects;

• Maintain a database of legal instruments;

• Follow up with project managers on receipt of progress reports and financial reports;

• Review reports received;

• Assist in preparing documents;

• Assist in drafting and reviewing legal agreements.

General:

• Keeps 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.

• Drafts or prepares correspondence to respond to enquiries in respect to relevant financial and budget matters.

• Maintain and keep up-to-date files.

• May be responsible for providing guidance, training and daily supervision to other general service staff in the area of responsibility.

• 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

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

• Performs other related duties, as assigned.


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