UN Careers –  Financial Analyst (Resettlement and Movement Management) – International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Job Title:  Financial Analyst (Resettlement and Movement Management) UN Jobs

Organisation: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Operations (HoO)


About US:

Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, 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.  IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.


Job Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Head of Operations (HoO) for the Great Lakes, West and Central Africa (GLWCA) Region and in coordination with the Senior Resource Management Officer in IOM Uganda, the Finance Analyst will provide the financial expertise, support and guidance for all RMM and USRAP operations budgets and expenditures in GLWCA Region. They will ensure that financial expenditures are aligned with donor requirements:


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with field mission Resource Management Officers (RMOs) in the GLWCA region, Operations Officers/Managers, and the Head of Operations to prepare USRAP and other resettlement countries statistics, cost estimates, budgets and budget revisions based on programme needs, PRM guidelines, and IOM policies.
  • Analyse field missions’ financial expenditures for resettlement programmes in GLWCA to verify that spending rates are aligned with budget projections and regularly report on the same to the Head of Operations. Evaluate regular financial reports and take action to resolve anomalies and unusual trends in coordination with concerned missions resource management staff, and as guided by the Head of Operations.
  • Travel to field missions to provide training and support in USRAP and other resettlement countries budgeting, reporting, and cost allocation, and to verify whether missions are complying with the IOM-PRM Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for expenditures as well as IOM Infrastructure costs. Support to countries in the GLWCA region for all resettlement programs in budgeting and financial training is expected as well as support to MHD Uganda as required.
  • Determine, harmonize, review, and establish, through cost-benefit analysis, the fees for all operational services to be charged to resettlement partners and migrants for on-going and new resettlement projects in IOM Transit Centres, offices and/or accommodation guest houses in the region in coordination with concerned missions in the GLWCA region.
  • Directly supervise two administrative support staff in the IOM Uganda Country Office who assist with Purchase Requests, Requests for Payment, Travel Authorizations for all operations staff, selection mission budgets for USRAP and other resettlement missions, and Resettlement Support Center (RSC), Cultural Orientation (CO) budgets.
  • Review agreements and contracts with various service providers, suppliers, and partners servicing USRAP and other resettlement projects in coordination with the IOM HQs Legal Department and/or concerned missions in the GLWC Africa region.
  • Regularly support the USRAP Project Manager (Head of Operations for GLWCA region) in a variety of areas of financial analysis, including standard monthly management reporting and variance analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning, including the review and coordination of financial analysis across countries in the region to support project management and training.
  • Review existing systems and procedures and recommend improvements to strengthen internal monitoring, evaluation and control systems and improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Consult and coordinate closely with the Head of Operations for GLWCA, the USRAPFinancial Analysts based in the Manila Administrative Center (MAC), and IOM partners and donors as needed on related financial and administrative matters.
  • Maintain and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all USRAP-related information as well as other resettlement countries by implementing control procedures in line with RMM standards of conduct and data protection rules. Alert the Head of Operations for GLWCA of any potential non-compliance demonstrated within financial records.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or hold a University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional certification as chartered accountant (CA) or certified public accountant (CPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will be a distinct advantage.
  • Previous experience in refugee and migration assistance, particularly with the USRAP programme required;
  • Experience in financial management, accounting, and budgeting;
  • Experience in preparing reports, budgets, statistics and coordinate administrative activities.
  • Skills
  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and SAP (PRISM) highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of IOM’s regulations, policies, and procedures; Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software, and procedures.
  • Languages: IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.



Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.


How to Apply:

All interested candidates are invited to submit their applications HERE via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system at the latest, referring to this advertisement at the link below.


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  • IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.


Deadline: 30 November 2022


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