G-6, Generic, Fixed Term Appointment

Finance Associate, Re-advertisement

21 February 2018

UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office, Johannesburg, South Africa

*PLEASE NOTE: THIS POST IS OPEN TO NATIONALS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA ONLY*

NOTE: This post is being re-advertised to widen the pool of candidates. All candidates who applied previously to Job ID 11957 need not reapply.  

Application deadline: 21 February, 5pm (Johannesburg time)                                         

Job Setting:

The Finance Associate position is located in the East and Southern Africa Regional Office of UNFPA, Johannesburg, in the Operations Unit, and reports to the Regional Operations Manager.

Job Purpose:

  • Provide advisory support to a group of Country Offices with respect to operating fund account reconciliations, financial policy application and Atlas processing.
  • Analysis of CO trial balance and review of CO expenditures and balances sheet accounts to ensure accuracy of the accounts.
  • Assistance to COs in fulfillment of their accountability obligations.
  • Assistance in the year-end closure processes.

Education:

  • Completion of secondary education and successful completion of UN accounting test (if applicable). 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Provide advisory support to a group of Country Offices with respect to operating fund account reconciliations, financial policy application and Atlas processing.
  • Analysis of CO trial balance and review of CO expenditures and balances sheet accounts to ensure accuracy of the accounts.
  • Assistance to COs in fulfillment of their accountability obligations.
  • Assistance in the year-end closure processes.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English. Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is an asset.

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