Profile Admin/Finance Officer

Administrative/Finance Officer Profile

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Grade: For Junior (P2), Mid (P3) and Senior (P4) Level Positions

The Administrative/Finance Officer establishes and maintains efficient administrative systems and control mechanisms to support the smooth running of the operations and ensure compliance with administrative, human resources and financial rules and procedures. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 
- Manage the day-to-day human resource, financial and administrative (including staff safety and security) functions of the office
- Ensure compliance with financial  internal controls, and ensure that transactions are processed and assets managed in accordance with UN/UNHCR Financial Rules and Regulations
- Prepare monthly/annual accounts closure, including bank reconciliations and submission of timely and accurate reports to headquarters
- Develop and monitor field office budgets
- Oversee recruitment and appointments of local General Service staff, and administer field staff entitlements and claims
- Provide training and advice on human resource, financial and administrative issues
- Support the office on audit, financial risk management and fraud prevention issues


Minimum qualifications and professional experience required:

For positions at the P2 level

Requirements:

- Education: University Degree (preferably Advanced/Masters level) in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or related field OR university degree in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
- Job experience: Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with Advanced University/Master's Degree (4 years with University/Bachelor's Degree).
- Language: Excellent knowledge of English and good working knowledge of another UN language.


For positions at the P3 level 

Requirements:

- Education: University Degree (preferably Advanced/Masters level) in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or related field OR university degree in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
- Job experience: Minimum of 6 years of relevant (international) job experience with Advanced University/Master's Degree (8 years with University/Bachelor's Degree) of which and at least 2 years in an inter-governmental organization such as the UN.
- Language: Excellent knowledge of English and good working knowledge of another UN language.


For positions at the P4 level 

Requirements:

- Education: University Degree (preferably Advanced/Masters level) in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or related field OR university degree in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
- Job experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant (international) job experience with Advanced University/Master's Degree (12 years with University/Bachelor's Degree) of which at least 5 years in an intergovernmental organization such as the UN.
- Language: Excellent knowledge of English and good working knowledge of another UN language.


To apply

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity and 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.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location:
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Finance and Banking
  • Closing Date: 2017-12-31

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