Finance and Budget Officer job at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Vacancy title:
Finance and Budget Officer

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

Jobs at:

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Deadline of this Job:
07 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, August 29, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Competencies
• Professionalism: Knowledge of financial principles and practices. Ability to independently conduct research and analysis, formulate options and present conclusions and recommendations. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• Planning And Organization: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
• Accountabilty: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments. Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards. Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules. Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments. Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

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 desirable
• Experience with the Grantor Management (Implementing Partner) Module is desirable.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Deadline: 07 September 2022
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-08-2065
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