Admin/Finance Assistant UN Career Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Admin/Finance Assistant
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026767
Vacancy Notice: 30/2016
Duty Station: Uganda
Post Grade: GL4
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The
Admin/Finance Assistant provides clerical assistance to the immediate
supervisor and/or Head of the Office to ensure that routine services and
activities within the admin/finance domain are properly implemented. Subject to
the nature of the task/assignment in hand, he/she will receive regular guidance
from his/her supervisor. As per specific instructions, the incumbent may
require liaising with other internal or external entities, to ensure effective
delivery of services and achievement of objectives. The nature of certain
personnel/administrative tasks requires discretion and confidentiality as per
UNHCR standards and practices. The incumbent workload and the assignments will
remain under constant scrutiny and direction of the Admin/Finance Associate
Key Duties and
  • Offers support in the maintenance of
    financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile
    expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day
    transactions and reports;
  • The incumbent prepares recurring reports
    as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation,
    audits or other reasons;
  • Prepares detailed cost estimates and
    participates in budget analysis and projections as required;
  • Offers support in processing of
    entitlements, issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel
    records and files;
  • Prepares correspondence and reports, as
    required, on general administrative and financial tasks;
  • Assists in the preparation of office
    budgets applicable to staff and servicing costs and maintains budgetary
    control records;
  • Assists in requisitions of office supplies
    and equipment locally and abroad and arranges for control of distribution
    and maintenance of appropriate inventory records;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Admin/Finance Associate job placement should have secondary
    education or equivalent technical or commercial school with
    certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance, Office
    Management, Human Resources or other related field.
  • At least three years of related work
  • Good computer skills (MS office and People
    Soft applications).
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge
    of another relevant UN language.
  • Excellent knowledge of Aringa is an added
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 4th January,
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