United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Finance Assistant - Jobs in Ethiopia

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Finance Assistant - Jobs in Ethiopia

Org. Setting and Reporting
The Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) mission is to deliver ideas and actions for an empowered and transformed Africa; informed by the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.

The mission will be guided by ECA's five strategic directions which are: advancing ECA' s position as a premier knowledge institution that builds on its unique position and privilege to bring global solutions to the continent's problems and take local solutions to the continent; developing macroeconomic and structural policy options to accelerate economic diversification and job creation; designing and implementing innovative financing models for infrastructure, and for human, physical and social assets for a transforming Africa; contributing solutions to regional and transboundary challenges, with a focus on peace security and social inclusion as an important development nexus; advocating Africa's position at the global level and developing regional responses as a contribution to global governance issues.

This position is located in the Staff Union (SU) at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the President of Staff Union.

Under the overall supervision of the President of the Staff Union or his/ her designee and within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

Prepares bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts:
• Reconciling cash book with bank statements such as ensuring that all deposits or other credits, bank charges and errors in recording are property corrected and recorded on book of accounts using automated accounting system;
• Scrutinize source documents for completeness, for accuracy and validity of changes;
• Assist in the preparation of semi-annual and Year-end financial statements;
• Computing the gain or loss on exchange rate using appropriate application software b comparing the ledger and the bank amount paid in both local and foreign currency and making necessary adjustments on entries using automated accounting system on Non-payment journal;

Record income from various sources by:
• Preparing, recording and sending loan recovery schedules of debtors through their payroll address or index to Cashers office after a thorough review of supporting documents and securing proper authorization;
• Insuring transfer of funds appropriately send to the Union accounts by collecting advises from ECA cashiers office, commercial Bank of Ethiopia ad UNSSCA;
• Preparing summary of uncollectible debtor balance for write off approval based on aging analysis;
• Preparing cash receipt voucher for Gym cash collection.

Ensuring proper settlements and records by:
• Preparing payments to gymnasium staff salaries on monthly bases;
• Preparing payment vouchers and checks to issue loan for staff members;
• Making comparison of Receiving and inspection Report, Obligation document and invoice in the purchase of gym equipment;
• Drafting all correspondences related to Staff Union banking;
• Obtaining aging summary of Receivables from accounting application database, preparing schedule and send it to payroll unit for

Carries Out other duties such as:
• Dispatching checks and vouchers to the signatories, going out to collection checks from customers and taking physical inventory of gym and kitchen equipment a yearly bases. Respond to queries from Staff Members and third parties.
• Keep records electronically or physically for audit trials;
• Perform other duties as may be required.

Professionalism: Knowledge of General Office and Administrative Support Including Administrative Policies, Processes and Procedures. Shows Pride in Work and in Achievements; Demonstrates Professional Competence and Mastery of Subject Matter; is Conscientious and Efficient in Meeting Commitments, Observing Deadlines and Achieving Results; is Motivated by Professional Rather Than Personal Concerns; Shows Persistence When Faced With Difficult Problems or Challenges; Remains Calm in Stressful Situations. Commitment to Implementing the Goal of Gender Equality by Ensuring the Equal Participation and Full Involvement of Women and Men in All Aspects of Work.

Planning and Organizing: Develops Clear Goals That Are Consistent With Agreed Strategies; Identifies Priority Activities and Assignments; Adjusts Priorities as Required; Allocates Appropriate Amount of Time and Resources for Completing Work; Foresees Risks and Allows for Contingencies When Planning; Monitors and Adjusts Plans and Actions as Necessary;
Uses Time Efficiently.

Client Orientation: Considers All Those to Whom Services Are Provided to Be "Clients" and Seeks to See Things From Clients' Point of View; Establishes and Maintains Productive Partnerships With Clients by Gaining Their Trust and Respect; Identifies Clients' Needs and Matches Them to Appropriate Solutions; Monitors Ongoing Developments Inside and Outside the Clients' Environment to Keep Informed and Anticipate Problems; Keeps Clients Informed of Progress or Setbacks in Projects; Meets Timely.

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Must have passed the UN's Global General Services Test (GGST) or a valid predecessor exam - please refer to the Special Notice section for additional details.

Work Experience
Five years of experience in administration or related areas is required.

Experience in the UN Common System or an international public organization is desirable.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required; and knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a substantive assessment which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

How to apply
For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Finance Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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