Deadline: 26 April 2016
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant in Budapest, Hungary.
The Finance Assistant will be responsible for transnational data entry into electronic systems for verification.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Finance Assistant will perform the following functions-
- Receive and open cases.
- Review case documentation for completeness.
- Review case documentation for validity and conformity with current rules and regulations.
- Under the guidance of supervisor, determine the appropriate action(s) based on case details.
- Process transactions in VISION / other tools as initiated by cases or regularly scheduled activities.
- Upload electronic/batch files and verify results in destination system. If at any point the process fails, report to supervisor for guidance on action.
- Prepare required documentation and submit transactions for approval.
- Update and close cases to reflect accurate status.
- Ensure accuracy and report any discrepancies to supervisors.
- Execute all required processing controls (e.g. eligibility, policy compliance, duplicate checking, transaction/employee/account status verification, other).
- Self-QA review/completed transactions for accuracy, reconciling source data to outputs.
- Respond to client transaction status and other inquiries.
- Escalate inquiries requiring more extensive research.
Applicants must have-
- Completion of secondary education (i.e. high school diploma) is a minimum requirement. University level courses in administration and finance are desirable.
- A completed university degree from an accredited institution (i.e. degree certificate in-hand) will be counted towards the minimum work experience requirements.
- IT skills and working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of Products (including MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint) is required.
- Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in administration and finance is required, preferably with the UN or other international organization.
- Previous hands-on experience in planning, organizing and delivering administrative support services is highly desirable.
- Work experience with a development organization is an asset.
- Knowledge of UN / UNICEF’S rules, regulations and procedures is desirable.
- Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive communication and information is desirable.
- Proven ability to organize and prioritize is desirable.
- Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is considered an asset.
- Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.