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

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance and Budget Assistant

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

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Deadline of this Job:
10 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, November 07, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Senior Finance and Budget Assistant
Competencies

PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of, and ability to apply financial rules, regulations and procedures in the UN environment. Knowledge of, skills and ability to extract, interpret, analyse and format data across the full range of finance and budget functions, including programme development and database management, claims and treasury operations. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
Education
• High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional technical training in the field of accounting, finance and business administration 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. 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.
• The GGST is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview.

Work Experience
• A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in project fund management, budget and administrative work or related area is required.
• Work experience interpreting and applying administrative and financial policies is desirable
• Work experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) e.g. SAP is desirable.
• Work experience within the United Nations system or similar international organization is desirable.
• Work experience in accounting and Financial Management is desirable.
• Experience with Global funds such as Global Environment Facility (GEF), Adaptation Fund
• (AF) and/or Green Climate Fund (GCF) is desirable.
• A minimum 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 this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Working knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-11-2065
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