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FAO's Subregional Office for SEC is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing agreed strategies for addressing subregional food, agriculture and rural development priorities. It develops and maintains relations with subregion-wide institutions including Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs). The Subregional Office is a subsidiary of FAO's Regional Office for SEC.
The Finance Assistant coordinates and performs the full range of financial, accounting and budgeting functions. He /she ensures quality, transparency and consistency of data and processes within his/her area of responsibility and contributes to a smooth functioning of the work of the unit.
The Finance Assistant reports to a senior professional staff and may receive guidance from a Finance Associate (to be adapted in the VA\: state title(s) of supervisor(s)). The incumbent operates independently and takes decisions on work priorities. Supervision received is focused on the quality of work outputs, in particular the meeting of timelines and the quality of advice given to clients. He / she provides guidance and advice to other finance support staff.
The Finance Assistant works closely with colleagues in the Finance team and with client departments/ offices in the handling of routine and specialized processes, promoting the effective and efficient delivery of finance-related services.
Impact Of Work
The incumbent's work impacts directly on the efficient provision of specialized finance, accounting and budget-related services. He/ she plays a lead role in the provision of financial support services for successful achievement of the organizational unit's mandate.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Education\: Secondary School Education
Experience\: Four years of relevant experience in finance and budget-related support work
Languages\: Working knowledge (Level C) of English. Limited knowledge (Level B) of other FAO languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) will be considered an advantage
IT Skills\: Good knowledge of the MS Office applications, Internet and office technology equipment
Desirable Qualifications And Skills
FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO,
Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency