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Finance and Budget Officer, P4 at United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS)c

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Job Description

Competencies

  • Professionalism: Knowledge of financial and budgetary principles and practices, budget development and financial administration of resources. Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority. Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member. Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills. Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines. Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff. Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative. Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff. Appraises performance fairly.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, public administration, risk management, finance, or related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience in accounting, budget or finance may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  1. A minimum of seven (07) years of progressively responsible experience in finance, budget, administration, public administration, business administration or related area is required.
  2. Experience in cost management, budget formulation, financial monitoring, accounting, audit, financial reporting or other related areas is required.
  3. Experience working with international or multi-national organizations in a volatile, conflict or post conflict settings is desirable.
  4. Experience in using SAP (UMOJA) and Business Intelligence Reporting tools is desirable.
  5. Experience with IPSAS/IFRS or similar international accounting standards is desirable.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English, (both oral and written) is required.

Assessment

  • Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.

Method of Application

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