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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Accounts Assistants/ Associates, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location:
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2022-03-31

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UNICEF is looking for qualified Accounts Assistants/ Associates for current and upcoming vacancies in Supply Division, Copenhagen

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Accounts Assistants/ Associates, Financial Management Centre

For every child, an advocate

UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen


UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child and has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

Supplies are essential to fulfil children’s rights. UNICEF procures and supplies over 5,000 products to address the needs of children. Supporting child survival and development programmes around the world, UNICEF-procured supplies are critical in providing for children’s health, education and protecting them from abuse, exploitation and neglect.


For every child, a champion!

If you are a committed and passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

In UNICEF, you will make a difference in the lives of every child together with dedicated and passionate colleagues. Our mandate inspires us to achieve results, keep standards high, to grow and develop professionally as well as personally.

Apply for a job with us and make a better future, for every child. 


How Can You Make a Difference?

We are currently looking for committed Accounts Assistant and Associates (GS-5 or GS-6 level) in the Financial Management Centre to support our Supply Division in Copenhagen.

Accounts Assistants in the Financial Management Centre in Supply Division are responsible for different finance related tasks for an area of responsibility, contributing to effective financial funds management and timely and accurate financial reporting of transactions, supporting the achievement of partner satisfaction, protecting the interests of UNICEF through effective and efficient use of systems, procedures and processes, and delivering focused customer-service to internal and external stakeholders. The Accounts Assistants are also responsible for preparation of various financial reports/schedules for internal management, external partners and other third parties (in MS Excel, MS Word, SAP). Where applicable, the Accounts Assistant identifies system and process improvements and performs different ad hoc tasks to support the unit, centre and Supply Division.

How do I apply?

UNICEF Supply Division has local rosters for a variety of functions, at different levels. The Rosters are a call for applications for future function-specific opportunities, determined by emerging needs. Rosters are not linked to a current vacancy and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

To apply for this  Accounts Assistant Roster, you will need to create a profile in UNICEF’s online recruitment system. This involves submitting details such as personal information, education, experience, languages, skills and work preferences. Please note that for this roster application, there is no need to upload the financial proposal nor the writing sample or list of publication or portfolio of your works even though this is an option in the application questionnaire when submitting your application as we will not review these documents.

Kindly note that all applications should be in English. Queries can be directed to Lilia Winkel-Petersen at [email protected]

There is no application deadline, but we would advise you to apply soon, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Further, only applicants who are identified for further assessment will be contacted.


We welcome your talent!

Find out more about Life at UNICEF

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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