•  Maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for daytoday 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 daytoday 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.
  •  Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
  •  Perform other related duties as required.


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

Certificates and/or Licenses

  • Accounting Business Administration, Finance
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

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


  • 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

  • FIERP Financial Management (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday and other)
  • ITComputer Literacy
  • ITEnterprise 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.

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