UNOPS Financial Monitoring and Reporting Associate Jobs in Ethiopia

UNOPS Financial Monitoring and Reporting Associate Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 31 Mar 2019

Background Information - Job-specific

Established in 2009, UNOPS Ethiopia Office has been providing services to various partners, including the government of Ethiopia, UN agencies such as UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF and UNEP and other international organizations.

In 2014, the UNOPS Executive Director decided to establish the UNOPS Ethiopia Operational Hub (ETOH), which manages and coordinates the UNOPS activities in Ethiopia, as well as Sudan and Djibouti.

UNOPS ETOH activities range from tailor-made administration, operations, human resources and logistics support for implementation of development and humanitarian projects; infrastructure and procurement management services; and advisory services to partners to facilitate effective procurement, supply and financial management.

Functional Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Information Systems Officer and Chief of Accounts Unit, the Financial Monitoring and Reporting Associate will carry out the following functions:

1.1 Information and Communication Technology Support Section (ICTSS)

  • Clear Purchase Orders, Fund Commitments and Travel Authorizations for ICTSS
  • Checking and clearing of Shopping Carts created by ICTSS
  • Make sure proper and accurate data is submitted for ICTSS to the Finance Section during the year end closure of accounts
  • Generate BI and ECC reports on cost recovery and status of allotment for ICTSS
  • Assist ICTSS team with regards to Cost Recovery of IT services (billing, cost breakdown, JV for adjustment purposes)
  • Following up with the appropriate agencies for the collection of billed items under the SD Module

    1.2 Finance

  • Prepare a Monthly Finance Section Management
    Report to the Senior Management Teams of ECA
  • Follow-up customer for settlement of Accounts Receivable and prepare aging report on regular basis
  • Review transactions in SAP related to billing and cost recovery items prior to issuance of invoices
  • Download monthly Assurance and Monitoring Unit (AMU) dashboard, analyze data and inform relevant units for taking action on red flagged KPIs
  • Prepare and issue out memos to tenants regarding rent, ICT and telephone charges
  • Work with the Disbursement Unit in clearing GRIR by three way reconciliation of Invoice, GRIR and SES
  • Finance VAT clearing focal person of Sub-Regional Offices of the UNECA; (Morocco, Rwanda, Cameron, NĂ­ger and Zambia)
  • Regularly work with Grants and Trust Funds Unit for getting inputs for Management Reports and clearing AR
  • Any ad-hoc reporting analysis as required by management

    Education/Experience/Language requirements

    1. Education

  • Completion of secondary school is required.

  • A university degree in finance and accounting would be an asset and may substitute required years of work experience.

  • Certification in relevant field e.g. accounting, finance is desirable.

    2. Work Experience

  • A minimum of six years of experience in finance, accounting, administrative services or related area is required. Experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as SAP is an asset. Experience in preparing Management Report for Senior Management Teams and Accounts Receivable follow-up and collection are also assets.

    3. Language

  • For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

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    UNOPS Financial Monitoring and Reporting Associate Jobs in Ethiopia
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