Admin / Finance Assistant UN Job Careers – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:       Admin/Finance Assistant
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position No.: 10028962
Vacancy Notice: 008/2018
Reports to: Admin/Finance Associate
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 Responsibilities: 
  • 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 Experience:
  • 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 experience
  • Good computer skills
    (MS office and People Soft applications).
  • Fluency in English and
    working knowledge Runyakitara
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: 12th March 2018
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