Senior Finance Assistant UN Careers – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Job Title:        Senior
Finance Assistant
Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Operations
About US:
Established in 1951,
International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading
inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely
with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is
dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It
does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the RMO in the coordination and monitoring of the financial
    activities in the country including the financial expenditures vs running
    costs for the office;
  • Assist in the preparation  of
    donor financial reports in accordance with IOM regulations and established
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget for the Mission, monitor
    budget control process and analyse variances between budget and actual
    expenditures. Assist in the preparation of budgets for new projects;
  • Carry out and monitor payroll preparation ensuring salaries are
    properly allocated to projects; participate in monthly analysis of project
    balances for consistence with IOM’s projectisation criteria;
  • Verify data entry in PRISM is applied according to specified roles
    and authorizations as per mission’s PACR;
  • Bring to the attention to the RMO any relevant financial and
    budgetary issues of old and existing projects and suggest adjustments as
  • Prepare monthly accounting reports prior to submission to MAC;
  • Support Project Managers to ensure that program activities are being
    implemented in a manner that is consistent with donor agreement – from
    budgetary perspective and from the IOM perspective with respect to IOM
    financial rules applicable during project implementation;
  • Suggest improvements on internal controls and
  • Provide briefing, advice and technical guidance to staff at all
    levels on IOM financial rules, regulations, instructions, and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and training to other staff in the unit;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Senior Finance
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a High School Degree/ Certificate
    with 6 years of relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of
    relevant experience from an accredited academic institution in Accounting
    or Business Administration, with a professional certification as chartered
    accountant or certified public accountant
  • Six years (four years for Bachelor’s degree or higher) of relevant
    professional experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting
    and good knowledge of human resources management;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities
    as well as with international institutions;
  • Familiarity with financial oversight and public administration;
  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards
    (IPSAS) and SAP highly desirable;
  • Audit experience highly regarded
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their updated resumes with
three references electronically to The subject of your
email should be the Reference Number and Position Title i.e. “VN: 04/06/018
Senior Finance Assistant.” Please ensure that send your attachments as ONE
DOCUMENT in PDF. The title of your attachment should be your full name.
NB: Since
the system is automated, if you do not follow the above mentioned instruction
your application may be missed by the system.
Deadline: 15th July 2018 by 12:00pm
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