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  • Posted: Sep 5, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 19, 2019
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  • UNICEF contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria with a mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. UNICEF’s Nigeria country programme: Aims to accelerate the realization of the rights of all c...
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    Finance Associate, G-6

    Job Number: 526163
    Location: Abuja, Nigeria
    Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment
    Slot: 2 Openings

    Summary of Key Functions and Responsibilities
    How can you make a difference?

    • Advise and assist on all aspects related to preparation of reports, compilation of data and answering queries on pledges recorded, funds received, adjustments made to ensure financial compliance, accuracy and completeness of data for its inclusion into statement of accounts and adjustment of budgets. Advise units of discrepancies and assist to resolve differences in their records.
    • Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports.
    • Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents, verifying and ensuring accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
    • Prepares recurring reports as schedules and special reports, as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
    • Close year-end account and assist in the preparation of year-end reports related to accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepayment, deposits, NEP and leave balances, etc.
    • Advises and assists international staff, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters, and calculates and authorizes payments due for claims and services.
    • Initiates correspondence to verify data, answers queries and obtains additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required.
    • Maintains liaisons with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations, and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts. This includes prepares recurring reports and bank reconciliation.
    • Prepares detailed cost estimates, and participates in budget analysis and projects, as required.
    • Performs other duties, as required.

    Education
    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

    • Completion of secondary education is required with professional/university level courses in Accounting and Finance/Business Administration considered as an asset.

    Experience:

    • A minimum of six years of clerical experience in the area of finance and accounting is required.

    Language Requirements:

    • Fluency in English is required. 
    • Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset

    For every Child, you demonstrate:

    • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The competencies required for this post are:

    Method of Application

    Note

    • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
    • 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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

     

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNICEF on www.unicef.org to apply
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