Finance Assistant, (GS-5), FT, Kigali, Rwanda, #12543 (Req# 551624) job at UNICEF
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Finance Assistant, (GS-5), FT, Kigali, Rwanda, #12543 (Req# 551624)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
26 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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How can you make a difference?
You will be responsible to execute a broad variety of standardized administrative and specialized tasks in finance and accounting functions for the respective section(s) requiring thorough knowledge of UNICEF administrative and financial procedures, rules and regulations, processes and policies.
The efficiency and effectiveness of support provided by the Finance assistant ensures that a strong Finance & administrative platform is provided to the respective sections, which in turn affects the timely and accurate completion of the services provided by advisors and specialists in the team.

Summary Of Key Functions/accountabilities
• Invoice Registering and Processing
• Support to Financial Control
• Process & safeguard Payment documents
• Petty cash custodian back-up
• General Administrative Duties
• Invoice Registering and Processing
• Serve as one entry point for all finance documents flow
• Maintain registers of all incoming invoices
• Monitors and report on weekly basis paid invoices
• Responsible for collecting invoices and filing documents for approval
• Upload electronic files and verify results to destination system.
• Support to Financial Control
• Maintain unit/work plans and budgets as well as offline financial status reports
• Submit periodic financial reports
• Provide relevant information for the response to audits.
• Assists in preparation of periodic accounting
• Process & safeguard Payment documents
• Follow up to get checks/OP signed.
• Ensure safe and timely transfer of payment orders.
• Maintains contacts with local banks for verifying account status.
• Check online bank statements on daily basis and for non-identified payment
• Petty cash custodian back-up
• General Administrative Duties
• Ensure proper scanning and renaming of all invoices
• Ensure proper filing of all financial documents and manage archives
• Assists newly arriving or departing staff members with opening or closing bank accounts, exchanging currency and other financial matters.
• Maintain hard and electronic files and update data base systems
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
• Completion of secondary education preferably supplemented by technical, or university courses related to Finance and Accounting.
• A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible in Accounting, Finance and administrative work experience is required.
• Experience in a UN system agency or international organization is an asset.
• Good understanding of financial and accounting concepts and standards.
• Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French and local language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The Core Competencies Required For This Post Are
• Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
• Works Collaboratively with others (1)
• Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
• Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
• Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
• Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
• Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 June 2022
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-06-2065
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