SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE at UNON

United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

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SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE at UNON

SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE at UNON

SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

Job ID: 230470
Job Network: Management and Administration
Job Family: Finance
Category and Level: General Service and Related Categories, G-7
Duty Station: NAIROBI, KEN, AND OTHER CITIES
Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2024
Deadline: Apr 19, 2024

Are you a skilled accounting professional looking for an opportunity to contribute to meaningful work? The United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) is seeking candidates for multiple positions, including senior accounting assistant and accounting associate, to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review accounting transactions, ensuring accuracy and compliance with UN financial rules and regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, reports, and budget submissions.
  • Monitor budgetary expenditures and prepare budget revisions as necessary.
  • Support the implementation of internal controls and audit recommendations.
  • Provide guidance and training to junior staff on accounting procedures and systems.
  • Liaise with other departments and external stakeholders on financial matters.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks and special projects as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required; additional training in accounting or finance is preferred.
  • Minimum seven years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of UN financial rules, regulations, and procedures is desirable.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2024 Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their applications before the deadline. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and any other relevant documents to the given email with the subject line “Senior Accounting Assistant/Accounting Associate, Job ID: 230470.”

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the UNON team. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration. We look forward to welcoming qualified professionals who are committed to making a difference in the world through their work with the United Nations.

 

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