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Jul 282017
 

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 03 Aug 2017

Administrative/ Finance Officer

This position is available in multiple locations, please go to www.unhcr.org/careers.html.

Closing date: 3 August 2017

UNHCR encourages qualified women to apply.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

The Admin/Finance Officer is part of the Senior Management of an office. He/she will establish and maintain efficient administrative control mechanisms to ensure compliance with UN Financial, Administrative and Staff rules and procedures.

Frequent external contacts with counterparts in other organizations or at working level in national Governments on issues of importance to Organization¿s programmes. He/she acts as adviser or representative of the Organization with authority to discuss problems and seek common ground on which to recommend solutions based on predetermined guidelines provided by higher authority.

The incumbent directly supervises professional and general service staff.

ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, Economics or related field, OR university degree in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
  • Minimum eight years of previous job experience in the field of accounting or finance, of which at least two years in an intergovernmental organization (United Nations or similar).
  • Working experience with PeopleSoft/Oracle Financial and/or HR modules.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.

(In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)

***For National Officer positions, very good knowledge of local language and local institutions is essentials.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

  • Professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent).
  • Excellent knowledge of United Nations administrative, human resources and financial rules and procedures.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please go to our careers page at www.unhcr.org/careers.html, click on international vacancies and type in job ID 14048 (Goma, Dem. Rep. of the Congo) / 13938 (Gbadolite, Dem. Rep. of the Congo).

Deadline: 3 August 2017 (midnight Geneva time)

All positions are available on the UNHCR Careers Page at www.unhcr.org/careers.html.

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