Finance Assistant

Date Posted: Oct. 31, 2022, 8:16 a.m.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Job Description

Duties

  • Financial transactions and reconciliations are processed in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Assist newly arriving or departing international staff members on opening/closing bank account; process their entitlement upon assignment.
  • Compile and verify budget and accounting data by checking files, calculating expenditure and estimating projections.
  • Issue PO and non-PO vouchers including monthly salaries of UNHCR staff, daily subsistence allowance to staff going on official missions, cost of air-tickets, requisitions of goods and services based on agreements with the suppliers, office running common cost, rental and salary advances, lease agreements of UNHCR offices, etc.
  • Process on-line bank transfers ensuring that bank accounts of staff and suppliers are complete.
  • Liaise with other functional units who work closely with Finance Unit on relevant issues.
  • If applicable, may be required to assist in the preparation of the VAT refund submissions and monitoring of the reimbursable amounts.
  • Maintain efficient and timely archiving system of physical and electronic files to ensure that all documents are accounted for.
  • May be assigned as the custodian of the office petty-cash.
  • Draft routine correspondence.
  • Verify that the financial transactions are correct and in accordance with UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For G4 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education 

  • Not applicable.
  • (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential) 

Certificates and/or Licenses 

  • Finance;  Business Administration;  Accounting;
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) 

Relevant Job Experience
Essential

  • Good Computer skills.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to UNHCR via the link Careers at UNHCR

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