UNEP Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Finance and Budget Assistant position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 27, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 08, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 27, 2022
Closing Date May 08, 2022
Position Finance and Budget Assistant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2022

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Completion of High school diploma.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Academic Qualifications: Academic Qualifications: Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required. Supplementary training in Accounting and Finance is highly desirable. Administrative and business training is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience is required. Experience with an international organization with accounting and financial management roles is required.
  • Prior experience in the UN system and knowledge of IMIS, Umoja and other institutional applications highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

Grants Management

  • Creation of new grants based on approved project or POW budgets and requesting for their approval in Umoja
  • Creation of grants project structure models to address donor and organizational reporting requirements
  • Grant accounting including management of released and unreleased budgets
  • Creation of project down payments against approved P1 grants
  • Recording of project expenditures as reported by implementing partners
  • Monitor and follow up on scheduled reporting by implementing partners
  • Month-end and year-end closing processes including transactional analysis and clean-up of processed data
  • Review of Programme Support income charges on project basis and correction as necessary
  • Review and management of the end to end processes of grants management
  • Review and clean-up of converted GM/FM financial data including expiring and closure of grants and projects

Funds Management

  • Execute budget distribution in Umoja based on approved appropriations, redeployments and allotments
  • Creation of funds pre-commitment, commitments and funds blocks against authorized budgets and the necessary approvals
  • Monitoring budget utilization against approved expenditure classes to stop the budget is not overspent
  • Payable management – tracking of invoices to ensure timely payments to vendors
  • Receivables monitoring to ensure down payments are executed/offset against approved grants
  • Posting of approved adjustments against approved budgets

Project Management

  • Design and creation of new project structures in SAP for different activities, outputs and expected accomplishments
  • Modification of the existing project structures as necessary after approval
  • Closure and revision of the projects and project structures
  • Post-implementation data clean up and validation of Umoja financial data

Donor Reporting

  • Creation of donor reports against approved projects, grants and donor agreements
  • Monitoring of donor agreement milestones to ensure that the appropriate reports are generated on timely basis

Perform other duties as may be required

  •  Execute any other duties as may be required for the efficient and effective functioning of the Finance and Budget management function in ROA

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=179609 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 08, 2022.
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