Finance Specialist at UNOPS, Kiev, Ukraine

Deadline: 30 June 2017

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Specialist in Kiev, Ukraine. The duration of this post is 1 year.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Specialist will perform the following-

  • Elaboration of proposals for planning of financial resources of the Office or Operations/Project Centre, continuous analysis and monitoring of the financial situation and presentation of forecasts for development and management projects; provision of high-quality professional advice to the Office or Operations/Project Centre management.
  • Proper planning, expenditure tracking and audit of financial resources, in accordance with UNOPS financial rules and regulations.
  • Organization and oversight of Office, Operations/Project Centre cash management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of imprest level, risk assessment, bank relationship management, timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets on site.
  • Monitoring of financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions and investigation of anomalies or unusual transactions.
  • Provision of information to supervisors and other UNOPS staff at HQ on the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained.
  • Identification of problems in financial and administrative areas, suggesting alternative solutions to resolve issues in compliance with broader UNOPS policies, rules and procedures.
  • Elaboration/establishment of internal standard operating procedures and control of the workflows in the Finance Unit.
  • Elaboration and implementation of cost-saving and reduction strategies (including introduction and development of e-banking).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics or related field.
  • University degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 5 years (with master’s degree) or 7 years (with bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible professional accounting experience with responsibility for project accounting and preparation of financial statements in a highly computerized environment.
  • Knowledge of UNOPS financial rules and regulations; working knowledge of ERP systems and experience with MS Office 2010 and newer versions.
  • Proficiency in written and oral English and Ukrainian required.
  • Knowledge of second UN working language desirable.
  • Nationality of Ukraine.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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