Finance Officer at UNICEF, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Deadline: 26 March 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Review budget expenditures according to allotment and codes and verify compliance with guidelines and procedures. Keep stakeholders informed for timely action.
  • Provide technical and operational support on the application, interpretation and implementation of operational policies, procedures and guidelines to the Representative and CO colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Resolve routine financial operational issues and/or recommend (and record) deviation from policies and guidelines to meet objectives.
  • Provide technical support to the programme counterparts/committees, e.g. review budgets and financial plans of Implementing partners; monitor compliance with HACT framework, including support to assessments, assurance and capacity development of implementing partners.
  • Prepare and monitor financial exception reports to assess unusual activities and transactions and investigate anomalies and keep Supervisor informed for timely action.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A first level university degree in accounting, financial management or other related financial field is required.
  • Supplemental formal financial / accounting training may be accepted if University degree is not in a related financial field.
  • Diploma qualification in CIPFA is acceptable in lieu of relevant University degree, or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in financial management or audit is required.
  • Experience in an international organization and large corporation is preferred.
  • Experience in a UN system agency or organization some of which served in a developing country is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
  • Nationality of Bangladesh.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.