Finance and Budget Assistant job at United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

Vacancy title:
Finance and Budget Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

Deadline of this Job:
19 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, December 23, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Competencies
• PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of, and ability to apply financial rules, regulations and procedures in the UN environment; Knowledge, skills and ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data across the full range of finance and budget functions; The ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision-making. Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
• CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided as "clients' and seeks to see things for their point of view; Identifies clients' needs and matches appropriate solutions; Keeps client informed of progress or setbacks,
• TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; Is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even if such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Education
• High school diploma or completion of secondary school is required. Additional qualification in finance, administration, project management would be an added advantage.
• 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. Applicants who have not passed the GGST at the time of application may be invited for the test after submitting an application. Staff members who were granted a fixed term, continuing or permanent appointment as a result of having passed a predecessor test recognized by the Office of Human Resources Management, and who have continuously held such appointments, are not required to take the new test.

Job - Specific Qualification
• A recognized accountancy qualification (e.g. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants (CIPFA) is desirable.

Work Experience
• A minimum of five (5) years of progressively work experience in finance, budget or related area is required.
• Working experience with the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and finance system such as Oracle or SAP and experience with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is desirable.
• Experience with data analysis and reconciliation in excel or similar tools is desirable.
• Working experience with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable or Treasury functions is desirable.
• Experience on client support such as communication with clients and handling of iNeed tickets or equivalent is desirable.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel 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

Languages
• English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) on careers.un.org to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 23-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-12-2065
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