Finance Associate - 37784
UNHCR
Lviv, Ukraine
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Eligible Applicants This Job Opening is available to eligible UNHCR staff members and external applicants.

External Candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and must have either Ukrainian citizenship or local work permit.

Procedures and Eligibility Interview and written test may be included in the recruitment process. Duties and Qualifications Finance Associate

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Finance Associate is normally supervised by a more senior finance colleague who defines general work objectives and provides necessary advice and guidance.

The incumbent also refers to UNHCR Manuals and relevant policy papers on financial issues.

The incumbent assists with the processing of financial transactions. S / he keeps frequent contact with staff at various levels in the office and with bank officials to exchange information.

The incumbent may supervise some support staff.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks.

In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports.
  • Select and enter data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
  • Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
  • Advise and assist staff members, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters, calculate and authorize payments due for claims and services.
  • Maintain liaison with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and projections as required.
  • Initiate correspondence to verify data, answer queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required.
  • Verify that the financial transactions are correct and in accordance with UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education & Professional Work Experience

    Years of Experience / Degree Level

    G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

    Field(s) of Education

    Not applicable

    Certificates and / or Licenses

    Accounting Business Administration, Finance

    Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

    Relevant Job Experience

    Essential

    High level of IT affinity (MS Office applications, People Soft).

    Desirable

    Knowledge and work experience of MSRP Finance applications.

    Good knowledge of UN / UNHCR Financial rules and procedures.

    Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to the functions of the position.

    Functional Skills

    FI-ERP Financial Management (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday and other)

    IT-Computer Literacy

    IT-Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

    Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

    Language Requirements

    For International Professional and Field Service jobs : Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    For National Professional jobs : Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

    For General Service jobs : Knowledge of English and / or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties.

    This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

    As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

    This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and / or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and / or position.

    Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

    Position Competencies As per standard Job Description Language Requirements Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian languages is required Additional Information The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions.

    UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce.

    Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

    For any technical problems encountered during the on-line application, please try to use a different internet browser and / or reset the cache of the browser.

    Should this not be sufficient, please contact the Human Resources at vacancy unhcr.org by allowing sufficient time for the resolution of the issue.

    Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

    UNHCR reserves the right to retain applications and consider external candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNHCR at the same grade or lower level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements on appointment of shorter duration (Temporary Appointment).

    A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at : http : / / icsc.un.org

    The deadline for applications is 26 June 2022 midnight (Kyiv time). No late applications are accepted. Closing Date The closing date is 26 June 2022.

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