United Nations Secretariat Finance Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya

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

United Nations Secretariat Finance Assistant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on March 28, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 11, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Secretariat
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted March 28, 2022
Closing Date April 11, 2022
Position Finance Assistant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

United Nations Secretariat Finance Assistant Jobs 2022

The United Nations Secretariat seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: High school diploma.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency English Language (Oral and Written) is required. Knowledge of French Language is desirable.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • A minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible professional experience in programme or project administration, accounting, finance, budget and general administration is required.
  • Experience in the administration of a broad range Financial Management Rules, Regulations,
  • Policies, Practices and Procedures is required.
  • Working experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as Oracle or SAP is required.
  • Experience working with Trust Funds or donor funding is desirable.
  • Experience with data analysis and reconciliations is desirable.
  • Experience in an international organization such as the United Nations is desirable.
  • Knowledge of UN financial rules and regulations, procedures, and oversight of internal operations is desirable.
  • Experience with client relationship in international organizations, national governments and civil society is desirable.


Within delegated authority, the Finance Assistant will carry out the following duties:

Finance and Budget Management

  • Ensures effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Supports financial analysis and oversight for all resources managed by the O/SESG-GL and the provision of high-quality technical financial advice to the Programme Coordinator and other Senior Management Members;
  • Supports the planning, expenditure tracking of financial resources in accordance with United Nations rules and regulations, policies and procedures, donor agreements following best practices in financial management;
  • Supports the maintenance of robust internal financial management controls over all financial processes;
  • Maintains adequate financial management arrangements, including reviews and reconciliations, to support the deployment of grant resources in an economic, efficient and effective manner to achieve the desired objectives, ensuring expenditures incurred are reasonable and allowable against budgetary allocations and that inappropriate payments and non-compliant expenditures are prevented;
  • Ensures an efficient financial flow process is implemented and amended to reflect programme financial management requirements, which are guided by risk assessments;
  • Supports the maintenance of a reporting system for internal and external needs, including contractors, service providers, and technical assistance providers;
  • Prepares cost estimates for different activities according to the needs of programme management;
  • Supports the development, tracking and reporting of key financial performance indicators to Senior Management; and
  • Supports the development and maintenance of a document management system for OSESG-GL Nairobi, including contractors, service providers, and technical assistance providers records.

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=177768 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 11, 2022.
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