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Finance And Budget Officer, P3

Closing: Sep 2, 2022

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Published: Aug 26, 2022 (31 days ago)

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Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate degree, or equivalent) in in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field is required.A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) 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 five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, finance, administration and/or budget is required.Experience in preparing/analyzing financial statements with application of accounting standards such as International Financial Report Standard (s) (IFRS) or International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) is required.Working experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is required.Experience with data analysis, reconciliations and reporting is required.Experience with using Microsoft Excel and other relevant tools is required.Experience with the United Nations or a similar international organization is desirable.Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirableExperience with the Grantor Management (Implementing Partner) Module is desirable.


Responsibilities
Education

An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate degree, or equivalent) in in business administration, finance, accounting, or related field is required.A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA) 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 five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, finance, administration and/or budget is required.Experience in preparing/analyzing financial statements with application of accounting standards such as International Financial Report Standard (s) (IFRS) or International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) is required.Working experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is required.Experience with data analysis, reconciliations and reporting is required.Experience with using Microsoft Excel and other relevant tools is required.Experience with the United Nations or a similar international organization is desirable.Two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirableExperience with the Grantor Management (Implementing Partner) Module is desirable.


Medium-term plan:

• Reviews, analyses and finalizes the preparation of the Secretariat’s medium-term plan and its revisions on the basis of departmental submissions, taking into account recommendations and decisions of specialized inter-governmental bodies.

• Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their review of the Secretariat’s medium-term plan and its revisions.

• Ensures legislative mandates are accurately translated into programme budgets.

Budget preparation:

• Reviews and analyses data with respect to the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements. Provides support to managers with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions.

• Reviews, analyses and provides input into finalization of programme budget/financial.

• Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their budget review.

Budget administration:

• Issues allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary, ensuring appropriate expenditures.

• Monitors budget implementation and determines/recommends reallocation of funds when necessary.

• Monitors expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels.

• Reviews all requisitions generated through UMOJA for goods and services to ensure correct objects of expenditure have been charged, ensuring availability of funds.

• Administers and monitors extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.

• Prepares relevant documentation with respect to budget performance submissions.

• Reviews and makes appropriate recommendations with respect to the finalization of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.

• Provides substantive support to intergovernmental and legislative bodies.

General:

• Keeps up to date on documents/reports/guidelines that have a bearing on matters related to programme budgets, ensuring compliance with intergovernmental recommendations and decisions as well as with United Nations policies and procedures.

• Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.

• Monitors and supervises the work of subordinate staff as required (usually in the field).

• Performs other related duties, as assigned.


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