Deadline: 22 April 2016
The Budget & Finance Associate will be responsible to provide accounting policy guidance and income/ awards and budgetary management and support across the SEA Region.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Budget & Finance Associate will perform the following functions-
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- Review donor agreements and amendments to ensure compliance with the financial rules and regulations, standard operating procedures and guidelines ensuring full cost recovery principle.
- Review and process Award amendment Requests (AMRs), Award Activation Requests (AARs) and Award Distribution Requests (ADRs), co-ordinate with technical units and HQ; do an analysis of award distributions in GSM within budget ceilings.
- Fund the work plans; reconcile award distribution, budget and work plan funding; advise award managers and staff on budgetary issues.
- Follow-up on receivables, undistributed funds and expiring awards. Carry out tasks related to monthly, annual, biennial closures.
- Initiate any follow up relating to implementation of voluntary funded projects and co-ordinate with award managers, including closure of awards, financial reports due to donors and processing of refunds.
- Assist in the preparation of briefing materials for WR’s meeting, Regional Committee meeting, PBAC, WHA and other meetings.
- Recording of In-Kind and In-service contributions in line with Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) and ensuring adequate supporting documentation and audit trail for recording expenditure against these awards.
- Managing HR plan of assigned budget centres and reporting thereon.
- Draft comments/correspondence related to the incumbents area of work.
- Replace other Assistants in Budget during their absence. Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor(s).
Applicants must have-
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- Completion of Secondary School education with specialization in budgeting and accounting.
- Diploma / certificate of specialization in finance and accounting an advantage.
- Training in computer applications including excel.
- At least 6 years’ experience in the areas of budget or financial accounting.
- Experience in a UN Organization or International Organization is an asset.
- Good knowledge and understanding of WHO Financial Rules and Regulations. eManual Provisions, WHO’s automated accounting system (GSM) and accounting principles.
- Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and application of advance excel skills as applied to data generated from the GSM for conversion into user friendly reports.
- Ability to draft standard correspondence.
- Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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