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

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance and Budget Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

Deadline of this Job:
12 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, December 02, 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, 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 identify and resolve data discrepancies and operational; problems; The ability to perform analysis, modelling 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; Committed to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

ACCOUNTABILITY: 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.

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.

Education
• High school diploma or completion of secondary school is required. Supplemental courses/ training in finance, administration, project management or related field is required. 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.
• 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 experience in finance, budget or related area is required.
• 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.
• Knowledge and experience with processes of payroll management is desirable.
• Experience with integrated business processes, analytics and reporting is desirable.
• Work experience of one (1) year or more in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Languages
• English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required; and knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is also an advantage.



Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

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: 12 December 2022  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 02-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-12-2066
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